Twitter accounts every designer must follow

There are many ways to stay up to date on all that’s going on in the ever changing, super dynamic design world, one of the best ways though is to follow the right Twitter accounts.

The list below include what we feel are 50 of the best ones that every designer should follow, or at least know to check up on their tweets once in a while. In no particular order.



1. Tina Roth Eisenberg @swissmiss (410K followers)

I believe in labors of love. Mine are, , ,.
Here’s my story:

2. Jacob Cass @justcreative (71.4K followers)

Graphic Designer, Logo Designer, Web Designer, Blogger,
Creative Thinker, Social Media Nut, Freelancer, Link Sharer. 


3. David Airey @DavidAirey (46.6K followers)

graphic designer, following these fine folk:

4. Design Instruct @designinstruct (53.2K followers)

Design Instruct is a site that publishes articles, tutorials, freebies
and news for designers.


5. Creative Bloq @CreativeBloq (98.4K followers)

Daily design tips and inspiration.

6. Jeffrey Zeldman @zeldman (336K followers)

Founder, Happy Cog studios. Author, Designing With Web
Standards. Publisher, A List Apart, A Book Apart.
Co-founder, An Event Apart. Host, Big Web Show.


7. Chris Spooner @chrisspooner (82.3K followers)

The guy behind, I like designing,
blogging and making pretty pictures

8. Luke Wroblewski @lukew (112K followers)

Humanizing technology. Founded: Polar (Google acquired) Bagcheck
(Twitter acquired) Wrote: Mobile First, Web Form Design, Site Seeing.
Worked: Yahoo, eBay, NCSA 


9. Six Revisions @sixrevisions (63,328 followers)

Six Revisions is a website that publishes practical and useful articles
for designers and web developers


10. Smashing Magazine @smashingmag (864K followers)

Vitaly Friedman, editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, an online magazine
for professional Web designers and developers.

11. Print Magazine @printmag (655K followers)

Dedicated to graphic design, technology, culture, and how it all
fits together.


12. Eye Magazine @eyemagazine (691K followers)

From the desk and devices of Eye editor John L. Walters. Eye 89 out now!


13. Designmodo @designmodo (244K followers)

Web Design and Development Magazine. We provide design,
web development, premium products, quality freebies.

14. UX Magazine @uxmag (112K followers)

Defining and informing the complex field of user experience
(UX) through frequent publication of high-quality articles
for experts and newcomers alike.


15. Julieanne Kost @julieannekost (35.9K followers)

Julieanne Kost is Principal Photoshop & Lightroom
Evangelist at Adobe, creator of ,
author of PSCC Fundamentals at .

16. COLOURlovers @colourlovers (1.31M followers)

Color + Design Community | Creator of the Twitter Profile


17. Creative Review @CreativeReview (1.05M followers)

Visual culture €“ design, advertising, photography, illustration, digital
& typography. Since 1980.

18. Behance @Behance (662K followers)

Use Behance to showcase and discover creative work. We’re on a mission
to empower the creative world to make ideas happen.


19. Dribbble @dribbble (117K followers)

What are you working on?

20. Designspiration @Designspiration (53.9K followers)

Designspiration is a resource to help you discover and share great design
inspiration, by .


21. Aral Balkan @aral (30.3K followers)

Google and Facebook spy on you. Help us create alternatives that don’€™t.
Independence ˜… Democracy ˜… Design

22. Brad Frost @brad_frost (51.5K followers)

I am a web designer, speaker, writer, consultant, musician, and artist in
beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. Married to the lovely and is my dog.


23. Dan Cederholm @simplebits (86.9K followers)

Co-Founder of Dribbble. Designer, author & speaker at SimpleBits.
Cautious adventurer. Dad in real life. Likes banjos & ampersands.

24. Awwwards @awwwards (71.5K followers)

Recognition & Prestige for Web Designers & Developers.
We bring you the best of the web each day.
Also tweeting  


25. A List Apart @alistapart (122K followers)

Since 1998, the design magazine for people who make websites.

26. Aarron Walter @aarron (32.5K followers)

Director of , author of Designing for Emotion from.


27. Abduzeedo @abduzeedo (247K followers)

Abducted by design


28. Co.Design @FastCoDesign (334K followers)

Welcome to Fast Company’s Co.Design, where business and design collide.


29. CSSLight @CSSLight (52.2K followers)

CSS Light is a stunning platform to showcase and promote new talents
and trends in the world of designing. Free Submit Your Site !!!

30. Design Milk @designmilk (870K followers)

Design Milk is a website dedicated to modern design founded
by. This is the official Design Milk Twitter account run by Jaime. Hi!


31. frog design @frogdesign (497K followers)

frog is a global product strategy and design firm. Tweets curated by

32. HOW Design @HOWbrand (137K followers)

HOW helps designers, wherever they work, be more creative,
more inspired & more successful. HOW can we help you?


33. Huge @hugeinc (46.8K followers)

Make something you love.„

34. InVision @InVisionApp (26.1K followers)

Prototyping Collaboration & Workflow for Designers.
Signup FREE at


35. Jesse James Garrett @jjg (17K followers)

User experience designer. Co-founded Adaptive Path.
Wrote The Elements of User Experience. Blogged before blogging.
Something Ajax something something.

36. UX Booth @UXBooth (55.2K followers)

A publication by and for the user experience community.
Learn more:.


37. net magazine @netmag (75.4K followers)

The No 1 magazine for web designers & developers.
The voice of web design. Established in 1994.
We also run the Generate conference & the annual.

38. Pentagram Design @pentagram (184K followers)

The world’s largest independent design consultancy.


39. Speckyboy @speckyboy (64.1K followers)

Speckyboy is an online magazine for web designers with its

focus on highlighting resources, exploring new techniques, and inspiring.

40. TAXI @designtaxi (398K followers)

Design, Art, Photography, Technology, Pop culture.
Journaling ideas since 2003. Best 140 Twitter Feeds – TIME


41. Twitter Design @design (1.44M followers)

The voice of Twitter’s product design and research team.
Current members are listed at

42. UX How @UXHow (43.4K followers)

Troy Parke. UX How: User Experience & Product Design “How To€ Articles,
Insights and UX Inspiration. Assoc. UX Design Director at Disney


43. Web Design Ledger @webdesignledger (149K followers)

The Web Design Ledger is a publication written by web designers for web designers.

44. Webdesigner Depot @DesignerDepot (715K followers)

Webdesigner Depot is one of the most popular blogs about web design trends,
tutorials and much more. It’s run by Walter Apai, a web designer from Vancouver.


45. Webdesigntuts+ @wdtuts (112K followers)

Tutorials, articles, tips and community for web designers.

46. Codrops @codrops (108K followers)

Codrops is dedicated to provide useful tutorials, insightful articles,
creative inspiration and free resources for web designers and developers.


47. Grace Smith @gracesmith (20.1K followers)

Seasoned Freelance Designer residing at @Postscript5,
Photographer and Design contributor to @Mashable

48. Jason Santa Maria @jasonsantamaria (353K followers)

Designer by day, designer by night.


49. Mike Lane @mlane (32K followers)

Product Designer with 20 years design experience, specializing
in creative UX for mobile, web and emerging technologies.


50. Muzli@usemuzli (1250 followers)

Muzli is a Google Chrome extension that provides quick access to

all that’s hot,new and simply awesome stuff in the design & tech web scene.


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