Whether you work in an artistic field or simply enjoy looking at pretty things, Image Spark is an application that makes it easy to save and share all the online images that bring inspiration into your daily life. For fashion designers, graphic artists, and anyone who’s planning on undertaking a home renovation project in the future, using Image Spark is a way to prevent important design ideas and reference images from getting lost in the shuffle.
When you register for an account with Image Spark, you get 1 GB of image storing space and two moodboards to work with. The web-app offers a number of uploading tools – such as a Firebox plug-in, Mac application, and a basic browser uploader – that make it super simple to save images in your account. When you come across something that you’d like to save, right-click the image – assuming you’re using the Firefox plug-in – and select “Add to Image Spark.” The photo will be automatically saved in your Image Spark account, and you can revisit it by clicking on the “My Stuff” tab the next time you log into the site. If you save too many images, finding the ones you need can become a problem. That’s where Image Spark’s intuitive tagging features come into play. Using tags, you can keep images organized based on the project they’re meant to inspire, making it easy to find what you’re looking for in a flash.
For interior designers and amateur decorators alike, Image Spark’s moodboards are yet another useful tool for keeping track of furniture ideas and color inspirations. Converge multiple images onto a single moodboard and save the product to reflect back on later, or place all the furniture pieces you’ve selected for a given room on a moodboard to make sure the color palates and textures mesh well together. For designers, artists, and anyone else who’s ever lost track of an image file amidst the all the clutter on their desktop computer, Image Spark is a great way to save and store digital images and photos online.
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