Design Resources

A curated list of some of my favorite resources

coolors – a super fast color schemes generator for cool designers


Coolors – a nice fast color scheme generator
Material Palette – color scheme for Google’s Material Design
Adobe Color CC – previously Adobe Kuler
Colour Loversmy palettes


Icon Finder
the Noun Project
Font Awesome – customizable scalable vector icons


WhatFont – Chrome extension to identify font on webpages
What The Font – Identify fonts in the wild
Type Connection – 20 type combinations that look good together
Type Wolf’s Font Recommendations

Design Tools

Sketch by Bohemian coding – where I do 90% of my UI work
Invision – prototyping tool for web and mobile
Pixate – powerful interaction designs

Design Games

Method of Action – a collection of games to help you master design
Type Connection – a typographic dating game

Stock Photos

Stock photo sites – ultimate collection of free stock photos website
The Stocks – best royalty free stock photos in one place
Dunnnk – beautiful mockups on demand

UX Reference

Mobile Apps

UX Archive – iPhone app archive
Android Niceties – Collection of beautiful Android app screens
UX Porn – Wireframes and design patterns
Material Up – Showcase of Material Design apps and websites

Sketch Resources

Sketch Plugin – Collection of Sketch plugins

Design Guidelines

Material Design
iOS Human Interface Guidelines

Design Thoughts

The Year of the Looking Glass – essays by Julie Zhuo
Case Study Club – a collection of case studies

Design Newsletters

Designer News – Like Hacker News, for designers
Hack Design – Receive a design lesson in your Inbox each week curated by a design expert or view all 50 lessons here
Hacking UI – a weekly newsletter curated by @sagishrieber and @DMTintner

Other Misc

How to Center In CSS
Good Email Copy


Facebook design resources – A collection of free resources made by designers at Facebook
Freebbble – Freebies from dribbble
Design Tools – curated by Murat Mutlu

Know something cool I should check out ?  Leave a comment below or let me know @tabrischen

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