Technically inclined

Tech is imperative to class work and also helpful for staying connected to your comrades at ID and family and friends afar. Everyone has their preferred device, so bring the right tools that fit the way you work and your comfort level.

It is useful to be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign before you start your first semester. Bootcamps are held during orientation to help you learn software or skills needed to succeed. Additional apps are discovered and shared as needs arise. 

Graphics programs

Adobe Creative Cloud

Research tools

IDEO Method Cards

Collecting files

Google Drive

Tools for quickly creating mobile app mockups

Mobile design interaction patterns
Fluid UI
iOS visual elements
Marvel App