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The 200 Best Graphic, App & Web Design Tools & Resources (Categorized)

The 200 Best Graphic, App & Web Design Tools & Resources (Categorized)
This post is #21 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 198. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Well we’re back at it again making another one of our infamous Top 100 Tech lists (many of which have been shared hundreds of thousands of times), except this time we’re aiming our sights at the world of graphic, app and web design (and we’ve doubled the scope to 200 amazing items). Technology and design are inseparable these days. What can you expect to find here? This post will probably be most useful to design newbies and students who are just getting to know the ins and outs of the online design community and the full ecosystem that is available to them. Before you get any further, let me explain that yes, this is a curated list meaning it is based purely on my own opinions. The Big 4 Online Design Networks/Empires

Identity Designed Free All-in-One Graphic Design Starter Kit Graphic design has an amazing community. Comprised of both the vets from the pre-computer era to the newbies who were raised on the internet and computer-editing applications, there is a huge gamut of people sharing their work and expertise online. I know when I was starting out in design, I found tons of inspiration and information from sites like JustCreativeDesign, DesignNewz, and more. If there’s one issue, however, it’s that there’s almost too much great information out there. I know – good problem to have, right? But for those designers just starting out, or for those designers who are considering getting into design, the amount of information can be a little overwhelming. This “kit” was originally intended to be a zipped file containing all of the links below; however, it clocked in at about half a gigabyte, which I thought most people wouldn’t want to sit and download (plus it would put a strain on our hosting). Software GIMP (Snow Leopard) (Leopard) (Windows) EBooks Textures Fonts

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog 13 iPhone Apps for Graphic Designers If you’ve found a greater purpose for your iPhone besides calling or Googling directions, then you’d probably like to explore what your iPhone can offer you in the realm of graphic design. I’ve compiled a collection of the most useful 13 iPhone apps for graphic designers that I’ve come across. Each contributes and offers a unique ability to aid you on your journey through graphic design. We’ll be taking a look at applications that help with task management, enhance photos, sketching and a whole lot more. As usual, feel free to add your comments below and let us know which ones you like best and which ones you use. 1. Palettes is a great app that allows you to create color schemes. 2. OmniFocus: Because task management is important for any graphic designer (despite the unhealthy managing many of us take part in), I’ve decided to include OmniFocus, a standalone application or a conjuncture app that syncs to your Mac. 3. 4. 5. 6. ZeptoPad is a sketch pad tool for your iPhone. 7. 8. iBlueSky

Creatively Designed Typographic Posters Of NYC & Other Cities Design by Aida The creative project 'Show Us Your Type' has different designers submitting typographic illustrations of different cities. Curated by the collective NEUE, each edition focuses on a city, and designers who wish to participate can upload a poster on the website. Some editions even have themes—for example, the posters that represent Tokyo took on the form of GIFs. Apart from world famous cities, the project also features more neglected ones like Cairo, Beirut, and Melbourne. Like the nature of the project, designers from all around the world are showcased as well. While some designers chose to showcase the iconic aspects of these cities—The Statue of Liberty comes to mind—others chose to bring out the different cultures of each city, showing how vibrant they truly are. View some of our favorites below. Design by Berenice Gass Design by Agafonova Elena Design by Floriane Jambu Design by Will Scobie Design by Alessio Aventurosso Design by Agata Dudek / Acapulco Studio

iBooks Author Google Webmaster Tools: An Overview Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) is the primary mechanism for Google to communicate with webmasters. Google Webmaster Tools helps you to identify issues with your site and can even let you know if it's been infected with malware (not something you ever want to see, but if you haven't spotted it yourself, or had one of your users tweet at you to let you know, it's invaluable). And the best part? It's absolutely free. If you don't have a GWT account, then you need to go get one now. This guide to Google Webmaster Tools will walk you through the various features of this tool, and give you insight into what actionable data can be found within. Verification Before you can access any data on your site, you have to prove that you're an authorized representative of the site. There are five main methods of verification currently in place for GWT. The HTML file upload. The Dashboard Now that you're verified, you can log in and start to examine the data for your site. Site Messages Settings Site Settings

Smashing UX Design — Usability, Psychology and Information Architecture The Experts Agree - The Experts Agree: Art, design, culture, craft and other neat stuff. Studio Neat — FRAMES Frameographer is a simple and powerful app for making time-lapse and stop motion movies in HD, right on your iPhone. The interface is intuitive and delightful. Time-lapse and stop motion movies are both created by taking a sequence of still images and playing them back at a certain speed. Frameographer makes this process easy and fun! Features: Capture and export in HD quality (1080p).Add a soundtrack to your movie using any song from your iTunes library.

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Sign Up Dribbble is a show and tell community for designers Sign up to find, follow and hire members of our small but vibrant community of designers, icon artists, illustrators, interface designers, typographers, and other creative folks. Join Dribbble today and you’ll be able to… Find & follow Discover designers and the projects they’re working on. Save your faves Create an inspiration stream from your favorite shots. Create buckets Save and organize shots from any designer into Buckets. How do designers share work? Uploading design work and commenting on the work of others requires an invitation from a member of our community. See our Help Center for information on how invitations work.

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