Today knowing how to design is now really useful, since everything happens online. Whether it is for a design you will post on Facebook, or to modify a Instagram imagine, or to work for someone as a freelance from all over the world or to start your own branding, having some design skills can always come super handy. That being said, you should know that designers do not invent or design everything, most of them use already designed stuff on multiple websites and they use those graphic elements to make their designs better and more efficiently. After many long searches online, and multiple websites scanned, we have come up with some really cool website, aka tools, that can help you into designing better. We hope this article will bring you the peace you have been looking for because prepare yourself to save a lot of time with them!
Subtle Patterns is a website that allows you to download for FREE any patterns you want, whether you want to use them for a website background or for a menu cover, you can use everything on that website. They even offer a plugin you can use in Photoshop directly. As indicated on their website, they applied 497 132 patterns in 95 countries.
0 to 255
0 to 255 is a simple tool, but very powerful. It helps you find colors and get color variations for designers. For example, you start with pink, and then 0 to 255 will give you all the pink family that will go along with you pink. We, as designers, have a hard time sometimes to find the best color pallet; well this site just saved you a bunch of time!
Icon Finder says it all with its name; it is a place to get all the icons you have ever wanted. Most of them are for free with some restricted license. You can download the icons in PNG, in ICO or in ICNS. Honestly, we use this website everyday and we just cannot get enough of it.
Ok, this is the most amazing, the guys at Graphic Burger provide you with a lot of graphic elements such as Mock-ups, UI kits, icons, text effects and even more for free. The designs are really amazing and they make awesome additions in your current designs. Go check this website out, it is just simply amazing!
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Of course, our website is one of the best place to find tips, resources and tricks for the designer society. Just there you can see that we provide awesome resources for you to be an even better designer! So keep in touch and we’ll provide even more not cool but AWESOME stuff!