CC Zero

Brief

The Creative Commons project offers unique photography to the design community — Building upon the open-source movement to improve visuals online.

  • Branding
  • UX/UI

Visual Designer

2014

Limited options

It's hard to remember a time before unsplash.com. Stock images were uninspired, limited, and overused. In the mockup phase of a project, my designs frustratingly suffered from complacent visuals. As a self-taught designer, I felt an increasing urge to find a way to give back.

Let them make magic

I began to release 7 photos a week via an email newsletter. By a stroke of luck, my site was placed in a top 10 Creative Commons resource post on medium.com. Ever since it has snowballed.

With over 15,000 + downloads a month through my personal site and others like unsplash.com, it has become one of my most rewarding projects to date.

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