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6 cool new things web designers need in their lives

Looking for a spot of web design inspiration (opens in new tab)? We round up 6 of the best and most interesting web design related goodies from the last month.

01. A Type of Email (opens in new tab)

Master HTML with this book's code samples

Master HTML with this book's code samples

This practical handbook by Paul Airy offers back to basics advice for working with HTML typography in email, complete with code samples to guide you through each section.

02. Draplin Design Co: Pretty Much Everything (opens in new tab)

Aaron James Draplin reveals his work processes

Aaron James Draplin reveals his work processes

Get a glimpse into the mind of influential designer Aaron James Draplin as he reveals the thought processes behind his work in this amusing book. Delivered with Draplin’s pointed humour, this book contains case studies, how-tos, advice and more.

03. Design For Real Life (opens in new tab)

Fit design around you life with this guide

Fit design around you life with this guide

Sara Wachter-Boettcher and Eric Meyer explain how to adjust your design work for the stressed or time-pressed.

04. Creative Truth (opens in new tab)

Practical design business advice can be found in these pages

Practical design business advice can be found in these pages

Freelancers and creative entrepreneurs can take their careers to the next level with this roadmap to success.

05. Polymail (opens in new tab)

Keep on top of your inbox with Polymail

Keep on top of your inbox with Polymail

Become the master of your inbox with Polymail, an email productivity app that lets you schedule, snooze and even unsend your emails.

06. UX Flowchart Cards (opens in new tab)

Map your site out in the real world with these cards

Map your site out in the real world with these cards

Plan your website in the real world before you dive into code with these UX Flowchart Cards.

This feature was originally published in net magazine (opens in new tab) issue 280. Buy it here. (opens in new tab)

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Dom Carter
Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.