Resource Roundup: Featured Favorite Follows

Spending more time than you’d like using social media? Well, it might as well be educational and actually relevant to what you’re actually supposed to be doing, right? These design- and web-related Twitter accounts will surely enhance your inspiration and creativity:

Design and Branding

AIGA @AIGAdesign – News and commentary from the staff at AIGA, the professional association for design.

Communication Arts @CommArts – The leading source of inspiration for everyone involved in visual communications.

DesignObserver @DesignObserver – Writings on Design and Culture. Edited by Michael Bierut, Jessica Helfand and associated editors.

HOW Design @HOWbrand – HOW helps designers, wherever they work, be more creative, more inspired & more successful. HOW can we help you?

Design Instruct @designinstruct – Design Instruct is a site that publishes articles, tutorials, freebies and news for designers.

Co.Design @FastCoDesign – Welcome to Fast Company’s Co.Design, where business and design collide.

iA Inc. @iA – Musings from Information Architects Inc.

Creative Bloq @CreativeBloq – Daily design tips and inspiration.

Geographic Designer @GeographyDesign – This is the intersection of two nerdy subjects. Geography + design.

Web Development

A List Apart @alistapart
– Since 1998, the design magazine for people who make websites.

Webdesigner Depot @DesignerDepot – Web design trends, tutorials and much more.

Smashing Magazine @smashingmag – Online magazine for professional Web designers and developers.

Codrops @codrops – Useful tutorials, insightful articles, creative inspiration and free resources for web designers and developers.

UX Brainstorm @uxbrainstorm – Online publication of smarticles for UX professionals welcoming opinions from all points of view.

Of course, that’s a drop in the bucket of what’s out there (though some are pretty big drops), so the big question to you is: what did we miss?

By Keir DuBois
Published August 18, 2014
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