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Design Tools and Content Resources

  • Fonts

    • Google Fonts—A free provider of fonts for web and desktop use
    • Adobe Fonts—Included with Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, Adobe Fonts provides a massive library of high quality fonts for use on the web or desktop
    • Font Pairing—Learn the secrets of multiple different types of pairings
  • Royalty Free Images

    If you need images, there are a lot of open source options.

    • Unsplash—”Over 1 million free high-resolution images brought to you by the world’s most generous community of photographers.”
    • Undraw—”A constantly updated design project with beautiful SVG images that you can use completely free and without attribution.”
    • Generated Photos—”Enhance your creative works with photos generated completely by AI. Find model images through our sorted and tagged app, or integrate images via API.”
    • Smithsonian Open Access—Tons of free images.
    • Wikimedia Commons—Check the “Information about reusing” links with images to see if the original creator wants attribution.
    • Pixabay—Another option with a big catalog of free images.
    • Pebblely—Beautiful product photos in seconds
    • Picography—High-resolution, royalty-free stock photos
  • Icons

    • Icônes—A searchable compendium of icon libraries for you to use
    • IconSVG—A Tool for Creating Custom SVG Icons
    • Material Design Icons—Free Downloadable SVGs
    • Feather Icons—Free Downloadable SVGs
    • UXWing Icons—Free Downloadable SVGs and PNGs
    • Simple Icons—”1302 Free SVG icons for popular brands”
    • MingCute—Carefully designed icon library, perfect for web and mobile use
    • Iconic—Pixel-perfect icons, new ones added weekly
    • Icon Buddy—Over 200k+ open source icons
    • Icon Designs—Understand the rules of icon design (grids and key shapes)
  • Color

    • Coolors—A tool for creating and sharing color palettes
    • Adobe Color—Another tool for creating and sharing color palettes
    • Colorbox—A color tool for producing sets of color shades
    • OKLCH—Color picker and converter, a way to encode colors
    • Accessible Palette—Create color systems with consistent lightness and contrast
    • Observable—Perpetually uniform color models and their implications
  • Additional Resources

    • Tiny Helper— A collection of free single-purpose online tools for web developers
    • A11Y Project— A checklist and guide to digital accessibility, check your WCAG compliance

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