As a designer working in print media, I am on a constant lookout for good sites to stir my creativity on those days where the layout just doesn’t come together as easily as it should. I ran across a few of these on a list of top ten design sites. I found many of them very useful, but edited the list a bit to match my own preferences and added in some very useful design tools that will be must haves for any Designer. Here we go!
Wausau Paper – digitalspace
Digitalspace is a great blog with lots of good info on Digital Printing and a nice tip section
Kali is an Illustrator with a very unique style, you have probably seen her work in AirTran’s GO magazine the above link is to her portfolio, nicely done, and here is a link to her Blog
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Lisel Ashlock’s site
This is another great example of a site featuring portfolio blog and she even has a sshop set up through Etsy
This is a great blog with many contributors, one of the best all around illustration collaboration sites I have run across.
This counts as more than one, there are several blogs at How’s site that are worth following so check them all out!
Have a printed sample of a font but have no idea what it is? This great tool will guide you through a step by step identification process that is very accurate.
What The Font
This is another favorite font identity site, you need a scanner for this one. First you upload a printed sample and it comes back with an answer very quickly if it can figure it out.
I’ll wrap this up with a few sites that go int color theory and meaning as a refresher for those of us that have been out of school for a while!
Color Matters This site is basic and hits all the individual pieces of the color puzzle.
Color Meaning A link to color meaning on About.com
I hope these links are able to inspire or assist in your next design project, and when its done come check out our pricing at PGprint.com