8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

Resources, tools, freebies, and/or guides. These are all great additions to our workflow to help us work faster, and more efficiently as designers. So I figured why not sure some resources for designers to use. Help speed up your workflow and get fired up for work, rather than spend time doing tasks that can be easily accomplished with these useful tools.

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1. PixelDropr

Drag-and-drop icons, illustrations, buttons, or other ui resources into any .psd with this amazing photoshop extension.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

2. Sidebar.io

As previously featured in my Newsletters for Designers Post, I am excited to share sidebar.io again, because I am a huge fan of it! Quickly scan design news, interesting articles, and the top info for your industry. The five best design links every day.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

3. Blokk

Blokk is an incredible tool for mocking up and wireframing websites, apps, and other work for clients. A simple font to put in place of mockups, this looks, and is amazing.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

4. Color.HailPixel

One of the quickest and easiest ways to pick colors for your design projects. Instantly copy hex codes and get coding that new site.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

5. MockFlow

Collaborate and mock up user interface and web concepts quickly and with ease with mockflow.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

6. Codepen

Quickly share code with friends or colleagues and edit it with live, realtime results.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

7. Responsive Test

The coolest way to test your responsive designs with 5 different devices to display and view how it looks.


8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

8. Browser Size

What’s My Browser Size measures browser size and helps your with media queries and responsive design.

8 Amazing Resources & Useful Tools for Web Designers

Author

Mike Moloney

Founder of FilterGrade, a neat little shop offering Photoshop actions for creatives. Entrepreneur with a passion for marketing + design. Get in touch on Twitter, @moloneymike. webelemint.com