Finding new inspiration, gaining knowledge, and learning new skills are essential to creating designs that give positive impacts on the community. Wondering about the hangout places for designers around the world, and wanting to be part of the community?
We have compiled the top design communities hangout platforms to help you to keep updated with the design industry and supporting the design community's career growth and development. You could use these platforms to connect your design network globally too!
Designers use Blush as a design tool that is fun, affordable, user-friendly, and assists them to unleash their creativity. Join the Blush community space to ask and help fellow designers, get the latest news, learn tips and tricks, and build creative relationships with people around the world.
Designers & Coffee is a Toronto-based design community. They regularly host online events that discuss design topics from designers all over the industry over coffee and snacks. Perhaps a good excuse for more coffee? 😉
Design Buddies' mission is to support and connect designers who are just entering into this industry. You can find community events such as workshops, presentations, panels, club meetings, and more!
Co.Lab offers live, instructor-less classes that are facilitated by students and taught by top industry professionals. There are also eight weeks of Program Tracks available for Product Management, Product Design, and Software Development. You could build a product with a cross-functional team and receive other community benefits too!
Connect with creative individuals around the globe with DesignCalendar! The platform conducted weekly events to help members to learn and grow. You could also submit your art and be featured in the Gratitude Gallery. There are also books, movies, podcasts, websites, and newsletters available for the community.
Sketch helps you to connect with the design community by finding the nearest design communities, finding the nearest events, or hosting a meet-up by becoming a Sketch Ambassador. You can find other resources available on their website.
There are varieties of programs available at On Deck specifically for startups, investors, sectors, and careers. You can read about founders’ stories, founders’ roundtables, fellowships’ showcases, and more. The community could listen to podcasts on the website.
Uxcel offers interactive UX and UI courses, provides design skills assessment services, assists educators to teach with Uxcel, and could support you in building a better design team.
Charleston Women in Tech’s mission is to connect, support, and prepare women of all ages for careers in technology. There are mentorship programs available which you can sign up as a mentee or as a mentor. You could also join online webinars and quarterly events featuring tech experts speakers in Charleston.
ADPList is a growing global mentoring design community platform. Book mentoring sessions with top mentors around the globe to improve your career skills and enhance
your career development- for free!
You can click here to view a list of Design Communities in Slack too!
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