Free resources from the design community can enhance an ecommerce site.
Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from winter 2023. There are image generators, no-code builders, user-testing tools, mockups, free fonts, and more.
All the tools are free or have free plans, though most also offer premium versions. The fonts are free for commercial projects. Before using a font, be sure to verify its terms.
Free Design Tools
Miro AI is a mind-mapping tool with machine-learning models to generate images, remove backgrounds, and produce stickies. Work with sticky notes, images, cards, code blocks, and sequence diagrams. Generate expansive, multi-branch mind maps automatically.
PersonaGen is a user persona generator for any project. PersonaGen quickly analyzes your target audience and generates accurate user personas that help you better understand your customers.
Relicx records user sessions and then analyzes them with machine learning to identify visitor flows.
Rayst is a Chrome extension that reveals the companies, statistics, and technologies of the web and individual sites.
Linkify is a link-in-bio and an all-in-one tool to connect with your audience, primarily from social media. Linkify is in pre-launch until April.
Galileo AI creates editable user interface designs from a simple text description. Utilize AI to design faster than ever.
Outerbase is an interface for your database that doesn’t require coding. Create queries, columns, rows, tables, and schemas without writing SQL. Edit your data inline and collaboratively like a spreadsheet.
Ivory is a third-party client for the Mastodon microblogging platform from the creators of Tweetbot.
Mirrorful is a simple, open-source system infrastructure. Install Mirrorful to generate colors and other design tokens for your project. Then, import these tokens directly into your app.
Usera is a tool for in-app usability testing. Show prototypes inside your app. See how users interact and where they touch the screen.
Fonty.io is a tool to analyze and display the fonts used on any website. Just enter the URL to learn more about its typography.
Popsync is a search tool to find and compare images from various sources. Search for a photo and get a curated canvas of quality versions. Save time finding and approving images by searching multiple providers at once.
Nugia Vintage is a retro-styled serif font with bold curves. It has a 1970s vibe suitable for nostalgic banners or vintage logos.
Workbench is a clean and friendly handwritten font.
FatBrush is a handwritten font that’s disruptive and memorable.
Variera is a geometric and semi-condensed sans serif typeface primarily for display and visual impact. Thin and light italics are free.
Woodshed is a decorative serif font with a retro vibe inspired by vintage posters.