To be successful in design industry every web designer must follow some web design blogs, where one can get inspiration, latest trends in industry, shared experiences.
Every designer should bookmark some of the leading blogs to move with the speed of knowledge. Web design industry is all about to keep practicing and updating yourself with the trends and tools of your domain.
Here is my compilation of leading web design blogs where from every designer and specially web designers can get huge amount of running knowledge about the industry they are in.
1- Web Designer Depot:
Web Designer Depot was founded in 2010 by Canadian-based web designer Walter Apai. Though there are many other valuable resource from where you can get useful ideas, inspirations about web design but to me this is the blog that is most consistent where they update the content every other day. This blog writes about inspiration, code, branding, HTML-CSS and many more.
2- Web Design Ledger:
They say it for web designer by web designers. A wonderful web design blog where they categories the information as, UI, graphics, interviews, web development and reviews. It is also a must source to keep you live in the industry.
It was founded in 2006 by Vitally Friedman and Sven Lennartz and has since become a must follow blog for almost all online creatives. This top rated resource throws information in inspiration, code, design, UI, mobiles, news and more.
Hongkiat was launched in 2007 by Honkiat Lim. Since it got a huge audience, considering it one of the leading web design blogs in industry. It has the categories as: inspiration, design and development, tool kits, freebies.
Creativebloq is also a very strong blog that is getting noticed by many people in design industry. They have large amount of unique content here in categories like: graphics designs, web designs, 3D, digital arts, typography and many more.
There are hundreds of resources available on the web where any one can get huge amount of a certain industry. But what most important is to have some in your day to day list and follow them . They will help you to survive and to be upfront in the industry.