Whether you work from home, share a co-working space or work as a designer in a studio, having a comfortable workspace and professional tools is fundamental to fuel your creativity but it also helps to enhance your productivity!

Your workspace should be filled with inspiration and a place that you are excited to spend hours designing in! Team YES all work from home! Here are some snaps of our workstations!

Martin's (our CEO) standing desk for illustration and digital art!

Shumi's workspace

Emily's workspace

Martin's (our CEO) home studio for livestreams and recording tutorials and courses

We get a lot of questions about all the tools we use, here is a list of few of the products we use for creative projects!

iMac Pro - main computer

Martin using Wacom Cintiq pen display - for digital art using Adobe Illustrator

I hope you found this collection of products useful, don't forget to check out our product reviews tutorials below!

Of course it took years of hard work to collect these products and a lot of trial and error figuring out what’s best to use. You don't need to invest in them all at once when starting out. It is best to get a good computer that works best for you and get into the habit of using a pen tablet (most design studios should provide you with these anyway)!

Most importantly keep learning new skills and practicing daily is way more important to be successful than owning any tools or gadgets!

If you would like to hear more about how to to set up your workspace, why not watch our free course, the Ultimate Guide to Become A Designer. It is slightly dated as it was recorded a few years back, but it is still very useful and relevant!

Want to master design trends?

We think you will enjoy our online courses!

About the author 

Shumi Perhiniak

Shumi is a self-taught graphic designer and illustrator who has worked for Toni&Guy, Renaissance Learning, Baker Ross, and many others.

Additionally, she owned a brick-and-mortar stationery shop selling her art prints and now sells wholesale to retailers and online shops under the brand name www.herdesignworld.com.

Related topics you might be interested in

Here are the 10 top design trends we expect to see in 2023

Continue reading

Find out how to write a graphic design cover letter and land your dream job

Continue reading

A guest post from Kate, founder of BrandVillage, offers tips for starting a design agency.

Continue reading

We share 20 side hustle ideas for creatives!

Continue reading

Learn to deal with creative block, find creative inspiration and start designing again!

Continue reading

Learn the pros and cons of using Justification and Alignment text and tons of tips on improving readability in your designs!

Continue reading

Discover all the latest updates from Adobe Max 2021! we will take a look at Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator

Continue reading

Discover the 5 golden rules that will improve your designs!

Continue reading