Creative Resources

Services, tools of the trade and inspiration.
I have compiled a list of high quality resources for your creative needs and want’s. In all my years in the industry you come over a thing or two that pans out to be valuable resources. I would like to share these with you. Some of you will probably go; “Duuh! I’m already using all of these”. But for some others these are valuable sites they might have never found.

Do you think I am seriously missing a killer site that should be featured here, then drop me a line! I will update this page regularly, so be sure to check back from time to time.

Please note that links marked with a dollar sign($) are affiliate links from which I will get a small commission (at no additional cost to you) if you decide to make a purchase. Just trying to keep this site up, and afford time to make more awesome resources for you all.



The leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work. The creative world updates their work in one place to broadcast it widely and efficiently. Companies explore the work and access talent on a global scale.


From up North is a design blog focusing on promoting and inspiring creatives all over the world.


The best bits & pieces from the creative industry. SerialThriller™ is a part of
From up North.


Categorised inspiration from artists around the world.

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What are you working on? Dribbble is a community of designers sharing screenshots of their work, process, and projects.

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DeviantArt is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts, and a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works.

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Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.

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Designspiration is focused on maintaining a high level of great design inspiration to share around the world.



The best photography & Photoshop tutorials on the internet. In-depth Phlearn PRO Tutorials cover innovative Photoshop techniques from start to finish. $


Video Copilot is a collaborative resource for training, design tools and artists. is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills.



Creative Cloud gives you the world’s best creative apps — and they’re always up to date — so you can turn your brightest ideas into your greatest work across your desktop and mobile devices.


Fontlab Ltd. has specialized in the development of digital type design tools since 1993. The FontLab® product line includes FontLab Studio™, Fontographer®, TypeTool™, TransType™, ScanFont™, BitFonter® and FontLab Pad

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Apple Inc, Needs no explanation…

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Wacom serves a broad range of creative customers across the world from film and animation, auto-design, manga, medical, education and financial services as well as leading IT partners with innovative user interface technologies and solutions.



WordPress themes, web templates and more. Brought to you by the largest global community of creatives. $


Google Resizer – An interactive viewer that helps designers test material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile and tablet


Fonts for all uses and purposes. Delivering fonts made by fontmakers from all over the world.


500 million people around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go.

myfonts-link-260x160 hosts the largest collection of fonts ever assembled for on-line delivery, and offers easy ways to find and purchase fonts on-line. $


Color palette masterpieces from the world’s greatest artists


The superfast Lorem Ipsum text generator


A unique all-you-can-eat font library. Unlimited access to an ever growing library filled with high quality fonts.



Taste of Ink is A premier supplier of high end luxury business cards. They offer a selection of the thickest premium stocks available including ultra-thick cotton, suede, plastic and silk ranging from 16pt cards to 42pt cards. (USA)


“No one can beat our quality. We will take the quality challenge with any sticker printing company on the planet. Seriously.” (USA)


Make a Book. Leave Your Mark.
Turn your ideas into professional print books, magazines, or ebooks for iPad and Kindle. (USA) $