Ever since its launch in 2006, Twitter has been a huge source of information for web design enthusiasts. With over 550,000,000 users, Twitter is one of the hottest places to stay connected and gain information. Whether it be from friends and family, celebrities, or your favorite companies or blogs, Twitter is a great place to get all the information your want/need in one spot.
Awesome statistics aside, Twitter is home to many different web design related accounts, all of which are tweeting constantly throughout the day and night. I decided to compile a list of some of the best web design related Twitter accounts to follow.
1. 1st Web Designer @1stwebdesigner
Founded in 2008 by Dainis Graveris, 1st Web Designer is a great source for web design tutorials and articles. 1st Web Design also tweets web design related articles from other design blogs.
2. Onextrapixel @onextrapixel
A great resource site for designers and developers, onextrapixel publishes articles on tutorials, tips, and resources for web designers and developers.
3. Designmodo @Designmodo
Officially launched in 2011, Designmodo quickly grew into one of the most popular design blogs on the planet. Great for both web designers and web developers, Designmodo provides quality articles and quality products in their shop which inlude PSD and HTML UI kits and graphics.
4. Web Design Tuts @wdtuts
I’m sure most of you have heard of at least one of the Tuts Plus sub sites, Web Design Tuts focuses on tutorials, articles, and tips specifically for web designers.
5. Web Design Ledger @webdesignledger
Web Design Ledger is another popular blog site for web designers. They only tweet once or twice per day, but most of their articles are very helpful and informative so following them is well worth it.
6. CSS Tricks @Real_CSS_Tricks
One of my favorite web blogs, CSS Tricks is run by Chris Coyier who is a CSS guru of sorts. CSS Tricks is a little more advanced and development related, but there are tons of useful tutorial articles, code snippets, and WordPress related posts.
7. SitePoint @sitepointdotcom
SitePoint is a great place to learn web design, they tweet regularly and even respond to most tweets users tweet them. SitePoint also has a forum you can join that’s filled with helpful people and a shop with some great learning books.
8. Six Revisions @sixrevisions
Launched in 2008, Six Revisions is a great source for web design related articles and tutorials. Their Twitter account is maintained by Jacob Gube who is the founder of Six Revisions and a web designer himself.
9. Smashing Magazine @smashingmag
Smashing Magazine is a very well known online web designer magazine that publishes some great articles on web design. Smashing Magazine also publishes some very useful books, including my favorite, Smashing WordPress.
10. Web Designer Depot @DesignerDepot
Perhaps one of the most well known web design blogs, Webdesigner Depot is constantly tweeting great articles and useful links for web design throughout the day. They publish some great tutorial articles and keep current with all the latest trends.
11. topdesignmag @topdesignmag
A great blog for design inspiration, Top Design Mag tweets some great giveaways of various products so keep an eye on them.
12. Line25 @line25blog
Another great blog for inspiration, Line 25 tweets everything from tutorials to showcases. Line 25 is updated by Chris Spooner, founder of the SpoonGraphics blog.
13. Speckyboy @speckyboy
Run by Paul Andrew, Speckyboy tweets a variety of articles on everything from graphic design to web design. He tweets regularly and throughout the day, usually 5+ times a day.
14. Creative Bloq @CreativeBloq
CreativeBloq is a great Twitter account to follow for web design inspiration. They tweet frequently through all hours of the day and their site is run by professionals (it’s a sub site of NetMag) so you know the content is trustworthy.
15. DesignM.ag @DesignMagTweets
Although they don’t tweet as regularly as others, DesignMa.g is a useful resource for web design and development tutorials.
16. Hey, designer! @HeyDesigner
Hey, designer! sends tweets throughout the day of curated articles relating to web design and development from various websites across the globe. All articles are handpicked by the site owner so no spam ever gets tweeted.
17. Smashing Apps @SmashingApps
Smashing Apps is a useful Twitter to follow for design inspiration, resources, and tutorials. You can expect only one or two tweets per day from smashing apps.
18. instantShift @instantshift
Instant shift is a good place for web design and development resources, like some of the others they only tweet a few times a day so following them won’t clutter up your twitter feed.
19. Designrfix @Designrfix
Designrfix tweets articles from their blog and curated articles from others that are submitted to the news section via their website. They tweet in packs of up to 10 tweets at various times of the day. Articles they tweet are hand picked as well and all posts submitted are moderated to insure zero spam.
20. Inspired Magazine @inspiredmag
A good source for design inspiration, Inspired Magazine tweets various links throughout the day to help keep you inspired.
21. Zenith Blog @thezenithblog
Formerly called Top Creative Mag, Zenith Blog was founded by web designer Ricardo Nunes and features various articles on web design, photography, resources, tips, and tutorials.
22. CrazyLeaf Design @crazyleaf
Crazy Leaf is a great place for web design resources, inspiration, and tutorials. They also regularly tweet out user submitted articles from their design news website Zabox.
23. SpyreStudios @SpyreStudios
SpyreStudios is another good account to follow on Twitter. They tweet out some interesting and inspiring articles at various times of the day including tip and tutorial articles.
24. The Web Blend @TheWebBlend
The Web Blend is another user submitted design article related site that tweets out the most popular articles from their website. They have a good collection of web design tweets that is constantly growing.
25. Enfuzed @EnfuzedWeb
Of course we have to list ourselves, no not because we’re cocky, but because we have some very inspiring web design related articles on Enfuzed. We also like to send out a few tweets per day on articles worth mentioning from other web design blogs.
Know of anymore great web design Twitter accounts to follow? Feel free to comment the @ username below!