Posted 20 Apr 2016 by Pixilex Authors Design, Branding 5 Comments


What is a Design Tool?
Design tools are objects, media or software, which can be used to create a design. They have an impact on the process of creation, expression and perception of design ideas and hence need great skill during application.
Why Design Tools?
Visual elements are a vital part of a compelling web strategy. What if you don't have design tool at your disposal? Design tools give designers the power to produce visual content for the web that go long way in creating a brand identity.

We at Pixilex have analysed the best design tools and shortlisted the top 10 and picked the top 5 in our report.

  • 1. Adobe Photoshop
  • 2. Adobe Illustrator
  • 3. Sketch 3
  • 4. Invision
  • 5. Skala Preview

1. Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is widely used photo manipulation software. It is a photographers' delight for image editing and graphic designers and web designers' delight to create and alter images for the web.
2. Adobe Illustrator
The world's best toolset for vector art and illustrations has been overhauled with quicker performance and a lot more intuitive ways to create, linking PC and Smartphone apps with your creative portfolio, so your best work can be done anywhere.
3. Sketch 3
Sketch is built for today's graphic designers, and this can be seen throughout the app-from a flexible workflow supporting Multiple Pages and Artboards.
4. Invision
Invision can give your Web & Mobile (iOS, Android) designs a complete makeover into clickable, interactive Prototypes and Mockups. It also allows you to share and collaborate on your designs with others.
5. Skala Preview
Skala View is the add-on app to Skala Preview for Mac - possibly the fastest way to send pixel perfect, colour perfect design previews from your Mac to your iPhone or other Smartphone.

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  • Apr 21, 2016, at 09:15  Reply

    There are other tools such as CorelDraw which we have not included in the top 5 but used most frequently by designers.

    Apr 21, 2016, at 10:30  Reply

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  • Apr 22, 2016, at 08:30  Reply

    Adobe tools constantly evolve with an effort to make it easier for designers. It is important for Designers to keep themselves abreast with the latest updates.

  • May 15, 2016, at 11:00  Reply

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