design links

Design-Blogs

Designers' Portfolios / Homepages / Blogs

  • Brandbuild - www.brandbuild.de
    [german language only] a small Düsseldorf based design-office with a focus on 'New Media' / Internet - the 'Brandblog' features articles about different Media- and Design-related things.
  • Henning Wagenbreth - www.wagenbreth.de
    Homepage/Portfolio of the Comic-Artist and Illustrator Henning Wagenbreth - ergh - well - ok - sorry - Prof. Henning Wagenbreth
  • The Human Empire - www.humanempire.de
    Jan Kruse and Malte Kaune from Hamburg design records and CDs, print T-Shirts and Sweatshirt, do Posters and Postcards - really good.

 

Information pages - by Designers - for Designers

  • Designer In Action - www.designerinaction.de
    [german language only] 'InfoSite for Designers' with a focus on graphic design and illustration - typography, paper, programms, events, books, links, many tips and tricks and tutorials on Photoshop, Freehand, Illustrator, InDesign etc.

Institutions

  • German Design Council - www.german-design-council.de
    from the Homepage: "The German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung) was founded as an initiative of the German Federal Parliament in 1953 to meet the growing need of the business world for information about design. Today, the German Design Council is one of the world's leading competence centres for communication and know-how transfer in the design field. With competitions, exhibitions, conferences, consulting, research and publications, we offer new perspectives for representatives of business and design disciplines."

Launch Pads

in this category websites are listed that offer designers a platform for presenting new and fresh designs to a broad audience

  • DESIGNSPOTTER - www.designspotter.com
    mostly new and fresh designs and concepts from the fields Fashion, Furniture, Interior and Prototypes. This page even offers a predesigned photoshop template for designers so that the design can be submitted directly in the Designspotter-Format.

design shopping