background preloader

Image Resources

Facebook Twitter

The Library of Congress. Photos For Class - The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class! How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library — Quartz. In 1983, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was looking for a new CEO to run his burgeoning company.

How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library — Quartz

He tapped John Sculley, the CEO of Pepsi-Cola and the marketeer who had devised the Pepsi Challenge, which helped the soda company take on Coca-Cola. Jobs wanted someone who could help upstart Apple challenge all-powerful IBM. To convince Sculley to take the job, he asked the Pepsi exec: “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want a chance to change the world?” Sculley helmed Apple through a turbulent decade between 1983 and 1993, attempting to take on IBM in the PC business and launching products that confused the market—the most notable of which was the Apple Newton. The first handheld personal digital assistant (PDA) device was a massive flop, but one that Sculley said was simply ahead of its time. Quartz: One of the big themes of your book is that the time is ripe now to come up with these great moonshot businesses.

We’re in the era of mobility. No. Architecture Wallpapers: Turkish Village Window Background Images. Windmill Winter Country Road Sunset Fence Snow Wide Resolution. Rainbow Stonehenge Ancient Grass Colours Sky History Druids Green England Travel LuluP Desktop Images. Lighthouse Sunrise Su. Free Cliparts - ClipArtBest. Free Images - Pixabay. 30 Essential Free Resources for Designers Shillington. There are so many useful tools out there to help you with your design work, but the costs can quickly add up when you start stocking up on software, hardware, stock photos, graphics, pens, pencils, paper, books, magazines, etc.

30 Essential Free Resources for Designers Shillington

The list can feel endless. You shouldn’t have to spend a fortune to make your designs stand out, especially when all you really want to do is get on with creating exceptional work. We asked our expert designers and teachers here at Shillington to share their favourite free resources to help spark your creativity or boost your design business without breaking the bank. Here are their top picks: Graphics Resources 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Web Design Resources 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Typography Resources. Royalty Free Stock Video, Music, Photos, Illustrations, Sound Effects, After Effects and 3D Models. Picjumbo — free stock images. Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos. Printables. Color Trends + Palettes. Various Archives - ISO Republic. Images gratuites - Pixabay. Morguefile.com free stock photos. Stock Photos, Royalty-Free Images & Vectors.

Textures for 3D, graphic design and Photoshop! Public Domain Textures by sTextures.com. Where to Find Free Art Images & Books from Great Museums, and Free Books from University Presses. Free Images - Pixabay. Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection. Collection History This digitized presentation of over 30,000 items represents a select group of images from The New York Public Library Picture Collection at the Mid-Manhattan Library.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Since its creation in 1915, the Picture Collection has met the needs of New York's large community of artists, illustrators, designers, teachers, students, and general researchers. Covering over 12,000 subjects, the Picture Collection is an extensive circulating collection and reference archive, the largest of its kind in any public library system. Most of these digital images originally appeared on the NYPL website "The NYPL Picture Collection Online. " The digitization of selected Picture Collection postcards now accessible through NYPL Digital Gallery has been supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.

Background By the end of that year, 17,991 pictures had been prepared for circulation. The NYPL Picture Collection Online. The Public Domain Review. The Commons. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. 5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People. The significance of people in architectural rendering is nothing new – the added realism, and addition of narrative elements can make or break whether a render successfully sells its project.

5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People

With sites like Skalgubbar, architects and architecture students have easier access than ever before to “Render People”: PNG cut-outs of people, ready to be photoshopped into buildings. In the early years of free, online render-people databases, there was a stark homogeneity to the people represented. As the people providing the crowdsourced images were from predominantly Caucasian, Scandinavian countries, there was a surge of such people appearing in renders in projects across the world. In wake of this, other groups have worked to produce workable databases of diverse, culturally representative render people, giving architects and architecture students the freedom to accurately depict their work in its intended context. Escalatina Nonscandinavia Cut Out Life Skalgubbrasil Mr.