30 BEST DESIGN RESOURCES FOR YOUR NEXT TABLEAU DASHBOARD
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I often search the web and find a lot of interesting and useful things online and that’s not ingenious,everyone does that. But I have this habit of keeping lists of links(*design resources) and tools at one place which I can refer to later. This really saves time because I need not require to search the web again and again looking for something I have already seen before but don’t actually remember where it is.
I think you all agree, most of the dashboard developers will have a really crowded bookmarks bar, at least mine is . Over the years, I have scoured the web for the most complete, the easiest to use and the most innovative resources and then curated the list of design resources, tools, websites and all things I find useful and would like to share with you all.Thanks to a host of these free online design resources, now anyone can design high-quality visual stories and dashboards with ease. This article is all about the resources I have collected and added to my bookmark through the years.I hope this will be helpful to you as it has been to me.This is my long list of design resources for your next dashboard
RESOURCES FOR ICONS
1. NOUN PROJECT
The Noun Project is a website that aggregates and catalogs symbols that are created and uploaded by graphic designers around the world.
Modern & consistent, handcrafted vector icon sets. Perfect for iOS & Android apps, web, graphic, and material design.
Free icons and clipart images in flat Color design style for web and graphic design, presentations. Available in png and vector.
4. MATERIAL ICONS
Material design system icons are simple, modern, friendly, and sometimes quirky. Each icon is created using our design guidelines to depict in simple and minimal forms the universal concepts used commonly throughout a UI.
The world’s most popular and easiest to use icon set .Its a free platform for download vector icons in SVG, PNG and EPS.
Pixel-perfect vector icons and Icon Fonts available in Line, Monochrome, and Solid style at one place.
A library of free vector icons for personal and commercial projects ,designed by first class designers.
8. ORION ICON LIBRARY
The best Icon Library consists of both pro & free SVG icons for your Web, iOS, Android & design projects.
9. REMIX ICONS
Remix Icon is a set of open-source neutral-style system symbols elaborately crafted for designers and developers.All of the icons are free for both personal and commercial use.
Bonus Tip : https://xicons.co/
RESOURCES FOR COLOR
10. COLOR HUNT
Color Hunt is a free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes.
Generate or browse beautiful color combinations for your designs.
12. MUZLI COLORS
Use this tool to quickly create and edit color palettes, color match, and even preview and download customized UI kits per your own color choices.
13. ADOBE COLOR
Create color palettes with the color wheel or image, browse thousands of color combinations from the Adobe Color community.
Khroma is the fastest way to discover, search, and save color combos and palettes you’ll love.
A fun way to discover interesting color combinations. It has wonderful and creative color palettes, an advanced upvote system, and is a great tool to have for color inspiration.
Flat UI Colors 2 features 13 more color palettes. Collaborating with 13 designers around the world, a total set of 280 colors are on your command for COPY / PASTE for your next project, design, presentation.
Colorbrewer it works well for maps it can also be used for simpler data visualizations like charts and graphs.There are filters for colorblind and photocopy safe palettes and for print friendly palettes.
With Colorwise, you become your own stylist. Explore your personal coloring and take your beautiful palette everywhere.
2 Bonus Tip: I am mostly two sites(https://hihayk.github.io/wheel/) and (https://culrs.app/)for all my dashboard . hihayk website really helps to find a nice color combination with ease.
Currently Culrs is only available for Mac users.You can explore 500+ crafted and curated color palettes that can be used for various designs and applications.
RESOURCES FOR STOCK PHOTOS
Pngtree is a curated design resource website with millions of free images and source files. It can easily serve as a free alternative to other similar paid websites.
Download amazing high-quality latest PNG images transparent backgrounds images for free in various categories.
Freepik is a search engine that helps users find high-quality photos, vector images, illustrations and PSD files for their creative projects.
UnDraw features a collection of creative vector illustrations you can use with your creative projects. The images in this collection are available in SVG format and it allows you to easily change the colors and scale without affecting its quality.
Bonus Tip: 1. https://www.humaaans.com/
HOW TO CREATE TRANSPARENT BACKGROUND
Online background removal tool & create transparent backgrounds automatically in just few seconds without a single click.
Slazzer is a web based service , that uses Artificial Intelligence to remove the background of any image or photo . Its works 100% automatically so you don’t need to manually select the background/foreground layers to separate them — just choose or select your image and instantly download the output image with the background removed.
Upload your image and pick a color to colorize it with.This is my favourite website so far as I am mostly using this website to change the color of the dashboard Logo and icons.
Dribbble is a well-organized database of high-quality UI elements. It has a clean and simple layout and is growing faster than ever before.
Behance is an online platform that enables creative professionals to showcase and discover creative work via online portfolios.
Visual.ly is a community platform for data visualization and infographics. It is the content creation platform that enables businesses to connect with their audiences through premium visual content.
Pinterest is an American image sharing and social media service designed to enable saving and discovery of information (specifically “ideas”) on the World
Designspiration helps you find ideas and inspiration to be creative. Discover art, architecture, design, photography inspiration and more.
We are providing you an extensive list of design tools and resources , so that you’ll never have to worry about running out of ideas or additional resources. The above graphic design tools/websites will help you always stay ahead of your competition, so give them a try without further delay!
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