Be it graphic designer or any other person, everybody needs a bit of inspiration to expand their horizons, gain new information and basically develop themselves in their field. Creative artist usually looks for various resources be it music, nature, movies, history or people for inspiration which lets him/her try and create unique plus extraordinary graphic works.
Internet has been quite a fortunate thing for graphic designers, as they can find a lot of relevant information about designing along with some really good resources in the form of web sites that are dedicated to creative art.
Listed below are top 10 websites for graphic designers that will indeed inspire them to design better.
- Deviantart: It is world’s biggest online art community that showcases more than 228 million pieces of art from more than 23 million registered artists and art appreciators. A large number of inspirational art pieces are categorized under their photography, digital art, traditional art, designs and interfaces, flash, cartoons and comics, fan art and resources and stock category. Simple click the relevant categories to find a large source of inspirational graphic designs. For more, visit: www.deviantart.com.
- Yayeveryday: This is not a bookmarking site but a website containing a hoard of images that are put up for the purpose of sharing and inspiring arts works and artists for all interested graphic designers. To know more, visit: www.yayeverday.com.
- Book Cover Archive: This is one very resourceful and inspirational website containing an archive of book cover designs. The website has been made for the purpose of appreciation and categorization of excellence in book cover design. Graphic designers interested in designing book covers should visit www.bookcoverarchive.com for inspiring book cover designs.
- Sci-Fi-O-Rama: Sci-Fi-o-Rama (http://www.sci-fi-o-rama.com) with its unique name is basically an arts/design/illustration image blog that is biased towards everything that is even remotely Sci-fi or related to fantasy.
- Looks like Good Design: Very high quality and inspiring design is what www.lookslikegooddesign.com brings to you. You find very good quality of designing works submitted from quality graphic designers, product designers, motion designers and advertisers.
- Power to the Poster: Power to the poster (www.powertotheposter.org) is another were resourceful and stimulating online site that has been created to bring people together by showcasing well-designed postings that delve on the issues concerning all.
- Hardformat: Hardformat has been designed for all music lovers. www.hardformat.org celebrates brilliant music-related designs that are usually personal perspectives and published with an intention to provide inspiration and reaching for the sublime in music design.
- GigPosters: www.GigPosters.com is a good collection of flyers, gig posters, hand bills and wall calendars. Besides these, there are also numerous rock posters and music posters.
- Design Taxi: A very creative and global site, www.designtaxi.com helps artists from all around the world to connect, showcase their works and stay up-to-date.
- Freshbump: www.freshbump.com is regularly updated with visual inspirational sources for nearly all industries, including advertising, graphic designing, illustration, photography and interior designing.
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