10 iPad Apps for Web Designers and Creative Minds
Sketchbook Pro (Autodesk Inc)
Autodesk SketchBook® Pro for iPad is a professional-grade paint and drawing application. Using the same paint engine as its desktop counterpart, SketchBook Pro delivers a complete set of sketching & painting tools through a streamlined and intuitive user interface designed exclusively for the iPad experience.
Whether you are an occasional doodler or a professional illustrator, SketchBook Pro transforms your iPad into the ultimate digital SketchBook.
Adobe® Ideas 1.0 for iPad
Adobe Ideas is your digital sketchbook, letting you capture and explore ideas anywhere you go.
Adobe Ideas is an ideal companion for the professional design applications from Adobe, including Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop® software.
Sketch design concepts while sitting in a cafe, or capture and store color themes while browsing through the photos on your phone.
Any time you need to explore creative ideas, Adobe Ideas is there with you.
iMockups for iPad
“If you weren’t planning to buy an iPad, this app alone could very well change your mind.” – Chris Pirillo, Tech Expert for CNN.com
“We think designers are going to adore this. Talk about a great idea to take advantage of all that screen.” – Brian X. Chen, Wired Magazine
8/10 – “iMockups does one thing and does it fairly well: it lets you produce rough wire-frames for web sites.” – AppCraver.com
“iMockups looks like a good tool for those of you who are tired of carrying around that sketchbook, pencil, and eraser for capturing your app ideas.” – Steven Sande, The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Graphics Designer ToolBox
This app was made to help out all graphics designers with calculations and print sizes.
When on the go you have this tool with you.
Say you have to visit a client but he/she has to see what dimensions he/she wants to know, no internet Maybe you want to seem more professional? Don’t worry this app has you covered. Also Comes with print chart for print designers.
Font Book for iPad
“Font Book for iPad is a nice and simple way to preview fonts on your new toy” — @viticci (Editor of MacStories.net)
With Font Book, you can:
– Install fonts in app (NOT SYSTEM) via iTunes File Sharing
– Preview all system fonts and installed fonts on your iPad
– Adjust font size to preview
– Custom your sample text / preview text
– View font information
UIDesigner for iPad
iPhone & iPod touch user interface for creating apps with UI components as easy iPad.. The reviews of this app are not so good…
Layers – Pro Edition for iPad
Want to doodle, draw on photos, or paint a masterpiece on your new iPad? Look no further! Layers packs in everything you need to be creative on the go. The pro edition of Layers provides more brushes, more layers, and more advanced layer operations than the standard edition. Enjoy more control over your brush tip using the brush offset option, and email your paintings as layered PSD files to transfer your work to the desktop!
If you’re looking to try out Layers before purchasing the pro version, download the standard edition! You can upgrade at any time via in-app purchase.
OmniGraffle for iPad
Need to create a quick diagram, process chart, page layout, website wireframe, or graphic design? With OmniGraffle, your iPad touch screen is your canvas (or graph paper, or whiteboard, or cocktail napkin . . .).
OmniGraffle knows what makes a diagram different from a drawing, so it knows how to help you make superior documents quickly: it keeps lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved, it provides stencils full of objects for you to drag and drop, and it can magically organize diagrams so your ideas come to life.
Using simple multitouch gestures, draw shapes, drag in objects, and style everything until it’s just right. Smart guides help you organize your document in a flash, and automatic layout gives you a powerful shortcut to the perfect diagram layout. When you’re done, share your creations via PDF export, or open them in OmniGraffle for Mac.
Photogene for iPad
Photogene is about improving your digital photos and having fun while at it.
This intuitive, easy to use application offers a comprehensive set of professional editing tools:
- Crop and straighten.
- Full set of color adjustments (including levels and curves). Correct underexposed photos and add a spark to washed-out ones.
- Apply one of our artistic filters such as sepia or edge blur.
- Add text bubbles of different styles, colors and fonts.
- Add frames in various shapes and colors, including shadows and glows.
- Add special effects such as reflection or vignette.
- Apply one of our supplied macros to instantly transform your photo, or create and save your own custom macros.
- Multiple undo and redo.
- Resize your photo to any resolution.
- Upload your edited photo directly to Facebook or Twitter, mail it, or simply save it to your iPad’s photo gallery.
This version of Photogene was tailored specifically for the iPad. Photogene for iPhone has been one of the top selling photography apps for more than 18 months. Now, we bring you a completely new version, redesigned to take advantage of the large screen and processing power of the iPad.
Phaidon Design Classics
The most comprehensive collection of design classics available at a special introductory price for a limited period only.
This authoritative and meticulously researched collection charts the story of product design over the past 200 years. It was years in the making and was compiled via rigorous selection process by an international panel of design-world insiders, including architects, critics, curators, product designers, auctioneers, and historians.
The application offers, at the touch of a finger, access to an encyclopedic, illustrated history of 1,000 timeless design classics by not only renowned designers, such as Marcel Breuer, Achille Castiglioni, Le Corbusier, Jasper Morrison, Dieter Rams, Eero Saarinen, and Philippe Starck but also anonymously designed pieces, such as the clothes peg, the corkscrew, and the chopstick, that have stood the test of time.