1. Perfect For Overcoming That Creative Rut – Brainsparker Creativity Cards.

Brainsparker Creativity Cards is available to download for free via the App Store for iOS devices. Please be aware this app offers in-app purchases.

Whether you’re a leader in your field or just finding your feet, you will no doubt have found yourself at an impasse from time to time – a stumbling block, a rut; a hill that seems impossible to climb.

Brought to you by Goddard International Limited, Brainsparker Creativity Cards aim to overcome the annoyance of the creative block, by providing you with thought-provoking sparks of inspiration each time you decide to load the app. Intelligently designed as a deck of cards, each time you pay a visit to the app, the deck, if you will, will shuffle itself and generate a random card for you to view. Each card boasts a prompt in the form of a word, quote, image or question, in turn helping you to unleash the creativity, imagination and lightbulb ideas locked away inside of you.

Boasting several nifty features that include the ability to schedule a daily ‘Brainsparker’ so that you can receive a parcel of inspiration, motivation and challenge at a certain time during the day, Brainsparker Creativity Cards is perfect for creatives at every stage of their career.

2. Perfect For Mapping Your Thoughts On The Go – Paper by WeTransfer.

Paper by WeTransfer is available to download for free via the App Store for iOS devices. Please be aware this app offers in-app purchases.

With a simple, clean interface, an impressive range of ‘perfectly tuned’ tools, ‘gestural navigation’ and the ability to organise your work into as many or as little journals as you desire, it’s easy to understand why over twenty-five million iOS users regularly enjoy the award-winning Paper by WeTransfer.

Paper by WeTransfer does what it says on the tin – it really is just a digital sketchbook; a space for you to visualise your thoughts and let your ideas organically flow. A blank canvas for you to sketch, paint, collage, compose, cut, edit, illustrate, explore and play. A digital easel for you to create mess and be inspired. A saviour if you’re ever without pen, or paper. We can’t recommend it enough!

3. Perfect For Viewing Your Work In Situ – iArtView: Art to Scale Gallery.

 iArtView: Art to Scale Gallery is available to download for free via the App Store for iOS devices. Please be aware this app offers in-app purchases.

Brought to you by MEA Mobile, iArtView: Art to Scale Gallery is an ‘advanced viewing solution for artists, galleries, collectors and interior designers’. Quick and easy to navigate, iArtView: Art to Scale Gallery enables you to visualise your many hours of physical, emotional and creative effort in context.

By providing you with the ability to photograph your body of work and instantly view in situ, this nifty application enables both yourself and potential clientele to envisage how your piece may look within their home, in turn increasing your chance of making a sale. Offering a number of unique in-app features, this application is a must for both established and emerging creatives alike.

4. Perfect For Discovering Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions – Art Guide.

 Art Guide is available to download for free via the App Store for iOS devices and via Google Play for Android devices.

Developed by Art Fund, the comprehensive Art Guide mobile application enables you to discover the incredible breadth of museums, galleries, historic houses and exhibitions that exist across the country. Free to download and easy to navigate, Art Guide enables you to search for exhibitions using your postcode, allows you to compose a wish-list of destinations you would like to visit in the future and even offers you the ability to set reminders for shows you would rather not miss!

Acting as your ‘gateway’ to experiencing the wonderfully unique spectrum of creativity this country has to offer, Art Guide is a must for professional creatives and art lovers alike.

5. Perfect For Learning and Feeling Inspired – Google Arts & Culture.

Google Arts & Culture is available to download for free via the App Store for iOS devices and via Google Play for Android devices.

By providing you with the ability to explore the world’s most famous museums and landmarks from the comfort of your own home, by allowing you to discover art by colour or by time period and by enabling you to discover a number of private creative collections using just the click of a button, the free to download, beautifully designed Google Arts & Culture application leaves one feeling wonderfully inspired, enlightened and totally energised.