Being a graphic designer takes a unique mix of creativity, skill, patience, excellent communication, and a touch of business savvy, all of which need constant nurturing to stay sharp. Whether you're checking out blogs for inspiration, watching tutorial videos to learn new shortcuts, or reading up on your favorite design movements, design resources are vital to a thriving career in the field.

Regardless of if you're about to go into college or if you've been running your own business for years, there are a few sites you should know about to ensure you're game is in check. Check out our list of 20 Online Resources Every Graphic Design Should Know. Your life is about to get a whole lot easier.

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