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What are Your Favorite Design Strategy Sites?

June 21, 2011

What are your favorite design blogs and sites?

That’s pretty easy to answer.

Now, what are your favorite design strategy blogs and sites?

That is harder to answer.

For three reasons:

1. In part because there just aren’t that many.

2. In part because different users – branding, advertizing, graphic design, UI, web and product design – visit different sites for different reasons.

3. And lastly, because everybody has a slightly different understanding about what design strategy is.

There are those who come from the design camp.

Those who approach design strategy from business strategy standpoint.

And the standalone design strategy purists.

My question for you: What are your favorite design strategy blogs and sites?

Help me out by listing your favorite design strategy sites

And I will include them in my ever-growing list

Thanks!

The admittedly incomplete design blog and website link list that follows will eventually make their way to the sidebar.

Listed by design genre in no particular order or, for that matter, spacing:

Design Strategy

http://www.ResilientByDesign.com

http://37signals.com/svn

Design Thinking

Tim Brown – http://designthinking.ideo.com/

http://www.thinkingforaliving.org/

… 

General Design

http://www.idsgn.org

http://www.fastcodesign.com

http://www.swiss-miss.com

http://www.subtraction.com

http://ffffound.com

http://grainedit.com

http://www.cpluv.com/

http://www.designobserver.com

http://thinkvitamin.com

http://line25.com

http://onepagelove.com

http://creattica.com

http://gotopublicschool.com/

http://www.underconsideration.co…

http://thefoxisblack.com/

http://methodandcraft.com/

http://www.tutsplus.com

http://www.webcreme.com

http://www.cssbased.com

http://www.justcreativedesign.com

http://www.mymodernmet.com/

http://sixrevisions.com

http://designm.ag

http://css-tricks.com

http://www.deviantart.com

Product/Industrial

http://www.core77.com

http://lovelypackage.com

http://www.mocoloco.com

http://www.stilsucht.de/

http://design-milk.com/

http://johnnyholland.org/

http://www.designboom.com/eng/

Branding

http://www.underconsideration.co…

http://www.identityworks.com

UI/UX/Web

http://www.creativeapplications.net

http://www.miiinimal.com

http://www.smashingmagazine.com

http://www.alistapart.com/topics…

http://www.siteinspire.net

http://www.boxesandarrows.com

http://52weeksofux.com/

http://www.boxesandarrows.com

http://www.janchipchase.com

http://www.webdesignfromscratch.com

Print

http://swisslegacy.com/

http://www.septemberindustry.co.uk/

http://www.underconsideration.co…

http://www.aisleone.net/

Book Cover Design

http://www.casualoptimist.com

http://bookcoverarchive.com

Design Portals (design currents)

http://www.styleboost.com/

http://www.thefwa.com/

http://www.dribbble.com/

http://www.siteinspire.net

… 

Design Ephemera

http://www.monoscope.com/

http://blog.iso50.com/

Typography

http://ministryoftype.co.uk/

http://www.typography.com/ask/in…

Data Visualization

http://www.good.is/infographics

http://infosthetics.com/

http://datavisualization.ch/

http://www.informationisbeautifu…

http://flowingdata.com

http://well-formed-data.net/

http://visualization.geblogs.com/

http://visualcomplexity.com/vc/

http://visualoop.tumblr.com/post…

http://www.visual-journal.net/

HighBrow

http://formfiftyfive.com

http://itsnicethat.com

http://www.vvork.com

http://butdoesitfloat.com

Web Personalities

http://www.shauninman.com/blog/

http://www.subtraction.com/

http://stopdesign.com/

http://hicksdesign.co.uk/journal/

Benjamin Gadbawhttp://benjamingadbaw.com/blog/

Liz Danzico – http://bobulate.com/

Sacha Greif – http://www.attackofdesign.com/

Frank Chimero – http://work.frankchimero.com/

Jason Santa Mariahttp://jasonsantamaria.com

Nicholas Feltonhttp://feltron.com/

… 

Review of Books

http://www.designersreviewofbook…

Inactive

http://wdcf.com/
(No longer active but archives are still available)

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. June 21, 2011 10:59 pm

    There’s an up-and-coming site that I really like: http://www.ResilientByDesign.com. 🙂

    • randydeutsch permalink*
      June 22, 2011 2:44 pm

      Shame on me for leaving this wonderful site off the list. Happily put it where it belongs.

      Those who haven’t visited http://www.ResilientByDesign.com ought to take a good long look!

  2. November 10, 2011 10:46 am

    Randy,

    I wander in and out of this subject at http://archizoo.com

    You have a great list and an excellent blog!

    Jim

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