165 Best Tumblrs for Designers

Daniel Eckler
Dec 14, 2016 · 9 min read

With Tumblr’s 10 year anniversary around the corner, I wanted to take some time to highlight some of the best surviving art & design collections online.

Have a look through all 165, sorted into the following categories: Graphic Design, Typography, Art, Architecture, Furniture, Interior Design, Book Design, Sculpture & Installation, Fashion, Photography, and Misc.

Each thumbnail is clickable and will take you to the respective Tumblr. A handy hack for those that don’t know: type /archive after the Tumblr’s domain to see all of its posts easily. Enjoy!

Graphic Design

Design Clever
Design Everywhere
gh0stgums
grafook
Graphic Design & Tattoos
Graphic Graphic
Gurafiku- Japanese Graphic Design
I am not a graphic designer
Inspiration Enric-Roig
Inzpired
Nothinggotchance
T-earz
Today I Love This
TypeToy
Vajza N’kuti
Who Kills Graphic Design

Typography

Anagrama
Dark Side of Typography
f-l-m
Graphiclovedesign
If on a winter’s morning
Jozefondrik
visualgraphc

Art

Adult Art Club
AndEveryone
Art-Ruby
Bad Bananas
Booooooom
Bradypus
Contemporary Art Blog
Contemporary Joinery
Curiosity Thrilled the Collector
dark silence in suburbia
Design is fine. History is mine.
Drawingdiary
ECC
Escape Fixe
Found Inspiration Moving Forward
Hallucination Engine
Hi-Fructose Magazine
Imaginario Sugestivo
Inimitable, Unique
Lucile Demory
Meministine
My Tumblr is Better that Yours
OLD HORSE
Randy J. Hunt
sometimes-now
Subnaru
The Chemical Room
The Infinite Fragmented Datawaves of Oxane
VACANT

Architecture

Dromik
Fragments of Architecture
good wood would
onsomething
Pretty Architecture
Remash
Scandinavian Collectors
Story
usrdck

Furniture

basics
errore
Just Good Designs
mmday(.)
modelowe

Interior Design

Daily designer
JEROEN APERS • ARCHITECT • BLOG
spatula
Yourhandwritingshouldbecomeafont

Book Design

Book Cover Design
Books From The Future
Design Inspiration
Fuck Yeah, Book Arts!
PRINT.PM Daily Inspiration for Print Lovers
the-book-design

Sculpture & Installation

A.M.T.G. G.G.
Estasi?
Exhibition-ism
Full Serving
Kinetics
nothingwritten
POP-UP-X
wearenapoleon

Fashion

2dots
15x20
All Things Lovely
an.
April-Look
Eiginleiki
jillsies
Lait De Femme
m75
Notes, Vincelo
oculto
Paper Journal
Punktse
saville and knight
The Primary Essentials
these are nice
V E R Y C O N T E M P O R A R Y
WGSN

Photography

cjwho
covet arts
Horses Atelier
How to hang a warhol
human-empathy
HUNT
Inspired by me
Leondore
let’s elope
Minimal Zine
Nearlya
object status
Temp.
TheFormDeform
Thisispaper

Misc

A well traveled woman
Abstract African
Aesses
Iashido
kevc
neural-network
nv s b l ty
plot summary
PrismCorp Virtual Entertprises _ New Dreams LTD.
Shipcorn
The Creators Project
The Heavy Collective
We Find Wildness

Thanks!

A long list, we know, but that’s it — all of my favorite Tumblrs. Thanks for reading (or skimming). If there are any others you think should be included, please post in the comments below.


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Hi, I’m Daniel. I’ve founded a few companies including Piccsy (acq. 2014) and EveryGuyed (acq. 2011). I am currently open to new career and consulting opportunities. Get in touch via email.

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