Fonts In Use Blog – http://fontsinuse.com/blog – if you haven’t heard of ‘Fonts In Use’, check them out whilst your own their blog – it’s an amazing idea where designers literally work out the fonts in use in specific projects or images.
I Love Typography – http://ilovetypography.com/ – Fonts, typefaces and all other things typographical!
Type For You – http://www.typeforyou.org/ – A blog on typography, with news, interviews and always beautiful typeface inspiration.
Type token – http://www.typetoken.net/ – Showcasing and discussing the world of typography, icons and visual language.
The Fox Is Black – http://thefoxisblack.com/ – Love the name. Love the logo. Love the blog!
It’s Nice That – http://www.itsnicethat.com/ – “Championing creativity since 2007” is their tagline, so you know they’re pretty established as a design hub.
The Dieline – http://www.thedieline.com/ – My personal, go-to resource for inspiration on developing a brand out across a product or through it’s packaging.
Booooooom – http://www.booooooom.com/ – Hope I got the right amount of “o’s” in this one! Great website for daily, visual inspiration.
Inspiration feed – http://inspirationfeed.com/ – This blog always has a lot of decent lists, money saving deals and resources for designers.
Iain Claridge’s Blog – http://www.iainclaridge.co.uk/blog/ – Serves as a “repository for random morsels of ocular delight” – love it.
The Inspiration Grid – http://theinspirationgrid.com/ – Brings you the best creative stories from around the world.
DdesignerR – http://www.ddesignerr.com/ – Inspiration, photography, design and digital creativity.
Good Design Makes Me Happy – http://www.gooddesignmakesmehappy.com/ – Another that should be fairly self-explanatory. If you like good design, you’ll love this blog.
We And The Color – http://weandthecolor.com/ – A great blog for daily art and design inspiration.
Design Everywhere’s Tumblr – http://designeverywhere.tumblr.com/ – A visual showcase of carefully selected graphic design work from around the world.
From Up North – http://www.fromupnorth.com/ – They do have an ‘articles’ section if that’s your thing – I appreciate their visual inspiration.
Inspired Mag – http://inspiredm.com/ – A popular blog about design, development and inspiration.
Site Inspire – http://www.siteinspire.com/ – Showing some of the most beautiful websites currently on the go.
Inspiration Hut – http://inspirationhut.net/ – Daily art/design inspiration and downloads.
Design Clever’s Tumblr – http://designclever.tumblr.com/ – A gorgeous Tumblog of every kind of design imaginable.
Freelance, Business & Lifestyle
99U – http://99u.com/ – 99U, from Behance, provides some really interesting articles on the day-to-day running of a business, freelancing and productivity tips. I mean, who doesn’t want to read an article entitled “The Undeniable Benefits of Being Weird?”
Co. Design – http://www.fastcodesign.com/ – Although they pay a lot of attention to the design side of things, I appreciate the more wide-ranging articles on everything from geeky gadgets to global interest posts.
Justcreative’s Blog – http://justcreative.com/ – Again, a blog that should/could probably go in the design section, Jacob provides a great resource for young designers looking to get into the business of design.
NuSchool – http://thenuschool.com/home – Some of the absolute best articles providing education for creative professionals. Definitely worth the read!
Creative Review – http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog – The CR blog offers super high-quality posts on a range of topics along with their published magazine.
Millo’s Blog – http://millo.co/ – A tonne of valuable information on business and freelancing for all designers to take note of.
Freelance Folder – http://freelancefolder.com/blog/ – Actionable insights and advice on all things freelance.
Clients From Hell – http://clientsfromhell.net/ – Think you have a bad client, think again. Spend a few minutes here for a laugh/cringe.
Paul Jarvis’ Articles – https://pjrvs.com/articles – First of all, love the simplicity of the site. Content wise, excellent insights from Paul Jarvis.
Cameron Moll’s Blog – http://www.cameronmoll.com/ – Cameron covers a bit of everything in his blog, which I love, especially the “miscellaneous banter” as he puts it.
Subtraction – http://www.subtraction.com/ – Great posts from Khoi Vinh on a range of topics, love the minimal layout too.
Stuff and Nonsense – http://stuffandnonsense.co.uk/blog – Their description says all you need to know: “Stuff & nonsense and all that malarkey”
Ciera Design’s Blog – http://cieradesign.com/blog/ – Ciera’s blog contains a wealth of inspiration, advice and range of topics that will appeal to all freelancers.
Rair’s Blog – http://www.rair.co.uk/blog/ – Lost of interesting articles from industry news to start-up advice and legal matters.
Pinnate Road’s Blog – http://www.pinegateroad.com/blog/ – Kelsey’s blog features a lot of great advice to running a business and freelancing as a designer.
Brent Galloway’s Blog – http://brentgalloway.me/blog – Brent is a US based, freelance designer whose blog offers a great insight into his day to day life.
Jessica Hische’s Thoughts – http://www.jessicahische.is/thinkingthoughts – A lot of personal insights in this blog, along with some great advice and tips for freelancing.
Sacha Greif’s Blog – http://sachagreif.com/ – Sacha is a respected designer, coder and entrepreneur whose blog offers ideas, tips and advice for up and coming designers amongst personal updates and news.
Sievers Creative – https://www.sieverscreative.com/news-and-updates/ – A creative blog about marketing, web design and advertising. Always good advice to be found here.