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50 Websites to follow if you’re into Web Design

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The best thing about being a web designer is being able to easily stay current with trends, news and inspiration. How can you do it….? Well, using the web of course. There are hundreds of different websites out there to use as tools that cover every field relating to web design and development.

Below I’ve listed my favorite 50 sites that I check out on a daily basis with Google Reader. Here they are in alphabetical order. (Click on the images to view their website)

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Louis Gubitosi is a web and print designer from New Jersey. Follow Lou's daily design links on Twitter, and make sure you check out community for the latest in web related news and trends.

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  1. Richard Darell

    Awesome! Thanks for including! Humbled to among these great ones! Giants really compared to the new kid on the block Minervity.

    Keep up the great work! Thanks again!

  2. Brian Hoff

    Thanks for including The Design Cubicle! Great list :)

  3. Brian Cray

    Thanks for the list! Great ones here!

    You might also enjoy for high quality articles on Internet Marketing, User Experience Design, Web Development, and Social Media.

  4. Web Design News

    Perfect list ;) Crème de la crème

  5. thomas

    thx for having on board ! :)

  6. Roger

    Great list! But why not make an opml file of all feeds!?

    Pet peeve of mine I’m lazy ;)

  7. Louis Gubitosiiblend

    @Roger: good idea Roger… I’ll post that sometime tonight and let you know when it’s up. Thanks.

  8. Kawsar Ali

    Great post Louis! Thanks for including Desizn Tech. I follow all the sites you listed

  9. caleb

    Thanks for the list

  10. Marco

    Whoah, what a list! I didn’t see any one that I don’t have in my RSS feed :) .

    Pretty sad to see that is “missing” here – Anyway, better luck next time ;) .

    Keep up the great work!

  11. MrkX

    Great list. Thanks! Love the OPML file too! :P

  12. janhamburg

    Wow!!! Thats an awesome list. Thanks a lot!!!!!

  13. Gaya

    Thanks for the include Louis!
    What a mighty list you have there! Keep it up!

  14. saurabh shah

    nice list ! gr8 work …

  15. marbio

    Great list..I already Know some of these sites. Thanks ;-)

  16. Catalin

    Hey, fantastic list, thanks for featuring Inspired Magazine!

  17. Umut M.

    Very nice list & thanks very much for including WebResourcesDepot.

  18. Max Stanworth

    Thanks for the design shard mention. theres a few i should visit more often.

  19. Lesley

    Thanks for compiling the list. I see some site on it that I had completely forgotten about. Can’t wait to browse for inspiration.

  20. Michael Savage

    Great list! Lots of awesome people featured here.

  21. jojototh

    May I add my webdesign blog:

  22. Jessica

    Great list, there’s actually about 3 of them that I haden’t seen before.

    You should also have Smashing Magazine on the list :)

  23. Dainis Graveris

    Thanks for adding my site too! I think I am subscribed to all of these sites already – great blogs :)

  24. Nikolai

    Thanks so much for including in this list! Great list of sites!

  25. tasarhane

    cool list.. thanks.!

  26. Binny V A

    Great list – quite a few I have not subscribed to yet.

  27. chad engle

    Wow thank you for the generous #DCTH feature!

  28. 9swords

    Awesome! This list looks like my bookmarks and RSS subscriptions rolled into one. These are the best web design bloggers, minus a few that weren’t mentioned. Great post thanks!

  29. Ray

    Great list!

    I think you have missed and

  30. gr8pixel should be in the list. :)

  31. accessko

    Thx for the great list! I’ve bookmarked some of them.

  32. Movies

    Mine favorite is I Love Typography – remember when I only started working in the web development niche I was so much surprised with how much our Art Director paid attention to typography. Later I understood this attention after I saw some examples of typography which totally ruined the message of the web page.

  33. Lulu

    Is the OPL file still working?
    I tired to put in to my feed reader and no luck?

    Of course great list.

  34. Offshore software development

    Great Article! Thank you very much for posted this ….

  35. Sumesh

    That’s a huge list, I already discovered a handful of new websites. And there’s the usual suspects, of course.

    Thanks for the link :)

  36. Gary Stephen Callaghan

    Thanks for this great list :) Comes in very handy.

  37. Daniel Errante

    Great list, convenient that you gave the file with the feeds in it!

    We post a lot of free designs for twitter, iphone, etc. on our blog at

  38. Easton

    Great Article! if your a web designer and looking for inspiration should check out too!

  39. Mariusz

    Not sure if I’m worthy to be in a company like that, but I also lead a design blog for a while now, you might want to check it. Cheers :)

  40. Camile

    You have several of my favorites listed and many more to explore – thanks for the fresh inspiration! Good list!

  41. Offshore Web Development

    Good informative post. Thanks for sharing this info post.

  42. Mahallo Media

    Thanks a lot for this gold and timesave OPML file :)

  43. Dainis Graveris

    Great article, thanks for including and I don’t know how I missed this article before!

    Correcting my mistake right now :)

  44. Crusher

    Thank you Louis for placing all good stuff on a single blog page. :)

  45. Csaba

    One of the best collections for designers I have ever seen. Thanx.

  46. Sayz

    So this is Louis subscription lists, awesome post… =)

  47. Ray

    I guess you missed ;)

  48. Jaspal Singh

    I like your collection, thanks for sharing.

  49. designiac

    thx for this list. I had already most of them bookmarked

  50. Sean

    How many of them offer actual original content though, instead of just round ups and lists?. You can’t beat A List Apart and CSS Tricks IMO

  51. Ray

    Nice List, but I guess you missed

  52. jundooz

    This is a great list with many excellent websites. Thanks!

  53. Webdesigner

    Have I recently mentioned that I am really bored because of logos that uses rockwell as font? It seems, that all folks out there use this font because it’s so stylish… arg!

  54. CSS Showcase

    I already following most of the sites, but thanks for the list. It should keeps my Google Reader full ;).

  55. Adam T. Janes

    Awesome compilation! I’m proud to say I have about 80% of them on my list already. Thank you for helping me build my arsonal a bit larger : )

  56. Al

    Good list but the best one is excluded: Smashing Magazine

  57. Lucas Tadeu

    Awsome list of sites.Thanks for giving us the OPML file, it make things much easier

  58. Charlie Bell

    And what about the Lungs of Good Design?

  59. The Baldchemist

    David Airey and TDC I couldn’t agree with more. two very inspiring designers without the hubris. Knowledgable, succinct and with the necessary skills.
    I can’t speak highly enough of them. i look out regularly for them.

    I’ll make some attempt at catching up with some of the others.
    Thanks for the recommendations.

    take good care and get as much joy as you can every day.

  60. vkwave

    awesome collection. Thanks to share :)

  61. Calgary web design

    great list , i plan on looking through these and using the info.

  62. Calgary web design

    awesome sites i can not wait to dig into them. And spend some time going through them.

  63. Deepu Balan

    Really Fantastic list… Thanks for the list.


  64. Paulo

    Great list ;) thanks

  65. Nisha Shah

    Very interesting post – I’m definitely going to bookmark you! :)

  66. Jack

    Where is Smashing Magazine !?

    Anyway, nice selection…

  67. BALAJ

    awesome sites i can not wait to dig into them. And spend some time going through them.

    website design perth

  68. Web Design

    Some good sites here, some of them I didn’t know about.

  69. Mack

    I already know few of the sites, however it is always good to know more details. Thank you!

  70. Mainualmainual

    Not sure about all of them, but great list at all

  71. Roy Slater

    Great list of sites. This is a pretty valuable resource for web design. Great work on getting them all on one page.

  72. Calgary Design!/WickedWebsites

    Lots of really useful resources here. Great compilation!

  73. megafreetv

    Thanks for this list.
    Why did you not add Smashing Magazine ?

  74. chris

    Great post thx.

  75. Abhijeet

    Designzzz must have been in this list

  76. Boutell

    Excellent collections informative to keep me up to date with the current trends on web design. Thanks


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