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Graphic Design Tools & Resources


Tools and resources for graphic designers, including recommended software, online tools, inspiration, design books and magazines, interviews, and where to find fonts, stock photos and online printing.
  1. Business Software
  2. Design Software
  3. Online Tools
  4. Inspiration
  5. Design Books and Magazines
  6. Find Fonts, Stock Photos and Online Printers
  1. Interviews and Profiles
  2. Professional Organizations
  3. Career
  4. Recommended Websites
  5. Hardware

Business Software

There are many applications that can help you run your design business, including project and contact management software, file management software and iPhone apps.

Design Software

Design software is the graphic designer's tool, allowing you to not only create your work but also mock up projects, manage fonts and complete other creative tasks.

Online Tools

A collection of web-based tools for performing business and creative tasks such as finding website addresses, social networking, writing blogs, creating color schemes, identifying fonts, tracking statistics and more.


A collection of websites and galleries to provide you with inspiration for your graphic design projects.

Design Books and Magazines

Graphic design books and magazines can keep you up-to-date on the latest industry news and trends while providing a great source of design inspiration.

Find Fonts, Stock Photos and Online Printers

Websites to find fonts for download, stock photos, illustration and video, and online printing.

Interviews and Profiles

Advice from top design industry pros and profiles of prolific graphic designers.

Professional Organizations

Graphic design organizations that provide training, discounts, networking and more.


Learn about the different career paths you can take as a graphic designer, where to take courses and websites that have job listings.

Recommended Websites

Design websites that can help you find work, get inspired, connect with other designers and keep up with design news.


Equipment for graphic designers, including choosing what computer to buy.

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