Web design, much like any technology related field, requires those who make their living in it to stay on top of it’s ever evolving nature. To maintain a high level of work, a web designer must always be looking for ways to expand his or her repertoire. This can involve learning new techniques, finding new software to increase productivity, or staying up to date on the latest design trends. All of this can take a lot of time and effort, but the web design community if full of generous people who offer up their knowledge for free in the form of a blog.
Here are some of the best out there that are loaded with things you can add to your web design repertoire.
Web Designer Wall is a great place to find in depth tutorials and articles about modern design trends. I would like for the posts to be more frequent, but that is overlooked due to the high quality of content.
Noupe covers everything from css to flex. It’s also a great place to find design resources such as brushes and icons.
Astheria isn’t your average web design blog. On it you won’t find tons of free phtoshop brushes, but you will find insightful articles and viewpoints about web design.
Smashing Magazine is easily the most popular web design blog. It is a great place to stay on top of the latest in web design.
Six Revisions has a perfect blend of web design and development articles, which makes it a great place for designers to expand their skills beyond Photoshop.
Blog.SpoonGraphics includes Illustrator and Photoshop tutorials, free vector resources and articles on the topic of graphic design.
Web Resources Depot is an ultimate resource for web designers. Posts range from Photoshop brush collections to jQuery tutorials.
Photoshop is such an important tool for a web designer and PSDTUTS is a great place to learn new techniques.
Much like PSDTUTS, Abduzeedo is another blog that is loaded with amazing Photoshop tutorials.
WebAppers brings you the best applications to help you be more productive.
Fuel Your Creativity is a frequently updated blog full of insightful design related articles.
Vandelay Design Blog is a well written blog with topics ranging from SEO to the design process. With frequent posts showcasing beautiful web designs it is also a great source for inspiration.