People with smartphones have a hard time remembering their lives before they could answer an email at 2 a.m, in a party, without breaking a sweat. The same can be said for those who have grown to cherish their tablets: They quickly find that not only does it change their leisure hours, but it can also facilitate their working hours.
There are many, many apps out there created to make a designer’s life easier. Here are some great ones to start with.
A professional-grade paint and drawing application, which Wired magazine called a “drop-dead gorgeous app for digital artists [which] packs a rich feature set into a surprisingly intuitive interface”.
With this app, created exclusively for the iPad, you can create your own fonts in minutes.
This app lets you create and maintain color palettes. You can grab colors from a photograph, a website, or add colors using any one of five color models.
An app simply packed with features and illustrations: layers, text, images, multi-color Gradients, RGB color picker, brushes, bezier Pen Tool, customizable canvas styles and much, much more.
Optimized for the iPad, this sleek app retains much of the features and capabilities of its popular desktop counterpart.
A great app for rapidly and intuitively sketch ideas and designs.
Easy to use and intuitive, iMockups is a a highly acclaimed app that actually turns wireframing to fun.