8 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Designers

I have been using chrome for quite a bit now and most of our testing, design sources, inspiration happens on the web browser, so here are the best plug-ins or chrome extensions I have been using on daily-basis that may come handy to a designer like myself.

Muzli 2

Bringing you the freshest design, UI, UX and interactive news and shots from around the web. All the design inspiration you need.

What Font

The easiest way to indentify fonts on web pages. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant.


A simple CSS viewer showing you Font & Text, Color & Background and other CSS Properties.

Full Page Screen Capture

The simplest way to take full page screenshot of your current browser window. Export to PNG, JPEG or PDF.

Eye Dropper

Eye Dropper allows you to pick colors from web pages, color picker and your personal color history.


Spectrum is one of these tools-you can instantly test your web pages for different kind of color vision deficiencies.


Free browser extension that generates color palettes. A must-have tool for designers and frontend developers. Grab colors for any website.


Web Paint provides the following easy to use drawing tools that let you draw shapes, lines, and add text to live web pages and take screenshot.

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Hand-picked Chrome Extensions specifically with designers in mind.

Also, some other great Extensions that you might find helpful:


Sizzy allows you to preview an URL on multiple devices at once, filter the devices, zoom them in and out, and more.

Page Ruler

Draw a ruler to get pixel dimensions and positioning, and measure elements on any web page.

Google Font Previewer

Choose a font from the Google Font API directory, and apply that font to the entire page

Lorem Ipsum Generator

Provides an elegant and quick way to create default text or generate Lorem Ipsum.

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