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Free Vector Backgrounds

by Maddie Stearn on November 3, 2015 No comments

If you’re working on a design project, chances are that you’re going to need a background. Although minimalistic designs are becoming increasingly popular, even those designs often have backgrounds—they’re just not as noticeable.

While certain industries are leaning more towards sleek ads with clean lines, others are still employing bold colors and intricate patterns—so maybe it’s better to just throw up our hands and say, “Anything goes?” With these widely varying design trends, a large selection of vector backgrounds is always welcome. You don’t even have to use a background as a background—just take what you want from a vector image and leave the rest.


To get started on your next project, check out all of the vector backgrounds that went into making the graphic featured here.

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Designing A Yoga Poster Part III

by Mallory on May 16, 2014 1 comment

Designing A Yoga Poster Part III: Silhouettes and Sans-Serif

Part II brought a lot of progress on our “Yoga in the Park” poster, but we’re not quite finished.

The original stock image we used as our base included a nice silhouette, but Graphic Stock’s selection of fitness silhouettes is pretty deep, allowing us to replace it with a yoga silhouette that’s a few degrees closer to our motif of relaxation—simply by using an image of someone sitting instead of standing.


And some text and throw in a yoga mat by either creating it in Photoshop or grabbing it here, and the poster is ready for print.


Here’s the original beside our final version:

yoga1 yoga8


Click Here for Part I of this Tutorial.
Click Here for Part II of this Tutorial.

Ready to make your own poster? Head to to beef up your library of vector images, clip art and textures! 
Designing A Yoga Poster Part III

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