Learn some of the most common symbols and their meanings, and see how you can successfully implement universal symbols into your graphic design.
Noun Project Team
Building a global visual language that unites us.
48 Graphic Design Quotes for Encouragement
Need some inspiration for your next project — or a laugh? These graphic design quotes are perfect to get your creative juices flowing or to send to your client.
EPS File Definition + How To Open One
If you’re looking to get something printed professionally, you may be considering an EPS file format. Here’s what you need to know.
RGB vs. CMYK: Understanding the Differences
When it comes to RGB vs. CMYK, what’s the difference? These color modes are best for different design formats — RGB for digital work and CMYK for print.
Best File Type for Printing in 2022
There are a lot of file types, but which one is really the best file type for printing? Learn which file type is right for you and your printing needs.
What are Marketing Materials? + 15 Effective Examples
What are marketing materials? This guide covers the basics of marketing materials and practical examples of what they can look like.
Art of the Menu: 21 Menu Design Ideas That Are Dine-amite
These creative menu design ideas are effective and will look great in your restaurant or cafe. You don’t need to be a designer to create a menu that stands out.
What Are Royalty-Free Images? + How to Use Them
What are royalty-free images? This guide will help you understand royalty licensing and how to properly use royalty-free images in your next blog post.
41 Good Color Combinations + How to Create Your Own
Good color combinations are used in a variety of contexts, from web design to branding. Understand the basics and see examples to inspire your own color choices.
10 Types of Graphic Design in 2022
Graphic design is an important field that shapes the visual environment of our world. Learn about 10 types of graphic design and how to make it your career.
17 Graphic Design Styles: A Visual Guide
This is a visual guide on different graphic design styles and their characteristics, along with beautiful illustration examples to inspire your next design.
What Is a Vector Graphic? + How To Use One
Vector graphics are composed of lines, curves and dots that are based on mathematical formulas created through design software.
Top Infographic Examples + How To Create an Infographic in 5 Steps
Need some infographic inspiration? Learn how to create interesting visuals with our favorite infographic examples and an easy five-step process.
Raster vs. Vector: Understanding File Formats for Design
Raster and vector graphic file formats both offer advantages and disadvantages. Learn about the differences between raster vs. vector and how to use them effectively.
Tutorial: Alphabet Coloring Book
Create your own custom coloring book using Noun Project icons. Coloring is a simple and fun...
New Integration with Google Docs & Slides
Here at Noun Project we’ve been working with Google to bring over 1 million icons directly into...
Tutorial: How to Create an Animated GIF Using Icons
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to animate your icons using Adobe Photoshop. Skill Level:...
Travel Icon Journal: New York
In this series, we’re sharing iconography from places near and far. This week’s Travel Icon...
Travel Icon Journal: Portland
In this series, we’re sharing iconography from places near and far.
Building and sharing the world’s visual language through interactive design workshops.
Customize Your Noun Project Icons
Butterfly icon by Jacqueline Fernandes With advanced editing features, you now have more control...
Custom Slack Emoji with Noun Project
Add some flair to your Slack workspace with millions of Noun Project icons.
Micro Animations: An Interview with Sanne de Vries
Our new friend Sanne de Vries created a project to easily source and use micro animations in design prototypes. We recently caught up with her to tell us a little more about this great new project.
With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office How do you protect your ideas and inventions? A...
Spotlight: Interview with Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity is known for their outlandish and hilarious products — from card decks to...
Spotlight: Interview with Knottery Fiber Art
We were really excited to hear that Renata Stone, founder of Knottery Fiber Art, uses Noun Project icons to help grow her business.
We Put Ants In Your Pants!
A Print All Over Me Collection from Noun Project
Spotlight: Interview with Cezary Lopacinski
Noun Project Creator Spotlight
Icons In Motion
We interviewed Salih Abdul-Karim, Airbnb’s design lead and animator, to learn how he turned Noun Project’s icons into moving animations with a new tool called Lottie.
Reimagining Great Streets in Los Angeles
Have you ever strolled past a parklet, or a sidewalk extension with what seems to be seating and...
Innovation in Education
With Duke University Education Icon Collection Rapid changes in technology means that education is...
With The New York Times Investigative Journalism Icons Superpacks. Drones. Gerrymandering. Dark...
With Charity:Water Clean Water Icon Collection The lack of access to clean, safe drinking water is...
With the American Red Cross Urban Disaster Preparedness Icon Collection In honor of World Disaster...
Iconathon with Cree, Inc.
The Los Angeles River
With the L.A. River Revitalization Corporation LA River Icon Collection The Los Angeles River is...
Iconathon with the City of San Francisco