18 Design Newsletters to Add To Your Subscription List

Stay on top of the latest design trends, news and insights with these creative newsletter subscriptions.

Portrait for EnvatoBy Envato  |  Updated November 27, 2020

Looking for a way to stay on top of design news, and to gain creative inspiration from the best in the business? Here’s a list of our favorite creative newsletters – from individuals and from organizations – that we read regularly.

Newsletters from people

Letters written from the desk of designers and creatives. 

Tina Roth Eisenberg founder of Creative Mornings

Tina Roth Eisenberg is the founder of Creative Mornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series of creative talks about the world. She also co-founded Tattly, a temporary tattoo shop. Her newsletter (and blog), swissmiss, is full of interesting design links and insight.

Blogger and bestselling author Seth Godin

Blogger and bestselling author Seth Godin writes about everything from marketing ideas, branding, and how to be better at your work.

Artist and a cartoonist Jessica Abel

Jessica Abel is an artist and a cartoonist who’s passionate about efficient creativity. I loved her book, Out on the Wire, which details the creative process of making stories for radio; her newsletter is similarly packed with inspiration and ideas.

Designer Paul Jarvis

Designer Paul Jarvis writes about ‘the intersection of creativity and commerce’ in his exclusive, once-weekly newsletter, Sunday Dispatches.

Tobias Van Schneider

No list of design newsletters would be complete without the inclusion of Tobias Van Schneider’s weekly email, which comes out every Sunday night.

Designer Sarah Doody

Want to learn how to think like a designer? Start by subscribing to Sarah Doody’s weekly newsletter, The UX Notebook, which shares lessons that she’s learned in her 14+ years in UX.

writer and illustrator Austin Kleon

Art, writing, and interesting links from Austin Kleon, a writer and illustrator perhaps most known for his book, Steal like an artist. At 40,000+ subscribers, Austin’s newsletter is one of the best in the business.

Bulgarian blogger Maria Popova

Bulgarian blogger Maria Popova has been writing her popular blog, brainpickings.org, for over 10 years. Her newsletter offers the best bits from her articles each week.

Newsletters from Brands

Newsletters we like from companies and creative teams. 

Smashing Magazine Newsletter
Invision Newsletter
Ways We Work Newsletter

4. Hubspot

Hubspot Newsletter
Campaign Monitor Newsletter
Format Magazine Newsletter
WebDesignerNews's Newsletter

8. Sidebar

SideBar's Newsletter

9. Muzli

Muzli's Newsletter
UX Design Weekly

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