This week, we asked everyone at LB to share the website they visit to learn, get motivated and be inspired. These included everything from sites that showcase innovative graphic design to those that provide top-notch news from the world of the web. Check them out'you might just make some new bookmarks.
Creative professionals from across industries use Behance to create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network. Millions of visitors ' including top creative companies, recruiters, editors, and more ' come to the Network to see the incredible work and find talent to hire.
Through instant and efficient promotion of work, ready access to a global pool of top talent, and a constant stream of the best creative work from around the world ' the Behance Network is revolutionizing the way creative professionals manage their careers and companies find talent.
The 99% is Behance's research arm and think tank. Taking its name from Thomas Edison's famous quote that 'genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration,' the 99% includes a daily web magazine, an annual conference, and the best-selling book 'Making Ideas Happen.' Through articles, tips, videos, and events, we share best practices that help creative professionals move beyond idea generation into idea execution.
Dribbble is show and tell for creatives. Designers, developers and other creatives share shots'small screenshots of the designs and applications they are working on. Once uploaded, content can be found, followed and shared by viewers of the site.
Mashable is the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world.
Mashable's 20 million monthly unique visitors and 4 million social media followers have become one of the most engaged online news communities. Numerous studies and leading publications have declared Mashable the most influential online news outlet and a must-read site.
Gestalten specializes in developing content for aficionados of cutting-edge visual culture worldwide. The company is best known for the more than three hundred and fifty books they have published that document and forecast vital design movements.
Especially created for an international audience and to offer even more inspiration to satisfy your creative hunger, Gestalten.tv serves up Vanguards, Rogues, Legends, Performers, and Players. Since 2007, they have produced and delivered beautifully-shot, biweekly film portraits on innovators and leaders who dare to change today's creative landscape with a bold vision. Smashing Magazine
Founded in September 2006, Smashing Magazine delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers. Their aim is to inform readers about the latest trends and techniques in Web development. They believe that the most remarkable yet overlooked aspect of the design community is its friendly, enthusiastic spirit.
As the site that boasts to be made 'for people who create websites,' A List Apart Magazine explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.
Fast Co. Design believes that a company's most important employees aren't its bankers or management gurus, but rather the graphic, industrial, and interface designers who design the things a company actually makes.
Thus, they cover breaking news about new products, business ventures, and wild ideas, as well as controversial ideas and publish essays from some of today's leading designers. All of these are intended to start new conversations, and inspire new ideas.
Do you have a really good website you visit? Share it with us!