What’s Hot & New for Designers / September, 2016

We just release our latest review about the hottest and newest things for designers released in  September, 2016 . We’ve included lots of marketing resources, startup resources, educational tools, email tools, image resources, icons, CMSs, CSS resources, and much more.

Almost everything on the list this month is free, with a few high-value paid apps and tools also included. They’re sure to be useful to designers and developers, from beginners to experts.

If we’ve missed something that you think should have been on the list, let us know in the comments. And if you know of a new app or resource that should be featured next month then write an email to us.

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Moo.do

moodo

Moo.do is a task manager for Gmail. It interfaces with tasks, email, documents, calendar, projects, and contacts.

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Diverse UI

diverse

Diverse UI is a collection of free stock photos of people from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds to bring some diversity to your designs.

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Designer Emojis

emojis

Designer Emojis is a collection of 45 vector emojis you can download for free. They highlight the tricky yet rewarding job of being a designer.

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Founder Catalog

founders

Founder Catalog is a collection of what founders of some leading startups are writing about right now.

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Stocky

stocky

Stocky is a source of free stock photos, videos, graphics, and music that you can use for both personal and commercial projects.

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StartupPitch Decks

pitchdecks

Startup Pitch Decks is a collection of real world fundraising decks from startups like Airbnb, Buffer, YouTube, Mattermark, Buzzfeed, Crew, and more.

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Adioma

adioma

Adioma is an easy to use infographic generator that lets you create things like timelines, organizational charts, and more.

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Uidb

uidb

UIDB is a search engine that lets you find live examples of any UI. You can browse all the examples or check out the most popular tags.

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Grid.Guide

gridguide

Grid.Guide is a tool to help you create pixel perfect grids in your designs. Just enter your requirements and it will show you all the whole pixel combinations you can use.

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Sunsama

sunsama

Sunsama is a calendar built just for teams. It helps you run focused meetings, prioritize tasks, and more.

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Kin

kin

Kin is a better calendar experience. It connects with Google, Office365, Trello, Facebook, GitHub, Meetup, Eventbrite, and Wunderlist.

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Timely

timely

Timely is an automatic time tracking app for freelancers and teams. It works in the background, letting you focus on your work.

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Duet

duet

Duet is a self-hosted alternative to Trello. It’s completely brandable, so you can make it match your business, and it has a one-time fee rather than a recurring monthly charge.

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Checkout Pages

checkout

Checkout Pages is a curated directory of the best checkout pages, with additional links to directories of pricing pages, product pages, and store pages.

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Hud

hud

Hud is a tool for managing and cataloging your UI patterns so you can share them with your team.

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Four Hour Book Club

fourhour

If you’re an avid listener of the Tim Ferriss Show, then you’ll want to check out the Four Hour Book Club, which catalogs all of the books mentioned on the show.

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Napkin

napkin

Napkin is a startup idea app for iOS. It lets you capture all of your business ideas in a simple, clean design.

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Apply Pixels

applypixels

Apply Pixels is a set of industry standard design tools and UI templates for supercharging your design workflow.

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UI Temple

temple

UI Temple is a curated collection of website designs to inspire you. Sort by industry, page type, color, and more.

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Kelir

kelir

Kelir is a free color picker app for Mac. It’s also got tools for creating palettes and gradients.

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Wing

wing

Wing is a minimal CSS framework. It’s perfect for smaller projects that don’t need all the features of a framework like Bootstrap or Foundation.

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Word Geeks

wordgeeks

Ever need on-demand content written for your desing projects? Check out Word Geeks, an exclusive network of on-demand writers.

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Stockmagic

stockmagic

Stockmagic is a tiny app that lives in your menu bar that lets you find the best images on 25 of the biggest free stock photo services.

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Rush

rush

Rush is a communications app that lets you easily switch between mail and chat. It also includes a group calendar and other tools for teams.

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Polymail

polymail

Polymail is a powerful email productivity app that’s now available for iOS. It includes tons of advanced tools for contact management, too.

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Open Icons

openicons

Open Icons are a set of 119 open source line drawing icons that include everything from sharing and downloading to bananas and ghosts.

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