Free Space Background with Colorful Planets in Flat Design

We at SDR are truly fascinated by the universe, with its billions of galaxies and planets. And in this post, we’re thrilled to present our latest freebie –  Flat space background illustration with other-wordly space elements in landscape orientation. The free download includes full HD 1920×1080 JPG image. You can also opt to get the source PSD file.

The illustration depicts a fictitious moon-rise scene on an alien planet having a crater covered rocky surface, with clouds and colorful planets illuminating the night sky. You can use this background in websites, games, apps or any space themed designs. It can even be used as a wallpaper for your desktop and mobile devices.


Below you can preview this colorful flat style space background. Download it beneath the preview.

Free Flat Space Background
Space Background Illustration in Flat Design Style

Download Flat Space Background

You can download the full resolution background for free in JPG format using the button below. Or, you can choose to purchase the source Photoshop (PSD) file that has well organized layers and groups.

The free background is available under Creative Commons Attribution license. You can use it in your websites, games or any other work by giving attribution to

If you purchase the license for PSD file, you can easily edit the background using the source file. All the objects such as planets, clouds, rocks, and moon are made up of vector shapes and are placed in separate folders (as seen in the image below) that can be easily moved, rotated and re-positioned according to your requirement. And, you can use the background in your projects (personal or commercial) without attribution. For further details, kindly visit the licensing page


The techniques used in making the flat style planets are inspired by this tutorial on creating solar system planet icons in Adobe Illustrator by Envato Tuts+. We have replicated these steps in Adobe Photoshop for creating the planets and clouds for this space themed illustration.

If you like this space background, do not forget to share it using the buttons below. We also recommend you to check out our collection of sci-fi and techno fonts for your futuristic space inspired designs.

Monika Ratan

Monika loves graphic design & other forms of creative art. When not found tinkering with her favorite graphic design tools, she is mostly reading or writing on wide array of topics. Follow her on Twitter @monikaratan

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