The famous quote by Picasso – “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” – applies to the world of graphic design just as it does in fine arts. Be inspired by all the outstanding work being done, and feel free to borrow a concept from time to time to kickstart your own creativity. Luckily, there are many helpful online design resources out there to learn, and occasionally glean, from. Here are a few of the most stimulating; check back frequently to stay ahead of what’s popular in design.

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Designing a website? You’ll want to keep awwwards.com bookmarked.

Font-heads need to be checking friendsoftype.com often.

For top packaging design, thedieline.com is a can’t-miss site.

Finally, kuler.adobe.com is the spot for finding the perfect color scheme.