The beauty of modern graphic design is that now, the culture of graphic design, in general, has extended beyond just the ‘aesthetic’. The popularity of infographics across social media has demonstrated the power of graphic designs to help educate on socio-political topics such as Black Lives Matter and the importance of health and hygiene – surged by the Covid19 pandemic.
To say, therefore, that 2020 was a progressive year for graphic design would be an understatement. We’re excited to see where the graphic design will go over the next ten to twelve months. To help keep you inspired and in the loop, Wishu has put together a list of 20 Graphic Design blogs and publications to follow this year;
A Tumblr run by a former contributor to the now on-break Women of Graphic Design blog. The mission is simple; to “celebrate the contributions that women have made to graphic design, both past and present.”
More of a networking site than a traditional blog for women in the field of the graphic design around the world. The free and private slack group from Make Nice answers questions about graphic design, working in the field, and shared resources and in-person networking opportunities.
Sharing free resources as well as lots of great articles about navigating the professional world as a freelancer, if you are a web designer or are interested in web design, TemplateMonster Post is a must-follow.
Fancy a lecture on design to inspire your morning? ou can learn about topics ranging from why pasta comes in so many specific shapes to the symbology and psychology behind flag designs, to how the designer of LEGO thought about how to make the toy accessible to people with visual impairments.
Eye on Design provides its readers with a myriad of categories and series to quench your thirst for graphic design knowledge and features the latest creative work of emerging artists and reports on recent design trends
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