Your collection of how-to’s, tips, tricks, and best practices in visual, UI/UX and product design.

The Designer’s Toolbox will help you in becoming a (better) designer by providing you with everything you need to know about design, like basic knowledge, case studies and answers to your frequently asked questions.

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Should I use Sketch or Figma?

There’s been a lot of discussion going on in the world of design about what tool is best and which one you should use. There’s Sketch, Figma and many others. Here’s which one you should use.

Frequently asked design questions

What is the best laptop for design?

Choosing a new laptop can be hard. There are a many brands, options and specs to consider. We’ve made a list for you to help you choose the best laptop you can get for doing design work.

What are books I can read on UX design?

There are a number of great books you can read that will help you become a better designer. Here’s a list of essential must-read UX books.

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Latest posts on The Designer's Toolbox

Check out the latest posts from our blog, including posts on UX, UI, Design 101 and best-practices based on real-life design experience.

The best monitor for designers

Best Monitor for Visual, UI, and UX Design

As a designer, we like our space. The toolbox of today’s designer is ever growing. Therefore, having just that extra bit of screen space can make a big difference in your day to day design work. However, with the increasing number of monitors it is getting harder to pick the best monitor for design.

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When to use a toggle switch in UX design

When To Use a Toggle Switch in UX

One of the most commonly used elements in UI and UX design is the toggle switch element. There are a number of cases where the toggle switch is the element of your choice. Yet, in some cases you’re better off using something else.

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How to become a UX designer?

How to Become a UX Designer

So you want to become a UX designer? That’s awesome! However, I can imagine that it might feel a bit overwhelming. There’s so much information, courses, books on UX, and more out there. It is hard to keep a clear overview of what you need and where to start on your journey of becoming a UX designer.

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Our laptop stand suggestion

If you’re designer, you’re going to need a place to do your job. The neccessuties include a laptop and some accessories. We’re going to focus on the accessoiries in this series of posts.

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