Best Design Resources of 2008

Best Design Resources of 2008

Collection of the best and most useful design resources of 2008.

Typography Resources

Typography Resources

60 Brilliant Typefaces For Corporate Design [Smashing Magazine]

20 Free Handwritten Fonts And Resources [Fuel Your Creativity]

50 Incredible Fonts for Professional Web & Print Design [Noupe]

15 Beautiful High-Quality Free Fonts [Smashing Magazine]

21 Inspirational Typography Artworks from DeviantArt [Designflavr]

Top 7 Fonts Used By Professionals In Design [Just Creative Design]

45 Beautiful Free Fonts for Modern Design Trends [Six Revisions]

CSS Resources

CSS Resources

50 Extremely Useful And Powerful CSS Tools [Smashing Magazine]

30+ CSS Cheat Sheets and Guides [All Web Design Resources]

CSS Editors Reviewed [Smashing Magazine]

10 Principles of the CSS Masters [NETTUTS]

Best of CSS Design 2008 [Web Designer Wall]

40+ CSS Generators, Creators, and Makers [All Web Design Resources]

Resetting Your Styles with CSS Reset [Six Revisions]

12 Principles For Keeping Your Code Clean [Smashing Magazine]

Logo Design Resources

Logo Design Resources

81 of the Best Logo Design Resources [Logo Design Love]

The Best Logo Design Resources [Just Creative Design]

105+ Logo Design Tuts And Resources [Elite By Design]

35 Stunning Black and White Logos [Siah Design]

50+ Kick Ass Logos for Inspiration [Fuel Your Creativity]

33 Exceptional Logo Rebrandings In 2008 [Smashing Apps]

30 Brilliant Vector Logo Designs, Deconstructed [VECTORTUTS]

10 Successful Logo Redesigns [Logo Design Love]



50 Most Beautiful Icon Sets Created in 2008 [Noupe]

40 Beautiful Free Icon Sets [Six Revisions]

22 (New) Free High Quality Icons Sets [Elite By Design]

40+ Extremely Beautiful Icon Sets [Noupe]

Inspiration Resources

Inspiration Resources

50 Beautiful Blog Designs [Smashing Magazine]

40+ Creative, Courageous, and Campy Buttons [PSDTUTS]

60 Really Cool and Creative Error 404 Pages [Hongkiat]

30 Beautiful Examples of Grunge in Web Design [Six Revisions]

40 Inspirational Website Designs of 2008 [CrazyLeaf Design Blog]

50+ Gorgeous Navigation Menus [Vandelay Website Design]

57 Vector Characters in Web Design [CSSLeak]

50 Beautiful And Creative Portfolio Designs [Smashing Magazine]

40 Beautiful Dark CSS Website Designs [Toxel]

40+ Beautiful Hand-Drawn Websites [CSSBuilt]

79 Amazing Album Covers [Inspiredology]

40 Creative Business Card Designs [Toxel]

Textures and Patterns Design Showcase [Smashing Magazine]

54 Mind-blowing Digital Paintings [PSDTUTS]

50 Excellent Blog Footer Designs [Hongkiat]

24 Beautiful and Creative Website Headers [Toxel]

Inspirational PDF Magazines [Smashing Magazine]



41 Nicest Photoshop Photo Effects Tutorials [Hongkiat]

30 Beautiful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials [Six Revisions]

70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials [Smashing Magazine]

50 Great Photoshop Tutorials for Clever Beginners [PSDTUTS]

30 Tutorials That Will Teach You Fireworks [Arbent]

Adobe Fireworks Tutorials and Downloads [Smashing Magazine]

40+ Tutorials for Working with Wacom Tablets []

50 Excellent AJAX Tutorials [Smashing Magazine]

50 Creative Photoshop Text Effects [PSDTUTS]

23 Most Incredible Photoshop Tutorials [Elite By Design]

Adobe Illustrator Tutorials – Best Of [Smashing Magazine]

Photoshop Downloads

Photoshop Downloads

Collection Of Photoshop Custom Shapes [Smashing Magazine]

20+ Photoshop Painted Inspiration and Brush Resources [PSDTUTS]

75 Insane High Res Photoshop Brushes [Elite By Design]

50 Must-Have Photoshop Brushes [Smashing Magazine]

200+ Free Grunge Photoshop Brushes [You the Designer]

50 Free Photoshop Pattern Sets [Emma Alvarez]

55 Free Human Brush Sets and Vector Images [Web Resources Depot]

40+ Halloween and Gore Themed Photoshop Brushes [PSDFan]

WordPress Resources

WordPress Resources

100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes [Smashing Magazine]

30+ Most Wanted WordPress Tips, Tricks and Hacks [Hongkiat]

45+ Free Premium WordPress Themes with Grid Layouts [WPZOOM]

45+ Must See WordPress Themes [Noupe]

20 Free Corporate WordPress Themes [Blogsessive]

24 High Quality Free WordPress Themes [Toxel]

21 Mindblowing Premium-Like Free WordPress Themes [Smashing Apps]

50 Beautiful Free WordPress Themes [Six Revisions]

Top 50 Free WordPress Themes [CrazyLeaf Design Blog]

10 Useful RSS-Tricks and Hacks For WordPress [Smashing Magazine]

45 Excellent Free WordPress Themes [DzineBlog]

Top 75 Best Design Resources of 2008

  1. Mirko

    Finally a good “Top of 2008” list, thanks for this!

  2. David Airey

    I wonder how many hours went into these posts? A scary amount no doubt.

  3. Jorge

    Great collections, thanks!

  4. Conor

    Definitely bookmarking this. Great resource yet again, Toxel! Thanks.

  5. Mika

    Omg, awesome! Thanks for putting this together!

  6. guri

    great links!

  7. Elten

    Thanks! :P

  8. Luc

    Awesome!!So good a list,thanks for your word.

  9. beezy

    awesome – thanks!

  10. cybergoat

    Very good, THX!

  11. Kumail.H.T

    that was a great round up!


  12. davide123

    thankx very much!

  13. Tom Kenny

    2008 has been a very good year for web design, thanks for the resources!

  14. Mike

    Excellent list! Lots of work to put this together. Thanks again.

  15. Morgan Grimshaw

    great roundup, it has been a good year for the online community to share ideas and resources! Thanks for the contribution.

  16. projectautomatika

    Great stuff!

  17. ipoenk

    This is awesome resources … thaks for sharing

  18. raj

    great this is very helpful to my next web project. thanks again

  19. cybergoat


  20. squareart

    Thanks guys, great resources – loving your site!!

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