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Graphic design resources

Whether it’s for design inspiration or stock photography, there are a great deal of online resources out there for graphic designers. Here I list a few of the best online graphic design resources we have found:

Design Inspiration Gallery - FAVEUP

Faveup.com – graphic design inspiration gallery

A great website for design inspiration. Categories are broken down into Logos, Business Cards, Flash Websites and CSS Websites with a voting system to highlight the very best designs. You can also submit your own designs to gain feedback from fellow designers.

Photoshop Tutorials - PSDTUTS

PSDTuts.com – photoshop tutorials and tips

Have you ever seen an effect and wondered how you would use photoshop to achieve it? Well it’s probably listed on PSDTUTS. The website features very in depth tutorials on a wide range of photoshop processes and is also great for inspiration.

<br /> Free online tool for color palette design and matching - ColorBlender.com

ColorBlender.com

ColorBlender.com features a very intuitive user interface to help you choose colour palettes. Simply enter the RGB values of the first colour and ColorBlender will offer you a full colour scheme with up to six colours. Once you have perfected your colour scheme, you can save it and send it to yourself by email. You can also download the palette in a .ACT file for use in Photoshop or an .eps for use in Illustrator.

Or, if you’re not in the mood for designing your own colour cheme, you can choose from the many schemes already saved by other users.

Go Media's Arsenal - Professional Design Weaponry

Go Media – Professional Graphic Design Weaponry

Go Media’s wide range of what they call ‘design weaponry’ has to be some of the best available. Featuring stock vectors, stock motion graphics, fonts, textures, icons and photoshop brushes. All at reasonable prices. You can download the packs individually or buy them in bulk for a discount. They also have a very impressive and inspirational portfolio.

Design driven shop offering art, books, magazines, fonts, stock art, and posters - Youworkforthem

YouWorkForThem.com

Like Go Media, YouWorkForThem.com features an impressive range of stock vectors, motion graphics, typefaces, stock imagery, stock video and photoshop brushes. They also sell a vast range of graphic design books, DVD’s and some awesome t-shirts.

What are the best design resources you have found on the web?

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Posted on Monday, May 26th, 2008 at 6:03 pm
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