Welcome to my design resources page. This is where I share the tools and resources I recommend to streamline your graphic design and web design business. I plan on updating this page on a regular basis as I discover new design resources for our arsenal. I recommend you bookmark it for your convenience.
Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links. I will earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking these links. All the design resources mentioned on this page are here because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commission I may make if you purchase them. I have experience with all of these companies and tools. Please do not spend your money on these design resources unless you believe you need them and they will help you achieve your goals.
BackupBuddy (for your website)
BackupBuddy is the easiest way to backup, restore, migrate a WordPress website.
BackBlaze (for your computer)
Backblaze is the best way to backup your computer. Check out the free 15-day trial.
CreativeLive is a great place to learn from industry design professionals.
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LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com) is one of the oldest online training sites around.
WordPress Page Builders and Themes
Envato Elements is becoming one of the top spots for design resources on the internet.
DepositPhotos is a great source for inexpensive stock images as low as $1/each.
In my opinion, Evernote is the best organizational tool for keeping track of everything.
Suitcase Fusion by Extensis is my font management software of choice.
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Working with colour (color)
Coolors is a super fast colour scheme generator for creating the perfect palette.
CSS Drive's Colors Palette Generator lets you create palettes from your images.
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Adobe Color CC
Adobe Color CC incorporates with Creative Cloud for easy colour palette creation.
More design resources to come…
Do you have any graphic design resources or web design resources you think should be added to this page? Send me a note using my feedback form and tell me. I would love to know what they are.