Icon Font Families

Entypo Lightning Bolt IconWeb and application designers need icons, and most of the time we need more or less the same ones---icons representing users, icons for navigation and interactions, social media icons, etc. Several projects have been bundling these icons into pictographic fonts (sort of a Zapf Dingbats for icons).

ColorSchemer Studio

Color Palette from Photo

The Desktop Wallpaper Project

Graphic designer Bobby Solomon curates an amazing collection of desktop backgrounds on his site (formerly Kitsune Noire).

Subtle Patterns for Web Design

Check out for all sorts of patterns available for free download: everything from fabric to wood, cardboard to brushed aluminum.