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This month's cool stuff for web designers

Whether you're in need of a little web design inspiration (opens in new tab) or something to take your mind off jQuery plugins for a bit, feast your eyes on the hottest web design-related tools and trinkets from the last month.

01. Practical SVG (opens in new tab)

Get your SVG on with Chris Coyier's essential guide

Get your SVG on with Chris Coyier's essential guide

Chris Coyier helps you harness the power and possibilities of crisp, performance-efficient SVG in this new book.

02. Know Cards (opens in new tab)

Understand, brainstorm and build the IoT

Understand, brainstorm and build the IoT

Bring the Internet of Things to your fingertips with these decks of cards, designed to help you understand and design new products.

03. Inclusive Design Patterns (opens in new tab)

Here's a useful guide to keeping your designs accessible

Here's a useful guide to keeping your designs accessible

Heydon Pickering’s guide helps bust accessibility myths and runs down the rules for making your designs inclusive.

04. Relate (opens in new tab)

This excellent UI kit's completely free

This excellent UI kit's completely free

The free UI kit from InVision includes 45 design templates, 15 categories, and more than 99 UI components for web, tablet and mobile.

05. Better (opens in new tab)

Better is available both for Mac and iOS

Better is available both for Mac and iOS

Fitting its quest for ethical design, Ind.ie has released a tracker blocker protecting you from behavioural advertising.

06. Time is Money (opens in new tab)

This concise book will help your case for better performance

This concise book will help your case for better performance

Convince your organisation to upgrade its web performance via case studies from Tammy Everts.

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Ruth Hamilton
Ruth Hamilton

Ruth spent a couple of years as Deputy Editor of Creative Bloq, and has also either worked on or written for almost all of the site's former and current print titles, from Computer Arts to ImagineFX. She now spends her days reviewing mattresses and hiking boots as the Outdoors and Wellness editor at T3.com, but continues to write about design on a freelance basis in her spare time.