January 3, 2011 1

10 Free Online Magazine for Designers

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Magazines are a real helping hand for designers. Not only do they help in staying updated with the latest trends and news in the design industry, but are also a great source of inspiration.

With eBooks becoming increasingly popular, various magazines and newspapers have adapted digital books as a means of distributing and sharing their content. There are thousands of eBooks available on the internet. Some of them are free whereas some of them come with a price tag. In this post, we bring you some of the top free online magazines for designers.

1. PDF Mags – PDF Mags is a really nifty website that provides you links and information about over 250 free PDF magazines around the world that mainly focus on art, design, illustration and everyday culture.

2. Destructed Magazine – Destructed Magazine is an art and design magazine in .PDF format that is released every quarterly. Each issue deals with a unique topic.

3. Magwerk – Magwerk is a simple website that contains featured magazines from different categories. It also features magazines from art and design category.

4. Artzmania – Artzmania is a really awesome website that showcases artworks from designers around globe. It is the latest platform for designers to inspire, express and share with designers from all over the world.

5. A List Apart – A List Apart is a magazine specially for web designers that explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices. However, it is not available in a PDF format and must be read online.

6. GizMag – GizMag is a weekly web magazine specially for designers. It publishes a new issue every week and also a free PDF every few months that includes past subjects like interviews and artwork.

7. Castle Magazine – Castle Magazine is a free online PDF magazine that consists the work of free illustrators, artists and other creative nerds. Issues with weird and high quality art stuff are regularly published.

8. TXTnein – TXTnein is a free PDF magazine made from submissions of graphic designers, photographers and artists all over the world.

9. Blanket Magazine – Blanket is a free online magazine that is released bimonthly. It is an art, design and photography magazine that uncovers emerging artists from around the world.

10. BREED Magazine – BREED is a free magazine that covers art, fashion, music and ideas. It is published every quarterly.

If you happen to know any good free magazine that we might have missed, please feel to share it to us via the comments section.

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One Response to “10 Free Online Magazine for Designers”

  1. This is great, thank you for posting. I always find your post highly informative and useful. Keep the posts coming! :)