Top 20 UX Design Blogs And Resources You Should Follow in 2016

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Over the years, we’ve come across hundreds of online user experience design blogs and resources. Thanks to the internet knowledge and advice are free of charge, we are able to learn user experience design at anytime anywhere with ease. Below, we have put together the top 20 UX design blogs and resource (in no particular order) to help you understand the field of user experience and beyond. If you know of a user experience blog or resource that we have missed and you feel it is worth a mention, please add your own suggestions in the comments area.

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  1. UX Magazine

UX Magazine is an online UX publication discussing the latest in design and UX strategy. It is the closest to a full-fledged trade magazine UX designers can find. This site creates a community with location-based listings for conferences, talks, workshops, informal meetups, and classes.

2. Smashing Magazine’s UX Design Category

This category features quality articles on usability, information architecture, interaction design and other user experience (UX) related topics — for digital (Web, mobile, applications, software) and physical products. Through these articles, experts and professionals share with you their valuable ideas, practical tips, useful guidelines, recommended best practices and great case studies. Popular tags in this category are : Usability, User Experience, Interaction Design, User Research, E-Commerce.

3. Awwwards

Awwwards aim to create a meeting point where web professionals from across the world can come to find inspiration; a space for debate; a place to share knowledge and experience; give and receive constructive and respectful critiques. In addition to that, you’ll come across a lot of great posts featuring web design, web development, graphic design, UX/UI and more by browsing the blog.

4. Design Shack

Established in 2003, Design Shack showcases inspiring examples of design, alongside resources and articles that teach you how to succeed in the same way.

This blog attracts a wide audience comprising agencies, designers, businesses, organizations and individuals who are passionate about cutting edge web design technologies and design news.

5. Creative Bloq

Creative Bloq is one of the most popular resource for professional artists and designers. It is a high volume blog for creatives that features content on web design, illustration, graphic design, 3d, digital art, and more.

6. Beautiful Pixels

Beautiful Pixels showcases some of the best examples iOS and Android apps as well as UI design across various types of media. It is a place where we can collectively admire the works of some of the greatest user interface designs of our time.

7. UX Movement

UX Movement is a user experience blog that publishes articles showing how good and bad interface design practices affect user behavior. All the articles are backed by reasoning, research or experience.

8. DesignModo UX

A comprehensive site covering the aesthetic, business, and psychological elements of UX. The blog is a great resource for both beginners and advanced designers looking to expand and improve their knowledge.

9. UX Booth

The UX Booth is a publication by and for the user experience community.

10. 1stwebdesigner

This is a community of digital professionals. The blog post the latest design resource for UX/UI designers.

11. Noupe

This website delivers stylish and dynamic news for designers and web developers across the globe on all subjects of design, including responsive design, UX/UI, web development, inspiration and more

12. Six Revisions

Six Revisions is a web publication for web developers and web designers. It publish articles, guides, tutorials, news and other forms of content for people who design and build sites and apps.

13. UX Myths

It collected a lot of research data, as well as facts, quotes and articles from well-known designers and web experts in order to debunk the common web design misconception.

14. Speckyboy

This blog offer insightful tutorials, time-saving techniques, fresh and useful resources and inspirational art, covering web design and development, graphic design, mobile development. It showcase the best and most innovative web design styles, keep you up to date with the latest in current design trends and highlight the latest in web technologies.

15. Designzzz

Designzzz offers free and useful resources for designers and developers.

16. Vandelay Design

Vandelay Design provides designers, photographers, UI developers, bloggers and business owners with the latest design news and trends, while also supplying you with the creative bouts of inspiration that we all need for success.

17. Boxes and Arrows

Boxes and Arrows is devoted to the practice, innovation, and discussion of design; including graphic design, interaction design, information architecture and the design of business.

18. InspirationFeed

Inspirationfeed is a design magazine for creative entrepreneurs, designers, and freelancers looking to expand their mind and improve their skills. You’ll find industry guidelines, case studies, design & development resources, tips & tricks, and other related web articles here.

19. Designer News

Designer News is a global community of people working in design and technology or those interested in the topics. You can vote up and comment your favorite story.

20. Usability Geek

UsabilityGeek covers a wider array of topics that extend beyond usability, such as User Experience (UX), conversion, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information Architecture (IA).

Usability, User Experience, Interaction Design, User Research, E-Commerce.

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