Designskolen Kolding

This school, located in the lovely town of Kolding, has an amazing atmosphere for designers. Excellent facility and professors, and incredible resources at your disposal. 

Design Observer

Design Observer

National Research Council

You might be surprised what's available to apply for from the Research Council

Information Aesthetics Website

Where form follows data.

1st Web Designer

A great website that provides creative logo and typography inspiration. It also has some useful resources and tutorials on how to create logos and websites.

The Dieline

The Dieline provides the great package designs of various practitioners, students and enthusiasts in the world.

The font bureau

News and articles on typography.

Hoefler & Frere-Jones -typ...

Great information and tips about using fonts.

Instructables

How to do just about anything!

Plastic Smith Fabricating

Good and fast place to get things laser engraved or cut. They will do wood veneer, paper, or acrylic plastic. Quick turnaround! They will let you watch them cut! They use Corel files.

Creative, inc. : the ultimate ...

A very good book! I also purchased their first book "Craft Inc", which was super well written, funny and had down to earth advice with interviews with successfull people in the biz.

Smashing Magazine

Great resource for book suggestions, templates, tutorials, advice on graphic practices, and news on up and coming styles or creators.

Pattern Pulp

Tons of inspiring patterns and illustrations by various designers. There are also a vast amount of articles and interviews. Full of colour and personality

99%

Lots of tips on how to be productive and lots of inspiring articles on alternative practices or research.

Society of Graphic Designers o...

The GDC has a bunch of resources, job postings, and useful guidelines to follow when it comes to going freelance

Veer stock photos, illustratio...

Veer has great supplies of stock photograpy, illustrations and fonts!

The visual thesaurus

I find the visual thesaurus really helpful when generating brainstorm ideas and thinking of concepts. The only down side of it is that you have to pay for it after a few searches.

British Columbia Industrial De...

BCID is a non-profit organization of accredited Industrial Designers registered under the Societies Act of Canada and serves as the authoritative voice of industrial design in British Columbia.

Model Shop

Gives student discounts. Super nice guy. 

Opus Frame and Suppliers

Our go to place for art supplies! Remember your student card so you get a discount!

Getty Images

Great site for good quality free photos. Good for visual criteria, mood boards, inspiration. Good specific categories and tags associated with searches. 

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