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.
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.
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
Daily inspiration for creative people. Fresh thinking, expert tips and tutorials to supercharge your creative muscles.
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 collects the most frequent user experience misconceptions and explains why they don’t hold true
5). UX Planet
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
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 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 is a daily source of articles, inspiration, news, and guides for the design community.
9). UX Movement
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 is a community where design and technology professionals share interesting links and timely events.
11). Usability Geek
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
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 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 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 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 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.
18). Spyre Studios
Spyre Studios is an online magazine about web-design & development and the myriads of other topics that fall in between.
19). UX Magazine
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 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.