7 Design and Animation Bloggers to Gain Insight From

In design, there are many resources to tap into. From blogs to websites, to Pinterest boards and Facebook pages, everything becomes somewhat of a tangled and sometimes unmanageable social media force. To get you on the right track, we compiled a list of 7 design and animation blogs to gain insight from. These resources will help you stay organized and on track with your ever-growing to-do list.

1. Wickedpaedia

Simply stated as “a place for wicked stuff;” this design and animation blog has super creative visuals, graphics, videos and more for you to gush over and be motivated by.

Twitter: @wickedpaedia


2. Cedric Hohnstadt blog

This blog is all about illustration. Find kid-friendly, fresh, and fun characters, product animations and designs on this awesome illustrator’s blog.

Twitter: @cedrichohnstadt


3. Confessions of a Graphic Design Student

Blogger Kristen is a relatable, down-to-earth blogger and graphic design student. For help getting those creative juices flowing or just for fun, check out her work. Either way, you will be eager to keep coming back for more great graphic designs.

Twitter: @GDSConfessions


4. The Dieline

The Dieline is a blog written and dedicated to the package design industry. It is ranked as the most visited website on package design in the world with its viewership expanding into the millions. View this blog for interesting and alluring package designs and ideas.

Twitter: @TheDieline


5. Studio Donbe

As one of the international blogs featured in this post, the designers of Studio Donbe are based out of Tokyo, Japan. These designers are creating and publishing visual works from film and animation to motion design and illustration.

Twitter: @studiodonbe


6. DesignTAXI

Gain and generate great ideas and information on typography, graphic design, photography, and more with this multi-themed blog.

Twitter: @designtaxi


7. Soleil Noir

This site says, “In 2012, if you don’t believe, you won’t make it happen.” Visit this visually creative site for an imaginative idea behind website design and animation.

Twitter: @soleilnoir


As a student of design, do you follow any of these blogs? Which blogs do you follow to boost your creativity and encourage your craving for design? If design is a passion and desire of yours, the thought of a career in the field of digital design and animation has probably made an appearance in your thought process. Let us know where your passion in design lays, and what your favorite digital design and animation blogs are in the comments below or on our Facebook page.

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Kendall Bird is an Online Community Specialist for Rasmussen College. With her Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a passion for social media, she enjoys writing motivating and enthusiastic blog content to encourage future, current and former students to learn more about their discipline of study. Kendall’s ultimate goal is to generate a positive community through blogging to promote learning and change lives.

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