If you’re a graphic designer there is a chance that you take help from some tools. There are tons of tools out there which can help you cut-down the thinking time and unleash more creativity out of you.

Graphic designing is not an ordinary field. It takes a lot of effort, creativity, and patience to come up with something wonderful. From the front, it looks like a design with colors, text, and shape. But if you look a little deep, you’ll witness a dose of creativity that the designer has put in the picture.

Tools are used to help designers get things done fast. There is no harm in using tools which can speed up the design process. From fonts to brushes, and filters, if you can get some help with these tools, there is a chance that you’ll be able to create something amazing in a short span of time.

Here is a list of 5 tools for graphic designers which can make your life heaven on earth. Use these tools wisely and create designs which will be appreciated by everyone.


It is not just about the website, myfonts.com is all about solving a critical problem for the client. The website has a large collection of fonts available for you. Just upload a weird font and the website will tell you its name.

You can download WhatTheFont mobile app and upload the screenshot to know what the name of the font is being used. However, you need to make sure that the screenshot that you’re using should be clear enough so that app can identify the font easily.


An app designed for Apple users. This app will help the graphic designers to draw pictures right from there iPad. No need to worry about how you will put your grand ideas into the computer. Just use this app to put your ideas in real-time in your iMac. Not just that it records the drawing steps and make it easy for the graphic designer to revert anytime. You can then save the file in pdf or PSD format which can be easily edited by Adobe Photoshop.

Clip Studio Paint

A simple yet impactful app for graphic designers. This app is quite amazing. With this you can juice up your creativity because it draws everything in bitmap format which allows you to be more creative and open with your drawings. You can use the mirror feature and generate several copies of the same design which you can use to try out color variations in the same design. The best part is that the app us affordable. In fact, there is 6-month free trial on iPad which can help you to explore the features of the app.

Ron’s Brushes

This is a life-saver tool for graphic designers. When you don’t have any idea how to put some creativity in our design, use this app to generate unbelievable creative brushes. The app contains a huge amount of effects which are ready-to-apply in any design. You can play and custom design more brushes which can help you create some amazing design out of it.

Adobe Photoshop

Of course, this is the most common and necessary tool for every graphic designer. The tool is self-explanatory for graphic designers. You can use this tool to create, edit, and manipulate photos. You can use this tool to bring out your creativity out in the open.

To wrap it all up

Graphic Designing is all about using the tools and resources available to you and creating something amazing out of it. These are some hidden tools which people don’t know about, but if you use these tools you can create, design, edit faster than anyone else.

Use these tools and see how things turn out well for you. For any professional logo design agency, time is of actual importance. If you can find a way to save time, this will be good enough. The above-mentioned tools are free and offer some valuable aspects to kill the creativity block and give the designer some more time to re-think its design. There are just a few of the tools which are available on the internet which I’ve used. You can find more tools and share in the comments section below. 

Published by Joe Pirest