5 Great Resources for a Designer (A Designer’s Toolbox)

A Designer's Toolbox, Design, Resources

This is the second blog post in a new series called A Designer’s Toolbox.

It’s an exciting time to be a designer. Almost everyday I read about a great new tool that has been released. We all work differently, with our own processes and on a wide range of projects, but I thought it would be helpful to list a few great resources that (I think) are essential to all designers.

My Five Minutes of Fame

Resources

A little while ago I noticed that more and more of the projects appearing in my Bēhance feed were resume designs. As you’d expect with Bēhance or Dribbble; some of them were beautiful, some of them ugly, and others just plain weird.

However, design is not about making something pretty. Sure, aesthetics matter a great deal but design is about problem solving. A lot of these resumes, even the great looking ones, were creating more problems that they solved.