41 websites for your creative inspiration

Creative Inspiration

Inspiration can hit you at any moment. Whether it’s inspiration for a new brand identity project or logo to help designers like you, I’ve generated this list to get those creative juices flowing. 

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Brand Identity

1. Inspo Finds

A inspirational collection of well-presented brand identities for your next project. They also have a pretty cool book! 

2. Identity Designed

ID.com shares some brilliant brand Identities. Curated by David Airey.

3. Brand New

Another great graphic design blog focusing on brand identities and logos. Also has a good newsletter that’s well worth signing up to.

4. The Brand Identity

Showcasing some top brand identities and some general graphic design projects from around the world.

5. Brand Identity Design

Updated regularly, BrandIdentityDesign is a place for visual identities, branding, web design, graphic design, retail design,  advertising and marketing materials.

6. BP&O

Brought to you by Richard Baird a freelance designer who specialises in brand identities, perfectly curated and has some inspiring identities.

Logo Design

7. Logo Design Love

Another great site from David Airey, keeping you up to date with logo inspiration and news.

8. Logo Lounge

One of the most well known sites for logo inspiration and for good reason. With over 250,000 logos to scan over and learn from, Logo Lounge is defiantly one for the bookmark bar.

9. Logo Spire

Although it is no longer taking submissions, Logo Spire boasts some brilliant logo inspiration.

10. Logo Moose

A design community with submitted logos and votes for each design. It has a useful menu to see some of the top rated logos.

11. Logo Pond

One of the largest showcasing website with thousands of logos for you to browse at. A fantastic place for logo inspiration and showing off you work.

12. Logoed

An almost endless list of stunning logos, want to see more great logos just keep scrolling.

General Graphic Design

13. Create Adobe

The creative folks at Adobe have created this site full of inspiration, from illustration to photography. 

14. Its Nice That

This one I’m sure you’ve heard of. A blog known all over the world for great stories and up to date knowledge of the design industry.

 15. Van Schneider

This blog is full of interesting quick reads and useful resources for designers. One for the bookmark folder.

 16. Eye Magazine

Online free magazine by AIGA. It has very well written articles on graphic design and visual communication.

 17. Design Taxi

Design taxi commands a very broad spectrum of design, from branding to animation and more. 

 18. Creative Boom

One of my personal favourites. Starting in 2009 Creative Boom celebrates the best in the creative community. Always has up to date news and a great source of inspiration. 

 19. Creative Bloq

A hub for art and design inspiration. Creative Bloq offers a constant flow of inspiration, tips and tools.

 20. The Dsn Blog

Another great all round graphic design website, founded by Ena Baćanović – a designer based in Croatia. 

 21. Shillington Education Blog

This is the blog of world known design educator, Shillington. Some of their students have gone to produce outstanding work and the blog does not disappoint.

 22. Inspiration Grid

From photography to illustration and branding. Inspiration grid is a great place to get a well balanced source of inspiration.

 23. Made By Folk

A constant source of inspiration, original design work and a community of artists.

24. Women Of Graphic Design

A fantastic blog featuring women in graphic design and exploring issues of gender-equality.


25. Type Room

This site will feed your typography obsession (which all designers have). Showcasing some brilliant typographical work from all over the globe.

26. Fonts In Use

Pretty much what it says. This blog brings us some of the best fonts in use today, great source of inspiration when struggling to find that elusive perfect font.

27. Daily Drop Cap

Created by designer Jessica Hische, her website provides drop caps on a non-commercial basis. Besides this it’s a good place for type inspiration.

28. Typography Posters

I’ve used this website countless times for type inspiration. With over 7000 posters, you will have plenty of inspiration for your next poster project. 

29. Type Wolf

An invaluable blog for designers and type lovers. It has a great many resources including free alternatives to some of the best fonts.

30. Type Everything

An independent platform promoting designers, filling our brains with typographical wonders. They also have a good tumblr and instagram feed.

31. Friends Of Type

Another great type blog, friendsoftype has endless inspiration and some brilliant categories and links to other top sites.

Website Design

32. Httpster

I stumbled across this site by accident but it now lives in my bookmark bar. Dedicated to showcasing some of the best website designs from all over the world.

33. Design Bombs

Originally started as web design gallery but now offers resources and tutorials.

34. Awwwards

It’s main purpose is to recognise the talented web designers and developers but can be a great place for web design trends and inspiration.

35. SiteInspire

A well organised source of inspiration. As soon as you land on the homepage you’re greeted with a plethora of beautifully designed site to satisfy your needs.

36. Web Design Inspiration
Hand picked everyday, this is another awesome source for website designers. Again, it’s nicely laid out for better user experience.

Packaging Design

37. The Dieline

Love packaging design? You’ll want to check out thedieline, it showcases all the best of packaging design from all over.

38. Grits & Grid

Grits and Grid offer some great inspiration in packaging, restaurant and beverage packaging. 

39. Packaging of the world

Packaging of the world started in 2008 and has grown to become one of the leading packaging blogs around.

40. Trending packaging

As well as packaging inspiration, Trending Packaging has some useful articles on the subject

41. Print Mag

Print Mag is brought to you by How Design and has brings us some of the latest packaging designs to satisfy our inspirational needs.

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