Design Resources

Product Design Blogs/ Inspiration

Yanko Design + Core77 + Designer Daily + Design Milk + Toxel + Gizmag + Swiss Miss + Gizmodo + Crunch Gear + Cool Hunting + designboom + idsketching + Color Theory + NOTCOT + Dornob + Buzz-beast + Design Addict Blog + Fast Co. Design + Play Cloths + Ecouterre + Visual Culture + Design Launches + Davison Creators + BlogLESS + DzineBlog + IDasia + Designers Who Blog + Design Better Packaging + Altimeter + Minimalissimo + Domus + LikeCOOL + AdGoodness + Tino Chow + Gem Sty + The Dieline (packaging) + Big New Blog + Red dot + Industry Idea + Pink Tentacle + Funktionalley + Umbra + Vespoe + Dynomighty Design + Wantist + Materious + The Fun Theory + Plusminezero + Amor de madre + Seed Magazine + Replicator + Holstee Blog + freshome + Fubiz + ITechDiary + Design Droplets + Creattica + Colossal + IDSGN + Design Fetish + Humans Invent + StyleMews + A Plate a Day + My Modern Metropolis + Minimally Minimal + Creative Greed + Colossal + WooHome + Creative Review + Design Mind + 99% Invisible + Sarah Peck + Cap Watkins + Ultralinx + I New Idea + Mmminimal + Designing for Humans + Elegant Hank

Design Portals / Spaces / Sites

Design Addict + The 99 Percent + Ponoko + ID Competitions @ Core77 + Behance Network + Non-profit Design + INDEX + Design Real + Quirky + TED + The Designer Fund + Niice + Startup Videos + Makerbook

Cool design studios

DBA + Design Impact + Smart Design + Holstee + D-Rev + Catapult Design + IDEO + Big New Ideas + Hessnatur + Free Range Studios + Fred and Friends

Sustainable Design / Environment

Inhabitat + Planet Green + Grist + Treehugger + Material Connexion + World Changing + mother nature network + Earthjustice + Recyclopedia + Ask Nature + Carbon Stamp + Sustainability Dharma + Natural Capitalism + Racketash Musings + Sustainable Packaging Design + BGreen-Now + CO2List + CIA – Env issues by country + Source4Style + Nike Environmental Design Tool + The Living Principles + Cradle to Cradle Certified Products + Alternative Energy + The Good Human + No Impact Man + Wasted Food + Metaefficient + New Leaf Paper + Wiser Earth + Gaia Certification Ltd. + Ecofriend + Eco Fashion World + Sins of Greenwashing + Ethikl + Rebinder + Computing for Sustainability + Social and Env. Graphic Design + Climatex + ViaNative + Orion Magazine + Belgrave Trust + Echoing Green + BBC Nature + Google Clean Energy Innovation + MYOO + Plastic Disclosure Project + CoLab Radio + Ecovative Design + Intercon + Clean Technica + Abe’s Market

Social Entrepreneurship / Non-profit

Kiva + How Matters + Paul Polak Blog + Stop the Hunger + UNICEF + UNHCR + Image H2O + Clean Water Action + Analogue Digital + AfriGadget + Quirky + Appropedia + Innovation Africa + Next Billion + 50 World-changing Facts + Beyond Profit + Design For the Other 90% + Hello Rewind + WaterWalla + KOMAZA + Maternova + Rainwater for Humanity + Solar Sister + Project Interaction + Brute Labs + Drop in the Bucket + Sunlight Labs + Design for the First World + Mapping the Measure of America + What Took You So Long + Products of Slavery + Mercy Corps + Global Social Venture Competition + Portable Light + Project Interaction + 1200 Posters + DeSE [RISD] + Participle + Makeshift + Co.Exist + GOOD Corps + OpenIDEO + D-Rev Blog

Graphic Design

AIGA + Print Magazine + Lovedesignlove + The Design Inspiration + The Cool Hunter + Brand New + Pentagram + Design Shard + Abduzeedo + Business Card Design + Juxtinteractive + Noupe + Six Revisions + Think DesignCardonizer (Business Card Design) + Creative Logo Designs + Stephen Gates Blog + Iconfinder + Computer Arts + History of Graphic Design + Smashing Magazine + STACK + Free FacesSpoon Graphics + Design Dazzling + Graphic Design Blog + Ads of the World + Before & After Magazine + Issuu + From up North + Lost and Taken + Subtraction + Lost Type Co-op + Subtle Patterns + Type Hunting + Chromeography

Web Design

W3Schools + Font Squirrel + CSS Globe + Grid Designer + 960 Grid System + A List Apart + Web Typography + Google Web Fonts + How to Create Diagonal Lines in CSS + How to Make Circles in CSS + Periodic Table of Web Elements + HTML Color Codes + Symbol codes for HTML + Awwwards + Httpster + Adobe Edge + Protonotes + CSS Reel + JotForm + Pure CSS Menu + CSS Menu Maker + SimpleViewer + Galleria + Ohloh Code Search + W3C Markup Validation + Browser Statistics + CSS and Links + Smush.it + List of W. Design Tools + The Design Cubicle + Buffalo + Six Revisions + The Design Inspiration

User Interface Design

Pushing Pixels + Prototypes + Dribbble + Meer.li + Pttrns + iOS Fonts + UX Movement + Skeu it (Humor) + Principles of UI Design + UI and Us + Little Big Details + UXarchive + MockUPhone + MobileMotion + The Noun Project + Iconography (Android) + Android GUI templates + Endless Icons + Freethroww + Android UI Patterns + Android Patterns + Lovely UI + Mobile Patterns + Inspired UI + Simple Modal + Meng To + Appreciate UI + PSDDD + Android Screen Densities and Icon Dimensions + Android Density Independence + My Color Screen (Android Themes) + DPI Love + iOS 7 Design Inspiration + UX Porn + After iOS7 Icons + Wireframing/Prototyping Resources (Scroll down) + Beautiful Pixels + Mobile Awesomeness + LaudableApps + Mobile Patterns + Android Niceties + DPI Calculator (Android) + Kimono (create structured APIs from websites) + Vector Wireframing Toolkits (iOS & Android) + Designer News + TabPatterns (Tablet UI Patterns) + Flaticon + iPhone 6 Screen Demystified + Use Your Interface + User Onboarding Teardowns + Material Design Inspiration + UI Cloud + UI Parade + WatchAware + TitanUI + UI oh my + UI faces + UX Timeline + First Time UX

Usability Testing

Silverback + UserTesting.com + UX Training via NNG + Validately

Infographics

Good + The Infographics Showcase + Infosthetics + Information is Beautiful + Noupe Design Blog + DataVis + Cool Infographics + Dzine Press + Visual Economics + Mapping Stereotypes + Map Your Moves + Visuwords + Real-World Infographics + Asymco: Curated Market Intelligence

Color

Idee Labs + Kuler + Color Theory for Designers 1, 2, 3 + Color Theory + Color Scheme Designer 3

UX Design Conferences (Links will be time-sensitive)

UX Fest: Boston UX Conference + BlendConf: Charlotte, NC – Wed dev/Design/UX + Delight: Portland, OR – Design/BD/Tech + Interaction14: Amsterdam, The Netherlands – IxD +HOW Design Live: Boston, MA + IDSA International Conference + XOXO: Portland, OR + UXPA Boston + Design Indaba: Cape Town, South Africa + IA Summit: San Diego, CA + UX London, UK + D&E2016

How to / Tutorials / Guides

Tell stories with data + ID Definitions + Logo Design Rules 1, 2, 3 + Understanding Copyright And Licenses + Plastics Guide + 7 Principles of Universal Design + Talk to Manufacturers about Eco materials + Green Product Design + Logo Design Tutorials + Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials + Photoshop Tutorials + Logo Design Process + Vector Tuts+ + Design Aerobics + What start-ups need + WpRecipes + Freelance designing + Digital Toolbox + Tutorial Magazine + Lynda.com + What does Apple do? + Levels of Sketching + Become THE designer + Design for impact and scalability + Designing for non-profits + Turning Public Policy into Private Action + Good F***ing Design Advice + Thoughtbot: The Playbook + Spec Work Simplified + Ways to Learn to Code for free + iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners

Free Stock Photos for Personal/Commercial Use

Unsplash + picjumbo + Gratisography + Little Visuals + SplitShire + New Old Stock + Function + IM Free + Adobe Stock + Flickr CC + Pexels

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