20 Design Blogs Every Designer should Follow

August 4, 2010 · 34 comments

by Dustin Betonio


Looking for new Ideas and inspiration in the design industry? Here is a list of 20 great web design blogs to subscribe to. The web design industry is always changing, so as a web designer, it is important to always be ahead of the curve. I have compiled a list of 20 web design/development blogs I think you should follow and read often. Some of the websites in this list you probably have heard of, but some are small upcoming blogs with fantastic content we hope you will check out. Enjoy!



1. Six Revisions

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Six Revisions is a blog ran by Jacob Gube that publishes practical and useful articles for designers and web developers.

2. WebDesigner Depot

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Webdesigner Depot is an exciting blog designed to explore different web and graphic design techniques, great examples and best practices.

3. SpeckyBoy

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Speckyboy Design Magazine was originally the personal portfolio for Paul Andrew but is soon grew into a blog. They cover a large variety of web design and development based topics.

4. Design M.ag

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DesignM.ag is a community-based website for web designers and developers. The site includes a popular blog, a user-submitted news section, a design gallery, and a design job board.

5. DesignShack

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Design Shack showcases inspiring web design, alongside resources and tutorials for you to succeed in the same way.

6. PelFusion

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PelFusion is a design blog, which covers a large area of web design and development as well as running regular industry related giveaways.

7. Abduzeedo

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Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. They also include tutorials on Photoshop and Illustrator.

8. Tutorialzine

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Tutorialzine provides you with high-quality tutorials, freebies and resources that will help you with your day-to-day development needs.

9. UxBooth

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The UX Booth is a blog by and for the user experience community. Our readership consists mostly of beginning-to-intermediate user experience and interaction designers, but anyone interested in making the web a better place to be is welcome.

10. Vandelay Design

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Vandelay Design Blog is a blog which showcases the best in design and resources, it also runs regular giveaways.

11. WebDesign Blog


The Web Design Blog was setup in 2009 by freelance web designer Phil Matthews with the intention of providing web design news, articles, tutorials and interviews for everyone to enjoy!

12. Just Creative Design

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Just Creative Design is the personal portfolio of Jacob Cass, the blog includes graphic design tips, articles and resources on most subjects of design.

13. Line 25

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Line25 is a blog ran by Chris Spooner, the site is based around web design and includes a wide range of posts to help feed your creativity

14. Hongkiat Blog

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Hongkiat is a technology and design blog that constantly showcase some of the best materials, resources from the Internet to inspire their readers.

15. Reencoded

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ReEncoded is a resource both for active web designers/developers and for people who simply enjoy good design and want to learn more, see more and do more than they already do.

16. ColourBurned

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Colorburned is a design blog featuring some of the best design news, resources, and tutorials from around the web.

17. Design Instruct

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Design Instruct is a regularly updated web magazine for designers and digital artists where you can find and learn design tips and tricks.

18. Tutorial 9

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Tutorial9 is a collection of teachers, experts, and caring folk from around the world, all gathered in one place to pass along our knowledge to absolutely anyone interested in learning.

19. One Extra Pixel

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Onextrapixel is a blog dedicated to delivering useful, comprehensive and innovative information for designers and web developers.

20. Design Heaven

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Design Heaven is a new design blog which posts inspirational articles showcasing the best in design from around the web to help inspire designers

Author : Dustin Betonio

Dustin Betonio is a Translation Management graduate at University of Mindanao. His earlier career was devoted on customer service outside the information highway. Currently studying Law in the same University.

{ 31 comments… read them below or add one }

Baytech Web Design December 6, 2012 at 11:13 am

Awesome collection,the above designer blogs is a tremendous guider for beginners who want to start their career with web designing.


Unic Web Design August 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Its really a very nice collection . Thanks For Sharing…


Nispaara Solutions June 15, 2012 at 7:09 am

Great collection of blogs!!! Keep sharing this type of design blogs..


Abdul Ahad February 16, 2011 at 8:21 am

I like your informative and knowledgeable website.
Thanks for sharing with us.


Ifeanyi February 3, 2011 at 3:31 pm

Thanks for sharing pal, very nice and informative


John avanzini January 18, 2011 at 12:27 am

This is the best blog I’ve ever seen, bookmarked!


KP Yohannan January 16, 2011 at 9:41 pm

You post great posts. Bookmarked for future reference!


Nirav Dave December 13, 2010 at 5:03 pm

I am too following most of them, but found few new ones! Thank you so much for sharing.


web designer November 27, 2010 at 2:21 pm

thanks for sharing this useful tips i am web designer fresher it is more useful to me keep sharing


ayushi November 27, 2010 at 2:17 pm

great stuff nice tips it is more useful for web designers keep sharing


loga November 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm

thanks for sharing this designs it is very nice specially first and third is very nice keep sharing


Nisha Shah November 16, 2010 at 11:15 am

Nice Collection. Big thanks for sharing.


James Davidson November 4, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Here’s a really good list I came across of the top 50 design blogs – http://www.design-blogs.co.uk


mohsin October 28, 2010 at 9:44 am

your work is really good I made a blog regarding web designing but it is under construction my blog URL is http://jobs8khalid.blogspot.com/. If you can give any feedback how can i improve my blog so plz..


hostrightnow October 27, 2010 at 8:09 am

Hey such a nice post.it will be very useful for us


sharpwebstudio October 6, 2010 at 8:03 am

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your design helps our designing team to solve designing problems.


Web Designing August 31, 2010 at 10:52 am

Nice post. Thanks for sharing such a nice piece of information.


David Barton August 23, 2010 at 4:34 am

Your site is very nice. I’m really impressed and longing for your next post. I hope I will get it soon. Really value this article in particular.


Rodney Howard Browne August 20, 2010 at 7:50 am

This is very usefull, specially on making new sites, i would recommend this, thank you for the tips.


John Avanzini August 17, 2010 at 5:23 am

Thank you for this imformative post, i should try to implement one of these on my site.


Web Design Delhi August 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Great collection ! some blogs are very good. Thanks for sharing these Blogs.


Disha August 12, 2010 at 8:58 am

Nice collection of layouts. Thanks for sharing this with us.


Daniel August 9, 2010 at 5:17 pm

The same blogs are listed each time, the last one shouldn’t be on there!


Giacomo August 7, 2010 at 11:19 pm

Hi! You missed http://www.paitadesign.com/blog/ to follow the fresh italian web design!


Website Design Tampa August 5, 2010 at 8:10 pm

Nice post! If someone are finding a team of experienced designers, xplosive websites are offering services to help you. You can be sure that your website will be of the highest quality.


Richie August 5, 2010 at 8:00 pm

Nice List. How about http://richworks.in Does it fit into your criteria?


tripwire team August 5, 2010 at 11:04 pm

I looked at your blog and it looks great! Your posts are good reading for sure…


Jared Cobb August 5, 2010 at 12:05 pm

You missed http://www.fromupnorth.com/ with the best design inspiration! :)


tripwire team August 5, 2010 at 3:46 pm

Thanks Jared – I will check it out!


paul August 5, 2010 at 10:00 am

Great design blogs :) Cool articles every day.

Hope u like also our new online design magazine Cruzine: http://www.cruzine.com :)


Luke August 4, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Great post, I’m already following most, defiantly checking the one’s I’m not out at the studio tomorrow!


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