Top 10 Design Blogs 2013

If you are a Graphic or Web Designer I am sure, like me, you are constantly looking for design inspiration, tutorials, freebies and the latest design and software news. Luckily the internet has countless design blogs, but finding a trustworthy and well written blog can be time consuming and frustrating. To help you, I have listed 10 blogs which I follow. So, in no particular order:

1/Creative BloQ

Daily inspiration for creative people. Fresh thinking, expert tips and tutorials to supercharge your creative muscles.

Graphic and Web Design

2/Just Creative

JUST™ Creative is a blog which focuses on graphic design, offering 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! It also showcases Jacob Cass’ graphic design portfolio.

Graphic and Web Design


Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. Also you will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. Of course there are other softwares conteplated like Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials.

Graphic and Web Design


Designmodo is a great resource of informative material for designers and web developers. There are several categories you could browse through, depending on your interests like Web Design and Web Development, Tips and Tutorials, WordPress, Inspiration and such.

Graphic and Web Design

5/You The Designer

You The Designer is a graphic design lifestyle blog that strives to be on the cutting edge of design trends, tips, tutorials, inspirations, resources and much more! Founded in 2007, the blog have continuously inspired many creative people by showcasing various works from the global design community and sharing useful tips, creative processes and up-to-date resources – highlighting the best of the design world can offer.

Graphic Design

6/David Airey

David Airey is graphic designer and occasional author who specialises in designing brand identities. In his blog her shares a variety of design related subject, as well as art and photography. He is based in Northern Ireland.

Graphic Design

7/Spoon Graphics Blog

Blog.SpoonGraphics is the design blog and digital playground of Chris Spooner.
On this site you’ll find design tutorials covering various techniques and effects in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. There’s also a range of design related articles, freely downloadable resources and inspirational roundups to help you along with your future design projects.

Graphic Design

8/Smashing Magazine

Founded in September 2006, Smashing Magazine delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers. Our aim is to inform our readers about the latest trends and techniques in Web development. We try to persuade you not with the quantity, but with the quality of the information we present. Smashing Magazine is, and always has been, independent.

Web Design


CSS-Tricks* is created, written by, and maintained by Chris Coyier. For hundreds of css tricks – look no further.

Web Design


Noupe passionately delivers stylish and dynamic news for designers and Web developers across the globe on all subjects of design; ranging from CSS, Ajax, JavaScript, Web design, graphics, typography, advertising & much more! Our goal is to help you communicate effectively on the Web with an engaging website and functional interface.

Web Design

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