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10 Designers and Resources You Should Follow on Twitter

Twitter is not only a great venue to promote your business, it is also a great place to learn more about design and business practices, and to find inspiration.  Don’t know who you should follow? Here are ten designers who you might find helpful and intriguing.


Name: Kreativuse
Website: http://www.kreativuse.com/
Why you should follow: This account is a steady stream of resources for web designers, graphic designers, and anyone with a creative side.  And many of the resources are suggested by followers, so you’ll find a variety of links from all around the web.


Name: I Love Typography
Website: http://ilovetypography.com/
Why you should follow: Anyone who loves fonts will fall in love with all the information shared on this account (if you haven’t already).  There are many resources for typeface nerds, along with other cool design projects.


Name: Jacob Cass
Website: http://justcreativedesign.com/
Why you should follow: Not only a web and logo designer, also a social media enthusiast and avid link-sharer.  He has many fun twitter features including a logo of the day and many resources for design professionals and anyone with an interest in web or graphic design.


Name: Pliggs
Website: http://www.faqpal.com/
Why you should follow: This designer and blogger regularly posts links to helpful tutorials and great sites for design inspiration.  He also posts tips for freelancers, bloggers, and social media users.


Name: Mathew Carpenter
Website: http://design-newz.com/
Why you should follow: He posts helpful news articles from all around the web, mixed in with some inspirational sites, tutorials, and even the occasional giveaway.


Name: Cam Olivier
Website: http://www.cameronolivier.com/
Why you should follow: A great account for anyone looking to improve their SEO strategy, he posts some tips about search engine marketing, along with web design tools and tutorials around the web.


Name: Mike Lane
Website: http://mlane.net/
Why you should follow: This twitter is always full of links to design resources, website tips, design news, and much more.


Name: Nicholas Patten
Website: http://www.spatik.com/
Why you should follow: This designer’s Twitter feed is full of design ideas, artsy finds, creative contests, and tutorials.


Name: Grace Smith
Website: http://postscript5.co.uk/twitter.htm
Why you should follow: This freelance web designer posts lots of tips about, well, design and freelancing.


Name: Jeffrey Zeldman
Website: http://www.zeldman.com/
Why you should follow:The self-proclaimed “web design godfather” has over 100,000 followers for a reason.  He posts web design news and tips, along with personal tidbits and helpful articles from around the web.

There are so many designers on Twitter.  The best part is that it is a huge community where designers connect with and help each other.  These ten accounts are a great place to start, but keep your eyes peeled for new names breaking into the design world on Twitter.


  1. Mike Lane Oct 06, 2010

    Thank you very much for including me on the list with such great resources. I really appreciate it!

  2. Mathew Carpenter Oct 08, 2010

    Thanks for including Design-Newz! It’s a great list.

  3. Pliggs Oct 12, 2010

    Thanks for including me with such great company.

  4. Fredric Jarecki Nov 16, 2011

    Yay google is my world beater aided me to find this great site! . “Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.” by Andy Rooney.

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