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Top 10 Tools for Web Design

thenerdydev profile image The Nerdy Dev ・3 min read

Are you looking for magic tools to ease out your design process ?
Well, your search ends here. In this article, I am going to present you 10 tools that are a MUST to ease out your design process and make your overall workflow super efficient.

With me ? Amazing. Here we go.

The first tool is:

1. Pexels

Pexels.com is my top most preferred website to grab royalty free images for my projects. The best part of these images is that they are professional high grade images that you can use in your web designs.

Link: https://pexels.com

2. CSS Clip Path Maker (Clippy)

Clippy is another amazing tool that you can use for image clipping. It gives you different templates that you can apply on your images to make them look different and eases the clipping process. So you drag a couple of points here and there and it gives you the CSS property for same that you can directly paste into your project and you are DONE. Isn't it dead simple ? Pretty awesome, right?

Link : https://bennettfeely.com/clippy/

3. CSS Gradient

CSS Gradient is another quality tool that helps you in creating amazing and sleek gradients to enhance the overlook look, feel and aesthetics of your website. This is another must have tool for web design.

Link: https://cssgradient.io/

4. Animista

Who can forget Animista ? It is literary one of the best CSS tools that I have used so far for creating amazing, smooth and clean animations. IMO it is the best tool that you can use to animate your CSS elements. It lets you go crazy and creative at the very same time. It also provides tons of COOL animations out of the box which can be useful for most of the cases. You can even tweak them a bit to generate animations with the desired effect that you are looking for.

Link: https://animista.net/

4. ColorHunt

Color Hunt is a free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes. So use these palettes for colors that look great to the eye.

Link: https://colorhunt.co/

5. Filter CSS Generator

A filter CSS generator that helps you quickly generate filter CSS declarations for your website. It comes with many options and it demonstrates instantly.

Link: https://cssgenerator.org/

5. Keyframes.app

Keyframes helps you write better CSS. It provides dead simple visual tools to help you generate CSS for your projects.It is a pretty new tool but I feel it has tremendous potential. Currently it allows you to play with animations, colors and shadows. So feel free to try this tool as well.

Link: https://keyframes.app/

6. Bounce.js

Bounce.js is a handy JavaScript library that enables you to create complicated animations. Bounce.js has a mature user interface that allows you to either add different components – such as easing, duration, delay, and number of bounces – manually to your animation, or select a ready-to-use preset, then play the animation, and fine-tune the properties if it’s necessary.

Link: https://bouncejs.com

7. Single Element CSS Spinners

Looking for enhancing your CSS designs with simple yet awesome looking animated loading spinners ? If the answer is yes, this CSS spinner library may be the perfect choice for you.

Link: https://projects.lukehaas.me/css-loaders/

8. Normalize.css

A HTML5-ready alternative to CSS resets. It preserves some useful browser default settings, normalizes styles for a wide range of HTML elements, corrects some common browser inconsistencies, and is well commented for easier use.

Link: https://necolas.github.io/normalize.css/

9. Voxel.css

Voxel.css is a CSS library for 3D rendering. Voxel is flexible enough to be used for everything from 3D web animations to full-on video games. It exposes 4 different classes - Scene, World, Editor and Voxel. So it offers a customization that is as close as a full 3D animation website.

Link: http://www.voxelcss.com/

10. Blush

Easily create stunning and beautiful illustrations with collections made by artists across the globe

Link: https://blush.design/

Those are my 10 favorite resources which I use in countless projects, go ahead and try those and let me know what you think of them!

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