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.

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