Digital Design Resources for 2016

If you are a designer looking for some valuable recommendations on where to find new information to improve the quality of your work, check out our list of Digital Design Resources for 2016 below:

Fonts & Typography

I Love Typography

This site aims to make the subject more accessible, to bring the study of typography to the masses. Answering questions like: Where do our letters originate? Why do they look the way they do? And what makes for good type and typography?

Adobe Typekit Blog

Catch up with the blog and browse Adobe’s library of the world’s best fonts, ready to use in your next project, available for the web and your desktop.

Web Designer Depot

Web Design Resources for Web Designers. We include Photoshop Tutorials, WordPress Plugins, and Web Development tools. Download free icons, Photoshop brushes and more.

Web Designer Ledger

The Web Design Ledger is a publication written by web designers for web designers.


Smashing Magazine

Founded in September 2006, Smashing Magazine delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers. We try to persuade you not with the quantity, but with the quality of the information we present. Smashing Magazine is, and always has been, independent.

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.

Best Practices in Web Design


A digital community devoted in sharing web design and development freebies, great tutorials, useful Internet resources, online tips and tricks for web designers.


ZURB provides companies with strategic marketing, design and branding solutions.  Work includes identity, branding, information design, web design, illustration, software design, icon design, and multimedia work.

CSS Tricks

Tips, Tricks, and Techniques on using Cascading Style Sheets.

Brainstorming & Inspiration

Open Culture

Your guide to FREE educational media. Find thousands of free online courses, audio books, textbooks, eBooks, language lessons, movies and more.

Cool Hunting

Cool Hunting is an award-winning publication that uncovers the latest in design, technology, style, travel, art and culture.


Makezine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will.

Web Designer News

A curated collection of the best news for designers each day.

Critques & Awards

Brand New

Brand New is a division of UnderConsideration. Its sole purpose is to chronicle and provide opinions on corporate and brand identity work. We cover redesigns and new designs of well-known products, companies, and organizations.


Awwwards are the Website Awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world.


Macrumors is a website that aggregates Mac and Apple related news, rumors, and reports.

Android Central

Lead by a team of experts and backed by an engaged community of technology enthusiasts and tastemakers, Android Central navigates the competitive — and often confusing — world of Android, providing honest opinions and trustworthy advice, reporting, and recommendations consumers can count on.


TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

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