Thursday, March 17, 2011

15 Websites for Creative Professionals

French writer Emile Zola once said, "The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work." As with any other industry, Advertising is constantly evolving. There are always new styles emerging, work being recognized or criticized and technical innovations. And in this line of work, it pays to be among the first (if not the) to know what's hot and what's not.

Whether you just feel like being "in the know" or if you're looking for some design inspiration, the web thrives with scores of websites dedicated to advertising and design. We can probably list a hundred of them; but for now here are 15 that we've personally screened ourselves!

1. Adweek

2. Advertising Age

3. Adobo Magazine

4. The Inspiration Room

5. Design You Trust

6. Computer Love

7. Lovely Package

8. Logopond

9. Typographica

10. Creattica

11. Pixel Clouds

12. The Design Mag

13. AdPulp

14. Grammar Girl

15. AdRants