Vectorportal contains a wealth of free vector art, which designers can use in both personal and commercial projects. Easy to navigate, you can filter your search using the drop down category box or search bar. With an extensive library of artwork, you're sure to find something of use here.
One of the largest artist communities on the web, DeviantArt is full of free and useful resources, including vectors. However, finding exactly what you're after in the crowd of chaos can be tricky. The search bar and Resources and Stock Images link will narrow things down for you, and no doubt you'll come across lots of free vector goodies.
Dingbat Fonts are essentially a collection of small vector illustrations. Simply type the letter you need and 'Create Outlines' in Illustrator CS6 to turn it into an object. Not all fonts are free for commercial use, so check the right filters before searching.
Font websites are generally more user-friendly and pleasant to browse than the ad-laden free vector art homepages. FontSpace in particular has a great user experience where you can see whether a font is free for commercial use simply by moving your mouse over it.
Brands of the World is an invaluable timesaver if you're designing for corporate clients and don't want to sit around waiting for someone to forward you a hi-res version of a certain logo. You can just find it here.
19. Spoon Graphics
This personal blog belonging to designer Chris Spooner features a large number of well-made, original freebies. Come for the free vector art, stay for the excellent and insightful articles!
Popular site Vecteezy is a one-stop shop for any free vector art you can think of. However the quality does vary, so you may have to spend time wading through mediocre vectors before finding something that is good enough to use. It's worth the time though, because there are some quality vector graphics to be found here.
DesignContest is more of a commission site and extremely tricky to navigate if you're just looking for free vector art. However, it does offer a well-designed free T-shirt template and various other free icons on the lower-right menu.
A big stock vector site with very efficient browsing options. You can search by colour, theme, popularity or file extension. It's clean to navigate and free from distracting ads. All in all, a superb place to search for free vector art.
Despite being heavy on adverts, All Silhouettes trumps many other free vector art websites in that everything is clearly labelled, fairly quick to navigate and the vast selection is available as bumper vector packs rather than single images.
VectorStock's main business is a library of reasonably-priced vector imagery, but as a handy aside it also boasts a substantial collection of free vectors. They're all available in EPS format, and it's nice and easy to create an account and start downloading.
25. Free Vector
With, by our reckoning, over 16,000 free vector sets available to download, you're in with a pretty good chance of finding what you want at Free Vector. To make life easier there's a good selection of categories to choose from, plus a pretty sweet collection of company logos.