10 Alternative Color Palette Tools For Designers

10 Alternative Color Palette Tools For Designers

Choosing a color scheme when designing a web or mobile app can often present a difficult challenge. The importance of selecting the right color palette must not be overlooked as it helps to set the tone and feel of your site or product.

When creating a new web design, I often spend a fair amount of time swapping in and out various different color combinations, hopefully these color palette tools will help you to save some of your time on your next design.

I know there are many color combination apps available for designers, today I really wanted to present you with a selection of slightly alternative web based color palette tools you can try out if you have not yet come across them.

10 Best Accounting Tools For Freelancers

10 Best Accounting Tools For Freelancers

Freelancing or running a small business is fun, especially in the creative industry. Most of the time you are dealing with different clients, working on different projects and having lots of milestones and deadlines simultaneously so accounting is just adding a new challenge for you as a freelancer or a business owner. Accounting Apps To […]

20 Useful Presentation Tools For Designers

20 Useful Presentation Tools For Designers

If you are going to produce a sloppy presentation of your designer’s work, think again. The market is so competitive, that a careless and slack presentation of your project might cost you a rejection. Because of a confused or just unattractive presentation you can be requested to work many further hours to placate a disgruntled […]

20 Handy Collaboration Apps For Designers

20 Handy Collaboration Apps For Designers

Today there are a wide selection of collaboration apps that allow for multiple designers or large teams to collaborate efficiently on a single project. Working remotely, or working with distributed staff can cause a few headaches when trying to collaborate effectively on a project.

The collaboration apps I have listed could help in various different phases of the designer’s work, hopefully you find these useful in improving your collaboration work-flow.

There are apps, as Filesq, Cage, and Draftboard, that keep track of mockups and guide all the team through the approval’s process. There are apps, such as Cozimo, that allow you to work on video, or Fontstruct, to build fonts, or Creately, to draw diagrams, or even IdeaScale, which is super useful for brainstorming.

There are tools that help in sketching your design mockup or getting feedback on a project. Other useful design web apps help you in choosing colors. All the collaboration apps let you share the work and communicate easily with clients or other co-workers.

Useful Color Combination Apps For Designers

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When designing a product you have to take into consideration a lot of things including a color scheme. Colors can make or break the right image of your production. There are millions of different colors in the world so it is really hard to find the right ones. Also psychology is very important when perceiving the colors. Make sure you check the meanings of the colors in general and in specific cultures to get the best effect of using them.

In this post I would like to present to you some of the useful design tools that will help you to choose the right color palette for your design production. Here are 15 online tools for making, analyzing and collecting color combinations.

Useful Web Apps For Prototyping and Wireframing

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Being able to create rapid prototypes or wireframes of web and mobile apps is crucial for improving efficiency and essentially the end product. Creating wireframes or prototypes will allow you to discuss and amend various different versions of the the project in deeper details with clients, designers and developers without the need to invest hours of staff time creating endless pixel perfect mockups.

20 Super Useful Browser Apps For Designers

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Today I would like to share with you a collection of super useful browser apps that I find very handy and use pretty often, these browser based design apps are perfect for designers or front-end developers who are are in the process of taking the design build from sketch concepts all the way through to the final coded product. I hope you find some new and useful browser apps from this collection and hopefully these will help you to speed up your work-flow from concept to delivery.

Essential Responsive Web Design Testing Tools

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During the re-design process of DesignWoop I wanted to make it a fully responsive design (meaning it will re-size depending on the browser dimensions and orientation). I wanted to ensure the site was legible on mobiles and tablets such as the iPhone and iPad, however testing the responsive design as I was coding it was a bit of a problem. During the development process I came across a few very handy responsive design tools to help me test the sites responsiveness on different screen sizes. These responsive web design tools below allow you to test and improve your sites responsive design on various devices, screen sizes and orientations, test your site out and book these testing tools!

25 Awesome Mac Apps For Designers

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Apple products with Mac OS X operating system are quite popular among designers and digital artists. So today I have collected 25 awesome apps for designing purposes. Mostly of them are for processing images and editing pictures but you will also find tools for productivity, time management, screen recording, reading, planning as well as coding apps in case you are a web designer. Some of these apps are available for free but most of them will cost you money, but hey it is not so bad to pay few dollars for high quality product and achieve amazing results after.