15 of the best websites to find free stock photos for interior designers

So there you are, trying to beautify your new blog post or trying to give it an aesthetic touch to your website but you don’t have any images of your interiors… And no money to pay a photographer.

Chill out!

There are many ways you can get images for free. The most common is, if you want to use a photo you found for Pinterest or Google, find their author and ask for permission to use it.

When it comes to choosing photos for our website and blog posts, we usually keep in mind select a photo that should have a good vibe about what we want to communicate.

This chart made for Design Sponge will help you how to know when it is a good idea to give credit or just using a free stock photos site.

After a couple of advice, here we go…

Free Stock Photos for Your Interior Design Website

1. Pixabay

2. Unsplash

3. Pexels

4. Kaboompics

5. Stocksnap

6. Flickr

7. FreeImages

8. Morguefile

9. New Old Stock

10 RGB Stock

11. Splitshire

12. Life of Pix

13. PhotoPin

14. Foter

15. Creative Commons

All these sites have photos free to use. But before using these photos, check out their Creative Commons licenses in case they change them.

What can I do if they don’t have any photos that I really like?

Otherwise, I recommend using Shutterstock or Stocksy.

If you want to know more free stock photo sites, what does Creative Commons and Royalty-Free mean, check this information.

Share this blog post with your designer friends so they can get free stock photos for interior designers.

More tips, check these 9 things that will make me leave your interior design blog fast


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An architect and writer. I’m proud to be pretty optimistic dedicated with nothing more than passion and a laptop to helping you become your interior design business you most want to be.

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