Whatever area of design you’re working in, the right creative assets and tools can go a long way to making your life easier and your project a success.
But while it can be tempting to splurge, in reality we all have to watch the pennies. And so we’ve partnered with Design Bombs to bring you some unbelievably good discounts on some quality design tools and resources. Check them out below, and remember to strike while the iron’s hot; these discounts won’t be available forever!
1. Premium icons with IconFinder
Quality icon design can be like gold dust, helping to bring your designs to vivid life. And there’s no better place to find them than Iconfinder, which has more than 24,800 icon sets to choose from, including free and premium icons.
While you can buy their premium icons one by one, they also offer two premium plans for anyone who’s likely to need several icons throughout the month.
The Starter plan includes 25 downloads per month, while the Unlimited plan, as you might expect, offers as many downloads as you want.
You can download icons in multiple sizes, from as small as 16×16 to as large as 512×512, in file formats including SVG, PNG, ICO, ICNS and Adobe Illustrator. You can use them for commercial projects as well as personal ones. And you can feel warm-hearted about the fact that 70 per cent of the revenue goes directly to the graphic designers who crafted them.
For a single user, the Starter plan costs $9 and the Unlimited Plan $29. But you can get a massive 50 per cent discount off your first month, just by clicking this link.
2. Website hosting with SiteGround
Choosing a hosting provider is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when it comes to your website.
You’ll want fast page load times so your visitors don’t lose patience. You’ll want reliability so you don’t have to worry about your site crashing. And you’ll want the flexibility to choose the type of hosting that suits your needs, and seamlessly change to a different type of hosting when your needs change.
SiteGround offers all of this at an unbeatable price, plus we can get you an amazing 60 per cent off for the most basic (Startup) plan, and big reductions on other plans too.
There’s no code needed, just click this link and your discount will automatically be applied.
3. WordPress themes from ElegantThemes
Building your own a WordPress website means finding a well-coded, good-looking theme that fits your budget, is fully responsive (so it will adapt gracefully whatever device you view it on), and comes with good support from the developers.
ElegantThemes provides more than 100 themes that are elegant, attractive and reliable, in four categories: magazine themes, blog themes, WooCommerce themes and business themes.
If you’re new to WordPress, there are full YouTube tutorials on the site to help you setup and easily use the themes. For more advanced users, ElegantThemes offers assistance in the form of customer support to all of its members.
And here’s a coupon that will get you 25 per cent off on any purchase made at ElegantThemes.
4. Top design tools from Designmodo
You probably already know Designmodo as a great source of articles on design. Well, now it’s also opened up a marketplace where you can find reputable third-party tools for a reasonable price, including UI kits, mockups, icons, tools, and more.
Designmodo also sells its own line of web building tools, which come very highly rated:
- Slides, a website generator that makes it impossible to build an ugly website
- Startup, which offers an easy way to build beautiful WordPress websites from the ground up
- Quards, a powerful WordPress plugin that helps you create a website to your exact needs
- Flat UI Pro, a framework based on Twitter’s Bootstrap that contains everything you need to build a custom responsive website.
And best of all, we have a code that can get you 25 per cent off your first order. All you need to do is visit this link.
5. Easily customise your WordPress themes with CSS Hero
One of the main problems with WordPress themes is that none of them are standardised. So, for example, the logo upload area in one theme is often completely different from the logo button in another theme.
However, with the clever WordPress plugin CSS Hero, you don’t have to worry about finding the settings to do things like change colours in your WordPress theme. Because CSS Hero brings everything together in one single editor, making it extremely easy to customise your themes.
For designers who are using different templates and managing multiple sites on a daily basis, this plugin is a must-buy. And we have a code that can get you 40 per cent off! Just visit this link to get the deal.
6. Bootstrap themes and templates from Creative Tim
Creative Tim is a team of web development experts who specialise in crafting premium Bootstrap themes, UI kits, and templates for building websites, which have been featured in such publications as Awwwards, Creative Bloq and Hacker News.
We have a coupon that will earn you a 20 per cent discount on any purchase. Just visit this link to get the deal.