Design blogs to follow in 2018

DATE:January 24, 2018

Creative inspiration can be found in plenty of places. Shakespeare is known to have drawn inspiration from other distinguished writers. Like Shakespeare, finding inspiration from other designers is a great way to learn about new developments in the design industry, not to mention a great way to push yourself to develop new skills.


We’ve compiled a list of five designs blogs we think deserve your follow. Check them out- you won’t be disappointed!

  1. High on Design

The Wix Design team has created a blog for all your needs. Visit this blog for digital design, culture and more.

Suggested posts: Designers abroad is an ongoing culture piece. Learn about design in Japan here.

  1. AdWeek

What better way to stay up to date on trends than to read about current marketing and advertising news? AdWeek’s AdFreak section will fill you in on the hottest ads from around the world.

Suggested posts: It is no surprise that one of the Ads feature this week were from one of the playoff football games, this ad depicts two teams as David and Goliath. With Spotify recently learning that dogs can have their own taste in music, AdWeek covered their launched of the “Adoptify” campaign, which encourages listeners to adopt dogs.

  1. Creative Market

Creative Market lables itself as “a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world.” The company’s blog will not disappoint you with its many categories, from how-to’s to trends and humor.

Suggested posts: If you are looking for winter color inspiration, you’re in luck. Check out Creative Markets’ post with 15 downloadable color palettes. Or, read the latest trend alert: Bauhaus Design.

  1. Eye on Design

This site, produced by the design minds of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), offers a wealth of knowledge available at the click of your mouse. From designer profiles to industry trends, typography pieces to snippets from the “Eye on Design” magazine, you could spend hours immersed in the content offered that spans both the digital and print spaces of design.

Suggested Posts: Learn about the history of the New Museum told through its Maverick Graphic Design. We also love their series posts like Type Tuesday, a collection of posts all relating to typography.

  1. Onextrapixel

Priding themselves as a leading resource and online magazine, Onextrapixel is truly a blessing for designers and web developers. Here you will find useful tips, tutorials, tools and resources that will help you keep up to date on the latest and greatest in design.

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Interested in the best way to generate color palettes? Learn the 20 best tools.

Have you ever wondered why people hate comic sans so much? Learn why on their typography blog.

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