Add value to your website by utilizing free resources from the design community. Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from spring 2019. There are designer and developer apps, coding resources, color tools, fonts, and more. All of these are free.
Free Design Tools
Developer Survey Results 2019 is a comprehensive survey of coders from Stack Overflow. Nearly 90,000 developers shared how they learn, the tools they’re using, and what they want.
Creative Commons Search is a new function on the Creative Commons website. Search for free content in the public domain and under Creative Commons licenses.
CSSFX is a click-to-copy collection of open-source CSS effects.
UX Agenda is a project that aims to centralize all the design conferences, workshops, and meetups. Look at what’s coming up, browse by country, and enter your event for free.
Static Pages allows you to publish any static page on a WordPress website with any URL. There’s no limitation on the number of sites you can create.
Humane By Design provides guidance for designing digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.
Bubble is a code-free programming platform to build and host web applications without writing code. Design web and mobile applications using its drag and drop builder. The free version has Bubble branding.
Accessibility Insights is a Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Insider browser extension for assessing the accessibility of web sites and web applications.
Geenes is a color scale tool for designers and coders. Generate and apply color palettes to your website, then export it to Sketch or common programming languages.
Code2flow is a tool to transform ideas and workflows into easy-to-understand diagrams. Use smart syntax to generate beautiful and readable diagrams automatically. Free for up to three flowcharts.
Remix Icon is a set of open-source neutral icons. Free for personal and commercial use.
Axdraft provides free legal documents for startups, such as a founders’ agreement, terms of service, employee onboarding, software, and more.
Verifier weeds out disposable, non-existent domain or invalid emails. Prevent spam or fake customers from representing your products. The email goes through a list of 18,000 disposable domains. Get the free-forever API.
Google Duplex is a new technology for conducting natural conversations to carry out real-world tasks over the phone. The technology is directed at specific uses, such as scheduling appointments. The system makes the conversational interface as natural as possible via artificial intelligence.
Neort is a digital art platform to browse and create digital art, view the relevant code, learn the skills, and connect to others. Access work in Blender, Houdini, After Effects, Cinema 4D, and more.
Gangster Grotesk is a contemporary typeface that combines a sharp contrast with angled terminal strokes. The elements are simple but effective and practically invisible at small sizes.
PondSpell is a natural brush font. The texture will make your design more powerful. It’s suitable for branding, banners, quotes, or any bits of textual flair.
Public Sans is a strong, neutral typeface for interfaces, text, and headings. Public Sans was developed by United States Web Design System, a system for the federal government.
Karton is a hand-drawn, decorative, all-caps font. It’s suitable for a bold, fun, and friendly style.