These awesome Adobe Illustrator hacks could save you tons of time

Adobe Illustrator remains the industry standard vector graphics editor for a reason. It's a powerful program with tons of features, but while the interface is pretty sleek it can be daunting for beginners, and even experienced users often find they're not using the software's full potential – especially when it comes to shortcuts and other time-saving hacks.

Satori Graphics is well known for his tutorials, tips and advice for designers on YouTube, but one particular video of hidden Illustrator hacks is going down a storm. Over 320K have watched Satori's video, and many are saying they're massive grateful for his tips (see our own roundup for the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for more).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.