Top 10 Sites for Designers: October 2016 Edition

Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites (and apps!) of particular interest to designers and creatives. The October selection includes a collection of free icons, a downloadable collaged typeface, a free vector graphics editor and more.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition

1. IconStore

https://iconstore.co

Free icons for personal and commercial use, with no attribution required.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


2. Build in Amsterdam

buildinamsterdam.com/cases

The simple type treatments for this strategy, branding and e-commerce company become dynamic with a sweeping motion applied.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


For a dose of inspiration in the form of creative quotes, get your copy of Treat Ideas Like Cats And Other Creative Quotes to Inspire Creative People by Editor-in-Chief of PRINT Magazine Zachary Petit.


3. Here is Today

http://hereistoday.com

A unique representation of “today” in the scope of time.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


4. CSS Zen Garden

csszengarden.com

Demonstrating what can be accomplished through CSS-based design.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


5. The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us

With high-quality, interactive videos, you can explore with rangers some of these wonders.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


6. Excelsiorama

http://excelsiorama.com

A downloadable, collaged typeface made by Upstate New York graphic designers.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


7. How Much Does Your Country Invest in R&D?

uis.unesco.org/_LAYOUTS/UNESCO/research-and-development-spending

An engaging, interactive data visualization, with interesting transitions from chart to chart as you scroll.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


8. Vectr

http://vectr.com

A free vector graphics editor that you can download or use online.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


9. Virgin America Mobile App

virginamerica.com/mobile

Their new app for booking flights is presented cleanly and with fun, simple animations.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


10. Kettle

https://kettlenyc.com

The site for this independent digital agency gives a distinct look with unique animations.

top 10 sites for designers october 2016 edition


PRINT typography and lettering awards

DEADLINE: October 14, 2016

The 3rd Annual Typography & Lettering Awards is now open! Whether you design your own typefaces, design type-centric pieces or create gorgeous handlettered projects, we want to see your work—and share it with our readers.

Enter today for a chance to be featured in Print magazine, receive a prize pack from MyDesignShop.com, and more!

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