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25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year

25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year
Tomas Laurinavicius
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Tomas Laurinavicius is a lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger from Lithuania. He writes about habits, lifestyle design, and entrepreneurship. Tomas Laurinavicius is a lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger from Lithuania. He writes about habits, lifestyle design, and entrepreneurship. Right now, he's traveling the world with a mission to empower 1 million people to change their lifestyle for good.

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?

Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find great publications with valuable information that inspires, educates and provides actionable content.

The following list includes 25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year for your daily inspiration from the ever-evolving creative industry.

InVision Blog

InVision Blog

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InVision is a leading prototyping software and has a valuable blog with thoughts on users, experience, and design from the folks at InVision.

Inside Intercom

Inside Intercom

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Inside Intercom is one of the best sources when it comes to reliable and comprehensive content on startups, design and customer success.

Tobias van Schneider

Tobias van Schneider

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Tobias van Schneider is a founder of Semplice Labs and former product design lead at Spotify. He regularly writes about creative freedom, mindset and healthy lifestyle.

PSD Repo

PSD Repo

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PSD Repo is a great resource for bootstrappers, it helps you to find design resources that are offered for free to the community. It’s slowly getting traction as there are over 2,500 designers on their email list.

Format Magazine

Format Magazine

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Format Magazine is an online publication exploring the creative mind. Inspiring content ranges from intimate artist profiles, weekly discussions to educational guides, and documentary video series.



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Codrops is a web design and development blog that publishes articles and tutorials about the latest web trends, techniques and new possibilities.

Design for Founders

Design for Founders

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Design for Founders is all about teaching entrepreneurs how to properly do design. Discover comprehensive guides and tutorials that will make you a better design entrepreneur.

Ustwo Blog

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Ustwo is an award-winning digital product studio. The blog is filled with case studies, design thinking and process that makes digital products successful.



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Webydo’s blog provides you the latest web and graphic design news, tips, tools, insights and ideas from the industry leaders and creative community.



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Designmodo publishes web design articles, tutorials and has a great shop with the best WordPress and Bootstrap themes, plugins, UI Kits and more.

nuSchool Blog

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The nuSchool’s mission is to educate freelance designers. Their blog is focused on developing entrepreneur’s mindset, increasing sales and running a business like a pro.


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Hacking UI is an interaction design and front-end development magazine founded by Sagi Shrieber and David Tintner.

Canva Design School Blog

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Canva’s Design School has everything you need to learn design. They are publishing daily design articles, interactive tutorials and awesome tips.

Blog of Rafal Tomal

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Rafal Tomal is the lead designer at Rainmaker Digital. On his blog Rafal shares effective design techniques, successful case studies and valuable tips for designers.

UXPin Blog

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UXPin is one of the leading UX design and prototyping tools out there. On their blog, you will find comprehensive guides, tutorials and long from articles on UX, user behaviour and digital design trends.

Tubik Studio Blog

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Tubik Studio is a design agency based in Ukraine and specializing in mobile UI/UX design. In their blog, you will find inspiring posts around illustration design, motion graphics and interface design.

User Onboarding

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User Onboarding documents the process of new users adopting the most popular and successful digital products in the world.

Shopify Blog

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Shopify Partners is a blog sharing reliable advice for freelancers focusing on all subjects needed to run a successful business including marketing, technology, design, marketing, trends and more.

Awwwards Blog

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Awwwards is an organization that recognizes and promotes the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world. Their blog is filled with valuable content for web designers and developers.

FilterGrade Blog

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FilterGrade provides high-quality Photoshop actions and photography filters. On the blog, you will find actionable content on taking better photos, editing and implementing them in your designs.

Muzli Blog

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Muzli is a new-tab chrome extension and serves its users as a design breakfast solution. Their blog is full of inspiring posts ranging from best animated gifs to amazing redesign concepts of famous digital products.

Little Big Details

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Little Big Details is a daily design inspiration curation project by Floris Dekker and Andrew McCarthy. This blog uncovers little-known and innovative ways companies utilise design and create exceptional experiences.

Creative Market Blog

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Creative Market is a marketplace for digital design goods like icons, vectors, fonts and more. Their blog provides fresh design ideas and latest trends.

Treehouse Blog

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Treehouse shares incredibly inspiring and useful content focused on the path to a creative career. Topics include productivity hacks, technical tutorials and creativity.

Digital Telepathy Blog

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Digital Telepathy is a high-quality blog curating comprehensive in-depth articles, tutorials and resources for designers and creative entrepreneurs.

This post originally appeared on Forbes

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