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Type tools

In Design, Uncategorized on October 28, 2016 at 9:21 am

This is a great site for type inspiration and pairings.
https://www.typewolf.com/

And this one is a good one for identifying fonts
https://www.fontsquirrel.com

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15 Illustrator Add-ons That Will Blow Your Mind by Peter M

In Design, Uncategorized on September 1, 2016 at 2:23 pm

From Creative Market, this is worth checking out:
15 Illustrator Add-ons That Will Blow Your Mind

Here is a preview list:

1. Catalist

Catalist helps you manage your next design project by creating powerful, easy to use lists within your CS applications. Useful if you’ve got a bunch of resources like a client emails, graphics, or web page links that you need to keep in one place. Be sure to check out the video to see how simple it is.

 

2. Gold Rush For Illustrator

This powerful plugin gives you all the metallic, glitter and foil effects you could ever ask for. It includes 174 swatches for you to use in Adobe Illustrator when you’re after that glittering look.

 

3. VectorPress: Illustrator Press

After that sought-after vintage look but want to keep your artwork in a vector format? VectorPress for Illustrator lets you apply rough ink, halftone, distressed or gravel looks in seconds.

See the rest at Creative Market

15 Smartphone Apps You Should Have

In Design, Mobile on March 4, 2014 at 10:02 am

This should really be called 15 Smartphone Apps a Designer/Coder should have. While I wouldn’t use 80% of these, the first two are going to be downloaded immediately. For that reason, I will grab those two and share below. Though, for the full article, written by  for 1stWebDesigner.com, you can go here.

LIVE VIEW

Live View (iOS) – A great graphic designing and prototyping tool that allows a remote screen view.

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WHAT THE FONT

What the Font (iOS)  – Want to know what font your favorite brand is using? Take a picture of it and let this tool do the magic.

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