40+ Interesting Pinterest Boards for Designers

May 17, 2013 · 10 comments

by Sonny M. Day

pinterest boards for designers

Only recently, the startup social pinboard site Pinterest, has taken the social bookmarking scene by storm as it earned its fame as the fastest growing social networking site. Since then, Pinterest continues to grow and now it hold a #45 Alexa ranking making popular social bookmark sites like digg.com, delicious.com, stumbleupon.com look like they had better days (see screenshot from Alexa at the bottom). This soaring popularity of Pinterest has caught the attention of designers and other creative individuals, and in no time, the virtual pinboard became popular among the design community. One reason for this is the simple yet powerful Pinterest interface and how great it is for structuring work, ideas, inspiration etc. and at the same time build an online portfolio to show of some creative juice. Pinterest provide a convenient and visual way for users to see, repin and comment on other users collections and pins and the pleasure of doing this is what makes Pinterest so viral. For designers, it offers them an opportunity to get a glimpse of each other’s work, post comments and search the collections of other members. This makes it very convenient to look for inspiration for the next design work, get feedback etc.

Here, we are sharing with you at categorized collection of Pinterest boards worth checking and following. You will find Pinterest boards on typography and graphic design, product and packaging designs, illustrations, logo design, web design and development and a board about tutorials. Also try to check the other boards of the authors that we have not listed here if you want to expand your board exploration adventure.

We hope that these Pinterest boards can help you find some materials you can use in one way or another. If you are planning to build your own pinterest like website or portfolio where you can collect all the creative stuff you find it is not as hard as you may think. Using WordPress and pinterest or portfolio themes makes it quite an achievable task . Whether you are looking for inspiration, resources, or a learning material for that matter, this article is for you. If you like this article please share it with your friends. You can also post your additions to these boards and give your comments and suggestions.  Enjoy!

Typography and Graphic Design

Vintage Typography by Hrvoje Grubisic

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I Love Me Some Typography by Jamie Farris

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Typography & Type Design by Chad Syme

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Typography by Jeff Andrews

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Typography by Niki Blaker

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Typography and Font Love by Dan Denney

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Typography by Paula Cevasco

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typography by Maria Hidalgo

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Graphic Design and Typography by Brandon Leslie

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Product and Package Designs

Product Design by Chad Syme

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Product Design by Dan Denney

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Vintage Packaging by Graham Smith

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Design and Packaging by Ophelia Quixote

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Packaging by Lisa Welding

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Packaging Design by Thiago Hapner

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Business Cards by Dan Otis

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Packaging by Paula Cevasco

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packaging by Maria Fidalgo

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Illustrations

Art by Paula Cevasco

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Illustration by Hrvoje Grubisic

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Illustration by Lisa Welding

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Illustrations by Gábor Magasvári

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Illustration by Chad Sayme

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Photography

black & white photography by siriah

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Best of Pinterest Photographers

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Photography by Lisa Welding

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Photographers by Paula Cevasco

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Photography by Joy Cho

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Pinterest Discoveries by Klaus Herrmann

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Art and Photos I like by Alysha Thompson

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Logo Design

Logolicious by Mike Jones

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Design Inspiration: Logos by Colourlovers

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Logos by Dan Otis

logos-by-dan-otis

Logo / Identity Design by Thiago Hapner

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Web Design and Development

Web design by Paula Cevasco

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Web deveopment and more by Paula Cevasco

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Web Design

web-design-by-xingkui

Web by Julieta Pisani

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Web Design by Matt Pringle

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Web Design by Gav

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Web Design by Sasha Firs

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UI by Sasha Firs

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Tutorials

Tutorials by Paula Cevasco

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Alexa traffic rank graph – why we should take Pinterest serious… Other popular social bookmarking sites have been

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Author : Sonny Day

Sonny M. Day is a passionate SEO and web design enthusiast who loves photography, mountain climbing, snorkeling and dirt bike riding.

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DesignBuddy December 17, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Cool list. Especially love logo inspiration, color palette, and typography related boards. Here are some more if anyone’s interested: http://pinterest.com/derekkimball/.

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Tshirtman September 27, 2012 at 11:29 pm

These photo collections show how images should be grouped together on Pinterest.

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Tshirtman September 27, 2012 at 11:30 pm

sorry about the double posting……..there was a submit problem

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Tshirtman September 27, 2012 at 11:28 pm

These boards are great at showing how photo collections should be shown on pinterest.

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Maria Fidalgo September 15, 2012 at 6:37 pm

Thank you! I am really glad you like my board

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Iweczek August 23, 2012 at 4:31 pm

I think you will find some of my boards interesting: http://pinterest.com/iweczek/

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Paul May 20, 2012 at 8:48 pm

http://pinterest.com/kwestievanlef/typography-best-of-typography-part-1/

Check this one also, nice one to add, daily updates!

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Ary Wibowo May 4, 2012 at 10:03 am

thanks for the list. very useful for me :)

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Flik April 26, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Thanks for this article! I’ve started following pretty much all of these boards now! :)

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fermata April 25, 2012 at 11:10 am

Actually, Pinterest is so popular now. I’ve understood it when I spent one hour pinning nice pictures, it’s so interesting :) I think business people haven’t realized all the power of Pinetest for their business. But I belive, in nearest future they will. I’ve got a cool article about Pinterest on the web and I want to share it with you: http://crazypixels.net/pinterest-features-of-social-networking/ There you’ll find the ways, how to make Pinrest work on you :)

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