Blogs, lists, online forums for designers
These designer blogs, forums and resource sites were recommended by members and subscribers to the GDC Listserv. Click on the link to open the site in a new window.
Etapes: French design magazine
Lynda.com: online training and tips
Newseum: the interactive museum of news with front pages of newspapers from around the world.
The Graphic Student: where design students talk
Thomas Phinney's "Typblography"
Typographica: a journal of typography featuring news, observations, and open commentary on fonts and typographic design
Typophile's great list of type-related blogs
Typophiles: a not-for-profit educational association that encourages the appreciation and production of fine typography and bookmaking.
Type Club: List of type foundries
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Online Design Resources
Excellent site with mega-resources for logo design/typography:
Icograda International Council of Graphic Design Associations
Design Media Network is a single online source/list for design publications and media worldwide. Search for design publications by topic or by geographic locale, and the posted links lead to a wealth of online and downloadable resources.
Devil's Artisan Check back issues for articles on Canadian design pioneers.
The GDC Journal
Sam Carter's online design history course
Canadian Advertising Club The best in Canadian and international TV ads.
The Design Encyclopedia "A growing, collaborative resource that describes, tracks and explains culture, commerce, politics, media, sports, brands – everything possible, really – through design."
aTypl Association dedicated to type and typography.
The Society of Typographic Aficionados
Graphic Artists Guild
Typeright promotes typefaces as creative works and advocates their legal protection as intellectual property.
Design archive sites
Great Web Design Resources
abookapart.com — Are the books that were started by the guys from Happy Cog and A List Apart.
5by5.tv/bigwebshow — Is the podcast they should all be listening to if they want to know who to look up to, and who to learn from. It's all good design advice and an amazing resource for developing designers. Hosted by web design god Jeffery Zeldman.
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