This is a blog that might help some brainstorm with images. It captures a snapshot of good looking /feeling online content and relates it to other contnent on the blog.

iStock Photo

This is a great place to licence content in a pinch. In fact, it now had HD video as well.

Core 77 Design Directory

Comprehensive design directory of worldwide firms, compliments of Core77

The Model Shop

CNC, Laser Cutting

The Art of Glen Keane

If you want to be an animator, you should not miss this!

Cold hard flash

A blog reporting on the rapidly growing world of Flash animation.

Animation FX Tutorial

This blog provides great sources for background art (usually painted) from classical animation films (mostly those from Disney).

Dampking Designs

Professional sewers- possibly good for grad projects that need more of a professional production touch. 

So You Need A Typeface

A humorous flowchart that will help you find the perfect typeface for any project

30 Handy Blank Templates for ...

Some cool. Some stupid.

Typekit | Typography for your ...

A great resource for all things web. The leader in displaying real fonts on websites. They have a free trial which is actually truly useful for individual websites. 

Lovely Packaging

A collection of inspirational packaging design from all around the world.

Vancouver Copy and Print Centr...

Land of Print is a family-run business that ensures that you walk out extremely happy with the quality of both your print and the service. Very reasonably priced as well.


Kuler is a site that allows you to search for user-created colour palettes, or use the colour wheels to create and save your own.

LiveView for iPhone & iPad

This is a great tool for designers to create quick demos for iPad and iPhones. Take screen captures, sync with your device and add buttons and hand movements with  ease. 

oobject - Daily User Ranked Li...

Oobject is a kind of online Wunderkammer comprising visual lists of man-made objects.


Probably the best aggregator for typographic resources of all kinds out there - foundries, forums, designers, articles, magazines, all here. Just somebody please redesign this site out of 1998!

ISSUU - You Publish

Make your own printed magazine! Haven't yet used this platform, but hope to soon.

Teehan Lax - Interactive User ...

This is a great site, especially for getting the components to build an iphone  app.

Today's Best Design

TBD is a daily design award that giv


Free repeat patterns available for downloading!

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