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The Ultimate Collection Of Free Vector Packs

Designers love freebies that make life easier and help them create higher-quality work. Free vectors are useful, free vector packs even more so. Fortunately, there are plenty of talented graphic designers who are willing to give away their work (or samples of it) to benefit the rest of us. In this post, we feature 60 of the best and most useful free vector packs. [Content Care Nov/25/2016]

Many of the vectors featured here would be useful for particular styles of design and specific types of websites. Take a few moments to browse through them, and you may find something that’s perfect for a current or upcoming project. Before you use any of the freebies, be sure to check the license designated by the creator to stay within the stated guidelines.

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Swirls, Flowers and Circles Link

We are happy to release Swirls, Flowers and Circles, a vector graphics set designed by Pien Duijverman from Netherlands. The vector graphics can be downloaded for free and is available in formats AI (Adobe Illustrator CS3) and EPS (8.0). Download the Set for Free!

You can use the set for all of your projects for free and without any restrictions. You can freely use it for both your private and commercial projects, including software, online services, templates and themes. The icons may not be resold, sublicensed, rented, transferred or otherwise made available for use. Please link to this article if you would like to spread the word.

Swirls Vector Graphics Set4

Swirls Vector Graphics Set5

Wavy Vector Ribbons9
A pack of 7 trendy vectors of wavy lines.

Wavy Ribbon Vectors10

Trendy Circles11
Another trendy collection, this one containing six variations.

Trendy Circles12

Different types and combinations of circles are in this pack.


Modern Arrows15
An easy way to add a trendy style to your designs.

Arrow Vectors16

Vector Lines, Swirls and Patterns17
This vector pack includes 20 different lines and swirls.

Lines and Swirls18

Night Lights19
A set of four out-of-focus vectors from Go Media.

Night Lights20

Safari and Zoo Animals21
SpoonGraphics offers this collection of 20+ vectors of land mammals and aquatic life.

Animal Vectors22

Dinosaurs Vector Pack23
A big set of lots of different dinosaurs.


Birds in Flight25
A pack of 12 bird vectors from Bittbox.

Birds in Flight26

Simple and Cute Twitter Bird Vector Graphics27
These 8 vectors could be useful for bloggers who display Twitter updates.

Twitter Bird Vectors28

Illustrated Vector Sneaker Graphics29
A collection of 3 hand-drawn vectors from SpoonGraphics.

Sneaker Vectors30

Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments31
Bittbox provides this decorative vector pack.

Decorative Ornaments32

Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments II33
A second set from Bittbox.

Decorative Ornaments 234

Bittbox also provides this pack of flower vectors

Flower Vectors36

More vector flowers with a good deal of variety.

Flower Vectors38

The first foliage vector set from Bittbox.

Foliage Vectors40

Foliage Part 241
The second foliage set from Bittbox.

Foliage Part Two

Dotty Women Vector Graphics42
This pack includes 4 vectors.

Dotty Women43

A set of 11 vectors from Go Media of fingertips, palm prints and streaks.

Fingerprint Vectors45

Tower Vector Pack46
This is a pack of silhouettes of famous towers around the world.


Vector Stars48
Several different styles of star vectors are included in this pack.

Vector Stars49

Sport Set50
A collection of equipment and balls from different sports.

Sports Pack51

Sexy Girls Vectors52
A pack of female silhouettes.

Sexy Girls53

Urban Collection54
A large pack of various vectors for urban-influenced design.

Urban Vectors55

Aircrafts Vector Pack56
A big pack of vector planes from different eras.

Aircraft Vectors57

Grunge Photo Frames58
Easily add a grunge element to your designs with these frames.

Grunge Frames59

Vector Grunge Elements60
Another pack for creating grungy designs.

Grunge Elements61

’70s Vector Pack62
An assortment of ’70s-style vectors.

70s vectors63

Other Sources of Free Vectors Link

Although this post focuses on vector packs, you can find individual vector files (as well as some packs) at the following websites:


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Steven Snell is a Web designer and blogger. In addition to maintaining his own blog and writing for a number of other top design blogs, he also manages an online shop that offers premium graphic design resources.

  1. 1

    oscar martell

    January 16, 2009 7:41 pm

    great collection..!!!

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    Spencer Barfuss

    January 16, 2009 8:02 pm

    Very nice! Thanks!

  3. 3

    wow .. thats huge and creative collection ! thanks for sharing

  4. 4

    wow that’s a lot.

  5. 5

    now that rocks. thanks!

  6. 6

    Love the freebies

    January 16, 2009 9:15 pm

    Fantastic, especially the hand drawn ornaments.

  7. 7

    AWESOME!!! You empower us like no other! Thanks SM

  8. 8

    Thanks for the nice article.

  9. 9

    whoa, me likes freebies! Thanks SM!

  10. 10

    Thank you

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    Wojciech Słowacki

    January 17, 2009 12:23 am

    This is an amazing collection of vectors! Thank you Smashing Magazine.

  12. 12

    Thank you very much!

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    stefano picco

    January 17, 2009 1:20 am

    Unbelievable this collection :)

  14. 14

    Shoddy collection of the most common vectors that you can easily find – mostly on one site – if you Google for free vectors.

    I sure don’t comment a lot on this site, but it usually has some excellent content.
    In attempt to make things better this year, this is a very poor start.

  15. 15

    This is great stuff…I’ve always been into adstract art and this looks easy enough to do even if you don’t have experience!!!

  16. 16

    What a great list.. Thanks a lot.

  17. 17

    great job!
    keep up the good work, it’s very appreciated..

  18. 18

    wohooooo…. great collection! thx again, smashing!

  19. 19

    This is irresistible!

  20. 20

    Well, even if you see a lot of common vectors, its still a very usefull collection. I`m glad to have a collection like that without searching through the web for hours..


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