Design Tools & Resources
Browse 127 finely curated tools and resources that can help improve your design skills or workflow. Links are organized in Category / Subcategory format.
Inspiration / Colors
Create color palettes and browse thousands of color combinations.
The biggest collection of official brand color codes around.
Colors inspiration on Instagram.
Inspiration / Community
A constructive community who focuses on displaying visual content.
An online community for creatives to showcase, share, grow, and get hired.
Inspiration / Creativity
Adobe’s career resource to help creatives supercharge their work.
One of the largest art platform on the Internet.
A place to discover great art, design, architecture, photography & web inspiration.
Most probably, the best source of creativity on internet.
A new-tab browser extension that instantly delivers relevant design inspiration.
Inspiration / Patterns
Hand-picked collection of latest mobile design patterns.
Daily handpicked patterns. Find specific design inspiration for web & mobile.
Real design inspiration from the best designed and top grossing apps.
Find mobile UX trends from the world’s top mobile apps.
Inspiration / Showcase
The awards of design, creativity and innovation on the internet.
Curation of best UI/UX designer portfolios, resumes and case studies.
A web design and development award platform for digital peeps.
A good archive of well designed websites made by people from all over the world.
Good archive of hand-picked well-designed landing pages.
A showcase of the nicest digital products, specific patterns and inspiration.
One page websites, templates and resources inspiration.
Huge archive of finest web and interactive design.
Learning / Multipath
Explore new skills, deepen existing passions, and get lost in creativity.
News / Articles
Design and development articles with a special focus on web standards.
A cross-disciplinary group of people writing stories about design and creativity.
News at the intersection of business and design.
A blog about typography, type history and all the things in between.
UX research & consulting firm who provide reliable guidance on user experience.
An online magazine that delivers reliable & practical articles to web designers.
A platform built to elevate unheard design voices all over the world.
One-stop resource for everything related to user experience.
News / Community
A community where design and technology professionals share interesting links.
A reddit community dedicated to all things web design.
News / Newsletters
Fresh discoveries at the intersection of technology, design and culture.
Daily curated design and frontend links.
The five best design links, every weekday.
A short and sweet roundup of the latest type news and typeface releases.
A weekly newsletter that helps designers stay in the know.
Resources / Fonts
Bringing thousands of beautiful fonts to designers every day.
Free, hand-picked, high-quality, commercial-use fonts.
More than 150,000 desktop and web fonts for you to preview, purchase & download.
Making the web more beautiful, fast, and open through great typography.
A collaborative pay-what-you-want type foundry.
Offers the largest selection of professional fonts for any project.
Resources / Icons
Icon set designed on a 24x24 grid with an emphasis on simplicity & readability.
The web's most popular icon set and toolkit, also it's open source.
A marketplace for vector icons (SVG). Icon sets available in IconJar format.
The most comprehensive icon collection in the world.
A flexible icon family for interfaces, presentations — whatever, really.
A huge set of free icons in multiple collections. Continuously growing.
Resources / Illustrations
Easily create, mix and customize stunning illustrations with collections.
A large library of free illustrations to use on your next website or project.
Vector illustrations Stories that makes your designs standout.
A free library to mix-&-match illustrations of people.
A set of 33 hand-drawn vector illustrations made available under CC0.
A beautiful illustrations collection which cover a lot of topics.
Resources / Photo
Browse thousands free stock photos for websites and commercial use.
Discover every week a new photographer with 10 highlighted photographies.
Free stock photos you can use everywhere. No attribution required.
Sharing photos, illustrations, vector graphics, and film footage.
A massive library of handpicked free stock photos you won’t find elsewhere.
Indexes various free avatar sources to use in your design mockups
Community of photographers who share 2 million free high-resolution images.
Resources / Video
Beautiful, free stock video footage for your homepage.
Provides free stock videos, clips, and loops.
Great collection of free creative commons HD video clips and footages.
Free assets for your next video project. Video clips, music and sound effects.
Makes it easy to find free stock footage, promo video or anything else.
Tools / Animation
A professional animation tool for Sketch designs.
Keyframe-based animation connecting your UI tools to code.
2D animation tool that allows for animated SVG export.
A powerful animation and prototyping application for Mac & iOS.
A mobile library for Android and iOS that parses Adobe After Effects animations.
Animation tool that helps you create animations real-time in the browser.
Tools / Collaboration
A digital workspace for visual collaboration.
Collaborative whiteboard platform that bring teams together, anytime, anywhere.
Real-time whiteboard and collaboration tools for distributed teams.
Bring all your guidelines, libraries and projects together in a collaborative hub.
Your entire design workflow in one place. Collaboration, version control & handoff.
Tools / Color Picker
A new way to manage digital colors. Leave abstract color models behind.
A tool for getting the name and HEX code of any color from any image.
Leap through time and see the colors of history.
Super fast color schemes generator. Create the perfect palette.
A rocket fast primary color generator using Google's image search.
A modern color picker that allows you to collect, organize and edit colors.
Tools / Handoff
Save time working with design files. Open assets without design tools.
Where design and development work like magic. Prepare designs for development.
Handoff designs and style guides with accurate specs, assets & code snippets.
Tools / Logo Design
Put your logo to the test with automated visual experiments.
An AI system that is trained on a million+ logo images to give you tips and ideas.
Uses artificial intelligence to instantly generate unique logo ideas.
Lets you create a custom free logo within seconds.
Create a logo for your brand in minutes. No designers required.
Tools / Mockup
Online graphic design application mainly focused on product mockups.
Super-easy tool to brainstorm user interfaces ideas.
Drag-and-drop tool for creating beautiful app previews or any marketing materials.
Create & collaborate in real-time on wireframes, mockups, diagrams and prototypes.
Tools / Prototyping
Turn Figma prototypes into iOS and Android app. No-code.
Prototyping, animation & design tool. All-in-one Mac app.
A Mac app for creating interactive and animated prototypes of app designs.
A tool to visually design realistic interactive prototypes.
Prototyping, collaboration & workflow platform.
The built-in Mac app for creating presentations can also be used for prototyping.
The collaborative design platform. Wireframe, prototype & design online.
Piece hi-fi interactions together & build sensor-aided prototypes.
Design and manage your entire UX/UI project in one tool.
Tools / Screenshot
Capture your screen like a pro with cool built-in features.
Record your screen as a video, image or GIF and instantly share it as a link.
Capture parts of your screen and export as gif or mp4.
Open-source screen recorder with options to export to GIF, MP4, WebM and APNG.
A video player that you can use to record your screen.
Tools / Version Control
A platform for design teams to version, manage and collaborate on Sketch files.
Mac app and Sketch plugin to keep the history of your design changes.
CD for designers. Pushes your latest assets from Figma straight to your GitHub.
Tools / Wireframing
Effortless UI sketching. Capture your ideas and collaborate on your designs.
A tool for creating UML diagrams, flowcharts, wireframes and more.
A CSS Grid layout generator. Quickly draw down web pages layouts.
Instant wireframing with a rich library of configurable elements.
A simple wireframing tool that doesn't get in your way.