We’ve rounded up some of our favorite FREE tools and resources for design, branding, project management, and more.
Building a global visual language that unites us.
Browse through thousands of cozy autumn photos and icon collections to get into the spirit of the season.
President Obama’s Chief White House Photographer shared his experience and tips for taking great photos during a Q&A with Polly Irungu, Founder of Black Women Photographers.
Celebrate the sunny season with our favorite summer-themed icon and photo collections.
Learn how to use Noun Project to create your own illustrations and add a more personalized, expressive touch to your brand.
From Public Domain icon and photo collections to free editable templates, here are our top graphic design freebies to ring in the summer of 2023.
Plan your shoots with our photographer content creation planning guides
Plan your June photoshoots with our photographer content creation planning guides
Follow these steps to plan your perfect photoshoot, from concept to completion
Learn how photography can be used for conservation efforts this Earth Month with inspiration from three amazing conservation photographers.
Save time by tracking and organizing your most common design assets and making them components in Figma.
We’re opening a new Pandora’s Box of possibilities this April Fool’s Day, with only the most wild, weird, and whimsical of icons and photos from our collection.
Canva users now have access to a curated selection of icons from Noun Project to add to their creations.
Learn how to design better surveys, quizzes and forms with Typeform using our Icon API.
Web-based design platform Adobe Express offers a streamlined way to make design accessible to everyone.
Get ahead of the pack with our top photography trends for 2023
Learn how the visual collaboration platform Mural uses our Icon API to help teams unlock their creative power.
Learn how to photograph and capture authentic moments of connection, inspired by the Greek words for love.
Plan your shoots with our photographer content creation planning guides
Plan your shoots with our new photographer content creation planning guide
Plan your shoots with our new photographer content creation planning guides
Follow these six simple do’s and don’ts from Noun Project photo curators to create stock photos that sell.
We’ve been rounding up our favorite examples of creators stepping beyond the screen and getting crafty with icons.
Use Noun Project’s 2023 Content Calendar to plan all your marketing and social media content needs.
Ring in the holidays and celebrate the spirit of giving by scoping out these freebies from Noun Project!
All you need is a printer, glue, and a precision knife to make these delightfully minimal paper gift boxes.
Welcome to the Magentaverse with Viva Magenta.
Get inspired for your next project with Noun Project’s favorite winter color palettes.
Celebrate winter holidays and ring in the New Year with festive icons and photos.
Check out these quick and simple ways to create your own gifts and crafts with Noun Project icons.
Add a more personalized flare to your holiday shopping this year by customizing gifts on Zazzle with icons!
Use Noun Project icons to DIY your way to the best Halloween pumpkin yet 🎃
Ring in the season with creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky icons and photos deep from the Noun Project vaults.
Get creative by making your own print-at-home luminaries with paper bags (or jars) and Noun Project icons.
Check out these helpful tips from some of the top creatives shaping the future of the industry.
Here are the do’s and don’ts of using icons effectively in your user interface designs.
Canva is a free, beginner-friendly web-based design tool that allows you to quickly create amazing graphic designs with icons and other elements.
Learn some of the most common symbols and their meanings, and see how you can successfully implement universal symbols into your graphic design.
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.
Learn how to use Figma’s Auto Layout tool to quickly add padding and alignment rules to standardize your design elements.
The Amsterdam-based designer and illustrator shares his tips for making clean, consistent, minimal geometric designs using grid systems in Illustrator.
What are marketing materials? This guide covers the basics of marketing materials and practical examples of what they can look like.
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.
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.
Frank Bach is Lead Product Designer at Headspace. We caught up with Frank to learn more about his career path, approach to creative collaboration, and key advice for new designers.
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.
Jake “JP” Hytken, DEI & ERG Engagement Manager for Snap Inc., helped Snap introduce the first wheelchair Bitmojis – and shares his tips on how people can better represent disability in design.
This is a visual guide on different graphic design styles and their characteristics, along with beautiful illustration examples to inspire your next design.
Ordinary white glue and a printed icon are all you need to “stamp” your favorite icons onto an egg using this unique method.
We’re celebrating April Fools’ Day by getting back to what the internet was originally built for: all cat content, all the time.
Learn three basic color schemes based on color theory to take your photos to the next level.
Need some infographic inspiration? Learn how to create interesting visuals with our favorite infographic examples and an easy five-step process.
Ian Matty runs a Makerspace at a local library so students can discover new ideas and technologies. We caught up with Ian to learn how Noun Project icons help students explore projects like 3D printing and apparel-making.
Learn how to create visual notes for deeper learning and retention.
Design your own creative (and free) Valentine using Adobe Express with Noun Project icons.
Top photographers at Noun Project share their best advice on success in the stock photo industry
Celebrate National Hobby Month in January by showing us a creative craft you’ve made with Noun Project icons. Two entrants will be selected to win a free annual Skillshare membership!
For the first time in its history, PANTONE has created a brand new color for the 2022 Color of the Year.
The illustrator, designer, and “Cat Artist” shares his tips on making design more personal and expressive.
Charlie shares her process for creating images that support independent creatives and business owners with calm, natural and nature-inspired branding.
Corporate logos of the absurd: Artist Michael A. Salter reacts to visual culture through his uniquely surreal icon designs.
Nat Geo photographer and Nikon Ambassador Ami Vitale strives to help us embrace our interconnectedness and inspire us to protect nature.
Step beyond flat design and add dimension to your icons with neumorphic effects in Figma.
Just starting out in the world of design? Check out these helpful tips from some of the top designers and illustrators shaping the future of the industry.
Celebrate nature and outdoor recreation with stunning photo and icon collections on Noun Project.
Learn icon design basics in Adobe Illustrator from French Graphic Designer Adrien Coquet.
Johnathan shares his process and walks us through how he captures stunning drone images.
John Caserta is a Graphic Design professor at RISD and the founder of a design-centered coworking space. Learn about John’s creative path and advice for budding designers.
Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and beyond.
The artist, designer, and citizen scientist illustrates the natural world around her and spreads ecological messages from her Bryce Canyon home.
Help build representation of BIPOC people enjoying the outdoors
Elevating the voices of those who have been underrepresented and breaking down cultural barriers.
Celebrate Women’s History Month and use one-of-a-kind visuals year-round with these icon collections and photographs from outstanding members of our Creator Community.
Professor Boyd was nominated by AnitaB.org to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Angela was nominated by AnitaB.org to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Celebrating trailblazers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
“I can’t capture beauty that doesn’t already exist. I am here to capture what’s already there.”
Book Creator is a simple tool for creating awesome digital books for any subject and grade level. We spoke with Book Creator’s Dan Kemp about how students can combine text, images, Noun Project icons and more to make engaging digital books that demonstrate their learning.
Laura Busino was nominated by FREE THE WORK to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Curating inclusive, art-quality images for everyone.
Luis elevates the familiar pictogram style to dazzlingly witty, socially incisive new heights.
Malakai was nominated by FREE THE WORK to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Striking, surreal images that feature beautiful buildings and architecture.
Championing underrepresented Creators to change the status quo.
Olena is a Ukranian icon designer with two higher education degrees and two children. Her...
Christina has been nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Authentic, beautiful photos from around the world.
A curated talent discovery platform for underrepresented creators
Kai was nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Bernadette was nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Pamela has been nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Nilofer has been nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Championing diversity and inclusion in the ad industry and beyond.
Love has been nominated by The 3% Movement to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Krystal has been nominated by The Female Quotient to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Kamal has been nominated by The Female Quotient to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Spotlight: Brit Rocourt, Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships at Plan International
Brit has been nominated by The Female Quotient to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Fighting for justice and shifting the paradigm of workplace culture toward one of safety, equity, and dignity for women of all kinds.
Kayla has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Karissa has been nominated by Blavity to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Pushing the boundaries of culture and the status quo.
Advancing equality in the workplace through the power of collaboration.
A new photo collection celebrating empowered women leading at work, at home, in their communities, and beyond. In partnership with TIME’S UP Foundation, The 3% Movement, The Female Quotient, and FREE THE WORK.
MIT alum and digital innovation expert Christine Outram is revolutionizing the world of online tutoring at Everydae.
Surreal, whimsical images with punchy pops of color.
Elisabeth has been nominated by Grid110 to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Carolyn has been nominated by Grid110 to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Michelle has been nominated by Grid110 to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Fostering the most thriving, inviting, and inclusive community for entrepreneurs in Los Angeles.
Crystal has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Lorena has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Maria has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Noun Project’s Redefining Women Iconathon series will bring creative communities together to design new public domain icons that more accurately represent the women (and men) of today.
Mica Alaniz has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Nicole has been nominated by Latinas in Tech to be featured for her outstanding impact.
Connecting, supporting, and empowering Latina women working in tech.
Help get out the vote with these two free resources from Noun Project and Vote.org At Noun...
All Raise has nominated Felicia Curcuru to be featured for her outstanding impact in tech.
All Raise has nominated Lolita Taub to be featured for her outstanding impact in tech.
All Raise has nominated Julia Collins to be featured for her outstanding impact in tech.
Creating a tech culture where women are leading, shaping, and funding the future.
A new collection of stock photos to champion more inclusion and diversity in tech.
Capturing the beauty of America for 40 years.
From commercial shoots to capturing iconic social movements, Avel’s work has been celebrated all over the world.
Championing positive representation of Muslim women and women of color in mass media.
Capturing the beauty of America for 40 years.
Creator and Wikimedia Brand Director Zack McCune designs unique icons which begin as rubber stamps featuring the rich details of world cultures.
Use these free templates to create engaging, highly visual educational materials with Noun Project icons.
Create visual lessons and augment student learning with these classroom-friendly icons.
Make the most of your meetings by using MURAL and Noun Project to visually collaborate.
Make an eye-catching repeating icon pattern using Adobe Illustrator.
Matt Miller is an educator, blogger, and the author of several books including Ditch That Textbook. We caught up with Matt to learn more about his approach to teaching with tech and how icons can enhance learning.
Choose from over 3,000 mandala icons to print out and color at home. Adult coloring books have...
Lorie Shaull is a photographer, videographer and icon creator. Her work has appeared on The Daily Show and her Ruth Bader Ginsburg icon has been used for everything from needlepoints to cookies, on signage and more. We caught up with Lorie to learn more about her creative process and her thoughts on iconography.
Icons to help communicate important hygiene, health and wellness information. During an emergency,...
Create your own custom cards using Noun Project icons and Google Slides. Valentine’s Day is right...
Celebrate the season with these festive icon collections. Winter and Christmas icon collection by...
We caught up with Elisabetta to learn more about her career path, creative process, and more.
Tips for designing icons that depict gender from Noun Project’s lead content curator Erika Kim.
We caught up with Jon to learn more about his creative process, how he uses iconography in his work, and more.
Our curation team is responsible for reviewing every icon that’s submitted to Noun Project for consideration. Lead curator Erika Kim shares how we evaluate and curate content so our users have access to the most diverse collection of icons ever.
In this series, we’re sharing iconography from places near and far.
A curated list of some of the Noun Project team’s favorite things for gifting this holiday season....
Used by some of today’s most innovative companies, Lingo is transforming the way creative teams work.
Brian Rea’s award-winning illustrations appear each week alongside The New York Times “Modern Love” column. He is the former art director of The New York Times Op-Ed Page and has produced drawings and paintings for magazines, murals, fashion and film projects around the world. We recently caught up with Brian to learn more about his work and creative process.
We caught up with Ben to learn more about his creative process, art direction in the world of publication design, and his approach to designing icons for everything.
Deanna Henderson of Minibeast Wildlife shares how their latest app puts spider identification in...
We caught up with designer and developer Aliza Aufrichtig to learn more about her latest...
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.
Cards Against Humanity is known for their outlandish and hilarious products — from card decks to...
We were really excited to hear that Renata Stone, founder of Knottery Fiber Art, uses Noun Project icons to help grow her business.
How Noun Project came to be, as told by co-founder Edward Boatman.