Friday Five: 5 Best Web Design Blogs

Jun 7, 2013

Whether you’re a long time web designer or just starting out, these blogs will help inspire and create. Our top five web design blogs follow a variety of designers and their take on the world of design. Find information on how to find creativity and how to enhance your relationships with clients. If your favorite didn't make the list, comment below! We'd love to see the websites inspring you.


Not only do they write their own content, but they also have an array of content written by guest authors. From typography, to icons the site is filled with advice and tips for making your website. It goes beyond just the tools to how to design website and use things such as Photoshop, but it helps designers learn to pitch their ideas, market their ideas, and take their abilities from their computer to on line.


Design Modo keeps you up to date with the latest trends and uses sites already on the internet as examples. These examples help you see how the designs translate on to sites. They also focus on tutorials, coding, and Wordpress. Check out their interviews with big designers and see into the world of other designers. If you're looking for kits, icons, and graphics to help move your web design forward you can buy them on their site.


He tones down the formality of the design blog and has an awesome beard to boot. Andy takes his passion for design and puts them into things such as design test 2 to help you gauge where you are at in your design- his blunt guidance helps you accurately see your designing abilities. He encourages designers to expand their knowledge of the design field in order to produce better sites.


This website goes beyond just blogs with an extensive podcast list. It also broadcasts live webinars. The website is on its 4th season of podcasts- an exhausting list of topics that are sure to help you in your web design. If you need more options for learning about web design beyond reading about design consider following this blog.


Happy Cog has a multitude of topics. This blog stands out in helping young web designers or people looking into the web design field with articles such as this. I especially recommend going here if you’re just starting out reading their blog as they have broken it down into subtopics that are sure to spark your interest and help you move your web design forward.

This post is written by Dara, our Marketing Intern

Aug 6, 2013 11:58pm
Cool roundup Dara! I made an article recently just like this where I featured 30 High Quality and Most Influential Web Design Blogs, most of the sites you put on your list are there as well. I thought you would like to check out my roundup of the best web design blogs as well: Enjoy! ;)
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Dec 3, 2013 10:41am
This is a concise list. Thanks for keeping it small. I have added these to my reading lists. I check DesignModo frequently. I also like for more branding how tos.
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