Top 20 UI, UX Design Blogs Every Designer Should Follow

Top UI, UX Design Blogs Every Designer Should Follow

“Don’t Make Me Think”, a book written by Steve Krug, was my first encounter of the User Interface, User Experience (UI/UX) world. Oh boy! What an amazing book! More often than not, product developers who has ‘I know it all’ attitude who fail to understand s/he is not the end user of the product and even if s/he is using the product, that’s s/he is still just one of the users. Hence it is very crucial to be aware of holistic user experience.

Top UI, UX Blogs Every Designer Should Follow

As we started exploring the world of user interface, information accessibility, interaction, visual presentation, user experience, we came across plenty of online resource that we use to develop our products. The abundance of knowledge, shared experiences, words of wisdom, tools for graphics designer can simply overwhelm the beginner. Hence we have enlisted top 20 UX design blogs and online resources.

1). Smashing Magazine Design Articles

Smashing Magazine - UI/ UX Design Blog For a Designer to Follow

Quality articles on usability, information architecture, interaction design and other user experience (UX) related topics – for digital (Web, mobile, applications, software) and physical products. Through these articles, experts and professionals share with you their valuable ideas, practical tips, useful

2). Creative Bloq

Creative Bloq - UI, UX Blog Designer Should Follow

Daily inspiration for creative people. Fresh thinking, expert tips and tutorials to supercharge your creative muscles.

3). 1stWebDesigner

1stWebDesigner - UI, UX Blog for Designer to Follow

By web design professionals, for web design professionals. We’re on a mission to help you build a better web.

 

4). UX Myths

UX Myths - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

UX Myths collects the most frequent user experience misconceptions and explains why they don’t hold true

5). UX Planet

UX Planet - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Headed by editor Nick Babich, UX Planet is a one-stop resource for everything related to user experience. Its resources are primarily about user experience  (UX), UX for beginners, user research (UR)

6). Design Modo

Design Modo - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Designmodo publishes web design articles, tutorials and has a great shop with the best WordPress and Bootstrap themes, plugins, UI Kits and more. Using Designmodo builders you can easily create websites and email templates for your newsletters.

7). Vandelay Design

Vandelay Design - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Vandelay Design is one of the most popular design blogs on the Internet. It aims to provide designers, photographers, UI developers, bloggers and business owners with the latest design news and trends, while also supplying them with the creative bouts of inspiration that we all need for success. It offers tutorials, inspiration, freebies and much more.

8). Design Shack

Design Shack - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Design Shack is a daily source of articles, inspiration, news, and guides for the design community.

 

9). UX Movement

UX Movement - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

A user experience design blog that helps you improve your user interface by demonstrating how good and bad design practices affect user behaviour.

10). Designer News

Designer News- UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Designer News is a community where design and technology professionals share interesting links and timely events.

 

11). Usability Geek

Usability Geek - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Usability Geek is a Usability & User Experience (UX) blog that provides practical and useful information. Our readership comes from various fields including those of Usability, User Experience, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information Architecture (IA)

 

12). Boxes and Arrows

Boxes And Arrows - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Founded by Christina Wodtke in 2001, Boxes and Arrows is a peer-written journal dedicated to discussing, improving and promoting the work of the design community. It talks about practices, innovations, and discussions of design—including graphic design, interaction design, information architecture, and the design of business.

 

13). User Onboard

User Onboard - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

User Onboard is online platform where one can find pretty interesting and useful source for User Onboarding teardowns of existing applications, tips, & thoughts to improve the user onboarding process/experience!

 

14). Crazyleaf Design

Crazy Leaf Design - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Crazy leaf Design is web and graphic design blog that provides news and resources for beginners to advanced designers, coders and visual artists.

 

15). UX Mastery

UX Mastery - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

UX Mastery is online community and training platform that offers online tools, tips and training to help user experience designers get started and get better at doing it.

 

16). UX Design CC

UX Design CC - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

UX Design CC provides curated stories on user experience, usability, and product design. It covers topics such as user experience (UX), product design, UX tools, UX methods, UX deliverable, UX Books, UX events, etc.

 

17). Noupe

Noupe - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Noupe passionately delivers stylish and dynamic news for designers and Web developers across the globe on all subjects of design; ranging from CSS, Photography, JavaScript, Web design, Graphics, Typography and much more.

18). Spyre Studios

Spyre Studios - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

Spyre Studios is an online magazine about web-design & development and the myriads of other topics that fall in between.

 

19). UX Magazine

UX Mag - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

UX Magazine claims to be a central, one-stop resource for everything related to user experience. We provide a steady stream of current, informative, and credible information about UX and related fields to enhance the professional and creative lives of UX practitioners and those exploring the field.

 

20). A List Apart

A List Apart - UI, UX Blog a Designer Should Follow

A List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

Do you know other UI, UX design blogs every designer should follow? Do let us know.