The continuous improvement of designing tools, no matter on the usability or user experience, that provides great convenience for designers, as well as the users. Therefore, it’s never strange that excellent web designers try to keep up with the frontier, and master the latest tools. Hundreds of design blogs and websites update design articles, share design skills, and recommend new tools today on the internet. That is the important source of information for designers. Now, let’s look at what’s new about the design tools and websites.
1. UX checklist
Are you sure you have settled all the problems? When you prepare to hand over the project to your clients?
UX Checklist is a professional checklist for user experience, you can follow it to review the stage of your project, whether you have already finished all the woks or not.
2. Font Awesome
Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.
Perfect Icons is an easy tool to create resolution independent social icons.
Abundant useful resources about web design collected on Freebiesbug, including various kinds of resources about template, UI, and plug-in.
Mobile design patterns and UI resources like UIKit and UI elements are available on Pttrns for designers.
Flat UI Color Picker is a great choice on color scheme, if you want to create a preeminent flat style interface design.
Tech&All is a fully-equipped website for web design resources, such as materials about code, template, visual design, UIKits, UI elements, and navigation design are all included.
8. Site Inspire
Lack of inspiration? Don’t know how to use websites? Site Inspire can be a good assistant for you to restore this problem. It can also filter materials flexibly for you, according to different category, platform, and style.
What kind of design can be called as good UI? On GoodUI, you can find a large number of skills and guidance.
Trianglify is a tool to generate beautiful triangle materials and background of SVG and CSS.
11. UI faces
UI faces is a website to find sample avatars for UI mockups. It’s very good to use on visual design.
PrimeLiber is a Russian blog that provides free resources. All the information about start-ups, UI/UX design, growth hack, SEO, and programming are completely free. It’s a good blog for Russian subscribers.