Inspiration

Information is Beautiful
Lots of visual ideas and inspiration.

Design is Kinky
A site that is constantly changing and improving, a great site for inspiration.

Dexigner
Delivering design news, competitions, forums and links. Dexigner is a very informative service for designers and artists.

Brand New
Opinions on corporate and brand identity work.

Le Book
International lists of photographers, stylists, model agencies, etc. Anything a photo producer would need.

Akimbo
Canada’s online source for visual art information.

Code and Theory
An NYC based digital agency

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.

The Partners
Creative award-winning London-based agency.

BDA
An agency specializing in branded merchandise.

Applied Arts Magazine
Find out what’s hot on the Canadian design scene. They have awards, and annuals full of inspiration work.

Communication Arts
Print publication offering competitions, forums, feature articles, job bank, graphic design resources and online shopping.

resources

The Noun Project
A website that aggregates and catalogs symbols that are created and uploaded by graphic designers around the world.

Ceros
Ceros gives designers and marketers the power to create, publish and analyze interactive and animated content for the web without writing a single line of code.

Image After
A large online 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.

Dry Icons
Tons of icons available to download

Wallpapers Wide
Choose from tons of desktop wallpapers

Texturez.com
Textures, always comes in handy

Death to The Stock Photo
Get free photos monthly

Hubspot.com
Royalty-Free Stock Photos

1001 Fonts
Loads of fonts

Imagine 121
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.

Pristine Printing
I like to use these printers for small runs, even though they have good quality offset. I also think the customer service is excellent.

fun

Giphy
Find everything from funny GIFs, unique GIFs or create your own.

TED
Ideas Worth Spreading. From short clips to long videos, there is something for everyone.

Canva
An advanced free online image editor, edit images directly in your browser.

Creative Mornings
A breakfast lecture series for the creative community.

Pechakucha
The art of concise presentations. 

Think Dirty App
A project born out of a personal journey to understand the truths in the beauty industry.

WWD
Often called “the fashion bible,” Women’s Wear Daily serves as the voice of authority, international newswire and agent of change for the fashion, beauty and retail industries.

The Kit
Canadian interactive online fashion magazine, also available in print

Grazia
My favorite UK weekly magazine, read this to stay informed on the all the latest stories and trends.

Refinery29
Updated daily with news, trends, and shopping deals in fashion, beauty, and entertainment.

Trend Hunter
Trend Hunter is the world’s largest, most popular collection of cutting edge ideas, fueled by 151,000 insatiably curious people.