Favourites

Some of our favourite tools and resources for learning, building, and inspiration.

Character Illustrations

High-quality character illustrations and tools to help advance your next project.

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Open Doodles

Open Doodles is a project by Pablo Stanley and it is a set of free illustrations that embraces the idea of Open Design. You can copy, edit, remix, share or redraw these images for any purpose without restriction under copyright or database law (CC0 license.)

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unDraw

One of our go-to sources for quick illustrations.

Originally launched with the goal to show more designers should contribute to the open-source community in an effort to help provide beautiful design to everyone. 

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Humaaans

Another project by Pablo Stanley. These illustrations are very flexible and easy to edit, which allows you to customize individual body parts to your liking. Made for Sketch, Figma, InVision Studio, and Adobe XD.

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DrawKit

Offers free, hand-drawn, and editable vector illustrations of daily activities while touching on various topics such as family, cooking, working from home, exercise, and more.

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Open Peeps

Once again, this is another project by Pablo Stanley. The man simply does not have an off button! And we are all greatly benefitting from his kind nature and offering yet another unique collection of illustrations.

Unlike his other projects, these illustrations are monochromatic and are more focused on the character’s expression and pose.

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Ouch! by Icons8

Ouch! contains illustrations from top Dribbble artists. The biggest differentiator with Ouch! is the offering of various styles of illustrations including flat, 3D, retro, abstract, and much more.

Fonts

Collection of fonts and typography resources.

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Typewolf

Typewolf is an independent typography resource created by Jeremiah Shoaf. It’s one of the best resources available for everything related to fonts and typography on the web. 

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Type Everything

Founded in 2011 as an independent platform for promoting talented designers. If you’re looking for display typefaces created by independent designers, you’re in the right place.

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Adobe Fonts

If you are subscribed to Creative Cloud service, you already have access to their library with 1000’s of fonts. Everything they offer is available for both personal and commercial use.

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atipo

atipo foundry’s goal is to support students, graphic designers, agencies, publishers and corporations by offering both quality retail fonts and custom projects. It offers pay-what-you-want pricing policy where buyers pay their desired amount for a given font.

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Lost Type Co-op

Lost Type is the first of its kind where you decide how much you want to pay for the font. More importantly, 100% of the funds from sales of these fonts go directly to the respective font designers. Lost Type has been a source for unique typefaces, with a collection of over 50 different faces from contributors all over the world.

Icons

Download free icons for your next project.

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Bootstrap Icons

Our top pick for SVG icons and many are used throughout this website. Free, high-quality, open source icon library with over 1,500 icons. Include them anyway you like—SVGs, SVG sprite, or web fonts.

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Flat Icon

This is part of Freepik where you can download free icons and stickers for your projects. Resources made by and for designers. PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and BASE 64 formats.

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Noun Project

Their goal is to build a global visual language that resulted in producing one of the largest collections of icons in the world. They have icons for almost any word you can think of.

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Icons8

They target more towards designers but it’s easily accessible to anyone looking for high-quality icons. They offer both free and premium categories.

WordPress

Themes, plugins, and resources for building websites.

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GeneratePress Theme

This website is built on GeneratePress theme for WordPress. It is a free WordPress theme that focuses on speed and simplicity.

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GeneratePress Premium

With the GeneratePress Premium plugin added-on, you get more customization options and complete control over how you want the website to look and work.

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GenerateBlocks

A simple, lightweight plugin that is feature-rich and allows you to build beautiful websites. This is specifically made for those who want more control over how each blocks works and appears.

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Perfmatters

This plugin has made a world of difference in optimizing this website to load super fast. It is a must-have plugin for any website running on WordPress.

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Login Designer

Instead of using the standard WordPress login page, you can now build a beautiful customized login page to match your brand. You can choose from one of the default templates, or make one of your own.

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Novashare

There are a lot of free plugins for social sharing, so why pay for one? Simple, it’s optimized for speed. Built by the same team who created Perfmatters, so you can expect a high-quality plugin!

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LiteSpeed Cache

A free and open-source WordPress plugin that helps reduce the load times of our website. It’s an all-in-one site acceleration plugin with a server-level cache and a collection of optimization features.

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Rank Math

Rank Math is one of the best Search Engine Optimization plugins that makes it easy to optimize the website with their built-in suggestions.

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WPForm Lite

WPForms, is a drag & drop WordPress contact form builder that’s easy to use and customize. The pre-built form templates make it very beginner-friendly.

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Custom Post UI

If you are looking to create custom posts that are separate from the Post and Pages offered by WordPress, Custom Post UI provides an easy-to-use interface for creating and managing custom post types.

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SVG Support

My preference for graphics is to use SVG rather than JPEG or PNG since there is no loss in quality. This plugin allows for the safe uploading of SVG files to your media library and using them like any other image.

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Yoast Duplicate Posts

Allows you to clone any existing posts and puts it in draft form. This is great for duplicating existing content for testing purposes.