Here is a small collection of some online resources to create or find visual materials for your research posters.

NC State resources

Some images resources


  • Color Hunt is a free and open platform for color inspiration
  • Adobe Color lets you generate and explore color palettes
  • is a fun color combination explorer for inspiration


Free open source software and resources

  • GIMP is a free & open source image editor
  • Inkscape is a free and open source vector graphics editor
  • Open Source Design has a collection of open source resources

More visual presentation advice