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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.

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.

Abstract Blobs and Bursts
A pack of 10 vectors for creating abstract effects.

Abstract Vectors

Wavy Vector Ribbons1
A pack of 7 trendy vectors of wavy lines.

Wavy Ribbon Vectors2

Trendy Circles3
Another trendy collection, this one containing six variations.

Trendy Circles4

Different types and combinations of circles are in this pack.


Weird Bubbles7
If other circles don’t meet your needs, ten vectors are included in this pack.

Weird Bubbles8

Modern Arrows9
An easy way to add a trendy style to your designs.

Arrow Vectors10

Vector Lines, Swirls and Patterns11
This vector pack includes 20 different lines and swirls.

Lines and Swirls12

Character Vector Pack13
T-shirt blog Teestrict offers a pack of cartoon characters.

Charcter Vectors14

Free Vector Pack One from Designious
Includes 20 vectors from some of the company’s premium vector packs.

Free Vector Pack from Designious

Free Vector Pack Two from Designious
Includes another 20 vectors from Designious’ premium vector packs.

Designiou Vector Pack 2

Vintage Mega Pack 5 Samples
A few select samples from Designious’ premium Vintage Mega Pack 5.

Vintage Mega Pack 5 Samples

Night Lights15
A set of four out-of-focus vectors from Go Media.

Night Lights16

Safari and Zoo Animals17
SpoonGraphics offers this collection of 20+ vectors of land mammals and aquatic life.

Animal Vectors18

A set of 17 vectors of various animals being distributed at GoMediaZine.

Animal Vectors

Dinosaurs Vector Pack19
A big set of lots of different dinosaurs.


Birds in Flight21
A pack of 12 bird vectors from Bittbox.

Birds in Flight22

Bird Vectors
A high-quality sample pack.

Bird Vectors

Simple and Cute Twitter Bird Vector Graphics23
These 8 vectors could be useful for bloggers who display Twitter updates.

Twitter Bird Vectors24

Illustrated Vector Sneaker Graphics25
A collection of 3 hand-drawn vectors from SpoonGraphics.

Sneaker Vectors26

Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments27
Bittbox provides this decorative vector pack.

Decorative Ornaments28

Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments II29
A second set from Bittbox.

Decorative Ornaments 230

Vector Garden Symbol Set31
This set includes 19 high-quality swirly vectors.

Swirly Curls32

Bittbox also provides this pack of flower vectors

Flower Vectors34

More vector flowers with a good deal of variety.

Flower Vectors36

The first foliage vector set from Bittbox.

Foliage Vectors38

Foliage Part 239
The second foliage set from Bittbox.

Foliage Part Two

Tree Silhouettes40
Several different types of trees are included in this pack from Digital Artist Toolbox.

Tree Vectors41

Ecology Vectors
A big pack of nice leaves.

Ecology Vectors

Flowers and Plants
More than 30 different flower and plant vectors are included.

Flowers and Plants

Dotty Women Vector Graphics42
This pack includes 4 vectors.

Dotty Women43

A big set of watercolor vectors that provide an alternative to using brushes for similar effects.

Watercolor Vectors

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

Fingerprint Vectors45

Poppy Color Stickers
Twenty vectors (in 10 different colors) of Web 2.0-style stickers.

Poppy Color Stickers

Embroidery Badges
A variety of different badges are available in this pack.

Embroidery Badges

Speech Bubbles46
A set of 33 vector speech bubbles.

Speech Bubble Vectors47

Office Objects
A quality set of vectors from random objects around the office.

Office Vectors

Technology Vectors
This set includes monitors, a mouse, headphones, a cell phone and more.

Tech Vectors

Tower Vector Pack48
This is a pack of silhouettes of famous towers around the world.


Vector Stars50
Several different styles of star vectors are included in this pack.

Vector Stars51

Power Tool Pack
A set of 10 vector power tools.

Power Tools

Vector Notes
A nice collection of hand-written post-it notes.


Wood Signs
This pack includes several different types of wood sign vectors.

Wood Signs

Sport Set52
A collection of equipment and balls from different sports.

Sports Pack53

Winter Sports Vectors54
Snowboards, snowboarders and skiers are included in this pack.

Winter Sports55

Skaters Vector Pack56
A great set for grungy skater designs.

Skater Vectors57

Surf Vector Silhouettes58
A pack of various silhouettes of surfers.

Surf Silhouettes59

Live Music
A nice collection of musicians performing on stage.

Live Music Vectors

Rap Attack Vector Pack60
This is a big set of rap and hip-hop influenced vectors.

Rap Attack61

Sexy Girls Vectors62
A pack of female silhouettes.

Sexy Girls63

Vector Skull Set
A big set of 18 vector skulls.

Vector Skulls

Urban Collection64
A large pack of various vectors for urban-influenced design.

Urban Vectors65

Transportation Silhouettes66
Every type of transportation, from bike to horse to car, is included in this vector pack.

Transportation Vectors67

Aircrafts Vector Pack68
A big pack of vector planes from different eras.

Aircraft Vectors69

Road Signs and Traffic Light70
Various signs are a part of this colorful vector pack.


Grunge Photo Frames72
Easily add a grunge element to your designs with these frames.

Grunge Frames73

Vector Grunge Elements74
Another pack for creating grungy designs.

Grunge Elements75

Ink Scribbles and Scratches76
This pack includes a few different scribbles to use in your own work.

Ink Scribbles77

’70s Vector Pack78
An assortment of ’70s-style vectors.

70s vectors79

Vector Ornaments
This is a big pack (over 40) of various ornamental vectors.

Vector Ornaments

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.

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    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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