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Top 100 Graphic and Web Design Blogs of All Time

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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.

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Today, we prepared for you a HUGE list of 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 in the comments below.

1. Line25

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

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.

3. Simple Bits

(no longer available)

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. Design & Illustration Tuts+

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

6. Code Tuts+

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

7. TechCrunch

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

8. Noupe

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

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, specially created for web developers and web designers.

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

(no longer available)

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.

13. David Airey

David Airey is a graphic designer specializing 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.

15. Abduzeedo

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

16. WebPageFX

WebPageFX publishes tutorials, news, and articles about web design.

17. Tutorial9

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

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.

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.

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.

21. CSS Remix

(no longer available)

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

22. HongKiat

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

23. Spoon Graphics

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

24. 99U Behance

The 99U blog provides actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creative people push ideas forward with the 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

(no longer available)

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

27. Design Instruct

(no longer available)

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

(no longer available)

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.

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

(no longer available)

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

32. Web Designer News

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.

34. Design Bombs

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

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 in 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 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

39. CSS Elite

(no longer up)

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

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 website showcasing daily inspiration sources for web designers, illustrators, Twitter addicts, and iPhone lovers.

42. CSS Heroes

(no longer available)

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

43. Web Creme

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

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. Features 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

Favorite website awards. This is a Web Awards website, recognizing the very best in cutting-edge website design.

50. CSS Clip

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

51. Logofi

(no longer available)

Logofi – Logo inspiration gallery, showcases logo designs, and 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 to sharing web design and development freebies, great tutorials, useful Internet resources, online tips and tricks for web designers, and more.

53. 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.

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

(no longer available)

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

(no longer available)

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

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

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!

59. Nouveller

(no longer available)

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. 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.

62. PSDeluxe

(no longer available)

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

63. Webitect

(no longer available)

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.

66. siteInspire

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

67. Design Informer

(no longer available)

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

(no longer available)

This s a design blog about colors, 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.

72. Clipart

Clipart 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

(no longer available)

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

(no longer available)

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

77. The Web Blend

(no longer offers a blog)

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.

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!

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

(no longer available)

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

(no longer being updated)

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

85. David Walsh Blog

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 world’s most complete CSS website galleries!

88. Design Boom

Designboom is building the future of architecture & design: jump-starting emerging talent and giving creatives the breaking news they need to know every day.

89. Designshard

A design blog for web designers and designers to gain inspiration and resources.

90. Circlebox Blog

(no longer available)

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

91. Love2Dev

Love2Dev writes mostly about web apps and can have useful reads.

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

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

95. Designers-who-blog

(no longer available)

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.

97. Speckyboy

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

98. Inspect Element (now Tomkenny.design)

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

99. Webappers

WebAppers is a blog dedicated to sharing top-quality open source resources for web developers and web designers daily.

100. Creativity Den

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

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3 thoughts on “Top 100 Graphic and Web Design Blogs of All Time”

  1. Very impressive list of web design blogs you have shared.

    These blogs really gonna help web designers in improving their skills.

    Great Job!. Thanks a lot for sharing this information.


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