The Graphic Designer’s Resource Kit | How To
Getting into graphic design and don’t know what resources you need? Here is a recommended graphic design pack for you where you can pick which items you want. There are a lot of tools and assets you can use to kick up your design standards or speed up your work. Take the guesswork out of choosing what you need in order to create and present graphic content that’s not only fantastically polished, but also on trend with this content-filled resource pack of digital assets from Envato Market and Envato Elements!
17 Stunning Modern Fonts
We’ll start with essential serif and sans-serif fonts that are usable in a variety of programs and contexts. Here’s an assortment of display and creative styles perfect for web and print use alike.
A bold, quite readable font, Porter is perfect for a variety of typographic needs. A font like this works wonderfully in a corporate design setting.
Goku is an elegant font is a bit of a throwback in its style. It’s a perfect fit for magazine covers, web page headers, and more.
Bold and angular, MOAM is a sans-serif that brings architecture to mind. Whether in regular, slim, or engraved style, MOAM remains fairly simple, with a few surprises in its letterforms (see the styling of the “W” below).
A strong, condensed sans-serif, Robinson isn’t just a typeface that’s perfect for poster designs, having been inspired by vintage newspaper titles, but it also features 18 styles, from regular to rough to corroded and more!
A wonderful alternative to the usual suspects for streamlined sans-serifs, Pine has some fun rounded features while remaining monospaced. It’s a wonderful typeface for branding projects, posters, and more!
A bold, branding font, Sovereign won me over for inclusion in this resource pack for the fantastic curve of its “S” and the way it flows into the other, well-crafted letters.
What would this list be without some hand-drawn fonts? August is just that, perfect for note cards, wedding stationery, and more!
Falco, a fantastic addition to bold display fonts and branding content, really shines where its inline styles are concerned. See below for just one of the ways Falco really makes a mark.
Anastasya Confession Font
Anastasya Confession is a beautifully designed script font that features not only letterforms that flow into each other wonderfully, but also additional ligatures within the glyph set to really make typographic designs pop!
Vintage Fonts Bundle
This list would be quite incomplete if it didn’t include a selection of fantastic vintage-inspired fonts. With this font bundle, you get just that: three fantastic fonts ready for packaging, t-shirts, and more! This font bundle may be just a starting point for you and your design needs.
Serentity is a sans-serif typeface created with 370+ glyphs. Included in this file are regular and bold versions, latin characters, and so much more to fulfill your extraordinary design needs.
A clean font with minimalist characteristics, Minimalust will perfectly complement most design projects. Ideal for anyone looking for clean, minimalist designs, download this file to gain access to the full uppercase alphabet, numbers, and more.
CornerOne Font Family
This sans-serif font family features a clean design that comes in two distinct versions. To make any presentation stand out, and add more professionalism to your design, download this font for clear, memorable designs.
Chronograph Slab Font
Take your designs to a whole new level with this clean and vintage-inspired typeface. Perfect for logos, headlines, and even posters, you’ll be able to easily incorporate this font into a variety of design projects.
RNS Miles Font
You can never have enough clean sans-serif fonts in your design collection! This divine font family combines geometric shapes and a grotesque mood to achieve a harmonic look. Influenced by modernist design, this typeface will be a great addition to your collection.
Lorano Font Family
A modern typeface inspired by Rationalism and Modernism, the Lorano Font Family offers a strong geometric typeface with an essential clean look, to work perfectly on any design. Included in this file are 13 different weights, web fonts, and support for multiple languages.
Adobe Illustrator Assets
Starting in the realm of all things vector, let’s break down several categories for must-have digital assets.
9 Awesome Illustrator Brushes
Brushes are fantastic for adding a fun touch to vector objects or allow designers to create and draw within Adobe Illustrator. From art brushes to pattern brushes, the uses for brushes are numerous when creating print and web media. Below, I’ve collected several sets of useful Illustrator brushes that will step up almost every graphic designer’s game.
Vector Brush Set
Featuring 104 custom brushes, this vector brush set is the perfect addition to your Brushes panel when creating textured, vintage-style graphics within Adobe Illustrator.
26 Laurel Wreath and Brushes
Whether you’re creating poster images or labeling for a brewery, having a comprehensive set of laurel wreath brushes and similarly styled vector brushes is a must for the graphic designer’s resource kit.
168 Vector Art Brushes – Bundle
This set of art brushes kicks up the hand-drawn look several notches. From ink to charcoal to acrylic and more, this set offers a huge compilation of real-media style brushes in vector form. Easily transform icon sets from a flat style to a hand-drawn model or create new work in a sketched style quickly.
Ink Sketch Lines – 32 Illustrator Brushes
Recently updated with even more Illustrator goodies, this amazing set of brushes includes sketch lines created with various sized quill pens and brushes. It’s perfect for giving your vectors that inky look, so enjoy this set of 32 incredible Adobe Illustrator brushes.
Rope Pattern Brush
If you love adding unique details to your vector designs then you’re sure to love this rope pattern brush. This set of nine ready-to-use objects includes ropes for every occasion. Choose from rectangular, circular, and even star styles to add a realistic touch to your work.
Illustrator Arrow-Shaped Art Brushes
Show your viewers where to look with this fun set of arrow-shaped Illustrator brushes. Designed to look like hand-drawn arrows created with a pencil, this item lets you simply draw a path with any shape and apply the brush for instant results.
120 Brush Pens for Adobe Illustrator
You won’t have to miss out on beautiful ink designs with this incredible pack of 120 brush pens. Inspired by brush pen lettering, this remarkable collection is full of brushes with different sizes, pressure sensitivities, and textures.
Create a super realistic linocut look with this set of Adobe Illustrator brushes. Included in this pack are 24 top of the line brushes to achieve that linocut look without all the mess and hassle.
Vintage Pen and Ink Brushes
Explore wondrous seas of design and lands of creativity with this vintage pen and ink brush set. Included in this package are 50 remarkable art brushes carefully crafted to ensure that perfect vintage aesthetic for your designs and illustrations.
11 Must-Have Illustrator Actions
Adobe Illustrator actions allow you to record your process and save it to be applied to content again and again. Having actions at the ready for design trends or a design process that’s often asked for from a client means you get to spend more time designing creatively versus doing the same thing over and over. Check out these fantastic Illustrator actions collected below!
Long Shadow Actions
Speed up your time working on icon sets or creating graphic banners with a quick and easy Adobe Illustrator action for creating long shadows! Various length and angles are included in the asset as well, making this a must-have resource.
3D Extruder – Vector Actions Pack
A great action set for logos, icons, infographics, and more, this 3D extruder action pack not only speeds up your design process, but does so in a beautifully designed way.
Make Me Pattern Action Set for Illustrator
Make the most of your pattern-making time and speed up the process with this pattern-making action! Perfect for a quick background or an additional asset in a graphic pack, this action will allow you to create a wide variety of pattern types from a single image.
Illustrator Vintage Vector Text Effects Actions
When time is not on your side or you want a place from which to build a more complex design, text effect actions are here for you! In this case, vintage-styled text effects, eight in all, can transform any text, font, or even vector shape into one of the fantastic styles seen below!
Vector Flag Maker – Illustrator Actions Pack
Create a vibrant, flowing vector flag in no time at all with this vector flag maker. Included in this incredible pack are 10 cool flag actions and even the original vector flag from the preview. Download this file to gain access to this unique Illustrator action.
2D Sketcher – Vector Actions Pack
If you love the look of hand-drawn art, then you’re sure to love this vector action pack. Included in this set are seven hand-drawn action styles with three different style types to choose from.
Fairy Light Generator – Illustrator Actions
Illuminate your designs with this unique fairy light generator. With one simple click, you can turn a path into a lovely string of lights that are perfect for any holiday design. Simply load all the appropriate files to enjoy this fun action.
Amazing Shadow Actions
Meeting your deadlines as a creative professional is all about balance. And you can shave off extra time from your workflow with these incredible shadow actions. With over 40 amazing shadow effects to choose from, you’ll be ecstatic you equipped yourself with this time-saving generator.
Woodcraft Action for Adobe Illustrator
Add a lovely rustic aesthetic to your work with this awesome woodcraft action. This Illustrator pack is perfect for lettering artists and font makers. Choose from 35 classic styles that give your art the feeling of vintage woodwork.
Gutenberg – Letterpress Action
Even in modern times the look of vintage design adds instant class and refinement to all your artwork. And you can achieve that great letterpress feel with this unique Illustrator action. Made up of 10 graphic styles for one action, there are no particular tweaks necessary or required.
Ink Grain & Speckles for Adobe Illustrator
Instantly add speckles to your type and logos with this fun Adobe Illustrator action. With 24 different styles to choose from your designs will get that instant vintage look in absolutely no time at all.
12 Creative Illustrator Graphic Styles
There’s nothing more satisfying than simply opening a Graphic Style set and applying a completed effect with a simple click of a button. Speed up your design process and keep on trend with these amazing Graphic Styles listed below!
3D City and Map Generator
Kick your infographic design up a notch with this simple and visually pleasing 3D city and map generator. Transform any vector shape into a 3D map piece and choose from over 200 additional assets included in the resource to complete your map, or use the assets as a jumping-off point for more personalized content.
Premium Chalk Text Styles
Whether you’re designing wedding invitations, party flyers, or stationery, chalkboard text and vector styles will speed up your design process and keep you on trend.
Watercolor for Illustrator
Instantly transform any text or vector object into a watercolor-themed design with the click of a button thanks to this Graphic Style pack. Save on file space and time while creating poster designs, stationery, or an assortment of wedding graphics.
Goldish – Gold Styles For Illustrator
Create luxurious text and vector object designs with this gold-themed Graphic Style. Perfect for home decor, posters, and stationery, this Graphic Style set boasts 32 different gold styles along with an additional set of patterns to complement the aesthetic of the set.
Illustrator Logo Graphic Styles Bundle 1
Whether you need a quick logo for a mock-up product or a style to serve as a jumping-off point, having a large set of logo styles on hand makes for quick work. From candy packaging to mobile games and more, there are 80 different styles included in this pack, giving users the most bang for their buck.
Illustrator Graphic Styles – Diamond
Shine bright like a diamond with these amazing Adobe Illustrator graphic styles. Created to add instant shine and sparkle to your work, you can add these styles to your text or even vector objects.
Vintage and Retro Styles Vol 6
In this great pack of vintage and retro-inspired graphic styles, you’ll have access to 10 incredible Illustrator files each with uniquely different designs. Add a bit of retro flair into your look with only just the click of a button.
1980s Graphic Styles
Do you love the 80s? Well, you’re sure to love this amazing 1980s-inspired graphic style. Send your artwork back in time with these awesome styles that work perfectly with text or vector shapes.
Retrohat™ Graphic Styles
In this set of Adobe Illustrator graphic styles, you’ll find 26 unique retro styles that instantly add that vintage city look to your designs. Simply highlight your text, choose the style you want, and then you’re all finished in only a matter of seconds!
Knitted Text Effect Graphic Styles
Perfect for that time of the year when it’s a little frosty outside, these knitted graphic styles are sure to warm your heart. This package comes complete with 20 graphic styles that are easily customizable with 11 seamless knit patterns.
Ink Stamp Layer Styles
If you love one-click graphic effects then you’ll definitely want to add this set to your kit. Get that freshly inked look with this set of 10 different layer styles with varying levels of ink density.
Grunge Layer Styles
Mess up your headlines a bit or add a little grunge to your next lettering project with this fun set of grunge layer styles. Included in this package are eight different design variations with seamless repetitive patterns that are sure to greatly weather your next design project.
11 Amazing Graphic Packs for Illustrator
From icon sets to infographic packs, having an on-hand resource for all design needs is a must for many designers, especially when you’re working with a short deadline or in need of an asset to supplement a small budget. Check out these Illustrator Graphic Packs that are sure to be an asset to your needs below!
Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on a web design or in need of some icons for a flyer, having a large set of ready-made simple line icons in your arsenal will not only complete your project simply and easily, but also allow you to unify the aesthetic quickly.
Simplicity is never out of style. Having a huge set of flat icons ready for infographics, posters, and more means you have that portion of your design work already solved. These ones are easily editable with color changes, so you can mix and match icons since they’re already the same design style, having been crafted and collected before your project began.
Logo Creation Kit + Bonus
Speaking of speeding up your design process, when creating mockups for branding or showcasing a product, you may need a quick and easy logo design at the ready. With this logo design creation kit, you have elements ready to mix and match, giving your presentations a quick boost.
The Big Pack of Infographic Templates
Infographic creation can take a huge chunk of time, and when a client needs a large report filtered down into digestible graphics or you want to quickly illustrate a point for a website, having a large bundle of infographic assets at the ready will not only cut down on your headaches, but also mean happier clients who are looking for a professional product on the fly.
Infographic Elements Template Pack 01
If you’re looking to get the most out of any graphics pack then you’ll definitely want to try this infographic elements pack. This huge template pack features charts, graphics, shapes, icons, and so much more to create stunning, informative designs.
Premium Quality – Retro Badges Vectors
Enjoy this remarkable set of retro vector badges. Carefully handcrafted from primitive vector shapes, these badges have been inspired by serene and sublime design. Download this pack to gain access to a single well-organized file, complete with easily customizable elements.
Watercolor Enthusiast Graphic Kit
This pretty graphic kit is perfect for the watercolor enthusiast at heart. If you’re crazy about watercolor resources, then I’m sure you’ll enjoy this incredible graphic kit complete with watercolor flowers, leaves, and so much more!
Graphic Line Elements
Explore countless design possibilities with this versatile graphic line elements pack. This package goes perfectly with the Amorie Font Family and includes additional bonus elements like arrows, lines, and wreaths.
Graphic Frames Elements
Another extension to the lovely Amorie Font Family, this pack of graphic frames will highlight any art or picture. Enjoy multiple designs with a handcrafted charm that is sure to complete your desired look.
People Vector Pack
Could you use a couple of vector people to make your designs more interesting? Then give this adorable people vector pack a try! This unique vector package includes 21 flat illustrations of a variety of people with different occupations.
15 Fruit Icons and Graphics
As simple as the title goes, this cute vector pack includes 15 pristine fruit icons and flat vector graphics. Choose from a variety of different fruits to add a juicy element to your next designs.
10 Gorgeous Illustrator Textures
Now it’s time for our final category of Adobe Illustrator assets: textures. Whether you need to limit your color use or want to add a retro touch, Vector Textures can complete an image as well as cut down on the time you’re creating extra bits for an illustration, poster design, and more. Check out the fantastic possibilities for your texture needs below!
Vector Grunge Repeat Patterns
With over 300 grunge patterns included, you’ll find retro-looking graphics are a breeze when using a ready-made set of patterns within your design work. Consider adding them to an icon set to create a simple and quick variation, or using the patterns as object overlays with various blending modes in order to apply a different style to an already existing design.
Engraved Vector Patterns
One of my favorite styles of adding texture to a vector image is through the use of engraved patterns. Consider the multitude of patterns on paper money or printed images within an old book. Cut your time down making vintage creations with an engraved pattern set, and transport your icon set into the past quickly and easily.
45 Halftones Pattern
When you need to limit the number of colors used within an image or when you want another fantastic retro look, halftone is there for you. While Adobe Illustrator has some halftone patterns in its default pattern files, it’s definitely incomplete. Combine dots, lines, and textures included in the pack for a variety of screen-printed style imagery in your graphic design work!
10 Sparkle Glitter Pattern Swatches Vector
Add a bit of sparkle to your designs with this fun vector pack of 10 glitter patterns. Use it to fill any shape with an amazing glittery sparkle pattern and enjoy the endless design possibilities!
10 Animal Print Pattern Swatches
Take a bite out of this unique vector pack, and choose from 10 uniquely different animal print swatches. Whether you love to rock a cheetah print, or want to experiment with modern zebra lines, you’re sure to love this amazing vector pack!
Hand Illustrated Wood Texture Patterns
What could you do with this interesting wood pattern? Explore the possibilities with this amazing hand-illustrated texture pack. Give your designs that authentic hand-crafted look with this package of three wooden patterns.
Painted Wave Textures
Add a beautiful abstract element to your designs with this painted wave texture. Included in this package are 10 individual full page textures available in both EPS and PNG formats.
Derived from high-resolution photography, this vector pack includes ten high-quality halftone textures to capture the feel of old school prints. Use these textures to amp up your designs as backgrounds and so much more!
40 Vector Background Textures
Give your photography an instant distressed look with one of these amazing vector background textures. Choose from 40 unique designs that are resolution independent and enjoy the freedom of designs that can be scaled to any size.
Geometric Vector Textures
Add a geometric element to your posters, photos, and so much more with these geometric vector textures. This package comes complete with 40 outstanding vectors that are compatible with both Illustrator and Photoshop.
Adobe Photoshop Assets
Our third and final section breaks down several categories for Adobe Photoshop Assets. Many of those listed will give you an alternative asset set to the vector list above while some others are specific to Photoshop, being something you can really only create and use in raster form. Check it out and enjoy!
10 Must-Have Photoshop Brushes
Adobe Photoshop Brushes are a must. From various effects to textures, brushes can speed up the process of creating and designing an event flyer or any project, really, allowing you to focus more on concept and less on execution. Check out three fun brush options below!
Light Effects Bundle PRO
What event flyer or band poster would be complete without lighting effects? What about product mock-ups or movie posters? Sure, you could make such light effects by hand, but having a large set of brushes at the ready means you spend more time designing and less time fighting with materials or illustrating something by hand.
Additionally, brushes like these can go beyond their intended use and be used for a variety of painting needs outside the realm of graphic design! Please note that the image below only shows a small section of the bundle’s offerings, which include over 600 effects and other assets.
Watercolor & Elements Toolkit
With handmade content so popular in graphic design today, having a huge kit of brushes and elements at the ready within Adobe Photoshop is a must for many designers. Check out the set below, which makes all sorts of web content, stationery design, poster design work and more a quick study in transforming digital content into a handmade-looking creation, whether you’re familiar with watercolors or not.
50 Vintage Brushes Set
Much like the vector assets above, vintage and retro styles are still well in use in graphic design (what’s old is new). Whether you’re looking to add noise, scratch marks, or even a distressed paper look to your final design, this bundle of brushes has your back.
Gouache & Acrylic Photoshop Brushes
Explore your creativity with these remarkable gouache and acrylic Photoshop brushes. Perfect for the avid digital painter and traditional art enthusiast, this set lets you choose from 30 different brushes to get that amazing traditional art effect.
Photoshop Smoke Brushes
Instantly add smoke to your designs with these creative Photoshop smoke brushes. Choose from 19 high-quality brushes with a variety of styles and smoke density.
30 Particle Photoshop Brushes
Create amazing particle effects with this set of 30 Photoshop particle brushes. A great addition to any designer’s toolkit, this set of Photoshop brushes was painstakingly crafted to create cool displacement effects.
30 Photoshop Stroke Brushes
Whether you love to paint in Photoshop or you just like the look of traditional art, these Photoshop stroke brushes will definitely add a unique, realistic style to your work. Suitable for textures, patterns, and decorative elements, this brush pack will work for all your art needs.
Lens Flare & Stars Photoshop Brushes
Add a bit of sparkle and shine to your photo manipulations or digital paintings with these lens flare brushes. This pack includes 42 high-quality optical lens flares and star brushes. Get a great result in just two simple clicks!
69 Watercolor Brushes for Photoshop
Sure, you could take the time to create watercolor art traditionally, but it’ll take lots of time and will create an even bigger mess. Bypass all the hassle with this set of 69 watercolor brushes featuring splashes, colorful blobs, and so much more!
Natural Shades Brushes
Are you looking to get into the art of children’s book illustrations? Well, give these beautiful natural shade brushes a try! This package includes 40 unique brushes in a variety of styles to use when painting your illustrations.
13 Amazing Photoshop Actions
What better way to speed up the process of design than to make use of a pre-recorded action in order to transform a layer and its contents from a simple design into something fantastically rendered? Below you’ll find several Photoshop Action Sets ready to speed up your design process.
Retro Vintage Text Effects
Similar to some of the Adobe Illustrator content seen above, these vintage text effects quickly transform your text from a flat line of text into one of 10 three-dimensional styles, perfect for poster designs or whatever your advertising needs may be.
Watercolor Photoshop Action
This action transforms a stock photo into a dream-like watercolor styled image quickly and easily. It, and actions like it, make for quick social media banners or backgrounds, event flyers, business cards, and more.
Dimensions – 3D Generator Action
As the image below says, this action instantly transforms images and text into 3D content. It’s simple and easy, and is optimized for older versions of Photoshop. This design style, which is usually done in vector format when it looks this good, is now accessible with a quick click of the button. Imagine its use for a variety of web graphics or advertising content.
30 Pro Photo Effects
You’re running against the clock, have a fist full of stock images, and need them to look as though you had the budget for a professionally lit shoot: photo editing bundle to the rescue! This bundle of effects features 30 fantastic professional styles that will easily fire up a social media campaign, blog content, editorial spreads, and more.
Double Exposure Photoshop Action
Combining two images into an ethereal double exposure shot is made incredibly easy with this action. From promotional flyers to editorial use, effects like these can be a fantastic asset to your resource kit.
SandStorm Photoshop Action
One of the most popular actions of the current year, this effect is a fantastic asset to posters for events and movies, or for the action-packed packaging design of a video game. Layer multiple effects to expand the effect creating something fun and unique. When your resource kit includes quick, go-to actions like this one, you’ve made quick work for trending effects that clients may be after for their projects.
Shimmer Photoshop Action
Get that custom shimmery look with this sparkly Photoshop action. This package includes 10 preset color looks that are easy to customize and simple to use.
Rising Sun Photoshop Action
Enjoy the warmth of the sun on your face with this explosive Photoshop action. Simply fill your subject with any color then play the action to create a remarkable effect like the one below.
Vanquish Photoshop Action
Vanquish into a beautiful trail of smoke with this lovely Photoshop action. To create this easy look, simply brush over your photo in the area where you would like the effect to take place, then hit play. It’s really that simple!
Flex Photoshop Action
Show off your street art-inspired designs with this awesome Photoshop action. Even a helpful video tutorial is included with additional instructions to ensure your design success.
CineStock Photoshop Actions
This amazing set of Photoshop actions includes 18 unique styles to simulate that beautiful cinematic look. Enhance your photography with the click of a button and enjoy a variety of dramatic styles.
50 Double Exposure Photoshop Actions
Do you love photo effects? Double exposures are a great way to create unique digital art by mashing two or more photos together. And you can create that look yourself by downloading this Photoshop action pack complete with 80 double exposure effects!
Black White Photoshop Actions
Black and white photography never goes out of style. And you can turn your colorful photos into dramatic black and white images with this set of professional Photoshop actions. Choose from 31 different styles to add instant drama to your photography.
11 Creative Photoshop Layer Styles
Most of the Photoshop Layer Styles collected below are shown as text effects, but they can be applied to an assortment of shapes and paths. Having a few sets of go-to layer styles speeds up your work process, allowing for graphic trends to be replicated quickly so you spend more time creating and conceptualizing and less time figuring out how to create embossed text in a client’s advertising campaign.
100 Layer Styles Bundle – Text Effects Set
This set is huge, collecting 100 special effect styles together, making them quick and easy for you to access while creating a variety of web and print content. Whether you need metallic text for an event promo or candy-like text for a blog layout, you’re ready with a pre-made bundle.
Goldish – Gold Styles
Like the vector-based Graphic Style above, this Layer Style allows you to make quick work of creating gilded hand-drawn creations for home decor, stationery, and more!
Pressed and Embossed Styles
This layer style pack is quite the twofer, giving you both embossed and pressed styles for text and icons in a style that looks as if it’s vector-based while remaining entirely rasterized. Perfect for displaying logos or creating branding mock-ups, this layer style is elegant and makes quick work of presenting content within your portfolio or in a client presentation.
New 3D Text Styles Advanced
In contrast with the numerous vintage design styles throughout this list, these 3D text effects are perfect for showcasing new, fresh design without trying to mimic the design styles of yesteryear. Another wonderful way to present logos and branding content within a portfolio or presentation, this layer style set features five different styles and bonus materials, allowing for more value for money spent on design resources.
War Photoshop Layer Styles
Any bad design is grounds for war, but you can keep the peace with this amazing set of war-inspired Photoshop layer styles. Choose from a variety of styles and dramatic metal effects to give your text that bad ass look.
Chalkboard Photoshop Layer Styles
Create the look of white text against a black chalkboard with this fun layer style. Great for your next typography project, these layer styles are perfect for retro illustrations, vintage print designs, and so much.
I ♥ Doodles – Hand Drawn Photoshop Styles
If you love doodling then you’re sure to love this adorable layer style. With full control over the colors and styles of your artwork, add a personal artistic flair to your next creative project.
Chalk and Charcoal Photoshop Styles
Another great chalkboard effect, this package includes 15 different layer styles and seamless patterns to complete that chalkboard look. Use these styles for easy, one-click effects and instantly enhance any design or illustration.
I ♥ Concrete – Smart Object Styles for Photoshop
This professionally looking and concrete design simulates the beautiful texture of stone. With a choice of three different high-quality concrete textures and six high-resolution backgrounds, you can elevate any look with these remarkable layer styles.
I ♥ Wood — Smart Object Styles for Photoshop
Incredibly easy to use, this awesome layer style features four different high-quality wood textures. Guaranteed to give the highest level of detail possible, you’re sure to impress with these wooden layer styles.
Vintage Pressed Book Cloth Styles
Achieve that beautiful look of a vintage book with these amazing layer styles. Included in this package are a wide range of layer styles, helpful instructions, and even preview examples for additional inspiration.
16 Professional Photoshop Mock-Up Packs
One of the advantages of working in raster-based imagery is having access to high-quality photographic content. Mock-ups and scene generators allow you to present your own work or the products of your clients in a professional way on a much smaller budget than by organizing photo shoots or creating product samples yourself. Spend more time designing and enjoy these fantastic mock-up bundles below!
Creative Scene Generator
In this case you can create a variety of top-down scenes perfect for website designs, blog content, and more.
T-Shirt Mock-Up / Street Edition
Show off t-shirt designs in your portfolio or give your client a variety of options for seeing your design work in action with this bundle of t-shirt mock-up images. I like this set for being a bit more editorial than the usual stock images you’ll find for creating comps of your work.
You have a variety of choices for product mock-ups. We could be here all day running through possibilities from cosmetics to food packaging. Whether you’re showing possibilities to a client for their branding or showing off comps of your own work in a portfolio, product mock-up sets like the one below give viewers something to connect with when looking at pages of graphic design.
Frame for Your Work Mockup Bundle
Whether you’re running a print-on-demand service or showing off your latest poster design, being able to show your work finished and framed without having to set up a scene yourself can be a huge asset to your design business.
Perhaps you don’t have the space to create such a scene or you lack the funding for a good DSLR camera in order to capture it. Framed work mock-ups like this one give you what you need in order to show off your creations without cutting into your work hours heavily.
Photorealistic Book Mock-Up
You’re hard at work on a book cover design for a client and want to give them options with a bit of a punch: a photorealistic book mock-up is ready for you. You can find a variety of book types (standard novel, coffee table book, a square book, and more) at the ready for your customizing needs. Consider having such assets at the ready in a variety of sizes within your graphic designer’s resource kit.
Branding / Identity Mock-Up II
A must-have for any graphic designer is a branding-identity mock-up (or two, or three). These allow you to showcase your work for various clients, creating logos, business cards, letterheads, and more. They also allow your clients to connect with your logo options in an elegant and corporate-ready presentation.
Sketchbook Mock-Up & Sketch Actions
This set offers up a one-two punch for showcasing rough work in your portfolio or when sharing with a client. Consider how handy it would be to run through your digital sketches in a hand-made format in your website’s gallery or on an Instagram account. I chose this asset in particular for its elegance and options for customizing your content into a simple scene.
Magazine / Brochure Mock-Up II
This one is perfect for catalogs, magazines, brochures, and more. Many a graphic designer has to spend time laying out content in Adobe InDesign, and what better way to show it off in their portfolio or share it with their client than through a mock-up such as the one seen below.
Poster Holding Mock-Up / Female Model Edition
Show off poster designs or use such an image for an advertising or even social media campaign. Mock-ups like this allow users to connect with the work in a tangible way. They can understand the size of your design as well as connect with the person in the image holding the poster up.
You’ll also find other options featuring different models or no models at all. In this pack, you have a lot of size and orientation options, even if the model is the same throughout the entire resource file.
10 Photo Realistic Logo Mock-Ups
Logo clients can be a little tricky. So the one way to instantly win over any client is to place your final logos on a photorealistic mockup. This particular package features a stunning collection of 10 designs that will definitely impress even the most stubborn client.
Photo Realistic Brochure Mock-up
The number one best-selling brochure mockup on GraphicRiver has been improved to be even better! This amazing package features 13 brochure mockups, advanced paper reflections, and five additional background textures.
Display your art in style with these unique poster markups. This package features 10 pre-made Photoshop mockups, complete with advanced shadow controls and changeable background layers.
Female Hoodie Mockup
Love fashion? Explore your favorite styles with this easy to use and super fashionable hoodie mockup. Download this file to gain access to seven different files with easily editable elements for photorealistic results.
Picture Frame Mockup
Display your art on this modern wall with this playful picture frame mockup. Included in this package is one Photoshop file with photorealistic backgrounds shown in a variety of angles.
Branding / Identity Mock-up
Save much needed time during your design workflow by placing modern identities on this stunning brand mockup. This package includes nine high-quality mockups with an easily editable background that you can change to virtually any color!
50 Hip Logo Overlay Mock-Ups
Want to display your logo designs in a cool and unique way? Well give these hip logo mockups a try! This huge collection of 50 modern vintage photographs includes everything from vintage trays to hipster equipment and so much more!
10 High-Resolution Image Packs
Finally, we get to raster-based texture packs. There are a lot of options out there, and below I’ve selected several assets that I find useful based on their trendiness as well as usability for a graphic designer and their general day-to-day needs.
Nebula Backgrounds Bundle
This bundle features several space images, in high resolution, ready for print and web media. Consider them a fantastic background to present typographic content or something to add to icon designs in order to stay on trend with galaxy-themed content. Backgrounds like these can also be combined with some of the actions listed above in order to create fun, complex imagery.
Antique Paper Texture Pack
Whether you’re aiming to use paper textures as a background for your design needs or to be applied to existing graphics, paper textures can give a variety of imagery a retro look. Combine these textures with some of the content above, such as real-media style brushes, to create digitally created graphics with a traditional media style.
These textures are perfect for presenting product mock-ups, business cards, or using as textures for typographic designs or icon designs.
The Thriller – Cinematic Background Textures
Create thrilling designs with these amazing cinematic background textures. This set of textures includes eight high-resolution background images that are perfect for book covers, motion graphics, and more!
6 High-Resolution Metal Textures
If you’re looking for high-resolution metal textures, then look no further! This collection of six pristine images features metal designs with vertical, horizontal, and circular textures.
The Photoshop Pyrography Pack
The great thing about Photoshop is that you can achieve high-quality wood-burning effects without all the danger! With this amazing pyrography pack, you’ll have access to high-quality wooden backgrounds and even unique layer styles to achieve realistic burn effects.
20 Snow Overlay Textures
Winter is that festive time of the year when holidays are near and sweaters are warm and fuzzy. And you can achieve that cold, snowy look with this assortment of 20 snowy overlay textures. Instantly create the look of a frosty blizzard in a few short clicks!
Bright Watercolor Textures Pack
You can never have enough watercolor packs! This amazing package includes hand-painted watercolor textures that are perfect for a variety of handcrafting projects. Enhance your designs with a choice of 20 different high-resolution files.
Low Poly Landscapes Backgrounds
Putting your designs on a low poly background is one of the easiest ways to give it an instantly modern look. Enjoy this collection of 20 high-definition landscapes with creative layouts and vibrant beautiful colors.
Cyber Polygon Backgrounds
Last but not least in this article of amazing resources is this incredible package of polygonal backgrounds. Enjoy 12 uniquely designed backgrounds perfect for websites, apps, and so much more!
This resource kit aims to highlight current design trends and some must-have assets for every graphic designer. Need a more hands-on approach to your designs? Consider enlisting the help of the good folks at Envato Studio for your creative needs.
Chances are we’ve missed some Envato Market and Envato Elements items that you think would be an excellent asset to any graphic designer’s toolbox. Share those links in the comment section below, and let this kit be a jumping-off point for building your ultimate digital asset set.