As a web designer, you need to acquire more knowledge and inspiration by visiting web design blogs. However, if you type it on the search engine, you will find thousands of web design blogs that leave you with confusion. In order to avoid wasting your time, we have picked the top five best blogs about web design for your inspiration.
1. Smashing Magazine
Founded in 2006, Smashing magazine is an independent blog website about information related to the latest trends and techniques in web development for web designers and developers. Each developers and web designers share their insights and experiences to its readers, making it entertaining to the readers who need inspiration and information. With more than five million monthly page views, one million worldwide Twitter followers, and 300,000 Facebook fans, Smashing Magazine is one of the largest web development blog in this universe.
2. Webdesigner Depot
Webdsigner Depot is founded in 2010 by Vancouver, Canada-based web designer Walter Apai. It brings you web design news and views, free downloads of stuffs (e.g. icon pack, fonts, icons etc.) You can also find many insights from many reputable or up-and-coming designers contributing to the website.
3. Mockplus Blog
This might be the best blog for web designers. Mockplus Blog not only provide you with latest web design trends, graphic design, web design, UI/UX design, but also popular prototyping tool and prototyping design. If you need an inspiration or insight for web or mobile designs, you can simply visit this blog.
4. Material Design Blog
Material Design Blog is the most hyped resource material design blog these days. At this site, you can discover literally everything related to material design, UI/UX patterns, etc. You can also showcase and share your work on this site to your fellow curated content, designers, developers, and App & UX practitioners all around the world.
5. Creative Bloq
Creative Bloq, a part of an international media group and digital publisher Future pIc, is a website consist of articles about digital & traditional art, web design, graphic design, 3D and VFX, illustration, and many more. It will give you not only insight and inspiration, but keep you up-to-date with the latest trend in designing.
We sure there are lots of awesome blogs about web design that we missed. Thus, feel free to suggest more in the comment section below.