Best Design Blogs for the Up and Coming Designer

Design blogs are a great way to keep up with the latest design trends and techniques. Design blogs can offer both inspiration and tutorials for designers of all experience levels. Best of all, they’re free! We’ve compiled a list of some of our top favorite design blogs, so you can get inspired and stay updated on what’s new in the world of web design.

Anonymax will take a look at some of my favorite design blogs that offer tips, tricks, hacks, inspiration or just plain old good reads. These are great resources to check out daily if you’re looking to improve your skill set or learn more about what’s new in this ever changing industry. It can also be helpful when figuring out which tools might work best with your budget since many artists listed here provide free tutorials and articles.

The Best Design Blogs for Up-and-Coming Designers:

  • Smashing Magazine
  • Colossal
  • The Web Ahead Podcast
  • Under Consideration

and many more! For a complete list of our favorites, check out this blog post. Happy reading!

In addition to design blogs like those we mentioned above, these sites offer even more inspiring content from other designers all over the world. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss any new posts or updates in your reader!

  • Awwwards
  • Webflow
  • Dribbble

It’ll take a lot of time to find all these great sources. Thankfully, we’ve compiled this list (below) so you can bookmark it right now. It contains our favorite design blogs that have been featured on Smashing Magazine in recent years and if they’re good enough for us, they’re perfect for you too! Get ready as we unveil some of our top picks.

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Smashing Magazine:

This is a magazine that includes the latest trends and reviews on design software. The site also has job listings and an active forum with over 100k members. One more perk Smashing Magazine publishes their articles online in video form as well! Finally, this blog posts great tutorials from time to time about designing interfaces or websites using Sketch so it’s perfect if you’re looking for some inspiration there too.


Colossal often features designers who have just started out but already have interesting work they want to share with our community. They publish interviews where up and coming designers share their process and techniques. You can also check out the Best of Colossal, which features a roundup of some popular posts from this site.

The Web Ahead Podcast:

This podcast is hosted by Jen Simmons who has an extensive background in web design and development. She interviews other people about their thoughts on what’s going to happen with technology tomorrow so it will help you stay up-to-date on current trends too!

Under Consideration:

Under Consideration focuses on branding, marketing strategies, advertising campaigns, graphics design as well as typography for print media. They often post weekly roundups that are curated listicles featuring articles they’ve published recently or sites worth checking out that Google might have overlooked (like our own Smashing Magazine!. We also love their Best of the Web post series, which features a roundup of some popular posts from this site.

office, work, desk @ Pixabay


A website for recognizing excellent work in design and web development so it’s perfect if you’re looking to get inspired or just want to see what other people are doing with design out there.


This is an online community where designers can upload images and have them ‘dribbled’ by others who follow the service. It’s a great way to be exposed to new ideas, as well as share your own! You could even find inspiration here for UI/UX design techniques like how different buttons look when they’re hovered over or how form fields look when they’re filled out.


This site is perfect if you are looking to design or launch your website without any coding knowledge! They offer a drag and drop interface that will make it easy for even the most amateur designer to get started. Best of all, it offers other amazing features like hosting your code on their servers so you don’t have to worry about things going wrong with your site in the future.

Award Winning Modern Interior Designs

Award Winning Modern Interior Designs blog offers a wealth of inspiration from award winning interior designs around the world, as well as articles on how to create your own modern home. 

Creating Style

Creating Style is written by celebrities in different fields including fashion, art, film industry etc., sharing their personal style tips and tricks which can be very inspiring for someone looking to develop a unique look themselves.

The Hypebeast

The Hypebeast blog provides news updates about new products before they hit stores while also providing an insight into what’s happening in street culture at any given time via a mix of editorial content and social media. 

Tuts+ Blog

This website offers tutorials and articles about everything related to design including topics like photography, coding, web development illustration etc. Webdesigner Depot features industry experts who write short posts on their favorite tools or latest techniques that designers can use today; these range from getting acquainted with Photoshop to mobile app design.

My Design Blog

My Design Blog provides articles about UX/UI design trends as well as interviews with experts so you can stay updated with all things related to digital marketing and user experience strategy while also getting advice on designing products based on human behavior studies.

Designers can learn a lot from reading the blogs of other designers. Design Inspiration is all around us, and it’s important to stay up-to-date with what’s going on in the design world. Every designer has their own style, but there are many similarities between different styles as well. The Best Design Blogs for the Up and Coming Designer will show you some great blogs that have been helping designers worldwide perfect their craft for years!

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