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Biodiversity Heritage Library

i thought i’d share a little resource with you today. if you’re into dabbling around with imagery, need inspiration for visual projects or graphic design moodboards or whatever – you might be interested in the Biodiversity Heritage Library. they have hundreds (thousands?) of hi-res images from a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries. you can delve into a world of insects and botanicals and fungi and sea creatures… gorgeous even just to look at.





i haven’t even scratched the iceberg of what they have to offer (mixing my idioms there, deal with it). but i couldn’t go posting all the pics ever, so i played a bit with this set of illustrated British fungi – pairing them with street style that have caught my eye recently.

street style: Vanessa Jackman

street style: Citizen Couture

street style: A Love Is Blind

street style: The Locals

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  1. Amazing!!

    (my comment was too short, but seriously, amazing is all I’ve got..though I guess I could make a plug for nudibranchs!)

  2. This. Is. Amazing. I was looking for a high res botanical drawing of a petunia for a new tattoo, and now I know where to find it!!!

  3. Martin Kalfatovic says

    Thanks for the shout out and all the great comments. Glad to know you all like out work!!

    Martin Kalfatovic
    BHL Program Director

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