10 tools to unlock creativity

By itself, no tool can make you creative. But some can help you along the way, providing you with a burst of inspiration, a handy productivity boost, or even a whole new way of organising your creative process. In this post, we round up some of our favourite creative tools that should help you, whether you work in graphic design, typography, digital art, 3D, VFX, web design, illustration, art or other creative professions.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.