Useful design resources to help kickstart your next design project

I've put together a collection of design resources I've found really helpful from user research to design tools, icons and more. Some of these resources are affliate links that I've highlighted. I'll aim to continue to add/refine the design tools and resources listed here based on things I learn that can help you.

Design tools

  • Sketch
  • Craft (Sketch plugin)
  • Digital System Manager (DSM)
  • Figma
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Draw.io

Icons

Illustrations

Prototyping

  • Invision
  • Marvel

User testing

  • Lookback
  • ScreenFlow

Animations

  • Principle
  • Keynote

Front-end development

  • Visual Studio Code
  • Sublime Text
  • CodeKit
  • Local by Flywheel
  • Semplice 4

Hosting

Project and communication tools

  • Trello
  • Asana
  • Slack
  • Google hangouts - screen sharing and video conference calls
  • Calendly
  • Timely

Books