5 Free and Useful sites for Graphic Designers

When working on a project, graphic designers have to take in many factors in order to create  a well thought out design. Luckily, there are many websites out there that can help and assist the work flow and quality of a project. Here are just 5 of the many useful sites out on the web that will help you on your future designs.


1.) Color Scheme Designer 3

Do you know what color you want to use in your design but aren’t sure on what other colors will look aesthetically pleasing with it? Color Scheme will not only show you what colors look good together, but it will also give you the codes of those colors as well. There a several other color related features this site provides that can make your color palette be the best that it can be. Check it out at http://colorschemedesigner.com


2.) What the Font!

Fonts play a key role in any design, but sometimes there’s that one amazing font you need yet, have no clue what it’s called. Instead of spending countless amounts of hours searching for that font’s name, What the Font is there to help you  decipher just what it’s called. With What the Font, simply upload an image of the font you’re looking for, and in return will give you the name of the font.  http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/


3.) After the Deadline

Whether designing a website, or just a flyer, written content will more than likely be needed. Content is an important way to communicate with your audience, so the way you write your content can be a very crucial to your design. After the Deadline will help you with your content by showing you what’s spelled wrong, what’s grammatically incorrect, and by suggesting alternative ways to format your sentences. http://www.afterthedeadline.com/


4.) Stock Free Images

It’s hard to find images in a search engine that are both high quality and visually pleasing. The images you do find, can be common and not have that unique quality that you’re searching for. Instead of struggling to search for the perfect image, try Stock Free Images. Not only will it come up with high quality photos for you, but it’s free! http://www.sxc.hu/


5.) Seamless Textures

Textures are a great way to add depth to your design. They can also become a great filter for the images you choose for your design. Feel like the background of your website needs to be revamped? Enhance it by selecting a seamless texture! http://seamlesstextures.net/