Top Tablet Apps and Accessories Created for Designers


Creativity can strike at anytime, will you be ready when it does? Design apps can make sure there is always a tool handy when your creative juices start to flow. Check out 3 of the best tablet or smartphone apps for designers below.


Paper & Pencil


Paper and Pencil are two unique designs tools created specifically for iOS.

Take notes and then swipe right to create checklists, or left to make titles using the free app Paper. Photos can be drawn on in the app to place things in a room, or highlight an area of the picture. Use the sketching feature to create diagrams, floor plans or even works of art.

Save all your ideas for specific projects in one space to see how they work together. When done, share them using PDFs or Keynote and Powerpoint presentations.

Pencil is a stylus made by the same company as Paper. It works with iPad or iPhone and connects to the tablet or smartphone via bluetooth. Featuring surface pressure, an eraser tip, blending capabilities and palm rejection, Pencil makes being creative easy and fun. Available in Aluminum and Walnut this stylus costs $49.95 and $59.95 respectively.





Sketchworthy is an iOS app perfect for sketching, note taking and annotating web pages or maps. Create notebooks to save sketches, photos and other multimedia content helping organize all your ideas in one place.

Draw on a blank canvas or save a picture and use the drawing engine to annotate over the image. Need a specific kind of paper, download it through the in-app paper store. Available in the app store Sketchworthy costs $2.99 and works on iPhone, iPod or iPad.



Infinite Design


Build 3D cityscapes, sketch clothing collections or draw works of art with Infinite Design. Featuring unlimited layers, 5 different perspective guides, 4 layers of symmetry and millions of color choices, the app is ideal for every type of designer.

Import scalable vector graphic (SVG) files or export JPG, PNG and SVG file types. Add background images and once complete share your creations on Instagram. Infinite Design is free and available exclusively for Android.



Be ready the next time creativity strikes with 3 tablet apps created specifically for designers. These iOS and Android apps ensure you can create masterful works of art anywhere at anytime. Have a favorite digital artist? Share them with us in the comments!

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