Design Resources

Interested in inviting me to speak at your event, company, or conference? I specialize in teaching design to non-designers. Email

My workshop at the Bend Design Conference about civic design & visual communication:

My keynote talk at Affect about public service design:

My webinar with design tips for activists

For tactical tips, skip to slide 24.

Want the audio commentary version? Watch the recording of my webinar Saving Good Causes from Bad Design.

Civic Design


Graphics & Photos

  • The Noun Project: every icon you could possibly need! Some public domain, some Creative Commons, some cost $1.

  • FontAwesome: A font made of icons, for use on the web and elsewhere.

  • ColorStock: diverse stock photos!

  • CreateHerStock: stock photos of women of color!

  • Nappy: Beautiful, free, high-res photos of black and brown people.

  • Did you know you could search Flickr and Google Images for public domain and Creative Commons licensed images? Now you know!


  • Sim Daltonism: Color blindness simulator tool for Mac.

  • Adobe Color: Free online tool from Adobe to help you create a pleasing color palette.

Learn design through games!