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Designing presentations is a necessary evil of our industry and can quite literally make or break work for some clients. So here, I've gathered tons of resources for free (or discounted) images, videos, templates, etc. so you can make nice presentations with minimal pain.  ★ = my personal favs :)


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Pexels maintains a library with over 3.2 million free stock photos and videos.

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A passion project website with a collection of free for commercial use images. 

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A community-based free photo site made by creatives for creatives. 

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The website claims over 207,000 contributing photographers and 1 million free images.


The world's quirkiest collection of free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.


Instant downloads of curated SVG icons, vector illustrations and stock photos.


A website for sharing photos, illustrations, vector graphics, film footage and music.


Free stock photos, backgrounds and high-resolution images for personal and commercial use.

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A larger collection of free stock photos for commercial and editorial use. 


High quality and high resolution stock images free from all copyright restrictions.


A site with over 100,000 free stock photos, textures, backgrounds and graphics.


Burst is a free stock photo platform powered by Shopify with thousands of high-resolution, royalty-free images to use.

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The Noun Project has a variety of vector icons as well as photographs that are free for personal use. Must upgrade to paid version for commercial use.



Influencer agency run stock photo site focusing on providing more diverse images of black and brown people.

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Black illustrations is a series of free digital designs of black people for online projects. 


A go-to resource for high-quality, inclusive and diverse stock images and video.

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Affect is a disability inclusivity org which created a stock image library celebrating disabled BIPOC.

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A free gallery and subscription platform catering to the creation of stock photos for black women and melanated women.


The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond the clichés

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A library of royalty-free stock photos of Black, Hispanic/LatinX, Native, and Asian people around the world.


This diversity tech org created a collection of images showing POC in their community at work in the tech industry.


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Freepik is a search engine that helps users find high-quality photos, vector images, illustrations and PSD files

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Royalty-free vectors, clipart graphics, icons, stock photos, stock videos, backgrounds, patterns, banners, and designs. 

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A search engine that sweeps thousands of collections of free icons, vectors and more. Has both free and premium subscriptions. 

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The Noun Project has a variety of vector icons as well as photographs that are free for personal use. Must upgrade to paid version for commercial use.


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One of the most popular choices in finding free photo-realistic mock ups across a variety of categories. 

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Another library of interesting mock ups with both free and paid options. Much like ui8, this one also has UX, fonts, and other presentation resources. 

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A group on facebook created a range of blank devices that can easily be used for design purposes and mock ups. 

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Live Surface has real world mock ups which automatically place your design into realistic settings. 

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Another library of free mock ups with a paid version for access to more types of work and commercial licenses to use the work professionally. 


Ui8 is a website of great design resources featuring mock ups but also illustrations, wireframes, fonts and more. 

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Place It is part of the Envato suite of design resources and has a variety of templates for unique things like stadiums and video game mock ups.



Google Fonts is a library of 1,094 free licensed font families and APIs for convenient use via CSS and Android.

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World's largest creative network, where creators can provide free fonts for fellow creatives to use.

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A selection of high-quality desktop and web fonts with both free and paid collections. 


FontSpace is a newer designer-centered font website with thousands of free fonts. 

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A website with over 60,000 free fonts across a variety of styles and collections. 


One of the most popular free font websites across the world, offering thousands of free and paid fonts. 


Font Squirrel scours the internet for high quality, legitimately free fonts for download. 


Creative Market is an online marketplace for community-generated design assets. 

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Open Foundry is a free platform for open source type faces. 



YouTube has a creator library of royalty free music for use in videos. 

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Music created by professional studio musicians with real acoustic instruments. 

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Envato Market offers royalty-free background music. Paid tracks start at $1.

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A collection of free royalty-free sounds and audio sound effects. 

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Another site for royalty free music that can be used for commercial purposes.

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Search tool for royalty-free music at a low cost. 

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Free Music Archive is known for their big collection of free to download music. 

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Purple Planet Music is a collection of music written and performed by two partners who have granted people freedom to use it in any media. 



Canva has a series of free keynote templates that can be used for presentations.

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Hi Slide has thousands of free and paid templates that work with google slides, keynote, and ppt.

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Behance has plenty of different templates made by creators around the world. 

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Presentation Go has a ton of templates for presentations as well as graphs, charts, timelines, etc. 

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The Framework Factory was a deck put together to help strategists understand different ways to design interesting frameworks for presentations.

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SlidesMania is really great for finding themed templates specifically for GOOGLE slides which seems to be the norm for collaboration nowadays. 


Slides Go is also really good for google slide templates but is limited to a certain number of free downloads and specific templates are premium (paid) only.

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