by Gian Bautista . 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!
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.
This site showcases inspirational—yet functional—minimalist desks and workspaces. It usually discusses aspects in interior design that make each workspace very practical.
siteInspire is your daily dose of exceptional website and interactive design.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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!
“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.
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.
“Magazine covers you wanna lick.” Coverjunkie collects the finest magazine cover designs and the geniuses behind them.
Curated by a second-year Industrial Design student, this blog features excellent, useful product and industrial design.
A humorous Tumblr blog, this site shows and makes fun of visualizations/infographics that are illogical and make no sense.
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.
A blog featuring the best in all things graphic design, typography, and art from around the world.
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.
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.