unINK Creative Resources

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Audio

AudioJungle

An affordable resource for sound effects and music that can be licensed for our client's projects. 


Collaboration

Bounce

An easy way to take website screenshots and add notes.

Invision

A simple prototyping and collaboration tool for designers and developers. 

Zeplin

Collaborate between designers and developers.


Colours

Adobe Color CC

Try, generate, and save various colour schemes.

Coolors

Generates random 5 colour palettes. You can lock in specific colours and continue generating palette options.

Color Hunt

Browse through four-colour combination palettes.

TinEye

Determine your colours and search images with the perfect colour combination.

PaletteGenerator

Generates colour palettes from photos. You can upload multiple photos and gather colours from a specific part of the photo.

Colicious

Press the space bar to generate a new random colour. For inspiration and amusement. 


Continual Creative Learning

Skillshare

Online learning community where anyone can discover, take, or even teach a class. Here are a few good ones to get started with regarding tools we use:

Codecademy

A place for people to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future.


Google Web Designer

Building an Ad with Google Web Designer - Beginner

Great place to start after learning the workspace. 

Building an Ad with Google Web Designer - Advanced

Advanced effects! Really cool. 

Introduction to Google Web Designer

Learning the workspace. 

Supported Asset Types

Make sure to save assets from Photoshop correctly.

Google Web Designer Certification

Google Web Designer Achievement allows individuals to demonstrate their proficiency and understanding of the interface, features, and how to build HTML5 creatives.

Just like Google Web Designer, the training, Assessment, and Achievement on Academy for Ads are all free.

Creating a Billboard Banner

35 min tutorial, demonstrates how to create a billboard banner with YouTube Player and Coverflow Gallery/Swipable Gallery.


Inspiration

Dribble

Designers share their assets and designs here.

Awwwards

Award winning free fonts, web design inspiration, and so much more.

Designspiration

Pinterest-style board of high level design inspiration to share.

One Page Love

A resource of awesome one-page websites.

Really Good Emails

Email newsletter design inspiration!

Site See

Beautiful, modern websites from around the world. 

Pinterest

Good, old, reliable, Pinterest :)

Web Design Tools

Infographic for best web design tools. 

Logo Inspiration

Lots of good logos to gain inspiration from!


Internal Tutorials

Review Page Tutorial

Learn how to set up our own review page on Squarespace websites


Presenting

Sway

Create and share interactive reports, presentations, and more. 


Prototyping

Napkin

Design quick mockups directly on your phone.


SEO

SEO for Squarespace

A 15 page PDF highlighting the ways to make your website SEO friendly.


Social Media

Google Alerts

Set up Google Alerts to Automatically email you based on Keywords, you will find you need to set up negative keywords to help filter ensure you are receiving relevant content, 

Reddit

Visit sub-reddits based on content you are looking for. Most major topics will have a main sub-reddit like the two mentioned above, and usually a few smaller off-shoot sub-reddits as well.  

Buzzsumo

Buzzsumo enables you to search for relevant content using keywords, and then presents you with the most popular content based on social shares.

Bloglovin'

Bloglovin' is a tool for keeping up with blogs and manage feeds. They send out an email with articles from blogs you are subscribed to.

Facebook Text Check

Upload an image to determine how much text is in your ad image. If the proportion of text to image is too high, your ads may not reach its full audience.

Social Sharing Debugger Tool 

To ensure the social sharing icon that you use to upload in Squarespace works correctly. When one is not uploaded, it uses the logo you'd uploaded which may be in reverse colour, which will not work for the social sharing icon. 


Stock Graphics

Vecteezy

Free vector images.

The Noun Project

Find black & white simple icons and glyphs. Requires to give credit. 

Brusheezy

Get free Photoshop brushes and PSDs.

Creative Market

Paid and free weekly resources including vectors, fonts, images, and other assets.

GraphicStock

unINK has an account for this website. Login information can be found in the drive here.

Illustrio

Customize their beautiful icons and illustrations to fit with your brand.


Stock Photos

Pixabay

High quality images under CCO license.

Gratisography

Thousands of free, quirky photos to use!

ISO Republic

Large community of photographers contributing, easily sortable.

Splitshire

Free CCO-licensed photos from Daniel Nanescu,

Pexels

Resource of free stock photos.

GraphicStock

unINK has an account for this website. Login information can be found in the drive here.

Burst

Free CCO-licensed photos from Shopify and their photography partners. 

Unsplash

Royalty free, 10 new photos every 10 days.

Life of Pix

Extremely high resolution photography that is Copyright free.

Startup Stock

Focuses on tech and startup photography.

MMT

Focuses on nature and city photography.

Magdeleine

Beautiful photos. You can sort by categories such as people and nature.

StokPic

Amazing lifestyle photography.

FoodiesFeed

Extremely high quality food related stock photographs.


Typography

Google Font Combos

A set of mock-ups that show different Google Font combinations for headline and body copy. 

Fontflame

Tinder for fonts. Swipe to find the best match.

What Font is

Upload your image and easily determine its font. 

Prototypo

An online app that enables designers to customize their own typeface in a few clicks.


Video

Closed Captioning

Getting the closed caption file (.srt) from your YouTube video so you can upload it to your Facebook video and have the closed captioning on there.  YouTube  |  Facebook


Website Inspiration

webdesign-inspiration

So many examples of beautiful, awesome, amazing websites. Much recommend. 10/10. 

Site See

Curated gallery of beautiful, modern websites from all around the world. 

Generate Conference

Long rectangle layout that Kenny LOVED. 

One Page Love

Original showcase of elegant one-page websites. 


Website Tools

Pingdom

Website speed test.

Pixelarity

Spectacular responsive site templates for whatever you're building.
Beautifully designed. Expertly coded. Unlimited access to all 94 for just $19.

Squarespace Developer

The Squarespace Developer Platform enables developers to create fully custom sites and integrate with 3rd party tools. Start with a template, or build your site from scratch.

Tinypng / Tinyjpg

Compress your web images all the way!

Squarespace Support

One of the benefits of being Squarespace Circle members is Optimized Support. When you reach out to Support you don't have to go through their guided questions, which can be very annoying! 

Animated Icons

60 Free Animated Icons. Make your users say “Ha!”