Free resources from the designer community can add value to an e-commerce site. Here’s a list of new web tools and design elements for Spring 2021. There are icon libraries, gradient palettes, project boilerplates, feedback and collaboration tools, fonts, and more. All of these tools are free, although some also offer premium versions.
Free design tools
Food allows customers to share 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 focusing primarily on contemporary type. 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 inspirational artwork, photography, design images, or any other visual assets.
Slidev is an online presentation tool for developers. When working with WYSIWYG editors, it’s easy to get distracted by styling options. Slidev addresses this by separating content and visuals to focus on one thing while reusing community themes.
Moment is a one-click payment service powered by Stripe for WooCommerce sites. New customers fill out a short form to join the network for password-free one-click payments.
Night Eyes WordPress Plugin is a customizable dark mode option for websites. Customize the dark mode color scheme. With three preset dark themes, select the one that best matches your site design.
Taloflow identifies the best cloud infrastructure and API products for your use case, saving you a lot of analysis. Taloflow streamlines the selection process by creating a decision matrix to finalize which vendors to work with, test, or buy.
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. Simply click on a gradient and 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.
Picture16x9 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 summaries is a platform to generate custom and reusable HTML code to start your web projects. Select the elements 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 application for iPhone. Instantly assign tasks, set reminders and tag colleagues. Keep notes and projects organized, post announcements, and more.
Google Fonts Material Icons is a new addition to Google’s open source catalog, as iconography joins typography. Material Icons is the first addition, with around 2,000 separate icons representing common actions in five styles: filed, underlined, rounded, two-tone, and sharp.
Athina is a modern display font with tall, elegant characters.
Space is a typeface that warps into shapes. It comes in two versions – regular and extended. Combine them to create unique styles.
Masso is a blocky display font with parallel lines, producing eye-catching text for titles and banners.
To return to 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.