Sketch

Sketch is a lightweight tool to help you assemble your designs.

Google Fonts

Google Fonts is a safe bet when shopping for project fonts. Download font families to use in design files or grab scripts to toss into your code.

Dribbble

Born out of Salem, MA, Dribbble has grown to become a hub for designers to share their work, meet other designers, and get inspired.

Unsplash

Unsplash is a database of beautiful, high-res, free photos for creative use. No awkward office stock photos. Make sure you give credit to the photographer.

Invision

Once you've sketched up a series of screens, toss them into Invision to built a clickable, interactive prototype.

The Noun Project

The Noun Project is a massive searchable database of icons created by a community of designers. Pay for a membership or give credit to the designer.

Craft

Craft is a Sketch plugin that makes it stupidly easy to populate your designs with real content. No more lorem ipsum.

Color Hunt

Color Hunt is Pinterest for colors. Scroll, scroll, scroll through four color combinations.

TypeKit

If you have an Adobe CC license, TypeKit offers access to a whole bunch of premium fonts.

Flat UI Colors

Flat UI Colors offers click and copy access to twenty vibrant flat colors.

Pttrns

Pttrns is a catalog showing how well-known apps have tackled various UX flows and elements.

Coolors

Coolors allows you to toggle through and save sexy color palettes.

Mirror for Sketch

If you're designing mobile apps with Sketch, then Mirror is a must. It allows you to sync your design files right to your phone for live updates.

Principle

Principle is the Sketch of animations. Drop objects in and quickly begin to experiment with animations.

Type Nugget

Type Nugget is a WYSIWYG editor for web typography CSS.

Testmate

Testmate is a tool that saves you and your team time by automating the logistics of user research interviews.

ProtoIO

ProtoIO is a high-fidelity prototyping tool that allows you to create rich, animated, interactive prototypes.

Lookback

Lookback allows you to run user tests while remotely recording the screen, the user's face and voice, and their in-app interactions.

Type Anything

Type Anything lets you fine tune your family of header styles, and then download the CSS to get your design live.

Sympli

Sympli generates style guides, specs, and assets for design handoff and helps automate implementation for developers.

UserTesting

UserTesting allows you to recruit users and run remove, video-recorded usability tests.

Modular Scale

Modular Scale is a useful tool for exploring base and em ratio font relationships.

Reflector

Reflector allows you to connect your phone to your computer to record in-app videos.

Death to the Stock Photo

Death to Stock is another reaction to trashditional stock photography. Join their mailing list to get new photos every month, or get a membership to access their full archives.

Lingo

Lingo is like Dropbox for design teams. The MacOS app allows teams to easily store and share visuals.

Usabili.me

Usabili.me is a screensharing, note taking, and recording tool to help you run remote user research.

SiteSee

SiteSee is a curated gallery of modern websites.

Entypo

Entypo is a set of 400+ icons that cover the 80/20 of just about any project.

FullStory

FullStory lets you easily record, replay, search, and analyze each user's actual experience with your website.

Font Flame

Font Flame is Tinder for fonts.

Little Big Details

Little Big Details is a blog the highlights the small, often overlooked design elements that make up great digital experiences.

Pixate

Pixate allows you to create high fidelity clickable prototypes to test app interactions and animations.

Empty States

Empty States is a site devoted to showcasing website and mobile app empty states.

FontReach

After entering a font of your choice, FontReach scans the interwebz to show you sites that use that font. It's like the zoo for designers.

Trello

Trello is a useful tool to help design teams prioritize and manage their pipeline of work.

Nucleo

Nucleo offers 8000+ searchable, customizable icons, with new icons being added every week.

Nice Portfolio

Nice Portfolio is a curated showcase of designer portfolio sites.

Red Pen

Red Pen helps teams quickly markup and comment on visual designs.

Color Snapper

Color Snapper is a MacOS app that allows you to quickly grab the hex code of a color you stumble upon.

Placeit

Placeit allows you to create still and video device mockups for a range of devices.

UX Timeline

UX Timeline is a time capsule for websites. Flip through and see how your favorite sites have evolved over time.

Unclrd

Unclrd is a chrome plugin that converts websites to black and white.

Cognitive Lode

Cognitive Lode distills behavioural economics and consumer psychology research into small, bite-sized pieces.

ColorDrop

Color Drop offers a wall of four color sets for you to browse through and save.

FourZeroFour

FourZeroFour is a site dedicated to showcasing creative 404 error pages.

UXPin

UXPin is a shared workspace for teams to design and prototype together.

Recordit

Recordit is a MacOS app that makes it easy to record and share video screenshots.

Chindogu

Chindogu is a Japanese art of inventing objects that are offer an obvious benefit while simultaneously introducing more problems and social embarrassment.

Invision Studio

Invision Studio is a full-featured screen design, animation, and prototyping tool.

Parlay

Parlay allows you to collect feedback on new product concepts by revealing them within the current product experience to customers who have agreed to offer you product feedback.