Posts Tagged ‘vector’

Most web designers tend to work in Photoshop because pixel mockups can be easier for developers. However designing vector-based interfaces will allow resizing for any resolution and easily offers a method of exporting the image in pixels. Illustrator can be just as useful when designing custom website graphics or icons.

Take a look at these detailed and useful Illustrator tutorials explaining how to build unique website interfaces. These articles go over common webpage elements, icons, buttons, and other similar graphics. Even if you’ve never used Illustrator before, these tutorials are excellent learning materials for getting started with vector-based web design.

404 Error Page

illustrator tutorial 404 error webpage

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Vector design is a popular topic because it can be extrapolated into the world of digital and print design. Icons are used for websites, branding, even mobile applications. Whether you’re building a website mockup or learning how to create your own graphics, freebies are quite useful to the process. This gallery includes over 20 free Illustrator files to play with icons and vector freebies.

Flat Devices

flat device screen mockups psd

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Vector design is such a different concept in relation to bitmap graphics. Adobe Illustrator is often regarded as the premiere vector software for learning how to create icons, illustrations, and other flexible graphics. But getting started can be a real struggle when you’re a beginner.

Take a look over some of these tutorials and see if anything looks interesting. Many of these articles include free .ai files that you can download and play with. It’s a great way to get started illustrating scalable vectors when you don’t have much prior experience in the field.

Getting Started in Illustrator

getting started adobe illustrator tutorial

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Free vector world maps are must-haves of every designer’s toolkit as there will be times when they are needed.

I had published Free Vector World Maps Collection years ago. Needed a map again, there were some new maps in my bookmarks and made a complete search on them to release an up-to-date collection.

You can now find all the quality and free vector world maps, usually in .EPS ad .AI formats, in this post (also added few high-resolution JPEG ones). Make sure you bookmark it as I’m pretty sure you’ll need them one day.

Accurate Vector World Map (AI, EPS, CDR)

Accurate Vector World Map

Info: This map also has a black and white, plain (no-countries) version.

Well-Layered World Map (SVG, EPS)

SVG and EPS World Map
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Photoshop Logo FeatherFor many users, according to the Photoshop knowledge level, it is sometimes hard to create what is in mind. And, for everyone, having a well-designed object can call the inspiration & help us to create better.

In both cases, for Photoshop users, quality & free PSD files are a treasure. Whether you use them in a tiny part of the whole or build your composition around them, they will help a lot.

Here is a collection of 35 beautiful & free PSDs for charming designs:

Colorful Nature

nature

80 PSD Raindrops

PSD Raindrops

Slick and Clean Button (With Tutorial)

PSD Submit Button

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