200+ Free Vintage Resources for Graphic Designers
In our world of glass and concrete it is necessary to bring something natural into our lives from time to time, and vintage design trend is one of the best ways of doing it.
Today we are glad to share with you our ultimate handpicked collection of 200+ vintage freebies for designers, photographers, bloggers and just DIY’ers.
This gallery is divided into 9 categories, covering the whole assortment of free vintage and retro resources. Whether you want to design a unique t-shirt, a brand identity for your website, or just a featured image for your blog, these freebies will surely come in handy.
In this section you will find a variety of editable logo templates designed in retro style. Most of them are based on vector shapes, so you can scale them endlessly. The logos presented here use free fonts that can be downloaded separately.
Mockups are great for presenting your brand, artwork or digital product in a natural, “lore-friendly” environment. Modern mockups include smart objects, which allow you to apply your image by simply double clicking the object and dragging your file into it. Presented here are mockups depicting bags, stationery items, devices and textured surfaces.
This section will be especially useful for web-designers and app developers. Featured here are nicely designed icon sets that can be used in your website designs and applications.
Typography is very important for adding an old-fashioned feel to your art projects. That’s why the typography section of this post is the most extensive one. Here you will find not only simple typefaces, but also font families such as Nexa Rust – a pack of 4 fonts with a host of extra characters: anchors, axes, ship’s wheels, food, etc. This collection totals 45 typefaces of different styles and purposes.
This section offers you 15 texture sets to adorn your creative works with a number of effects. Here you will find as natural-looking textures of wood, metal and paper, so vector overlay textures that will add a worn-out effect to your graphics.
This collection of vector sets will come in handy if you don’t want to use a template, and prefer creating your designs from scratch (well, almost from scratch).
10 sets of Photoshop brushes in retro style. The roundup features hand-drawn vehicles, crowns and other objects, and also stamps and halftone patterns.
Speed up your creative flow by using these Photoshop actions. With their help you can easily add various Instagram-like effects to your photos making them look more trendy and stylish.
To make your text look genuine use this set of handpicked text effects for Photoshop.
Are you ready to add some old-style vibe to your creative works? Then check out the entire gallery of free vintage resources. Be careful when using them for commercial purposes: some of the freebies mentioned in the post require attribution.