A really lovely unmonetisable enthusiasm:
All 2,242 illustrations from James Sowerby’s compendium of knowledge about mineralogy in Great Britain and beyond, drawn 1802–1817 and arranged by color.
There’s something quite lovely about this site, both in its purpose and execution.
Dimensions.Guide is a comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our world. Created as a universal resource to better communicate the basic properties, systems, and logics of our built environment, Dimensions.Guide is a free platform for increasing public and professional knowledge of life and design.
Liberally licensed SVG illustrations by Katerina Limpitsouni with customisable colour schemes.
Jon’s been drawing a lunch note for his daughter every day since she was four years old. They are somewhat puntastic.
This is wonderfully random: illustrations used to illustrate patent applications but without the context.