Focusing on Design
Great source for historical images of illustration, design, and fashion, predominantly within the U.K.
The Victoria and Albert Museum has a particular focus on fashion and textiles, but also offers many design resources.
Museums and Galleries Collections
In Print and More
Available in the VRC:
Meggs' History of Graphic Design
Professional Organizations and foundations
American Institute of Graphic Arts
($95 for a student membership)
Graphic Artists Guild /
$75 for student membership + initial $30)
ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale)
Foundation located in Montana that focuses on the promotion of the ceramic arts and provides residencies and exhibitions for ceramicists.
$25 for student membership
|Pixlr||Includes tips about firing to cone 6, glaze recipes, and more.|
|Inkscape||Free illustrating and design software similar to Illustrator|
|Pencil||Free open-source illustration software|
|Avidemux||Free simple video-editing software|
|Lynda||Subscription-based software tutorial (including Adobe suites)|