25 Design Blogs Which Should be on Every Designer’s Radar

Premium and consistently high-quality articles are hard to find across the web, some blogs can offer up amazing content but can often be brought down by unrelated and poorer quality articles on the rest of the site. You may already know some of the sites highlighted, some will be new to you and I would encourage you to check the sites unbeknown to you.

Feel free to leave some ideas of blogs I may have missed in the comments section below.

Each site has links to its RSS feed and Facebook Page (if it exists,) Enjoy!


Run by two writers (Holly Lamarche and Teylor Feliz,) they also offer a brilliant community news feed and post up articles daily. They offer the chance to guest writers to post on the site also, so hit them up with an idea today!

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Run by Mihai Opariuc Area1 is great blog which I have struck up a brilliant relationship with, he works hard to bring you the best content in various areas of design. There are great articles on web design and guest posts of high quality can often be found.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Cats Who Code

Cats who Code is run by Jean-Baptiste Jung, their aim is to make web development easier and funnier by providing high quality resources and useful tutorials to all their readers.

It is a website which is completely dedicated to all those who maintain a website; developers, designers and webmasters.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Circlebox Blog

Run by Callum Chapman, this a thorough and exciting design blog. Callum himself has written for several larger blogs on the web, such as that of smashing magazine.

The blog showcases higher thought out articles on several design topics from around the web.

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Colorburned is one of the first few design blogs which filled up my RSS feed each work, I was attracted by not only the great content of the articles but the variety and inspiration they brought.

The blog is run in the hope  that you will find something that helps unlock your creative potential and hopefully learn new things.

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Creative Fan

CreativeFan posts daily articles, resource roundups, inspiration, freebies and wallpapers, in order to help and inspire creative professionals from around the world.

CreativeFan is a creative media network focusing on providing the highest quality resources, articles, roundups, tutorials and inspiration for creative fields.

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Creative Overflow

Founded by Jacques van Heerden a Freelance Digital Artist from South Africa, Creativeoverflow is about Anything Creative.

Design experience is shared through delivering professionally written articles, tutorials, resources and Inspiration.

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Design Informer

Just as the name suggests the blog is to inform you about the latest in greatest in web design and graphic design, hence the name, Design Informer.

Design Informer is a web design and graphic design blog. Where there are features of freelance articles, tutorials, freebies, resources, and inspiration posts.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

The Design O’Blog

Created by Niki Brown branching off her personal website, Niki brings the best in design based articles around.

Her articles are often a subject we may not immediately have at the forefront of our thinking, but they are brilliantly informative and of the highest quality from the web.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Design Reviver

The goal of Design Reviver is to provide Web Designers with valuable information.

Design Reviver provides you with useful tutorials, free downloads, sources of inspiration, and articles covering a wide range of web design related topics.

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The tagline says it all about this great site, ‘From inspiration comes design.’

The idea of Designrfix is to be less selfish with our design, and be more about sharing like a community intent on evolving the art.

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Maintained and run by Kawsaw Ali, Desizn tech holds great articles of inspiration and all things design. Whilst also having a great up-to-date community news feed.

The purpose of Desizn Tech is to share genuine, creative and useful resources.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Echo Enduring Blog

The blog is a part of the echo enduring media brand, run by designer Matt Ward. A digital artist who is inspired to write great articles on various topics from the world of design.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Fudge Graphics

Run by all round multi-talented wonder Franz Jeitz, this site runs with some awesome articles every week. I am a particular favourite of his recent series of articles entitled; ‘FYI: For your Inspiration Monday.’

The site holds tutorials, inspiration, resources and a monthly wallpaper feature. I would also recommend the sites Flickr group.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Little Box of Ideas

This little box of ideas is one of the best sites to turn to when you need that burst of inspiration on a drab week, it will almost certainly brighten up your week! Run by amazingly talented designer Sneh Roy.

You can also more than likely find her great articles across the web, often i will find her great guest posts on other great design sites.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Lucas Cobb Design

Lucas Cobb Design is the online presence of graphic designer Lucas Cobb.

Articles are wide and varied recommending the latest design blogs, ranting about design issues and offering up inspirational artists and designs from across the web.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Marked Lines

Marked Lines is a blog about Web / Design / Blogging tips & tricks. Here you will find articles like tutorials (Design), lists of websites (Web) and several blogging tips (Blogging).

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Andrew Houle is a great article writer, and I have also been lucky enough to write for My InkBlog on several occasions. I always find each article to be of a massively high standard.

My Ink Blog lives up to it’s tagline of ‘A Resource for all things Design.’

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Pixel Clouds

Pixel Clouds is a blog aimed at Graphic and Web Designers and Bloggers to bring them the latest trends, inspiration and resources.

Topics range from excellent designs for inspiration, tutorials (specifically Photoshop), resources such as fonts and graphics, and occasionally a bit of Apple in there as well!

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

PV.M Garage

PV.M Garage is a Web Design Blog/Community that spreads good and fresh information for web designers and developers.

The website includes a Community News Section, a Web Design News Aggregator and it weekly delivers useful resources, freebies and awesome stuff for your inspiration.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:


Founded in August 2008, Skyje is a Weblog for Web Designers and Web Developers. Also interested in Web 2.0 and Social Networking news, Blog focused more and more on WordPress.
We deliver stylish and dynamic news for our lovely readers.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Spoon Graphics

This site offers design tutorials covering various techniques and effects in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as a look into various other creative topics.

There’s also a range of design related articles, links and free giveaways to help you along with your future design projects.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:


Themeflash is a website that publishes practical and useful articles for designers and web developers.The primary purpose of this site is to act as a platform for sharing web design related knowledge and resources.

They showcase the best tutorials, freebies, inspirations and other useful and informative resources to help and give love to design community.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:

Tripwire Magazine

You will find everything from detailed tutorials on how to create web designs from scratch to large collections of tools that will speed up your work and inspire you to approach challenged in new ways.

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Visual Swirl

Run and maintained by the creator of the Design Juices logo, Visual Swirl brings out provoking and inspiring articles on a regular basis.

Showcases of work, artists and software are great for highlighting other people’s work and not being self indulgent. Visual Swirl truly has tasty snacks for the creative mind.

Favorite three articles of recent weeks:


Small web design blog which offers brilliant articles on a weekly basis from a variety of writers.

The site is great at promoting articles all over the web and is gracious in promoting other people’s as well as their own.

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