These 7 Newsletters Are A Must Read For All Designers

As a designer, I am always taking in different sources of inspiration to fuel my creative work. Newsletters in particular are a great source of knowledge and ideas. They contain curated articles, design tips, mental models, and links to design resources I would never have found otherwise.

Because I get so much value from the newsletters I’m subscribed to, I wanted to write this article to share with you the 7 best newsletters I’ve come across to help you on your journey as a designer.

Each section outlines a different newsletter: what it’s about, how often it’s sent out, and my favorite edition to give you a taste of what it has to offer. I hope you find some hidden gems here to add to your newsletter collection.

HeyDesigner

Description

Design and frontend links delivered to your inbox every day or week.

Frequency

Daily — Weekdays around 8 am EST, or Weekly — Tuesdays around 8 am EST

Why You Should Read It

In each edition, you’ll find interesting articles to read and helpful resources you wouldn’t have otherwise found.

I check this newsletter every day to curate resources for my own newsletter and to share with you on Twitter.

My Favorite Edition

Day 18 — Jan 18 2022

Link To The Newsletter

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UX Design Weekly

Description

A hand-picked list of the best user experience design links every week.

Frequency

Weekly (Every Monday)

Why You Should Read It

Each week you get the best curated articles and resources in the world of user experience design.

There’s always a variety of content to choose from so you’ll easily find something worth reading or bookmarking.

My Favorite Edition

#360

Link To The Newsletter

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Design Insight

Description

A weekly curated package of design tips, helpful resources, and insights to make you a better designer.

For the record this is my newsletter 😄 I hope you enjoy it!

Frequency

Weekly (Every Friday 5 pm GMT/12 pm EST)

Why You Should Read It

Each week I share curated tools, resources, and insights to help you 10x your design skills.

Use the tools, bookmark the resources, and apply what you learn from the insights to create better designs in less time.

Check out my favorite edition below to get a real sense of what’s included in each week’s edition 👇

My Favorite Edition

#031 The Creator’s Philosophy — Create Once Use Many Times

Link To The Newsletter

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The UX Collective Newsletter

Description

A weekly, ad-free newsletter that helps designers think more critically about their work.

Frequency

Weekly (Every Monday)

Why You Should Read It

UX Collective is the pinnacle of design publications. Each edition of their newsletter has the best curated stories from the world of user experience and visual design over the past week.

Guaranteed to get your mind turning and your design muscles flexing.

My Favorite Edition

Wordle UX: Sometimes a game just feels good

Link To The Newsletter

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Sidebar

Description

A daily curated design newsletter with 5 top links every weekday.

Frequency

Daily (Weekdays)

Why You Should Read It

In each edition, you’ll find design-related articles, tools, and resources without having to scour the internet.

This is another newsletter I check every day to curate items for my own newsletter and to share on Twitter.

My Favorite Edition

2022–01–24

Link To The Newsletter

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Design Lobster

Description

A brain-disruption from the world of design delivered straight to your inbox.

Frequency

Bi-Weekly (Mondays)

Why You Should Read It

Each edition focuses on a seemingly random topic, like jigsaw puzzles or building on the moon. Then it finds the link between that topic and the world of design by asking questions like “who invented the first jigsaw puzzle” or “how might we build on the moon”. You’ll be surprised by what you learn in each edition.

My Favorite Edition

#82 Sit Down Design

Link To The Newsletter

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Creative Hackers Newsletter

Description

Disruptive creative strategies for founders and CEOs who want to make a racket and gain a competitive advantage in crowded markets.

Frequency

Weekly (Every Thursday)

Why You Should Read It

This one is a bit of a wild card in that it’s not specifically related to design. With that said, I look forward to reading a new edition each week because I always learn something new. From new mental models to apply to my work, to interesting stories about topics I wouldn’t have thought twice about.

I highly recommend you check out my favorite edition included below for a great example of what this newsletter has to offer. 👇

My Favorite Edition

Slice and Dice Strategy — What James Clear And Atomic Habits Didn’t Teach You

Link To The Newsletter

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Thank you for taking the time to read through this list of great newsletters. I hope you found one or two more to add to your subscription list 😃

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Thanks for reading!

If you liked this, you’ll love my free newsletter Design Insight. You’ll find curated articles, resources, tools, and tips to level up how you design, all in less than 2 minutes a week.

Check it out here: Design Insight Newsletter

Originally published at https://www.mishacreatrix.com on February 7, 2022.

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