The 10 best new web design tools in July

06. SVG Filters


Quickly try out all those filters on your image

A handy tool for playing around with SVG filters. Drag and drop your image onto the page and then hit the buttons below to have a go with 29 different filters. All the code is visible and grabbable from the dialogues underneath.

07. tota11y


Nail your accessibiilty requirements with a little help from tota11y

Getting accessibility right can be tough, so the Khan Academy have come up with this fantastic tool to help you out. It annotates your website with notes that point out accessibility wins and fails, helpfully providing suggested fixes for the later. More on the Khan Academy Engineering blog, here.

08. Relay


Faster sharing and feedback via Slack

Relay helps you to share work more efficiently with your team and discuss it using Slack. You can quickly share what you’re doing in Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch and receive feedback in the form of comments and annotations. There’s no need for anyone to sign up to anything; colleagues can use their normal Slack client to share and discuss.

09. IconStore


Nice, sleek icon packs

A bunch of free icon packs from the good people at CodyHouse. They have other useful resources such as page transitions, scroll effects and more. Why reinvent the wheel every time?



Easy control over your Sketch nudge increments

Sometimes a tiny UI tweak can make all the difference. This Mac app has one cool little function: it enables you to adjust your nudge increments in Sketch without using the terminal.

Words: Tanya Combrinck

Tanya Combrinck has been writing about the web for over four years, and the internet is actually her preferred method of interacting with humanity. You can find her on Twitter at @tanyacombrinck.

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Kerrie Hughes is Editor at Creative Bloq. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications. Kerrie's work for Creative Bloq involves managing the team and the site's content, developing and maintaining commercial partnerships, and finding innovative ways to bring Creative Bloq's audience the content they're looking for.