10 Resources that Successful Designers Already Have
Designers who excel at their work, continuously belt out quality stuff, and make big buck aren’t doing last minute search for resources; they already have a folder full of it.
If you want to be in their league too, here are ten great resources to start with.
Icons aren’t just a necessary part of every website but these can also transform the face of the page it is used on, by breaking the monotone and adding visuals. Being self-explanatory, they also help to convey information in a concise and compact manner, leaving a lot of space free for other designs elements.
A designer must always have a good stock of icons – from the generic ones that finds usage in every project to specific niche-centric ones, because when the need arises you wouldn’t want to spend time on looking for appropriate icons.
Designers are busy people, no really, we might not get the credit for it but we really don’t have a lot of time to do things from scratch. Which is why UI kits are such a saving grace! UI kits can cut down the time in half without compromising on the quality.
In fact, they enhance the quality. When people are swarmed with work, they tend to overlook certain small aspects. But with a UI kit, you’d be assured of everything being perfect and technically correct. An error otherwise could mean scrapping off everything and redoing from scratch, yikes! Pretty sure you don’t want that. So stock up on these UI kits and work smart, not hard.
Vectors come in handy for a lot of projects. Whether you are designing a website and need to include these or need to make a quick Infographic for a client, you have to have a good assortment of vectors that you can quickly reach out to for an urgent project.
This bundle has an eclectic mix of vectors ranging from categories like sports, business, agriculture to birds, games and even abstract vectors. This big daddy vector set is worth its weight in gold and ideally comes at a price running into hundreds, but with this deal you get a sweet 94% off!
Designers don’t throw parties because we don’t have the time so we wouldn’t say “Hey, here are some cool flyers to make your next party invite a complete hit” but pretty sure you’d get a lot of requests for party flyers (from cool party people of course!) for which you’d need a good many options to choose from.
So, we made the work easier for you and curated a great set of party flyer templates that are cool, hep, and looks stunning. With 100 options to choose from, you’d be able to make even the most finicky of the clients happy.
From subtle and classy to outright dramatic, these flyers are so appealing that it makes sense to just stock up on them even if you never use it.
And while we are still on the topic of icons – because you know just how important they are – here’s another set of web-specific icons that you are likely to use on web pages and for explaining elements of a website.
Cutting through the clutter, these on-point icons will undoubtedly be used in almost all of your web projects. So be sure to stock up on these right away.
Presentations are so important, even for designers. Whether you are explaining the concept of a website, an illustration, or a complete visuals-based project panning different requirements, you’d have to give a presentation. Not to mention that a lot of clients may come to get a professionally designed presentation from you. In this case, what are you doing that’s different from the herd?
Everyone puts clip arts and images in the presentation, but do you know just how much would including Infographic vectors raise the quality and aesthetic of a presentation? Plus, these can convey complex information in a concise way. From charts and graphs to talk numbers and growth, to isometric elements and tables, here’s a great freebie that will help you become one of the most sought-after presentation guy because only you’d be the only one doing things differently.
Premium Badges & Ribbons
A web page can be boring or it could be overtly flashy or it could be sassy and classy. How do you make a boring web page dazzling without spending a lot of time and effort on it? By being creative. Sometimes you might have to work magic with the content, sometimes, you have to enhance that.
Badges and ribbons work in so many ways – you can use this to proclaim a sale, convey authenticity, as a design element, or simply to beautify the page. The problem is that unless you have a resource full of these, it would be difficult to source them at times of need. So go ahead and add this to your resource box, like right now.
Hey, did you think we were done raving about icons yet? Nope! We understand the importance of these, so we bring to you yet another set of icons. And this isn’t just a set, it’s a massive, all-out set of around 560 icons!
The line icons cover different categories – from business and finance, SEO and marketing, food and cooking to touch gestures, there a lot of usable icons you would need in different projects.
Logos are the face of the company, which is why when you are creating one for a company, it should have a strong brand recall and be something that the company is about.
You can put a lot of thought into it or you can work smart and choose from the templates to rehash one the best way it would suit the requirements, identity, and the objectives of the company. We have 51 options for you to choose from.
Business flyers are important – yes, even digital folks who think this is such a done-to-the-dust idea need to know that flyers are attention-grabbing and get the message across quickly. Which is why a lot of businesses should experiment with this once they understand the importance of this neglected tool.
And when that happens you’d have a lot of request coming your way. So, be prepared and brace yourself to knock the socks out of your clients by designing stunning business flyers with minimal efforts with this set of flyer templates.
Which of these freebies did you like best?