In this list we go through and outline 10 cool places that offer creative news for designers, offer huge libraries for inspiration, or are just pretty darn cool. Check these out.
1.Creative Depart (http://www.creativedepart.com/)
“Through Creative Depart we try to reach out to all those beautiful, creative and enriching things in the world that enable us to evolve or simply be amazed by the endless creativity of human mind. From design to art, illustration to photography, trend to fashion, we search to capture the essence of what each creation wants to communicate.
“…a web service that not only allows the users to post and share their favorite images found on the web, but also dynamically recommends each user’s tastes and interests for an inspirational image-bookmarking experience!!”
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, dA is one of the largest, if not the largest consortum of visual artists and designers online. This website in return for free hosting of artwork and portfolios offers a huge library of art open to the public.
A visual and audio art group collective serving artists from all around the globe.
“Founded by Justin Bristow, Sean Graham and Ted Yavuzkurt in June of 2005, Evoke™ began as a boutique art community, home to a small group of young, exciting artists looking to establish themselves among the best in the digital art community.”
“Shadowness lets you create your Portfolio. You control how it looks and share photos, art and blogs publicly or privately with your friends.”
“Artician is a new community for creative professionals! We provide an effortless way for anyone to build, manage, and fully customize their portfolio. We also like to promote and feature creative talent, let’s show your work to the world. It’s free, sign up below!”
“Every week designcharts scans the traffic generated from our network of websites that award website design. Using this data we publish a top 40 chart every monday at 6AM GMT. With our weekly charts design lovers and creatives alike have a new de facto standard for gaging which websites are truly a cut above the rest. Enjoy!”
“NWP (newwebpick.com), founded in 2001, is become one of the most reputable global community platform for the creative industry. It is difficult today to seek out creative and innovative designs, for there are simply too many designers and portfolios out there in the world.”
“Hypebeast was launched in January of 2005 as a one-stop news source for internet-savvy street fashion enthusiasts. Frustrated with having to browse multiple sites to keep up with the latest information, the creation of Hypebeast allowed for the latest news to be broadcast through one specific medium.”
“Vimeo is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make. We provide the best tools and highest quality video in the universe. See for yourself and Join today!”
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