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    Top 25 Blogs for Graphic Designers

    October 31, 2015

October 31, 2015

Top 25 Blogs for Graphic Designers

Top 25 Graphic Designer Blogs

Graphic Design is all about trying new techniques and seeing what works for you. With these great resources, you’ll learn many new aspects that will help you develop as a graphic designer.

      1. Graphic Design & Publishing Center

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        Provides information, news, reviews, and all things revolving around the broad topics of design and publishing. Here you will find all kinds of resources relating to graphics, layout, design and typography. We’ll always be on the look-out for better ways of communicating with less cost and less bother. Newbies are always welcome, and there are no stupid questions!

      2. Designer Daily

        designerdaily
        A blog for designers and web designers by Mirko Humbert, a Swiss graphic and web designer who shares his thoughts on design, resources and tips for designers, beautiful stuff & more. Don’t worry if you are not a designer, you are also welcome to browse around and enjoy yourself.

      3. Dexigner

        Dexigner

        Dexigner is the leading online portal for designers, architects, illustrators, engineers, artists, and creatives of all kinds. Founded in 2001, they publish the latest design news, events, competitions, books and resources.

      4. Creative Pro

        creativepro

        For creative professionals seeking information, education, inspiration, or communication with other creative pros, you’ll find it here. By creative professionals, they mean anyone involved in the conception, direction, design, or production of communication materials. That includes print designers, photographers, illustrators, Web designers — you know, people like you. They give you all the information and tools you need to understand your business, work more productively, make new client connections, interact with your peers, and as a result, be more profitable and more satisfied with your career.

      5. Logo Design Love

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        Devoted to the design of logos and brand identities. Launched as a side project in 2008, the site’s usually updated once or twice a week.

      6. Design is Kinky

        designiskinky

        Observing cutting edge of digital and graphic design since 1998.

      7. Blog.SpoonGraphics

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        Blog.SpoonGraphics is a prominent blog in the design industry and community. They design tutorials, graphic design related articles and free resources such as vector and Photoshop brush downloads. The majority of  their visitors are those with an interest in graphic and website design, often designers working in the industry or studying the subject of design. They are generally users of Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator and are often bloggers themselves.

      8. A List Apart

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        Explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

      9. Abduzeedo

        abduzeedo

        Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. You will also find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop tutorials and illustrator tutorials. One of the goals of Abduzeedo is to be an open channel to the design community, encouraging feedback. The Daily Inspiration is a proof of that; everybody can send images that inspired them so we can share with the community.

      10. AndySowards.com

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        This is where I share my ideas, inspirations, experiments (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/jQuery), experience and tips in the Industry (and whatever nerdy things I come across). Covers all of the topics in the industry, everything from Photoshop to PHP tutorials and from tips on running a freelance business, to things they run into in daily life of designers and developers. Their site has had the honor of being mentioned and referenced all over the web – from the content to the design.

      11. Beautiful/Decay

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        Beautiful/Decay online brings you comprehensive commentary on the creative world in a dynamic and engaging fashion. They update multiple times daily, garnering repeat visits by thousands of unique visitors. Along with exclusive web based content, the site acts as a vibrant sounding board and connector for creative influencers. B/D online features a broad range of opportunities for users to generate content: whether artists posting links and news, submitting work for the magazine or website, or creative institutions publicizing lectures or conferences. An unsurpassed art and design portal, Beautifuldecay.com is an instrumental resource for the creative community.

      12. Coolvibe

        coolvibe

        Coolvibe is a site dedicated to showcasing the best and most inspirational digital art from around the web — be it science fiction, fantasy, retro, 3D, illustrations, vector art, and virtually everything else.

      13. CrazyLeaf Design

        crazyleafdesign

        A web design and graphic design blog that provides news and resources for beginners and advanced designers, coders and graphic artists.

      14. Creativeoverflow

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        Creativeoverflow is an online design magazine for anything creative. They have a goal of expanding the community of design eccentric individuals from all over the world by inspiring them through our design experience through delivering professionally written articles, tutorials, resources, inspiration and more.

      15. Devlounge

        devlounge.net

        Devlounge is a site for people working and enjoying the web. We want to be the online magazine for web designers, web publishers, and web workers overall. Among other things, we write about designing, coding, planning and freelancing.

      16. DzineBlog

        dzineblog

        DzineBlog.com is a popular blog of design related topics, including web design, Photoshop, photography, inspiration and more.

      17. The Graphic Blog

        graphicmac

        Dedicated to providing graphic design resources, Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS X tips & tricks, software reviews, and commentary on all things design, Apple, and the Internet.

      18. Hongkiat

        hongkiat

        Since 2007, Hongkiat.com has been the go-to site for designers, bloggers, developers, techies and readers in search for content and resources to do with design, technology and inspiration. They are your source for articles, recommended tools, tips and tricks, and tutorials. They are fans of powerful plugins, cool tools, geeky gadgets, great gift ideas, desktop and mobile apps and more interesting things that we regularly write about. Our work has been featured or referenced to by sites such as Huffington Post, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, TheNextWeb and more.

      19. JUST Creative

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        This blog focuses on all areas of design and creativity, ranging from but not limited to; graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding, typography, designers, blogging, resources, my work, photography, colour, marketing, social media, user experience and more. Quite varied, however the underlying focus is design!

      20. Line25

        line25

        Line25 was built in March 2009 as a place to share web design ideas and inspiration through articles, tutorials and examples of stunning site designs.

      21. Lines and Colors

        linesandcolors

        Lines and Colors is a blog about painting, drawing, sketching, illustration, comics, cartoons, webcomics, art history, concept art, gallery art, digital art, artist tools and techniques, motion graphics, animation, sci-fi and fantasy illustration, paleo art, storyboards, matte painting, 3d graphics and anything else visually interesting. If it has lines and/or colors, it’s fair game.

      22. siteInspire

        siteInspire

        Provides a showcase of the finest web and interactive design.

      23. Six Revisions

        sixrevisions

        Six Revisions is a web publication for web developers and web designers. We publish articles, guides, tutorials, news and other forms of content for people who design and build sites and apps.

      24. SmashingApps

        smashingapps.com

        SmashingApps is a heaven on internet and growing hot spot of open-source, free and useful online resources for designers, developers and apart from them newbie can also get help to find a better design or development resource.

      25. Vandelay Design

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        The goal of their blog is to provide designers, photographers, UI developers, bloggers and business owners with the latest design news and trends, while also supplying them with the creative bouts of inspiration that we all need for success.

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