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 some 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.
Further Reading on SmashingMag:
- How To Create A Dramatic Vector Illustration
- The Ultimate Collection Of Photoshop Custom Shapes
- Freebie: Organic Vector Elements in EPS
Swirls, Flowers and Circles
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.
Wavy Vector Ribbons A pack of 7 trendy vectors of wavy lines.
Trendy Circles Another trendy collection, this one containing six variations.
Circles Different types and combinations of circles are in this pack.
Modern Arrows An easy way to add a trendy style to your designs.
Vector Lines, Swirls and Patterns This vector pack includes 20 different lines and swirls.
Night Lights A set of four out-of-focus vectors from Go Media.
Safari and Zoo Animals SpoonGraphics offers this collection of 20+ vectors of land mammals and aquatic life.
Dinosaurs Vector Pack A big set of lots of different dinosaurs.
Birds in Flight A pack of 12 bird vectors from Bittbox.
Simple and Cute Twitter Bird Vector Graphics These 8 vectors could be useful for bloggers who display Twitter updates.
Illustrated Vector Sneaker Graphics A collection of 3 hand-drawn vectors from SpoonGraphics.
Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments Bittbox provides this decorative vector pack.
Hand-Drawn Decorative Ornaments II A second set from Bittbox.
Flowers Bittbox also provides this pack of flower vectors
Flowers More vector flowers with a good deal of variety.
Foliage The first foliage vector set from Bittbox.
Foliage Part 2 The second foliage set from Bittbox.
Dotty Women Vector Graphics This pack includes 4 vectors.
Fingerprints A set of 11 vectors from Go Media of fingertips, palm prints and streaks.
Tower Vector Pack This is a pack of silhouettes of famous towers around the world.
Vector Stars Several different styles of star vectors are included in this pack.
Sport Set A collection of equipment and balls from different sports.
Sexy Girls Vectors A pack of female silhouettes.
Urban Collection A large pack of various vectors for urban-influenced design.
Aircrafts Vector Pack A big pack of vector planes from different eras.
Grunge Photo Frames Easily add a grunge element to your designs with these frames.
Vector Grunge Elements Another pack for creating grungy designs.
‘70s Vector Pack An assortment of ‘70s-style vectors.
Other Sources of Free Vectors
Although this post focuses on vector packs, you can find individual vector files (as well as some packs) at the following websites: