Category: Web

7 Super-Useful Chrome Extensions for Designers in 2017

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All designers have their own way of working. Whether you design directly in the browser (with code, I mean), or you only use web browsers for live-testing web designs in real-time (or otherwise), there are plenty of Chrome extensions for designers that will make your life exponentially easier. My biggest pet peeve? Having to open […]

6 Clever SVG Pattern Generators for Your Next Design

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Today I want to touch on SVG Patterns. They’re not widely understood, but offer a lot of really interesting design options once you get your head around them. I’m going to start with you a crash course on how they work. Then we’ll spin through 6 tools that take advantage of them. In theory, combining […]

Fonts and Colors Used by Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and More

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It’s handy to have a collection of brand assets used by social networks, so you can correctly incorporate those assets into your own designs. Designers often need to know the fonts and colors used by popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, as this information can be used to design more recognizable social […]

25 Sublime Sites to Download Free Stock Images in 2017

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As a designer, it’s no doubt that you require free stock images on a regular basis. Whether you’re a graphic designer, a web designer or a user interface designer, photography is a mighty tool for capturing depth and emotion. And let’s not forget about big headers and hero images, which are oh-so-trendy! We originally wrote […]

8 Fresh Design Tools and Resources for Your 2017 Toolbox

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This is a hammer. To be more precise, it’s a vintage Estwing Claw Hammer from the late 1960’s. It’s a beautifully-crafted, sturdy piece of workmanship, but also not very different to the hammers Estwing produce to this day. Hammers – and the way they’re used – haven’t changed a lot in 50 years. However, the […]