Free resources from the design community can significantly enhance an ecommerce site.
Here is a list of new web tools and design elements from fall 2022. There are color gradients, security tools, text-to-image generators, artificial intelligence tools, mockups, pitch deck templates, toolkits to launch products, free fonts, and more.
All of these tools are free or have free plans, though some offer premium versions. The fonts are free for commercial projects. Before using a font, be sure to verify its terms.
Free Design Tools
Accessible Color Palette, from Venngage, lets you create and discover color combinations that follow web content accessibility guidelines. Use this simple, free tool to generate inclusive color pairings in seconds.
Squeaky is a privacy-friendly analytics suite, including dashboards, session recording, customer feedback widgets, heatmaps, and more.
Magician is an artificial-intelligence tool to generate elements from text. Create icons, images, copywriting, and more simply by entering textual prompts.
Illustration Builder provides everything you need to create beautiful illustrations for Figma. The kit includes a variety of objects, backgrounds, characters, and abstractions that are helpful for any website illustration.
Wrap is a browser extension for quickly capturing and editing beautifully styled product screenshots.
Microsoft Designer is a free AI-powered graphic design app for creating high-quality social media posts. Designer gives one-click suggestions for your ideas and can help you create custom images.
Vectormaker automatically converts an image to an SVG vector graphic. Drop in an image — such as a PNG or JPG — and the algorithm traces the edges for a corresponding vector path, filling it with matching colors.
StockAI is an AI-powered stock photo generator and library. Choose from thousands of pre-generated photos. The AI engine creates original images based on your searches.
Free Mockup Generator from Pixelied lets you quickly produce realistic designs in minutes with the help of hundreds of pre-made templates and a drag-and-drop editor.
Alternatives by Shuffle is a website builder that returns multiple pages and styles in your chosen configuration. Use the drag-and-drop editor to add components and generate options in Shuffle.
PitchCheck is a free pitch deck checklist to either review and revise your existing pitch deck or create a new one. The interface provides inspiration on how slides could look.
Metlo is an open-source API security platform. Metlo’s suite of automated security testing frameworks lets you find vulnerabilities in development.
Html.to.design lets you convert any website into editable Figma designs. Leverage an existing website and import its HTML to start your own designs without building each element from scratch.
Text to Image, a new feature in the Canva web design application, allows you to create unique images and art from text.
Digital Maker Toolkit is a set of tools to help you launch an idea for a product, business, service, or craft. Learn techniques and methodologies leading companies, and brands use to launch their products. Follow a step-by-step guide on producing all the deliverables required for success.
Yeasty Flavors is a friendly handwritten font with a cheerful vibe.
Delight Winter is a modern script that strikes a familiar, personal tone.
Wiggly Curves is a thick-lettered and groovy display font.
Taruno Wide by Locomotype Studio is an expanded display font that evokes an aggressive yet elegant feel with a healthy dose of retro-futurism.
Gladly Accept is another thick-lettered display font that’s immensely joyful.