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Whether you design interfaces, icons, or print work, Illustrator is a powerful program. Vector graphics can be used in almost any situation because they’re easy to edit and scale. If you’re unfamiliar with Illustrator it may be difficult to create everything from scratch – but luckily there are designers online who release their stuff for free.

This gallery includes 18 free .AI and .EPS files for Adobe Illustrator. Feel free to download any of them and include the designs in your project work. The freebies range from simple line icons to more detailed ribbons or mobile app templates. Illustrator is a versatile piece of software and these freebies are proof of this fact.

80 Tiny Vector Icons

free vector icons 80pack

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Open source code has hastened the development process for everyone involved. Larger platforms such as WordPress have completely revolutionized the methods in which we create websites. But also consider the smaller plugins built for animation, form effects, and of course navigation menus.

This gallery includes the absolute best jQuery plugins for creating a dropdown navigation. Each plugin is completely free to use on any type of project. Most of them also have excellent online documentation which you can follow to customize the style, color, animation, or other similar design properties.

Dropdown Effects

simple drop down animation effects

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Digital media has become much more streamable in recent years. Faster Internet speeds allow uploaders and streamers to consume media at a more hasty pace. This advancement has created a world where developers can build amazing media players with much less code than ever before. The following audio players are completely free and super easy to add into any website. Take a peek at each example to see if any could be useful in your own project work.

Codrops Audio

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Web animation was always a possibility even dating back to the 1990s. But back then very few people had Internet access, and the technologies were so new it was difficult to create meaningful effects. Nowadays there are significantly more resources for animated web effects – yet there’s still an even balance between meaningful and silly animations.

This gallery focuses on 20+ interesting animated effects that you can recreate using JavaScript.

Happy Snowman

happy animated moving snowman css

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Pure CSS graphics are some of the most interesting advancements in modern web design. Although there isn’t a wide net of browser support, CSS3 can now render icons and graphics using nothing but code. This may not be useful in every project but for those who love CSS it’s a fun way to design new ideas. You might even try blending these codes into a code builder like IMCreator. Feel free to copy and edit these free CSS code snippets which are perfect for building graphics out of nothing but HTML and CSS code.


pure css santa claus graphic

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