Resources

Design Inspiration:

Lots of visual ideas and inspiration.
A site that is constantly changing and improving, a great site for inspiration.
Forever changing, forever amazing. Your link to the design community.
Delivering design news, competitions, forums and links.
Dexigner is a very informative service for designers and artists.
Get lost in the world of found. Great site for inspiration.
International lists of photographers, stylists, model agencies, etc. Anything a photo producer would need.
Akimbo
Canada’s online source for visual art information.
Trend Hunter is the world’s largest, most popular collection of cutting edge ideas, fueled by 151,000 insatiably curious people.
PSFK
Live, work and play better. Site on design, technology, trends and innovations
HUSH
A concept-driven design firm that integrates digital technology and physical environments to help clients deliver powerful brand experiences.

Fonts:

A great foundry with creative fonts kits.
Another creative type foundry.
A retro type foundry. The typefaces shown here are what inspired me to create my font Milkshake.
Loads of free fonts.
So many original fonts to choose from!
All my favorite fonts are on this site.
Free fonts without any pop up ads.
Dafont
Archive of free downloadable fonts. Browse alphabetically, by style, author or popularity. Test out the font with your custom text before you download.
Free Dingbats

 

Images:

A collection of images by designer Charles S. Anderson.
Veer
An all-in-one site, has photography, illustrations and fonts.
This is the first place I look for stock photography, they have everything!
This is a cute site with some nice stock photography.
A large online free photo collection. You can download and use any image or texture from the site and use it in your own work, either personal or commercial.
Tons of free icons available to download
Choose from tons of free wallpapers for your desktop
Free Textures, always comes in handy, with no pop up ads
Get free photos monthly
550+ Royalty-Free Stock Photos You Can Download Now

 

Printers:

Innovative marketing solutions and global marketing communications with excellent customer service. They can also do custom digital dye cuts and varnish on digital, as well as custom leather note books.
Cenveo
This company has lot of different solutions, but I like to use them for gold foil printing on digital, more cost effective then offset.
I like to use these printers for small runs, even though they have good quality offset. I also think the customer service is excellent.
Small print shop in Toronto for perfect binding in small quantities.

 
Corporate:

The official Macintosh Site.
Adobe
The home of Creative Suite and many others
FSC
The Forest Stewardship Council is an independent, non-governmental, not for profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests.