Jan 10

Top 100 Graphic and Web Design Blogs of All Time

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 18:30 — julie

Inspiration is a MUST for designers and I’m sure that most of you follow several design inspiration blogs and galleries and read them on a daily basis. You have to stay updated and follow the design trends, in order to improve our work. The websites in this large list will help you stay inspired, improve your skills and become a successful designer.

Today, we prepared for you a HUGE list ot the best graphic and web design blogs of all time, according to our preferences. These are the best blogs you definitely should follow! From CSS galleries, tutorial websites and freebies, to design trends and news blogs, we’ve got it covered. Please note that the blogs on this list are not in ranking order, they are simply listed from 1 to 100.

Do you know other awesome graphic and web design blogs? Let us know it the comments below ;)

1. A List Apart

A List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

2. Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine is an online magazine for professional web designers and developers, with a focus on useful techniques, best practices and trends.

Smashing Magazine  Design Inspiration Galleries

3. Simple Bits

SimpleBits is the tiny creative studio of designer, author, and speaker, Dan Cederholm. He makes websites and talks about them here.

4. Web Design Tuts+ 

Webdesigntuts+ is a community for web designers who want to learn design theory, typography, workflow essentials, complete website design techniques and more.

5. PSD TUTS

This is one of the best! The tutorials are great and it is also a great source of inspiration. Psdtuts+ is a leading blog and community for Photoshop tutorials. Learn photo manipulation, retouching, icon design, text effects, and much more.

1. PSD TUTS

6. Net Tuts

From the makers of PSDTUTS.com. It offers great tips for web design. Nettuts+ is a blog and community for Web Development tutorials. Learn php, JavaScript, WordPress, HTML5, CSS, Ruby and much more.

2. Net Tuts

7. TechCrunch

TechCrunch is a group-edited blog about technology start-ups, particularly the Web 2.0 sector.

TechCrunch

8. Ultimate Designer Toolkit

In addition to providing a rather enormous designer’s toolkit (60,000+ high quality design resources), Ultimate Designer Toolkit has an extensive tutorial section with 30 thorough design tutorials.

UltimateDesignerToolkit

9. CSS Tricks

CSS Tricks is a popular web design community with many helpful resources. You”ll find lots of useful articles and tutorials here, especially creatdd for web developers and web designers.

3. CSS Tricks

10. Net Magazine

This is the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers and developers since 1994. You can find out  what’s new in the web industry and stay up to date!

11. Pearsonified

Web developer and WordPress theme designer Chris Pearson can teach you how to build a website the right way. From SEO to design to profitability, this site has it all!

12. BittBox

Here you’ll find lots of design freebies including tutorials, vectors, high resolution Photoshop brushes and textures.

bittbox

13. David Airey

David Airey is a graphic designer specialising in brand identity. Here you can see his portfolio, design blog, and find resources for design students.

14. WebDesignerWall

Web Designer Wall is a blog designed and maintained by Nick La. Topics focus on web design, tutorials, and modern design trends.

webdesignerwall Top 20 Earning Web Design Websites

15. Abduzeedo

This website helps you learn web design, photoshop, illustrator via tutorials and you’ll also find cool sources of design inspiration.

abduzeedo Top 20 Earning Web Design Websites

16. SixRevisions

Six Revisions publishes tutorials, news, and articles about web design.

sixrevisions

17. Tutorial9

Tutorial9 provides tutorials encompassing graphic design, website development, and photography. All lessons offered are entirely free!

tutorial9

18. WebDesignerDepot

Webdesigner Depot is one of the most popular blogs about web design trends, tutorials and much more. It’s run by Walter Apai, a web designer from Vancouver.

webdesignerdepot

19. Just Creative Design

Jacob Cass is the founder of ‘JUST™ Creative’. On this website you will find his personal graphic design portfolio, as well as a blog on the main subject of graphic design which provides free graphic design tips, articles & resources on all subjects of design, ranging from but not limited to; print design, logo design, web design, branding, typography, advertising & more.

jcd

20. WebDesignLedger

The Web Design Ledger is a publication by web designers for web designers. We cover a wide range of topics such as Photoshop, web design, photography and more.

webdesignledger

21. CSS Remix

CSS Remix is a simple and cool CSS gallery. Here you’ll find lots of inspiration to help you design better projects.

cssremix

22. HongKiat

This is a design weblog for designers, bloggers and tech users. Covering useful tools, tutorials, tips and inspirational artworks.

hongkiat

23. Spoon Graphics

Here you’ll find design tutorials, graphic design articles and free resource downloads from the blog of Graphic Designer Chris Spooner..

spoongraphics

24. 99U Behance

he 99U provides actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creatives people push ideas forward.  by Behance Team.

25. Creative Overflow 

Creativeoverflow is a Design Blog for Anything Creative. They share their design experience through delivering professionally written articles, tutorials, resources and more.

26. Design Envy 

Design Envy is a curated blog of design excellence—selected by designers, for designers—presented by AIGA.

27. Design Instruct 

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

28. Make Better Websites

Make Better Websites has a clean gallery interface, user friendly and minimalistic. Get inspiration to make better websites from this Website Gallery — all websites are hand picked by David Hellmann.

Make Better Websites

29. CSSLine

CSSline is a great minimalist website,  focused solely on the designs that are featured. Entries are tagged by keywords and color.

30. Colour Lovers Blog

COLOURlovers is an international creative community that helps people discover their inner designer. They provide people with a wealth of user created & shared color inspiration as well as tools that make the creative process as simple as possible.

31. Three Styles

Three Styles is a design blog, developed and maintained by Shane Jeffers, to bring tutorials and resources to web designers and developers.

32. DesignNewz

Hand-picked design news articles, resources and tutorials written by designers and developers from all around the net. Daily news on css design, best graphic design projects, and more!

33. Creattica

Creattica is an online inspiration gallery showcasing the best web design, logo design, print design, photography, and artwork from around the web. Be inspired.

creattica

34. Design Bombs

Design Bombs is showcasing the best websites around! Droppin bombs everyday! You can drop your site on the wall to be featured in the gallery!

Design Bombs Design Inspiration Galleries

35. CSS Beauty

CSS Beauty focuses on providing its audience with a database of well designed CSS based sites, as well as news and happenings on the CSS Design community.

36. Design Shack

Design Shack features over 2000 websites in their CSS Gallery. The great thing is that you can filter the gallery by color, layout type, or by category and so you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in just a few seconds!

37. Design Snips

Design Snips is a minimalist website inspiration gallery. It’s a great source for your daily dose of web design inspiration.

38. Logo Sauce

LogoSauce provides logo design services via a competition format. Clients can host a design competition and receive logo concepts from numerous designers

Logo Sauce Design Inspiration Galleries.

39. CSS Elite

CSSelite.com is an inspirational gallery site that collects a wide range of quality design websites (Flash & CSS).

CSS Elite Design Inspiration

40. ideasonideas

This website offers a collection of lengthy, opinionated, and generally unapologetic essays on design, brands, and experience.

41. Inspired Magazine

This is a web site showcasing daily inspiration source for web designers, illustrators, Twitter addicts and iPhone lovers.

42. CSS Heroes

CSSHeroes is a great design inspriration website with a grid-based layout. You can also add your best works to be featured on their website.

CSS Heroes Design Inspiration

43. Web Creme

WebCreme offers impressive web design inspiration. It is nicely designed and very well structured.

Web Creme Design Inspiration

44. Fuel Your Creativity

Graphic design blog providing the latest news, articles and resources for all types of design.

45. DesignOra

Designora is where function and art collide to create a great web design. Featuring articles by and about graphic and web designers, and more!

46. Web Developer Plus

Web Developer Plus is a great source of Web Development & Design Resources. You’ll find lots of useful articles here!

47. Creative Opera

Creative Opera is a blog for new designers, aspiring designers, and anyone who has a passion for design. Creative Opera is a site full of useful information, creative inspiration, career and professional advice, and lively discussions.

48. Minimal Exhibit

Minimal Exhibit is a gallery that exists to showcase the best websites that feature a minimalist design style.

49. The FWA

Favourite website awards. This is a Web Awards website, recognising the very best in cutting edge website design.

Favourite website awards Design Inspiration

50. CSS Clip

CSS clip is another inspirational design gallery website. You’ll find some awesome web design works there.

CSS Clip Design Inspiration

51. Logofi

Logofi - Logo inspiration gallery, showcases logo designs, the best logos from designers around the world. Your logo can be featured too! Just send them a message.

52. Onextrapixel

This is a digital community devoted in sharing web design and development freebies, great tutorials, useful Internet resources, online tips and tricks for web designers and more.

53. Line25

Line25 is the drawing board for web creatives, presenting web design ideas and inspiration in the form of tutorials, articles and interviews.

54. Bit Rebels

Technology, social media, business, design and geek news. They find the trends before they are trending. Fresh daily news!

55. Paper Leaf Design & Photography Blog

Paper Leaf Design is a small but mighty graphic and web design firm in Edmonton. They’re great designers who love to craft stunning visual identities and websites.

56. Scarlet Bits

Scarletbits is a brand new project created to bring the web design and web development community new and exclusive freebies, exclusive tips and tutorials and important news from the niche.

57. Unmatched Style

Their mission is to provide inspiration, motivation and insight into how you design the web.

Unmatched Style Design Inspiration

58. Logo Moose

They are a logo design community featuring the best logo designs from professional designers around the world. Join them and share, interact and inspire!

Logo Moose Design Inspiration

59. Nouveller

This is a design/web blog that provides quality and informative content.

60. Smiley Cat

Find articles, tips and tutorials about web design, CSS, usability, search engine optimization and other web design-related topics.

61. Noupe

Noupe passionately delivers stylish and dynamic news for designers and Web developers across the globe on all subjects of design.

62. PSDeluxe

This blog provides easy follow Photoshop tutorials and design inspiration. Free Photoshop tutorials for beginners and professional designers.

63. Webitect

Find tools, inspiration and resources for Freelancers, Web Designers, and Web Developers.

64. Slodive

SloDive turbulently delivers helpful articles for inspiration seekers, designers and developers on a variety of topics.

65. The Design Inspiration

The Design Inspiration showcases daily logo designs, illustration art, websites, business cards, photos and patterns.

The Design Inspiration

66. siteInspire

siteInspire currently houses over 500 high-quality designs which you can sort in a variety of ways. Ths website is a CSS gallery and showcases the best web design inspiration, featuring over 2500 websites searchable by type, subject, and style.

siteInspire

67. Design Informer

Design Informer informs you about the latest in web design and graphic design.

68. Marco Folio

This is the blog of  Marco Kuiper. On his blog he shares his knowledge, news and fun items with the world.

69. Vandelaydesign

On Vandelay Design Blog we share many examples of what a good portfolio should look like.

70. Little Box of Ideas

This s a design blog about colours, typography, graphics, photography, websites and illustrations.

71. Pattern Tap

Pattern Tap is an excellent gallery for getting pattern inspiration. Here you’ll find the resources you need to push your designs to the next level. Learn quick design concepts and design methods, engage in conversations about how to make great products, design great products through user feedback, and pick up the latest design tools and experiments.

Pattern Tap

72. DesignMoo

DesignMoo provides fresh daily design links to web designers. They consider themselves to be the world’s greatest source of free and commercial design resources.

73. Cats Who Code

Cats Who Code is a website dedicated to those who create and maintain websites : web developers, web designers, webmasters, and so on.

74. Design Blurb

Provides web and graphics design tutorials, with downloadable PSD files, resources, tips and links.

75. Designm.ag

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.

76. Grafpedia

A great website for free tutorials packed with practical and useful advice. Grafpedia is a website created by and for webdesigners. Every week the Grafpedia’s team publishes the best resources on Web for its VIP Subscribers.

5. Grafpedia

77. The Web Blend

The Web Blend is a community for designers, developers and tech junkies. Find Tools, websites, applications and more!

78. Folio Focus

This is a great Gallery of well-designed portfolio sites. You’ll find lots of inspiring portfolios here.

79. Blog Design Heroes

Blog Design Heroes is a web design gallery that focuses on showcasing the best blog designs. Their gallery includes blogs of all kinds, using all different blogging platforms.

80. The Photoshop Road Map

Best tutorials found around the web. Find hundreds of Photoshop tutorials, plugins, downloads and other graphics related resources on this website.

6. The Photoshop Road Map

81. Pixel2Life

Huge collection of tutorials and resources. Pixel2life is the largest tutorial search engine on the internet catering to graphic designers and programmers. From Photoshop to Poser to C++, they have it all!

10. Pixel2Life

82. CSS Leak

CssLeak is a gallery that features the best design website around the world. The designs are ordered by web design trends and by popularity. You’ll find some great sources of inspiration on this CSS gallery website.

83. Linksoulz

Linksoulz is a great design resources site. You can find everything you need related to design and development. Find useful articles, roundups and great, helpful and easy to understand tutorials!

84. Web Designer Help

Here you’ll find articles about web design trends, showcase and web design tutorials!

85. Script & Style

David Walsh’s blog about HTML5, JavaScript (MooTools, jQuery, Dojo), CSS, PHP, AJAX, Canvas, usability, and everything else.

86. D-Lists

Comprehensive lists of the best web design content out there. Regular posts include weekly web inspiration. Also features reviews and interviews.

87. Divine CSS

The Divine CSS website showcases some of the world’s best designed websites (Flash & CSS) from around the world. You can submit your website for possible inclusion in one of the worlds most complete CSS website galleries!

Divine CSS Gallery Website

88. Design Boom

designboom is building the future of architecture & design: jumpstarting emerging talent and giving creatives the breaking news they need to know, everyday.

89. Designshard

Design blog for web designers and designers to gain inspiration and resources.

90. Circlebox Blog

This is the creative blog of Callum Chapman, a UX & UI design specialist.

91. CSS Rock Star

CSS Rockstar showcases the best CSS design from around the web. The website has a grungy, rock kind of design.

 CSS Gallery Website Rock Star

92. Cart frenzy

CartFrenzy is a web design gallery that showcases the most well-design e-commerce and shopping websites. While there are many general web design galleries out there, CartFrenzy exists for a specific purpose, to provide design inspiration for those who are creating e-commerce sites.

93. Type Inspire

TypeInspire is a showcase of typography. Most of the items that are featured here are the work of graphic designers and web designers.

94. Siiimple

Siiimple is a minimalist css gallery. It has been around since 2008, collecting the best minimalist websites on the interwebs.

95. Designers-who-blog

DWB features blogs discussing graphic design, web design, illustration, marketing, photography, branding, writing and advertising.

96. Awwwards

Awwwards are the awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world.

Awwwards CSS Gallery Website

97. Speckyboy

Speckyboy is an online magazine for web designers with its focus on highlighting resources, exploring new techniques, and inspiring.

98. Inspect Element

All things web design and development focusing on design, HTML, CSS, jQuery, WordPress, Photoshop and more!

99. Webappers

WebAppers is a blog dedicated to share top quality open source resources for web developer and web designer daily.

100. Creativity Den

Creativity Den is Blog and web directory, find news,updates and interesting things on all topics.

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