Quick and dirty, stock photography and online graphic resources help a designer get straight to the point.

Retro Supply Company

Recommended by Letterhead Fonts for having incredibly useful materials with lots of helpful layers. Very exciting.

Pricepoint: perfect

Creative Market

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 3.29.54 PMStumbled on this site today and I LOVE it. Made two purchases in an instant – logo and grunge filter. It’s a designer’s tool kit with all sorts of nummy stuff.

Pricepoint: perfect



Family Search

Old Map71 images whose authors died over a 100 years ago. Very excited to find these public domain graphics. Archaic gems for social media.








iStock has a dazzling array of imagery and as part of the Getty family of stock photography, they have the most reasonable licensing options and pricing. Their credit system updated for 2014 prices every image below $45.
Pricepoint: Low, depending on the image.


Getty Images

Screen Shot 2014-09-04 at 12.48.51 PMGetty Images delivers high quality imagery with easy to find unique perspectives.

Pricepoint: Moderate


Fudge Graphics

Screen Shot 2014-09-04 at 12.53.33 PMI’m a fan of any generous designer who posts graphics for free personal and commercial use, and this site is beautiful.

Pricepoint: Free




Veer Images and TypeIf you’re looking for an image that holds an edge, Veer is likely to have it. I often find beautifully unique typefaces here as well.

Pricepoint: Moderate




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