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.
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?