Design Resources

BLOGS


Dribble Canva A blog for for anyone who wishes to learn more about design and improve their personal capabilities Wix Adweek Branding and advertising Creative Bloq Art & design inspiration Abduzeedo Cutting edge news, insightful tutorials and a community hub for all things design Illustration age A great read for anyone for anyone who’s interested in graphic arts and enjoys illustration Logo Design Love A blog dedicated to logo design




ASSETS (free)


Flaticon Free icons available as PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and CSS. Freepik Copyright free vectors, photos and PSD Rawpixel Copyright free vectors, photos and PSD True Grit Texture Supply Free assets for Photoshop & Illustrator




ASSETS (to buy)


Creative Market Fonts, graphics, themes, templates, photos and more Envato Graphic templates, stock photos & video, website templates. music tracks and more iStock Photos, videos and vectors Shutterstock Photos, videos and vectors




COLOUR


Eva Design Colour palette generator Palx Provide a single color value and Palx returns a full-spectrum color palette Copy Palette Create monochromatic color combinations Palette Use Palette to create and sample color schemes in which colors seamlessly smooth into each other. Open Color Pre-made UI color palettes that are guaranteed to work well Accessible Color Matrix Colour palettes for accessibility




CHROME EXTENSIONS FOR DESIGNERS


Corporate Ipsum lorem ipsum generator Fonts Ninja identify fonts on a website Colorgrab Identify colours on a website




INSPIRATION


Dieline Package design Bardot Brush - What Should I Draw? Generates random drawing inspiration Vocal Type Tre Seals - typography inspired by minority culture Fonts by Hoefler & Co World famous font designers Fonts in Use A searchable archive of typographic design Creative Review Graphic design news Art of the Title Sequence design in film and TV




PODCASTS


Wireframe from Adobe Stories for creatives, designers, and the design-curious The Lisa Congdon Sessions A podcast for creatives Creative Pep Talk How to reach your creative potential The Reflex Blue Show Graphic design and pop-culture The Accidental Creative How to stay prolific, brilliant and healthy in life and work as a creative pro Side Hustle School A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. Get more podcasts HERE




BOOKS


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VIDEOS


Abstract - The Art of Design (Netflix) Season 1: Paula Scher: Graphic Design Season 2: Jonathan Hoefler: Typeface Design Phlearn Photoshop tutorials Spoon Graphics (Chris Spooner) Photoshop & Illustrator graphics