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The Best Design Tumblr Blogs to Follow

by . January 12th, 2015

According to recent reports, Tumblr is the internet’s fastest growing social media platform. It currently hosts millions of blog pages and billions of published posts on its network. As creatives, we always look for inspiration to kickstart our projects. Tumblr is one way to explore and discover design tumblogs to spark our creativity! In this post, I listed down some of best and spotlighted design Tumblr blogs that you would want to follow. Go exploring!

Hello Bauldoff

Hello Bauldoff

A blog curated by designer and writer, Joe Bauldoff. This Tumblr blog features design in various categories such as advertising, animation, branding, graphic design, illustration, interactive, packaging, print, typography, and web.

Minimal Desks

Minimal Desks   Simple workspaces  interior design

This site showcases inspirational—yet functional—minimalist desks and workspaces. It usually discusses aspects in interior design that make each workspace very practical.

siteInspire

siteInspire

siteInspire is your daily dose of exceptional website and interactive design.

JamFactory

JamFactory   Online portfolio of Gavin Strange

This Tumblr blog also serves as the portfolio of Gavin Strange. Strange works as a Senior Designer at Aardman Animations. He specializes in several media like film-making, illustration, toy design, and graphic design. The Droplet vinyl toy and the film BOIKZMOIND are some of his noted projects.

Tumblr 3D

Tumblr 3D

This one’s for all the 3D enthusiasts! Tumblr 3D showcases amazing 3D artworks, visual effects in movies, as well as the hottest from the Computer Graphics industry plus tutorials for 3ds Max and After Effects.

Gurafiku

Gurafiku  Japanese Graphic Design

Japanese graphic design! Curated by designer, Ryan Hageman, this visual research blog is committed to lift language barrier and present Japanese graphic design to an international audience.

Inspire my Web

Inspire my Web

Featured in Creative Bloq as one of the best Tumblr blogs for designers, this site offers web designers and developers the finest inspiration and resources the web can offer.

Design is Fine. History is mine.

Design is fine. History is mine. — Imagine a time with no computers but with lots of craftsmanship   creativity. This is my library of art   design history. Get inspired and enjoy the flow.

“Imagine a time with no computers.” Based on that tagline, this blog basically showcases creativity in traditional and hand-crafted artworks. Immense yourself in this library of art and design history. Get inspired!

The Design Blog

The Design Blog   Design Inspiration

“Don’t just be a designer – be a good one.” Founded by Zagreb, Croatia-based designer, Ena Ba?anovi?, The Design Blog offers the bestest design-related works of designers and design studios around the globe, especially those of young designers/students.

Type Worship

Type Worship

This is the official blog of the bi-annual publication, 8 Faces Magazine. Curated by London-based designer, Jaime Clarke, the site features artistic typography, lettering, reviews, and interviews with notable designers.

Coverjunkie

Coverjunkie

“Magazine covers you wanna lick.” Coverjunkie collects the finest magazine cover designs and the geniuses behind them.

Utilitarian Things

Utilitarian Things

Curated by a second-year Industrial Design student, this blog features excellent, useful product and industrial design.

WTF Visualizations

WTF Visualizations

A humorous Tumblr blog, this site shows and makes fun of visualizations/infographics that are illogical and make no sense.

We and the Color

tumblr.weandthecolor.com

Handled by graphic designer Dirk Petzold, this site is We and the Color’s official tumblr blog showcasing creative inspiration in different art media like graphic design, illustration, photography, and motion design.

DesignCloud

DesignCloud

A blog featuring the best in all things graphic design, typography, and art from around the world.

Designers of Tumblr

Designers of tumblr

Run by graphic designer Elliott Mariess, DO.t is a platform where creatives may submit and showcase their work with the design community in Tumblr.

That’s a wrap! Feel free to share us your thoughts and opinions via the comments box below! Also, don’t forget to head over to Tumblr’s spotlight page to explore and discover more design blogs that you might like.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Gian (@gpbbautista) is a 20 year-old multimedia designer from Manila, Philippines. He specializes in graphic design, illustration, photography and interactive authoring. See his works on Behance or Tumblr.