This style in all its manifestations has become increasingly popular amongst the hipster subculture. But it is even more widely used in graphic and website design, where adding a "soul" to a project is one of the surest ways to put it out of the crowd.
I am talking about vintage – a common term for a group of design trends originated in the XIX and XX centuries. It is characterized by the heavy use of natural elements such as rough paper, cloth, and wood; expressive typography, and an artificially aged look.
If you prefer to say that your works are "crafted" and "tailored" rather than just "designed", this list of 200+ handpicked free vintage resources is for you. The entire gallery is divided into 9 categories:
Pay attention to the license conditions of each individual freebie before downloading it. When most mockups and Photoshop actions are free for both personal and commercial use without any restrictions, some fonts require attribution or contacting their authors in order to get a permission to use them commercially.
If you are ready, let’s start our journey!
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Twigs & Flowers Vintage Vector [140 Items] Illustration - Hundreds of genuine vintage illustrations salvaged from original printed sources.
2. Vector Hipster Badges — This free set created by Every Tuesday features 3 vector badges of different shapes and styles. They are designed using free fonts, and are available in AI, EPS, and PSD formats.
3. Vintage Food Titles — A collection of 5 free hand-drawn logo templates for food-related projects. Extremely detailed and endlessly scalable, they can be used for branding, t-shirts, website logos, and more.
4. Organic Farming Mega Pack Badges — 32 high-quality badges designed with soft pastel colors. They can serve equally good as logos or product labels.
5. Vintage Barber Shop Labels — 6 barber shop logo templates based on vector shapes.
6. 6 Vintage Logo Badges #2 — A set of exquisite vintage logo badges created by Mircea Busca, and released by GraphicBurger. The package includes 6 logo designs in PSD, AI, and EPS formats.
7. Free premium vintage vector Badges — This free logo set comes from AviatStudios. It combines retro-looking shapes and modern design techniques.
8. Vintage Logo Kit Vol.3 — A fully editable logo kit with neat detailed illustrations.
9. 5 Retro Insignias — This freebie is a pack of 5 retro insignias that come in black, white and grunge versions to fit any design.
10. Free Logo Bundle — A massive bundle of retro logo designs featuring insignias of all possible shapes.
11. Outdoor Camping Icon Set — In this pack you will find 32 scalable logos dedicated to camping activities.
12. 10 Retro Vintage Badges Vol.2 — Create a sophisticated logo using this free set of 10 templates. A list of required free fonts is included for each logo.
13. 6 Free Customizable Retro/Vintage Logos & Emblems — This collection is apparently popular among web designers. The whole pack uses only three custom fonts, and all of them are free.
14. 15 Vintage Logos — Another great collection of old-fashioned emblems published by PixelBuddha. This one includes hand-drawn illustrations, which give the logos an authentic look.
15. Retro Logo Vintage Insignia — 7 retro logos created with the help of simple vectors and free fonts.
16. 10 Retro Vintage Badges Vol.1 — 10 premium-looking insignias designed by Freepik, and delivered to you by GraphicBurger.
17. 5 Vector Insignias — A versatile set consisting of 5 logo templates that fit multiple topics.
18. Ocean and Sea Labels Stamp Vector Set — These stamps are dedicated for everyone who is passionate about sailing ships and salty sea air.
19. ’50s Badges — The guys at RetroVectors present a free bundle of logo templates inspired by the aesthetics of the 1920’s.
20. Vintage Sawmill Badge — This freebie is a single vintage logo designed with attention to each pixel. Despite the abundance of small parts, this template is also vector-based, so you can scale it to any size.
20. Free Wilderness Vector Graphics & Logo Template Kit — This pack is just a godsend for every designer obsessed with the vintage style. It offers 60+ free vector shapes (tools, animals, mountains, trees, backgrounds, and many more), and 7 ready-to-use insignias.
21. 6 Vintage Logo Kit — A vintage starter kit including 6 insignias (AI), 12 Icons (AI), and a brush file for Adobe Photoshop, which allows you to add a withered effect to your logo designs.
22. Quality Vector Badges — A free set designed to replenish your collection of retro-looking badges with 11 new items.
23. 12 Hipster Insignias & Badges — 6 free vector insignias with their design based on curves and circles. Very lightweight and transparent, they would look awesome against photo backgrounds.
24. Free Vintage Logo Templates – Vol.1 — These logos have been created with vector artwork and free fonts. Every single text and element is editable and fully scalable, and easy to modify.
25. Vintage Logo Kit Vol.1 — Yet another awesome hipster logo set by PixelBuddha. This one comprises 4 templates of premium quality.
26. 5 Hand-Written Style Logo Bundle — This bundle of 5 insignias has been designed with minimalist approach. Any of them will make a great logo for your website.
27. Vintage Logo Badge Template — A clean vector template. For a better result try using different decorative fonts, distress textures, and other additional retro elements.
28. 6 Vintage Logo Templates — 6 incredibly detailed multicolored logos.
29. Free Circular logos And Badges — These symmetrical round templates can be used to design your own brand designs, stamps and badges.
30. Retro Badges Collection — 5 vintage logo templates made with heavy fonts and lots of decorative details.
31. 20 Retro Ink Logos — A large toolbox of ink logos with filled backgrounds and cutout text and icons.
32. 6 Vintage Logo Badges — Free nature-inspired logos based on classic hipster images: bears, horns, mountains, etc.
33. Free Vintage Tailor Vector Labels — A free collection of handcrafted badges by Vecteezy dedicated to tailors and their work.
34. 5 Photo Neat Retro Badges — A set of minimalist logos in PSD format with smart objects.
35. Vintage Logo Kit Vol.2 — In this kit you will find 4 simple logo designs, which can be further modified to meet the needs of your project.
36. 10 Rounded Rough Badges — 10 round-shaped badges created using only free sources.
37. Vector Set of Labels — This pack 42 vector labels will be a nice addition to your ecommerce store.
38. Vintage Logo Designs — 8 vector layouts that come in white and black modes.
39. 8 Free Customizable Vector Vintage Style Logo Designs — 5 colorful watercolor logos with beautiful artwork and realistic overlay effects.
40. 32 Hipster Badges — And here comes a carefully crafted set of hipster badges. Its typography is demonstrated with really funny slogans, not just boring dummy text.
1. 20 Free Realistic Rusty Metal Logo Mockup Textures — Add a touch of ruin with this collection of mockup textures brought to you by Chris Spooner.
2. Vintage Logo MockUp PSD #2 — A minimalist mockup that will help you effectively display your logo, or business card design.
3. Branding / Identity MockUp Vol.10 — Demonstrate your branding identity via this high-resolution mockup featuring branded document templates, CD covers, flyers, and more.
4. Branding / Identity MockUp Vol.10 — 2 photorealistic mockups decorated with vintage effects. Present your sketches, fonts, or any other design works in a stylish environment.
5. Professional Old Photo Mockup — A professional sketchbook mockup with 2 paper textures, 3 smart objects, and 4 finishing effects.
6. Eco Bag MockUp — A simple, yet realistic scene based on the image with ultra high resolution (7500x5000px). Use smart objects to place your own branding, and change the background in just a few clicks.
7. Arrows & Craft Freebie — This mockup is a perfect fusion of modern technologies and a retro-looking environment. It has been created for developers, who need to present their apps for smart watches and other wearables.
8. Hanging Wall Sign MockUp #3 — A hanging wall sign in an incomparable European style. Simply put your design into a smart layer to make it appear on the sign with all the effects applied.
9. 9+ Business Card | Tablet Mockup Vol.2 — An absolutely free collection of 9 classy business card mockups. In fact, with its help you can present not only business cards, but also website designs and typography.
10. Identity Mockup — Display your branding identity designs on a variety of stationary items and devices.
11. Psd Business Card Mock-Up Vol16 v3 — 3 free business card mockups by Pixeden. Their recycled paper texture will grant your design an absolutely irresistible look.
12. Signs & Facades Freebies — 5 free street sign mockups created specifically for logo designers.
13. Wooden Business Card — A well-organized business card mockup with editable layers and overlay wood textures.
14. Vintage Clothing Label Mockup — A highly detailed clothing label with a withered look. To place your own logo use smart objects.
15. Cotton Bag Mockup — This fully editable cotton bag mockup is totally worthy of your attention, if you are dealing with logo/identity design or printing services.
16. Close-Up Logo Mock-ups — Show how your logo will look like on cardboard and metal surfaces.
17. Leather Stamping Logo Mockup — With the help of this PSD you can see how your logo design will look like on a leather wallet, or a jeans patch.
18. Vintage Logo MockUp PSD #3 — This free mockup scene is a part of a bigger collection including 30 elements. The free version comes with two displaying surfaces.
19. Hip iPad Mock-up — A nice iPad mockup with a blurred background, which helps to focus attention on your design work.
20. MacBook Air Mockup #2 — It’s just a MacBook on a wooden floor. Simple. Stylish. Effective.
21. Burlap Logo Mockup — A minimalist burlap mockup for logo designers.
22. Hanging Wall Sign MockUp — Create a distinctive establishment display for your logo with this photorealistic hanging wall sign mockup with white painted wooden background.
23. Vintage Label Mock-ups — This mockup is perfect for presentation of clothes and handmade branding on the surface of carton labels.
25. Sketchbook and Coffee Cup Mockup — A highly customizable sketchbook mockup. You can choose between white and ruled paper, include your own background and, of course, place your artwork on the sketchbook and on the cup.
26. 4 Notebook Mock-ups — 4 breathtaking notebook mockups, which allow you to display a wide range of desing works: sketches, logos, typography, flyers, etc.
27. Iso. Art Scene Generator Free — A really huge scene generator by Mockup Zone. It includes 3 predesigned scenes, 6 backgrounds, and 89 elements to provide you with an ultimate tool for creating your own isometric mockups.
28. I Am Creator – Frontview Edition Demo — This delicious freebie is a demo of I Am Creator – a premium mockup scene generator. The demo features 3 ready-to-go scenes (front view).
29. Canvas Tote Bag MockUp — A simple cotton back mockup with editable background.
30. Lumia 1520 Mockups — A perfect showcase for your app design.
31. 5 Free Weathered Wood Logo Mock Up Textures — A texture kit enhanced with smart objects to give your designs an old-fashioned look.
32. Engraved Wood MockUp — This freebie is a texture with some overlay effects added to make your logos look like if they were carved on the wooden surface.
33. Brown Paper Bag MockUp — A simple paper bag mockup with a changeable background.
34. Vintage Branding MockUp — Two layered PSD mockups (top-down and isometric). It provides you with 4 displaying surfaces to present business and greeting cards, and any documents in A4 format.
35. Free Notebook Mockup With Movable Elements — An extraordinary notebook mockup with editable cover and pages, and movable surrounding elements.
36. Artisan MockUps – Free Sample — A free demo of a professional Artisan kit. It features two classy mockups with a somewhat grim, but extremely authentic look.
37. Man of Simple Pleasures Free Set — An exclusive design kit, which contains 3 header images featuring men’s items. To customize it edit the smart object.
38. Carved Wood Logo Mockup — A slick wood texture designed to present your logo in style.
39. Close-up Logo Mockup Template — A flexible isometric mockup with changeable background and final effects.
40. Vintage Posters Frame Mockup — This mockup is a great way to present a poster design in a minimalist, unobtrusive milieu.
1. Free Vintage Icon Set (GIF) — Beautiful outline icons created by Julian Hrankov for his university presentation are now available for download. This set comprises 6 pixel-perfect miniatures on various topics.
2. Retro Icon Set — 12 subtle vintage vector icons featuring various vintage vehicles, devices, and other items.
3. 40 Vintage Ecommerce Icons — 40 icons should be enough to design a new ecommerce store, or to add some old-fashioned style to the existing one.
4. 47 Hipster Icons — 47 simple icons featuring arrows, beards, moustaches, glasses, and many other purely hipster elements will come in handy if you decide to design a vintage-looking website.
5. Free Retro Icons Pack — A huge pack of 200 flat retro-looking icons designed by Freepik for PixelsMarket. The best thing about this collection is that it comes in a vector format and, therefore, is scalable.
6. Pizza Icons Set — 100+ fully adjustable outline icons for website and app design, infographics and presentations.
7. Free Vintage Flat Icons — A 25-piece free iconset with flat design. The files are scalable to any size and are retina ready.
8. Free Vintage Design Icons — This stationery vintage set comprises 50 clean dichromatic icons in 5 sizes (32px, 48px, 64px, 128px, and 256px).
9. Retro Icons Pack — 12 cute detailed icons with a touch of sepia toning. The package comes with fully editable shape layers in a PSD file.
10. Free Hipster Icons Designed by Freepik.com — Free outline icons best suited for ecommerce stores selling clothes.
11. Free Flat Icons — Flat pictographs with a hint of material design.
12. Sketch Vector Stamp Icons Set — Scalable and editable social media icons for Sketch, which cover all the most popular networks.
13. Vintage Icons — 12 beautiful pastel icons with long shadows and rounded corners.
14. Free 21 Flat iOS Icon Set — A set of 21 flat iOS icons designed with a cheerful light palette.
15. Free Retro Stamp Vector Icons — This collection of flat stamp-shaped social icons features top social networks and additional pictographs for RSS and email.
2. Fabfelt Script
3. Nexa Rust
12. Vincent Regular
13. Boomtown Deco
15. Rispa Regular
16. Aka Posse
17. Candy Inc.
19. Betty Noir
20. Blenda Script
22. Angel Tears
23. Akura Popo
25. American Brewery Rough
30. Post Office
35. Bukhari Script
36. TT Masters Demo Black
37. Wooden Nickel Black
38. Diner Skinny
39. Variane Script
41. IFC Railroad
42. Dry Brush
43. Metro Retro NF
44. Hand Shop Typography C30
45. IFC Insane Rodeo
1. Free Hipster Seamless Patterns — 12 vector-based hipster patterns by Vecteezy. You can use them as is, or select separate elements.
2. 12 Free Vector Grunge Textures — 12 overlay textures aimed at adding a grunge effect to your photos and artwork.
3. Hero Images — This freebie can serve as a mockup, and a hero image for your website. The pack includes two variations of headers, easily customizable via smart objects.
4. 6 Vintage Wood Textures Vol.4 — 6 high-resolution textures of aged wood. As a designer, you are sure to find a lot of uses for them.
5. 10 Distressed Vector Halftone Patterns for Illustrator — A variety of halftone patterns to add a retro vibe to your illustrations.
6. Dust & Noise Overlay Textures — The textures from this pack visually age any image they are applied to.
7. 7 Natural Paper Textures — No vintage design can do without high-quality paper textures. If you still have problems with finding those, consider using this free pack.
8. 8 Free Scratch Vector Textures — This freebie is a set of 8 free scratch textures in vector format.
9. 7 Mulberry Paper Textures — A versatile collection of colorful, naturally looking backgrounds. Use them to design greeting cards, blog post featured images, or whatever you like.
10. 24 Free Authentic 1930s Vintage Postcard Textures — This free resource is a pack of vintage post card scans from Italy.
11. Vintage Starburst: Texture Pack — A large collection of 36 starburst textures in JPG format.
12. Vector Brush Textures — 20 brush vector textures created using a waterbrush filled with india ink.
13. Dust & Dirt Overlay Textures — These dust textures are great to add a retro or worn out look to your photos and artwork. The pack is free for personal and commercial use with attribution.
14. 20 Free Textures & Brushes — This set of high-resolution wall textures comes as raster images and Photoshop brushes.
15. 9 Free High Resolution Grain Textures — Simple grain textures of varying intensiveness made from tea granules. Available in raster JPG and PNG formats.
1. Save the Date — Neat retro design elements dedicated to all things romantical.
2. Free Forest Elements — Despite its name, this kit contains not only forest-related vectors, but also mountains, birds, and other items useful for any designer.
3. Adventure and Travel Graphics Collection — This versatile set of vector shapes gives you a variety of scalable images dedicated to travel, survival, camping, and such. As a bonus you will get two free textures with grunge effect.
4. Hand-Drawn Rustic Elements — This free pack consisting of 60+ vector elements will give you a hand at designing your own vintage logos.
5. Vintage Badge Templates + Brushes — A starter kit with 12 logo backgrounds and 8 vintage-looking textures.
6. AquaWay Free Vector Pack — This nautical pack comprises 30+ hand-drawn vector elements, 2 watercolor textures, 3 original insignias and 2 watercolor splashes.
7. Sable Kit Free — A host of ornate vector illustrations plus two readymade logo templates.
8. Sable Kit 2 Free — More than 60 handcrafted vector elements in AI, EPS and PSD formats.
9. 12 Free Hand-drawn Vector Mountains — 12 scalable mountains for every taste.
10. Hand Drawn BBQ Vectors — A pack of cheerful flat barbeque-related vectors.
11. 7 Free Editable Butcher Meat Cut Chart Illustrations — Do you own a butcher shop? No? Anyway, you will love this T-Rex meat map…
12. Timber! — A beautiful vector elements set full of mountains, forest houses, and lumberjack's stuff.
13. Light Ray Vectors — An extremely useful supplementary freebie containing vector rays of various sizes. Their use includes, but is not limited by logos, badges, and greeting cards.
14. Marine Sea Graphic Vectors —9 simple flat vectors designed in the marine theme.
15. Retro Summer Vacation Transport —A wide range of vector vehicles – land, water and air.
1. 14 Vintage Nautical Brushes — If you liked other nautical resources mentioned in our list, you will definitely like this free set of high-quality brushes.
2. 20 Engraved Antique Toy PS Brushes — This collection of brushes features a variety of old-fashioned trains, cars, and other items.
3. Dirigibles — 12 ultra-detailed brushes with a touch of Steampunk.
4. Vintage Crown Brushes — The pack contains 15 high quality vintage crown brushes, 2500+ pixels size.
5. Stamp Brushes —15+ genuine stamps, fingerprints, and other details to make your vintage designs look more realistic.
6. Retro Style Car Brushes —This set of retro cars covers 8 vehicles from mid XX century.
7. Vintage City High Res —Hand-drawn architectural monuments of the Old World. Featured are the most known buildings of Prague, London, Pisa, Moscow, Rome and Paris.
8. Halftone Brushes and Patterns Pack —Simple halftone brushes to give your designs a look of old comic books.
9. Sweet Vintage Brushes —A set of handmade brushes for true hipsters (and just designers with good taste).
10. 13 Dr pepper Brushes & 1 Font — A collection of illustrations dedicated to Doctor Pepper - one of the most renowned soft drinks in the World.
11. Charcoal & Pencil Brushed Pack — A collection of 157 charcoal & charcoal pencil brushes, that includes both short and long strokes.
1. Instant Hipster — 10 PhotoShop actions that mimic the most popular Instagram filters.
2. Vintage Photoshop Action 14 — One more action to add some style to your photos.
3. Instagram Filters as Photoshop Actions — Another attempt to make Instagram filters usable with PhotoShop. By now this growing collection includes 12 filters merged into one ATN file.
4. SweetPea Country Vintage PS Action —This filter will even the colors of your photos making cool shades warmer, and warm – cooler.
5. 10 Matte Actions Pack — Add a beautiful and trendy look to your photos with this free set.
6. 30 Photoshop Vintage Actions Bundle — A large (and free!) pack of Photoshop actions for all possible occasions.
7. Renegade — A useful set of 4 vintage Photoshop actions to add realistic retro effects to your photos in seconds.
8. Lithprint Hard Boiled — This intensive filter will make your photos look really old. Like *really* old. Use it if you want to mimic photos and newspapers from the XIX century.
9. Coffee Cup — Two completely attribution-free actions dubbed ‘milky coffee’ and ‘black coffee’. As their names imply, the first one is lighter, and the second one is darker. Both are great, though.
10. Sunny — Yet another lovely set of actions meant to inject some serenity into your photos.
1. Stripes Shadow Text Effect — This text effect creates plain striped shadows that add some 3D feel to your typography. It is best used with bold fonts.
2. Pretty Vintage Text Effect — A clean effect aimed at creating volumetric outlined letters with distinct shadows.
3. Vintage Layer Styles — A pack of 3 vintage text effects that can be applied with a simple click of a button.
4. Chalkboard Typography Text Effects Add a true to life chalkboard effect to your text with the help of this freebie. This pack provides you with 4 different overlays, each with its own unique style.
5. Authentic Text Effect — This effect decorates your text with a diagonal pattern, just like the one you can see on a 100 dollar bill.
6. Cardboard Text Effect — This free typography effect by AlienValley is a simple way to add a third dimension to your text. Not being purely vintage it, nevertheless, works well with bold retro fonts.
7. Retro Text Effect — Another dollar-inspired 3D-effect. Based on smart layers, it can be easily implemented into your design.
8. Grand Motel Text Effect — A retro style PSD text effect inspired by the amazing vintage motel signs.
9. Retro Typoghraphy Text Effect — This one will enhance your text with metallic glow, volume and shadows.
10. 3 Illustrator Vintage Text Effects — 3 unique effects created to decorate your typography with halftone shadows, strokes, and volume.
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We realize that it is impossible to cover everything in one go, that’s why we need your help in expanding the list. What great vintage freebies have we missed? Perhaps you would like to see another resource category here? Share your thoughts with us and your fellow designers in the comments. Let’s make the world of design better together!
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