Design should be accessible. Access to high quality fonts, photos, and materials are often hidden behind paywalls that pose considerable hurdles for designers.

I've compiled this list of free resources for my own self-reference and think it ought to be shared. I will continually add to it as I stumble across new material, and I'm always open to suggestions to be added.

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VELVETYNE

Open source fonts

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FONTGET

Open source fonts

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HERITAGE TYPE CO.

Free illustration packages updated regularly

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PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW

Newsletter showcasing public domain imagery

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ART INSTITUTE

The Art Institute of Chicago's entire collection

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METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's entire collection

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PICRYL

Public domain directory

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INTERNET ARCHIVE

Digital archive of free books, movies, and resources

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FONTS IN USE

Newsletter showcasing fonts found in media

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GRAPHICS IN MOVIES

Instagram page documenting graphics in film

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GO ANTHEM

Instagram page cataloguing retro logo design

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PAPER BAG ARCHIVE

Instagram archive of graphic paper bags

RESOURCES