8 Useful Subreddits for Designers

8 Useful Subreddits for Designers

Reddit isn’t just a great site for finding cat photos, it’s also an excellent resource for designers. This is a roundup of design-focused subreddits.

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5 Stunning Origami Instructional Videos

5 Stunning Origami Instructional Videos

Jo Nakashima, an origami artist based in Brazil, runs a YouTube channel that has easy-to-follow instructional origami videos. The channel has over half a million subscribers.

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Inspiring Video: A Designer Creates a Logo

Inspiring Video: A Designer Creates a Logo

We don’t usually get to see the design process. We often just see the finished product. What gets lost is the story, the thought process, and the creativity behind how a design is materialized.

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6 Ways to Increase the Visual Weight of Something

6 Ways to Increase the Visual Weight of Something

In a design composition, the visual weight of an object refers to how well it draws attention to itself compared to other components of the composition. The "heavier" the object is, the more eye-grabbing it is.

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50 Mind-Boggling 3D Drawings

50 Mind-Boggling 3D Drawings

These stunning drawings appear to be three-dimensional. They show how creative professionals can push the boundaries of our visual perception.

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12 Best Free Invoice Generators

12 Best Free Invoice Generators

Invoice generators can speed up the process of creating and sending out invoices. An invoice is often requested by a client before they make a payment, but even if they don’t ask for one, you could send them one anyways to demonstrate your professionalism.

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9 Online Games That Teach You About Typography

9 Online Games That Teach You About Typography

Mastering typography is essential to all designers, but that doesn’t mean the process has to be boring. Check out these awesome browser-based games that will help you refine specific typography skills.

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30 Web Designs That Have Beautiful Illustrations

30 Web Designs That Have Beautiful Illustrations

Using custom illustrations in your website’s design can give your visitors unique and eye-grabbing visuals that they will remember. If you’re exploring the idea of using illustrations in your site, check out this showcase.

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Test Your Fonts in the Browser

Test Your Fonts in the Browser

Whether you’re working on a logo design, print design, or web design, one of the most time-consuming tasks you’ll have to accomplish is choosing the perfect fonts for the specific project.

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A Free Online Vector Editor: Method Draw

A Free Online Vector Editor: Method Draw

I’ll be the first to admit it’s tough to find a tool that’s as feature-rich as Adobe Illustrator which in my opinion is the industry-leading vector graphics editor. (Sketch is a great option too.)

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How to Use Beautiful Image Placeholders in Your Web Designs

How to Use Beautiful Image Placeholders in Your Web Designs

When presenting your design mockups to your clients, every bit of attention to detail adds a new level of professionalism and authority to your work.

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How to Create a Color Palette within Seconds

How to Create a Color Palette within Seconds

Sometimes you just don’t enough time or creative inspiration to develop a color palette from scratch. Thankfully there are many free online tools that will bail you out of this predicament.

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