Our Top 10 Design Blogs 2016

Taking a fresh look at the hottest and brightest blogs of 2016 thanks to Sara Mazzoni from Shillington. Here are our Top 10 that we we chose, go check them out!

The Dsgn Blog

Founded and curated by Croatian designer Ena Baćanović, The Dsgn Blog has a focus on the work of young designers and students from all over the world.


Hooked is a London-based street art blog that’s brimming with passion, sharing images of street art from all over the world as well as ideas for stencils, illustrations, screen printing. A great stop when looking for ideas in unexpected places.

Sex, Drugs and Helvetica

This Melbourne and Brisbane based blog—that also runs annual conferences for designers—is packed with practical advice on the business side of things such as taxes, freelancing and copyright protection.

Creative Boom

Providing a daily dose of art, graphic design and photography inspiration—Creative Boom is aimed squarely at those in the creative industries and also offers practical tips and useful resources. Contributors include our very own Director of Australia, Anthony Wood!


A short and sweet feed of 5 of the best design links of the day. Curated by a large team of editors it offers something different every day and a nice overview of what’s happening in the industry.

Branding, Packaging and Opinion

A far from ironic title, Branding, Packaging and Opinion does exactly what it says on the tin. Founder and Editor Richard Baird is a specialist based in the UK and the site is his selection of the best works in this field.

Where They Create

An absolute dream for nosey parkers, photographer Paul Barbera opens a secret door into the private studios of the artists and creatives she meets on her assignments. Discover the hidden spaces in which creatives produce their work.


A highly-respected cutting-edge e-zine specialising in design trend forecasting, Trendland describes itself as ‘a magazine, art gallery and television all in one’.

Friends of Type

Created by four designers and lovers of lettering, you’ll find fresh and original typographic design and lettering posts updated daily. Sketchbook in style and handcrafted in nature, it’s a font of knowledge and inspiration.


A showcase of the hottest in web design, httpster is a perfect place to boost your creativity to see how graphic design skills turn sites from good to great.


Which ones are your favourite?



Sara Mazzoni


Posted in Featured, Resources,Shillington on February 11, 2016

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