7 Gadgets every designer dreams of having
Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated!
Imagine, Create & Have Fun
A design is a creative process that is constantly evolving: it takes a lot of work to materialize the many ideas of a creative mind and a lot of tools too. Nowadays a great variety of gadgets have been invented to help designers create a world full of color, textures, and shapes. And let’s be honest, they also make the world a funnier and prettier place to live in, don’t they?
What happens if you combine imagination and inspiration with an amazing gadget? The result is perfection. If you are a designer or you are just passionate about creating digital art, you would probably do anything to own one of these gadgets.
7. Pantone capsure color matcher
Pantone Capsure is a complete color matching solution easy to use and portable. Capture color inspiration from any surface, material or fabric. You can even take small, patterned, multi-colored textures and textiles and match them quickly and accurately to a Pantone color. Created for professionals in fashion, home, interior, industrial and graphic design. Goodbye concerns, this tool will make you very happy.
All your photos and videos are easy to access inside the LifePrint App. Yes, photos that come to life in your hands! LifePrint is an App, a worldwide social printer network, and a portable printer that enables a truly unparalleled photo experience. Create augmented reality photos, then instantly print those photos directly from your Apple or Android smartphone. Additionally, you can share these real photos with your family, friends, and followers. More than a design tool, it is a whim!
If one of your passions is to take pictures of everything around you, read: 5 Tips to take the best pictures of your trip.
5. The scribble pen
The Scribble Stylus comes with two different types, for precise, lag-free drawing or writing on your mobile device. You can make broad strokes with the soft rubber tip, or aim for precision with the harder, finer tip. Scribble’s technologically advanced ink is lightfast and water-resistant no matter the weather, it won’t fade away. It gives you 15 hours of unlimited creating power charged quickly via micro-USB. With Scribble you can write, draw, sketch, paint and share on your Surface Pro, Android, and Ipad. The last pen you’ll ever need to buy!
I’m sure that people who love to draw on tablecloths will love the next tool.
4. Wacom Inkling
Sometimes the best ideas come when you are away from the drawing board, and you don’t even have your iPad at hand: all you have available are paper napkins. Well, don’t worry, Inkling is effective for sketching and taking notes. The best part? every stroke you make is recorded and can then be converted for digital use in Photoshop or Illustrator. Graphic designers would love to get their hands on this!
3. Laser cutter.
Say goodbye to the big effort of cutting acrylic or any other hard material manually: the Laser 3D Printer will cut anything for you. Take your designs to the next level with this amazing gadget.
2. 3D Printing pen
A 3D printing device that could be used within minutes, without any technical knowledge, software or computers. The 3Doodler allows you to literally draw in the air whether freestyle 3D sketching or tracings shapes from templates to make larger structures and objects. Most designers would like to have this in their hands. If you can scribble, trace or wave a finger in the air you can use the 3Doodler. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination and the assortment of colors at your disposal!
1. 3D ThingMaker Printer
With the collaboration of software giant 3D, Autodesk design, Mattel has announced the launch of ThingMaker, which combines design and 3D printing. Although it is considered a toy for the little ones, we certainly can think of more than a professional that would love to have one. We will have to wait until fall 2016 for it to be commercially available, although you can already book it on Amazon.
If you have a friend who is a web designer, graphic designer, industrial designer or just a person who loves to create and design and you wish to surprise them, you have come to the right place!
Which one would you love to have the most?