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Figma replaced our Illustrator workflow literally overnight.
Improve your social media content with simple templates. Great for Instagram Reels and TikTok.
Are you a designer with no formal web design experience? Webflow is what you want. Like Figma, it’s drastically changing the landscape of frontend design and development.
Don’t have photoshop? Remove a background in seconds.
- Experte Background Remover
Works like remove.bg, but allows you to download a high resolution file for free and without registration.
A more comprehensive whiteboard option compared to Figjam. It gets a lot of use internally for design feedback.
The OG typography guru. A great source for inspiration and trend research.
- Friends of Type
A personal journal from it’s creators exploring typographic design and lettering
Alphabettes.org is a showcase for work, commentary, and research on lettering, typography, and type design
What font is that? Works most of the time, and gets you really close even when it doesn’t.
- Adobe Fonts
Font managing sucks, but Adobe Fonts makes it pretty simple.
- Mockuuups Studio
Our favorite mockup plugin for Figma.
Create and customize illustrations in your designs with Blush.
- Image Tracer
Quickly create vectors from graphic elements. Genuinely works better than Illustrator’s tracing options for simple designs.
A personal favorite, because I still use the original for web work.
2 million free high-resolution images.
- Selective Surgery
Bulk editing made easy.
- Creative Market
Great resource for finding high quality design elements.
- True Grit Texture Supply
High quality textures, brushes and templates for Photoshop, Illustrator and Procreate.
- GARM Co.
The Graphic Artist Resource Merchant Company is a platform for people to find digital resources like educational video classes, brush sets, texture packs, fonts and other designer goodies.
- Studio 2am
A independent market for premium creative assets, effects and templates.
An incredibly powerful tool that uses machine learning to create unique color schemes.
A color nerd on Tiktok, for all your really nerdy color needs.
The color of anything.
- Adobe Color Wheel
A comprehensive color tool from your friends at Adobe.
An extensive color palette generator.
- Canva Color Palette Generator
Extract a color palette from your photos.
TinyPNG uses smart lossy compression techniques to reduce the file size of your WEBP, JPEG and PNG files.
reSmush.it is a free API that provides image optimization.
- Nano – Compress SVGs
Did you know you can minify your SVGs? Now you do. The file size for the header graphic on this page was cut in half using Nano.
- Adobe PDF Compressor
Much like compressing your SVGs, you can and should probably be compressing your PDFs. No one needs a 10mb resume.
- Hero Patterns
A collection of repeatable SVG background patterns for you to use on your web projects.
- Smooth Shadow
Make the smoothest CSS shadows known to man.
- Shadow Palette Generator
The new hotness. Create a set of lush, realistic CSS shadows. Tinted shadows? Uh yes.
- Shader Park
Shader Park is an open source web-based platform and community for creating real-time 3D graphics and animations using code.
- Plain Pattern
An SVG based seamless pattern maker.
- CSS Gradients
Simple CSS gradient generator.
It’s like ffffound but for 2022 (RIP ffffound). Follow us.
The OG art and design blog is still growing strong.
Web design inspiration.
Another pin board style inspiration resource.
Abduzeedo is a collective of individual writers sharing articles about design, photography, and UX.
A growing collection of design resources from your friends at Gloutir. Is there something we should add? Let us know.