Dieter Petereit November 18th, 2013

Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

Hello global design community!. We are back with another edition of our monthly collection of the freshest design resources. Today, we'll show you, what October 2013 had to offer. If you know our series already, you know you can expect the best HTML, CSS and PSD templates, as well as UI-kits for your next great web or native app. All of the resources showcased here are fresh, free and easy to download, suitable for experienced and amateur web designers, so be sure to download the ones you love and share them with everyone you know!


One important information before you read on: All the following elements are freely usable, though some will require a registration to download.

Hello Pepper Plane: Responsive Theme Ready to Implement

Hello pepper theme

Creator: Julien Lepoivre
Features: Responsive, use of icon fonts, one-page layout, grid

Horus: Fully Responsive Layout in HTML and CSS

horus theme

Creator: imon Themes
Features: Flat, blog oriented

Grill Point: Free Bootstrap 3.0 HTML Template

grill point theme

Creator: Template Monster
Features: Big slider, responsive

Overflow: Timeline Template Built on SkelJS

overflow theme

Creator: HTML5 UP
Features: One page layout, timeline style, functional form

AutoSwift: Responsive HTML5 Theme

Autoswift theme

Creator: W3Layouts
Features: HTML5/CSS3 layout, responsive, minimal, big slider

Flat Monday: Free Single Page Website Template for Business Site

Flat monday theme

Creator: Template Monster
Features: Fixed menu, one page layout, flat

Liquid Gem: A Fully Responsive HTML Portfolio Template

Liquid gem theme

Features: Minimal, transitional slider, popular posts grid

WeddingPlanner: Responsive HTML5 Theme

Weddingplanner theme

Creator: W3layouts
Features: 3 Columns, one page layout, flat

photo_blurred: Simple Contemporary Website Template

photo_blurred theme

Creator: CSS3 Templates
Features: Cross browser, minimal design, big featured photo

Get the Most of Your Designs with These PSD Themes

In this section, you’ll find polished PSD Themes. With simple layouts and awesome quality they are sure to fit into any project you like.

Vintage Label: PSD Template Suitable for Stationery Design

Vintage label template

Creator: Free PSD Files
Features: Retro, stationery-ready

Singolo: Complete and Free Flat PSD Website Template

Singolo template

Creator: PSD Chat
Features: Flat, beautiful illustration, customized icons

Tumblr Themes: 20 Tumblr Themes Pack With Editable Sources In Photoshop (PSD)

Tumblr templates

Creator: DesignShock
Features: Editable vectors, 20 themes included, Google Fonts

Bla Bla’s Portfolio: Beautifully Designed PSD Template

Bla Bla's template

Creator: Filip Justi?
Features: Clean design, carefully ordered layers

Design & Code: Free Multipurpose Template PSD With Sleek Looks

design&code template

Creator: Diogodantas
Features: Clean style, 960 grid based design, 3 colors available

Almost Flat: Purple Tone Landing Page PSD

Almost flat template

Creator: Tempees
Features: Flat design, layered PSD

CleanMag: WordPress Styled PSD Template for Magazines

CleanMag template

Creator: Graphics Fuel
Features: Carefully ordered layers, clean design

Limelight: Simple, Modern and Clean Clean PSD Template

limelight template

Creator: freebiesxpress
Features: Minimalistic design, carefully ordered layers

GUI Sets: Sleek Creations to Ease Your Workload

Elaborate pieces of work, cool styles and what not, all carefully selected to help you with that project you love.

Gmail UI Kit: Gmail Style Interface in PSD for All Your Projects

Gmail UI

Creator: Michael Reimer
Features: Re-sizeable Photoshop shapes

Ubuntu GUI Template: Complete Graphic Set For Ubuntu Lovers

ubuntu GUI

Creator: DesignShock
Features: Pixel-perfect design

Basiliq: Freehand UI Kit for Mobile Projects

Basiliq UI

Creator: Cloud Castle
Features: Freehand style, large number of elements for mobile apps

Thallium GUI Kit: Transparent Interface for All Kinds of Multimedia Projects

thallium GUI

Creator: Despoth
Features: Transparent effects, multimedia elements

Chrome UI Kit: An Updated Interface of One of the Most Liked Browsers

Chrome UI

Creator: Todd Hamilton
Features: Well ordered layers

Gamecenter Pack: Useful Interface With Lots of Elements

Gamecenter pack UI

Features: Miscellaneous elements

Just Another UI Kit: Colorful Interface with a Nice and Soft Flat Design

just another UI kit

Creator: Awhin
Features: Multiple colors, several types of elements.

UI8 Kit: An Impressive Assortment of Beautiful UI Elements Created Simply to Make Your Job Easier

UI8 kit

Features: Carefully ordered layers, minimalistic design.

Widget UI Kit: Awesome Set Composed of Quality Widgets

Widget UI kit

Creator: Dámaso Benítez
Features: Carefully ordered layers, Creative Commons License.

More Parts of our Monthly Series of Fresh Design Resources

Did you just recently find out that we publish quality resources on a monthly basis? Are you looking for more of that great stuff? The following list has you covered.

About the Authors

The shock family is a group of web enthusiasts, designers and developers dedicated to the creation of all kinds of resources for the web. They are well-known for their various projects, such as themeshock, a site with quality WordPress themes and useful freebies, iconshock, one of the largest icon repositories with more than a million icons and WPthemegenerator, the online creation tool for WordPress and XHTML themes.


Dieter Petereit

Dieter Petereit is a veteran of the web with over 25 years of experience in the world of IT. As soon as Netscape became available he started to do what already at that time was called web design and has carried on ever since. Two decades ago he started writing for several online publications, some well, some lesser known. You can meet him over on Google+.


  1. Wow, what a post! I love the Thallium set, and you have compiled a list of great psd files here. Oh, who am I kidding? Everything in this post is great. I also like Horus, and even shared it on one of my sites a few weeks back. great job Dieter, you’ve done it again!

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