10 Useful Websites to Boost Your Design Career
posted on August 11, 2016
When you think you have reached your limit, and yet creativity and productivity are still on-demand, it's always good to put the idea of getting high off the table and start browsing around to get some inspirations from our fellow designers around the world.
These are some of the websites from specific design areas our creative team members usually lurked into for some idea enhancements. We kindly compiled them for your own benefits. So, let's not put it into waste and get your mind recharged already.
Fellow web designers must be familiar with the one-page website. For those who are not, it is pretty much self-explanatory; a contemporary web design that contains all the detailed information on a single page with a simplified layout for an easy access. It is a very happening style, and One Page Love serves as the perfect resource for it, consisting of showcases, templates, galleries and other elements.
Jessica Hische is a lettering artist and author who is very resourceful and spends most of her time sharing her works and experiences through this website and her series of books. You can see some of her works and thorough references from this site.
3. UI PARADE
Are you planning on pursuing a career in the UI/UX design? This might be a good website to start. UI Parade is an A-to-Z resource for user interface design inspiration, from the overall layout to its specific elements, such as buttons, icons, and other related kits.
FWA is a prestigious platform that showcases and awards cutting-edge projects in the digital design industry, whether they are created by individuals, agencies, or brands with a real-time judging system. You can see and learn the curated works for your benchmark.
It is an excellent media that showcases visual identities from designers and studios around the world in a simple and easy layout. You can simply utilise it as a reference for your branding ideas, or submit your selected artworks to be featured. Get inspired or be the inspiration.
Logo Design Love is a website and published book focusing on logo designs and brand identities. It has a close relationship with the aforementioned Identity Designed website, and it featured curated logo designs from around the globe with a brief description on each.
Abduzeedo is a publication site that contains collective articles about architecture, design, photography and UX, curated from individual writers. Some even have a quick tutorial that you will surely learn a lot from this website.
Designspiration offers a unique experience in exploring and sharing design works such as layout, with innovative search and organising tools. It also has an active Instagram account for further reference.
Another inspirational publication source worth looking. You can find a wide range of writings about design here, from self-published blog-formatted article to commercial books.
10. KAMARUPA BLOG
Yes, we have tonnes of in-house articles like what you are reading now that you can absolutely learn from and share with your fellow design mates. We are a dedicated design house, we are happy at what we are doing, and we love to share the love.