New resources for web designers are built and launched every day and keeping ourselves up to date with everything new may be overwhelming at times. With this in mind, we decided to track some of the best tools and resources we came across in the previous month so you can learn more and take your work to the next level.
Fusion UI Kit
Fusion is a free and minimalistic UI kit designed by GateUi containing 13 iOS screens for eCommerce apps available for both Photoshop and Sketch.
Mail UI Kit
A free and beautiful UI kit for desktop, mobile, tablet, and smartwatch formats built by InVision so you can create intuitive social app experiences.
Launchaco is a beautiful and easy to use website builder perfect for any small startup looking to build and launch their website fast. They offer a free plan with limitations and also a premium plan at $49.99 per year during their beta phase.
Fontrapid is a free Sketch plugin that allows you to easily create fonts inside Sketch that can be used for print, web, and mobile.
Timeline for Sketch
This smart little Sketch plugin allows you to take a new step in your design process and also create beautiful animations. Out of the box, it enhances the Sketch UI by providing it a timeline and keyframes that you can use to add simple layer transitions and effects.
You can currently grab it with a 25% discount at a pre-sale price for only $59 per year.
SketchIcons is a powerful Sketch plugin that allows you to apply layer masks dynamically and generate icon libraries inside Sketch.
iPhone X Mockup
A free and small pack of 8 iPhone X mockups available for both Sketch and Photoshop.
Web & Mobile Icons Bundle
A free icon pack by Kavoon with 40 modern icons in three styles perfect for web and mobile app designs.
ThemeIsle Icon Pack
A free icon pack by ThemeIsle with more than 100 detailed icons ready to be used in both design and the implementation of your projects.
A free collection of crypto icons organized in three styles and highly customizable for your next crypto app design.
Pigment is a really handy tool that allows you to explore new color choices.
Colorwise is an app that maps the most used colors in a specific product category on ProductHunt. It’s a great little tool that can provide useful insights regarding the most popular color choices in a specific niche.
Articles & Courses
Taking your skills to the next level requires patience, practice and the right information. The following is a list to help you with the latter.
- CSS Grid Course by Wes Bos
- Front-End Performance Checklist by Vitaly Friedman
- Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Wireframing by Nazli Kaya
- 7 Techniques for Better, Faster Layer Management in Sketch by Jon Moore
- Gestalt principles in UI design by Eleana Gkogka