Our top graphic design software tools in 2021

August 17, 2021

If you are into design then you will understand how important it is to have a software that is tailored and kitted out to suit your needs. Unlike before, designers now have the pick of the bunch when it comes to choosing a software, however this creates another problem, which tool do you choose?

We have rounded up some of our favourite software tools, to make choosing the right one for you that little bit easier.

Adobe Illustrator

 Adobe Illustrator is most designer’s go to if they want to create professionally designed logos, artwork, infographics and more. Illustrator is versatile as you can work from a freehand sketch to a vector image that is then scalable.

However, this program can be pricey depending on the subscription plan you choose and if you haven’t used this before, it can be quite the learning curve.

Affinity Designer

This is a great choice for both personal projects and novice graphic designers, with it having similar design tools to Adobe Illustrator, and being very user-friendly. It is a brilliant choice for those who want a budget friendly alternative to adobe.


 Procreate is the perfect solution to designers who are on the go, this app is specifically made for iPads with Apple Pencil Support. It is a one time purchase and is super affordable. It offers a great variety of templates, fonts and customisable brushes.


 This is great for creating a variety of projects, like infographics, web designs or t-shirts. The great thing about Canva is that it is super easy to use, as it uses a simple drag-and-drop interface.

Canva is a great option is someone is looking for a cheap alternative as some of the features are free, where some will need a in-app purchase.

 Adobe InDesign

 Adobe InDesign is most design company’s go to solution for a standalone desktop publishing program. It is best suited for image-heavy posters, presentations and documents. The software is great for those who know how to use it, while to others it may take some time to get used to the functions.

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We understand not everyone knows how to use these softwares, which is why our team of designers are fully trained on how to use the right ones for them. This means we can create stunning designs for you, time and time again.

If this is something you are interested in, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and we can give you a quote and show how we can help you.

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