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Taru Metsämaa, Lumbricus Lupus

Полезняшки - The 100 Best Design Blogs to Follow - ч.2


Fonts In Use Bloghttp://fontsinuse.com/blog – if you haven’t heard of ‘Fonts In Use’, check them out whilst your own their blog – it’s an amazing idea where designers literally work out the fonts in use in specific projects or images.

I Love Typographyhttp://ilovetypography.com/ – Fonts, typefaces and all other things typographical!

Type For Youhttp://www.typeforyou.org/ – A blog on typography, with news, interviews and always beautiful typeface inspiration.

Type tokenhttp://www.typetoken.net/ – Showcasing and discussing the world of typography, icons and visual language.

Design Inspiration

The Fox Is Blackhttp://thefoxisblack.com/ – Love the name. Love the logo. Love the blog!

It’s Nice Thathttp://www.itsnicethat.com/ – “Championing creativity since 2007” is their tagline, so you know they’re pretty established as a design hub.

The Dielinehttp://www.thedieline.com/ – My personal, go-to resource for inspiration on developing a brand out across a product or through it’s packaging.

Booooooomhttp://www.booooooom.com/ – Hope I got the right amount of “o’s” in this one! Great website for daily, visual inspiration.

Inspiration feedhttp://inspirationfeed.com/ – This blog always has a lot of decent lists, money saving deals and resources for designers.

Iain Claridge’s Bloghttp://www.iainclaridge.co.uk/blog/ – Serves as a “repository for random morsels of ocular delight” – love it.

The Inspiration Gridhttp://theinspirationgrid.com/ – Brings you the best creative stories from around the world.

DdesignerRhttp://www.ddesignerr.com/ – Inspiration, photography, design and digital creativity.

Good Design Makes Me Happyhttp://www.gooddesignmakesmehappy.com/ – Another that should be fairly self-explanatory. If you like good design, you’ll love this blog.

We And The Colorhttp://weandthecolor.com/ – A great blog for daily art and design inspiration.

Design Everywhere’s Tumblrhttp://designeverywhere.tumblr.com/ – A visual showcase of carefully selected graphic design work from around the world.

From Up Northhttp://www.fromupnorth.com/ – They do have an ‘articles’ section if that’s your thing – I appreciate their visual inspiration.

Inspired Maghttp://inspiredm.com/ – A popular blog about design, development and inspiration.

Site Inspirehttp://www.siteinspire.com/ – Showing some of the most beautiful websites currently on the go.

Inspiration Huthttp://inspirationhut.net/ – Daily art/design inspiration and downloads.

Design Clever’s Tumblrhttp://designclever.tumblr.com/ – A gorgeous Tumblog of every kind of design imaginable.

Freelance, Business & Lifestyle

99Uhttp://99u.com/ – 99U, from Behance, provides some really interesting articles on the day-to-day running of a business, freelancing and productivity tips. I mean, who doesn’t want to read an article entitled “The Undeniable Benefits of Being Weird?”

Co. Designhttp://www.fastcodesign.com/ – Although they pay a lot of attention to the design side of things, I appreciate the more wide-ranging articles on everything from geeky gadgets to global interest posts.

Justcreative’s Bloghttp://justcreative.com/ – Again, a blog that should/could probably go in the design section, Jacob provides a great resource for young designers looking to get into the business of design.

NuSchoolhttp://thenuschool.com/home – Some of the absolute best articles providing education for creative professionals. Definitely worth the read!

Creative Reviewhttp://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog – The CR blog offers super high-quality posts on a range of topics along with their published magazine.

Millo’s Bloghttp://millo.co/ – A tonne of valuable information on business and freelancing for all designers to take note of.

Freelance Folderhttp://freelancefolder.com/blog/ – Actionable insights and advice on all things freelance.

Clients From Hellhttp://clientsfromhell.net/ – Think you have a bad client, think again. Spend a few minutes here for a laugh/cringe.

Paul Jarvis’ Articleshttps://pjrvs.com/articles – First of all, love the simplicity of the site. Content wise, excellent insights from Paul Jarvis.

Cameron Moll’s Bloghttp://www.cameronmoll.com/ – Cameron covers a bit of everything in his blog, which I love, especially the “miscellaneous banter” as he puts it.

Subtractionhttp://www.subtraction.com/ – Great posts from Khoi Vinh on a range of topics, love the minimal layout too.

Stuff and Nonsensehttp://stuffandnonsense.co.uk/blog – Their description says all you need to know: “Stuff & nonsense and all that malarkey”

Ciera Design’s Bloghttp://cieradesign.com/blog/ – Ciera’s blog contains a wealth of inspiration, advice and range of topics that will appeal to all freelancers.

Rair’s Bloghttp://www.rair.co.uk/blog/ – Lost of interesting articles from industry news to start-up advice and legal matters.

Pinnate Road’s Bloghttp://www.pinegateroad.com/blog/ – Kelsey’s blog features a lot of great advice to running a business and freelancing as a designer.

Brent Galloway’s Bloghttp://brentgalloway.me/blog – Brent is a US based, freelance designer whose blog offers a great insight into his day to day life.

Jessica Hische’s Thoughtshttp://www.jessicahische.is/thinkingthoughts – A lot of personal insights in this blog, along with some great advice and tips for freelancing.

Sacha Greif’s Bloghttp://sachagreif.com/ – Sacha is a respected designer, coder and entrepreneur whose blog offers ideas, tips and advice for up and coming designers amongst personal updates and news.

Sievers Creativehttps://www.sieverscreative.com/news-and-updates/ – A creative blog about marketing, web design and advertising. Always good advice to be found here.

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