Design 101

This page is a collection of my recommendations to design related resources that can help you get started as a designer.

Learn design

I've been working on curating a useful list for designers & design enthusiasts.

Make sure to check out my other collections on Notion as well.

LinkedIn Learning is free with your library card
Interaction Design Foundation get 2 free months of membership
CareerFoundry free UX design short course
UX design course from Accenture
Uxcel introduction to UX and UI design foundation
Codecademy learn HTML and CSS for free
List of bootcamps by UX Planet
Product design course on Udacity by Google
Figma industry standard design tool
Miro whiteboard and collaboration tool
Sketch Mac OS only design tool
Canva fast, easy & free graphic design tool
Hypefury Twitter automation tool for Creators *
Procreate digital illustration app
Apple iPad
Apple Macbook Pro M1 14inch
Microphone Blue Yeti Nano *
Shure MV88+ microphone *
Seagate One Touch 2TB hard drive *
Vanguard tripod *
Wacom PTH660 Intuos Pro (Medium) digital graphic tablet *
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless headphone *
Powerbeat Pro Wireless earbuds *
Rain Design silver laptop stand *
Figma tutorial on Coursetro
Figma essential training on LinkedIn Learning
Google's Material icons (free to use)
Google's guide to mobile Android Material design
Microsoft Fluent design interface guide
Learn touch typing on Typingstudy
Search for UX product design jobs on Glassdoor
Create a professional profile on LinkedIn
Learn to sketch simple objects using Quick, draw! by Google
Checklist design to learn mobile patterns
Mobbin iOS and Android mobile design resources
Curated resources of mobile designs on Learnmobile

Affiliate disclaimer: please note, items marked with * are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission when you purchase through my link, at no extra cost to you. I only recommend products, books, courses that I believe will be valuable to you; and I have purchased or used in the past.