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Subject - Design


Design is History

Images demonstrating where design came from, how it developed, and who shaped its evolution.

Luna Commons - Public Collections

16 digital image collections, including maps, books and even gravestones.

Old Maps Online

Discover the cartography of the past.

Digital Art Museum (DAM) 

 An online resource for the history and practice of digital fine art.

Information is Beautiful

Data, information, knowledge: distilled into beautiful, useful graphics & diagrams.

Google Art Project

An online platform with high-resolution images and videos of artworks.

MAAS Collection

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences collection.

Historical Anatomies

Images from anatomical atlases in the National Library of Medicine's collection.

New Old Stock

Vintage photos from the public archives. Free of known copyright restrictions.

Some of the resources listed here are for information, some are to use in projects and are copyright-free, and some are subscriber-based where creatives can either purchase images or upload to promote or sell their works.

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