UI / UX Design Blogs
1st Web Designer – With a community of respected web design professionals, great articles are almost guaranteed!
Awwwards Blog – Best known for their web design awards, their design blog deserves just as much credit.
Boagworld – An excellent resource for both web and digital advice from Paul Boag.
Creative Nerds – Design inspiration, freebies and tutorials.
Creative Overflow – Does a good job of covering all elements of web design, not just the technical side of things.
Design Follow – Articles, resources and tutorials in a range of design topics.
Designmodo – With a focus on the web and developer related articles, I find Designmodo an excellent resource to learn UI and UX through their tutorials and advice.
Digital Telepathy’s Blog – Insights and best practices for UX and product design.
Grain Edit – A mix of contemporary graphic design inspiration and vintage/retro, illustrative styles to peruse.
I Can Be Creative – A great resource for design resources, trends and inspiration.
Interactive Red’s Blog – Great blog that focuses on the digital, mobile and interactive side of design.
Line25 – A place to share web design ideas and inspiration through articles, tutorials and examples of stunning site designs.
Smashing Magazine – Another great resource for learning the basics of web design and development, super helpful for print designers like myself.
Spoon Graphics – Maybe better suited in the general design category, but Chris’ blog has some great web-based tutorials.
Spyre Studios – A favourite web design and development blog, Spyre Studios offers some intermediate web tutorials amongst general design inspiration and advice.
Tuts Plus – Mostly tutorials, which you’d expect, but their general design articles are great reads as well.
UX Magazine – Defining and informing the complex world of user experience or UX.
Vandelay Design – One of the most popular web design blogs, Vandelay Design, provides a breadth of articles of interest to most designers, both web and print based.
Web Design Ledger – Continually interesting publication, focusing on many of the technical elements of web design.
Web Designer Depot – a hugely popular web design blog that seems to cover all the topics well.