There are many free design resources out there that can help you complete your projects without spending any money. We’re talking free illustrations, images, fonts and more to freshen up your website, social media posts, presentations, flyers and more…

Here’s a list of free graphic design resources that help you create powerful and stunning designs, curated by Xara’s design team, and fully compatible with Xara.

Images / Photos

  • Unsplash – Free high-resolution stock photos for your social media, blog posts, or promotional campaigns
  • Pixabay – Free stock photos shared by their community
  • Pexels – Free high quality stock photos shared by talented creators
  • – Free Creative Commons photos for your website or print projects
  • reshot – Free handpicked, non-stocky images to use in creative projects
  • – Free high-resolution images updated weekly by the community
  • Burst – Free stock photos to use in any commercial project
  • freepik – Free photos for personal and commercial use
  • Moose – Free stock photos and many transparent PNG photos
  • Picjumbo – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Rawpixel Public Domain – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Vintage Stock Photos – Free for personal and commercial use, with some restrictions
  • The Public Domain Review – Public Archives Media – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Flickr Commons – Public Photographs – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Vecteezy – High-quality photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Picography – High-quality photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Startup Stock Photos – High-quality images of office environments and startups boardrooms
  • Foodiesfeed – High-quality food photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Gratisography – Innovatic Stock Photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Kaboompics – Interior design and lifestyle photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • The Pic Pac – Travel-themed photos – Free for personal and commercial use
  • Skitterphoto – Public Domain Photos for small businesses, content creators, and freelancers

Illustrations / Vectors

  • Undraw – Free illustrations as SVG for projects or PNG for blog posts / social media
  • manypixels – Free illustrations as SVG and PNG to power up your projects
  • Control – Free illustrations as PNG
  • freepik Vectors – Free vectors for personal and commercial use
  • Ouch! – Free vector illustrations as PNG
  • Pixelify – Free vectors for personal and commercial use
  • Open Peeps –  Free hand-drawn illustration library of people
  • humaaans – Free mix-&-match illustrations of people with a design library
  • Open Doodles – Free illustrations of people as SVG and PNG
  • pixeltrue – Free SVG illustrations free for personal and commercial use
  • Fresh Folk – Free illustration library of people and objects
  • DrawKit – Free hand-drawn vector illustration resources
  • UiHut – Free illustrations, icons, graphic assets
  • Glaze – High-quality free illustrations
  • Doodle Ipsum – Free Illustration Tool for Devs

Icons and mockups


How to use the resources in Xara

  1. Open a website from the list (or others)
  2. Choose your free image, illustration & more
  3. Download it
  4. Import/add it to your Xara document & customize it

What other free resources do you use to create amazing content? Contact us so we can extend this list right here!

NOTE: We hope you like these third-party resources as much as we do, but please note it is your responsibility to check the license agreements and ensure they permit your intended usage. Xara is not responsible for their performance and cannot guarantee their continued availability.

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