Number 1 – Kuler
We recently published an article called “5 Colour Tips for Web Design ” which talks about the importance or colour when it comes to web design. This tool helps you choose the right colour combinations, which is notoriously tricky. Make sure you bookmark it now for when you next want to create a website!
Number 2 – What The Font
So you want to design a website and you’ve found that perfect font while browsing the internet, but even with your extensive knowledge of Typefaces you’re still not sure which one it is! What do you do? Well ‘What The Font” is your saviour! Simply submit an image you’ll soon have your answer!
Number 3 – webdesign tuts+
“Never stop learning” – a great attitude to have, as you can never know everything – especially when it comes to design. As long as you’re always learning you’re always going to be getting better. Webdesign tuts+ is a great resource to help make sure you’re always broadening your horizons.
Number 4 – Smashing Magazine
The beauty of the web is that there are thousands of excellent blogs (like BaseKit’s!) that are packed full of hints and tips to help you up your game.Smashing Magazine is one of the best. Here’s a great article from them which explains all the web design industry jargon.
- Smashing Magazine – Designing for the Future Web (jamesgardneruk.wordpress.com)
- What is the Future of Web Design? – BaseKit, of course! (plus 40% off tickets to FOWD!) (basekit.com)
- 9 Outstanding Websites for Design Inspiration (fakeiitian.com)