Free resources from the designer community can add value to an ecommerce site. Here’s a list of new web tools and design elements starting in Spring 2021. There are icon libraries, gradient palettes, project templates, feedback and collaboration tools, fonts, and more. All of these tools are free, although some offer premium versions as well.
Free design tools
To feed allows customers to share their product reviews and discuss new designs. Share updates with your subscribed customers with just one click.
Haikei is a web application for generating unique SVG shapes, backgrounds, and patterns.
Uncut is a free font catalog focused primarily on contemporary characters. Contributors can submit fonts. The site currently has 74 free fonts available for download.
Same energy is a visual search engine. Use it to find artwork, photographs, design images, or any other inspiring visual element.
Diapositivev is an online presentation tool for developers. When working with WYSIWYG editors, it’s easy to get distracted by the styling options. Slidev addresses this by separating content and visuals to focus on one thing while reusing community themes.
Instant is a one-click payment service powered by Stripe for WooCommerce sites. New customers fill out a short form to join the network and make one-click payments without a password.
WordPress Night Eye plugin is a customizable dark mode option for websites. Customize the dark mode color scheme. With three predefined dark themes, select the one that best matches your site design.
Taloflow identifies the best cloud infrastructure and the best API products for your use case, saving time-consuming analysis. Taloflow streamlines the selection process by creating a decision matrix to finalize which suppliers to work with, test or buy with.
Macro helps teams create powerful checklists for any recurring process. Track progress, monitor key metrics, and use built-in reporting features to get a clear picture of your team’s operations.
Conical.css offers a selection of simple and cool conical gradients. Just click on a gradient, then paste it into your CSS.
Charts.css is a modern CSS data visualization framework. It uses CSS utility classes to style HTML elements as graphics.
Photo16x9 is a handy online tool for creating standard looking images. The tool is useful for converting short and wide text images to fit Twitter.
HTML standard plates is a platform to generate personalized and reusable HTML to start your web projects. Select what to include, then copy and paste the corresponding code.
Penpot is an open source design and prototyping platform for cross-domain teams. Penpot does not depend on operating systems or installations, only a modern browser.
Verbz is a new voice collaboration app for iPhone. Instantly assign tasks, set reminders, and identify coworkers. Keep notes and projects organized, post announcements, and more.
Google Fonts hardware icons is a new addition to Google’s open source catalog, as iconography joins typography. Material Icons is the first addition, with approximately 2,000 separate icons depicting common actions in five styles: categorized, outline, rounded, two-tone, and sharp.
Athina is a modern display font with large and sleek typefaces.
Space is a typeface that distorts into shapes. It comes in two versions: regular and extended. Combine them to create unique styles.
Maso is a block display font with parallel lines, producing eye-catching text for headlines and banners.
Forturn is a textured brush font with an attractive flow. It works well as an all caps title font or with upper and lower case combined.
Curandera is a playful, bold, all caps font suitable for fun and friendly projects.
Eiko is a striking high contrast serif font inspired by the work of artist Eiko Ishioka.