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To help you become the best designer you can be, the Designer’s Toolbox provides you with all the resources you need. We have a large collection of how-to’s, tips, tricks, and best practices in visual, UI, UX, and product design.

Take a look at the resources below. Maybe there’s something there that will be able to help you out.

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Our resources are also available on Patreon and Gumroad. Check them out over there!

Join the Designer's Toolbox

If you want to become a UX designer, UI designer or improve as a designer, the best thing you can do is to join the Designer’s Toolbox.

We have a lot of options available that can help you in different ways and forms. This of course depends on your personal wants, goals and needs as an aspiring UX designer. Here’s a list of the things you can expect if you decide to join the Designer’s Toolbox.

  • Join our Slack UX design community. We have a growing community of UX, UI, and visual designers that learn and grow together. You can share your Daily UI challenge, ask for feedback, talk about the latest courses and books, or anything else.


    At this moment, we’re running a giveaway where you can join our Slack group for free. Join now, and keep using the benefits we’ve described above for as long as you decide to be with us.

  • Get feedback and coaching via mail. One of the things we do is make our e-mail address available to our subscribers. Do you have a question, a portfolio that needs to be reviewed, or anything else design-related? You can ask a senior designer via mail 24/7.


    We have four spots open in this program. You can join by checking out the Designer’s Toolbox on Patreon. This is the Toolbox VIP tier and costs $19.99 per months. You can cancel at every moment, of course.

  • Join our UX mentor program. Is mailing a senior designer every now and then not enough? You can join our UX mentor program for the most dedicated help we can offer. You’ll get one-on-one (video) chats, all of our resources, and more to work on your UX challenges and goals together.

    At the moment, we have three spots open in our UX mentor program. The program is $129 per month. You can cancel at any time.

That’s it for joining the Designer’s Toolbox at this moment. As you can see, we have multiple levels ranging from a free community up to premium one-on-one coaching. Are you ready? Join us today!

eBooks for UX designers

UX Jobs Handbook

Books can be a great resource for learning any skill. The field of UX design is no different. We’ve discussed this in our post on recommended UX books.

We are working on creating our own library of useful UX books that you can use to become a UX designer. This library will include free books as well as premium books at a later point.

One of these books is the UX Jobs Handbook. Looking for a job in UX can be hard. Especially when you’re just starting out. This ebook will provide you with the tools and insights you need to get started on your quest of getting a job in UX.

We currently have a rough draft of the book that is available for free to read. You can do so by clicking on the below. Please help us by providing us with some feedback. If you do, you’ll get the final product for free!

Get the UX Jobs Handbook here.

Reviews and feedback

Every designer can improve their skills by getting a review and some feedback every now and then. The Designer’s Toolbox is here to help you out in that regard. Check out our (free) review and feedback options below.

UX portfolio review

One of our main resources is the UX portfolio review. Getting a fresh view on your work can help you become more visible within your design network.

By getting your portfolio reviewed by the Designer’s Toolbox you’re setting yourself up for that one design job or project you’ve been dreaming of. Get actionable tips and tricks to help bring your portfolio to the next level.

Here’s how it works. If you submit your UX portfolio, it will be reviewed by a senior UX designer. He will provide you with feedback and actionable next steps via mail. After that, you’ll be able to do some Q&A’s if there’s anything not clear.

Reviews are $19.99 per review. Do you want more reviews? After the first review, requesting a second (or even third) one can be done at a discount.

Get your portfolio review here.

UX feedback template

Setting up a default way of asking feedback will help you get better UX feedback in less time. Download our free template now to help you get started with receiving better UX feedback.