This week Steffi shows you 10 Cool Resource Websites for Graphic and Web Designers.
This week I would like to show you 10 cool resource websites, each one of them offering various examples of images, links, wallpapers etc. Hopefully you will get inspired and can use those websites as a source for future projects.
Now here are the 10 Cool Web and Graphic Design Resource Sites
This website is mainly about “ideas and how to make them happen”. You will find events and workshops listed, an all-around source for creative ideas, professionalism and improvement of performance.
This website is full of content, offering many Photoshop tutorials, information about Web Design, ideas and themes, comic book-art and fonts.
Here you can find everything about Illustrator, InDesign, Mac, Photography, Photoshop and Fonts.
How to make a rotating banner using CSS3, information about CSS3 for mac and hand-held devices, Photoshop, icons, CSS and Joomla for Web Design, and other useful tools, such as Cheat Sheets.
This website is about HTML and CSS3 in Web design, tutorials on how to create metal textures, information about printed ad’s and magazine layout design, Mac Apps, Photoshop, how to create virtual business cards, tools, tips for freelancers and how to find the right domain name.
Fresh and free Photoshop tutorials, brushes, all this in various categories.
This website contains a big blog post, in which you will find all about palettes, patterns and colors, groups, trends and a discussion board.
Here you will find tutorilas (about HTML + CSS3), inspiration ( such as pieces by Android Jones), wallpapers, fonts, all about design, art, logo, web and graphic design.
This website is a Digital Creative Agency. You will find the latest about installing software on Mac, Facebook on mobile phones, general trends and tips on Photoshop .
Here you will find a lot of inspiration and resources for Web Design, Photoshop, brushes, illustration, textures, inspirational Photography, and design tutorials.
Books About Web Design
The Web Designer’s Idea Book
The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 700 websites arranged thematically, so you can find inspiration for layout, color, style and more. Author Patrick McNeil has cataloged more than 5,000 sites on his website, and showcased in this book are the very best examples.You can purchase the book at Amazon.com.
The Web Designer’s Idea Book Volume 2
Volume 2 of The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 650 new websites arranged thematically, so you can easily find inspiration for your work. You can purchase the book at Amazon.com .
Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design
Above the Fold is a book about the fundamentals of effective graphic communication set in the context of Web design. Unlike other books that focus on the intersection of design and technology, Above the Fold explores the relationship between the stakeholders of a Web project– the designer, the user and the client — and how this continuous cycle affects the decisions made by successful Web designers. You can purchase the book at Amazon.com.