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Add fonts you like to "Your Collection," then click the download arrow in the upper right hand corner. Suggested fonts: Open Sans, Lora, Oswald, PT Serif & Sans, Josefin Sans, Amatic, Pacifico.
Lists fonts that look good together!
Typography in 10 Minutes
A short, straightforward introduction to typography for page and screen.
Free text font archive.
Includes a number of fonts from Google & Dafont; more editorial curation than the other two
100 Days of Fonts
Project showcasing pairs of Google Fonts that look good together.
Color scheme generator with an excellent user interface.
Please see above. Useful for finding color codes, complementary shades, and ensuring accessibility.
Simple color converter
Curated selection of color palettes
Adobe Color CC
Adobe's simple color theme generator. Click "Explore" to view example palettes.
An extension/plugin for Chrome and Firefox that allows you to grab a color from any image in your browser
If you're not sure where to start with your projects, check out COLOURlovers for suggestions. You can view popular colors and coordinating palettes.
The Noun Project
Excellent icons for you to use! Create a free account to download. Technically these are available under Creative Commons, so you'll need to attriubute the author. Downloads will include attribution with icon, but you can remove and include attribution in other ways (Learn more)
Huge variety of public domain images. Warning: the first row of images in any search are sponsored results from Shutterstock and are not in the public domain.
Creative Commons Search
Portal for searching various sites for Creative Commons images, audio, video, and other media. Select a site to begin your search; your currently selected site will be highlighted in light blue.
LJ Aucker, Information Commons Staff Associate | firstname.lastname@example.org