Our success in this world is highly determined by connections we make and value we create. Social networks are making this whole process of networking and meeting like-minded people easier by providing digital space where people can express themselves and have meaningful conversations. Designers always want to get feedback, seek for inspiration and generally meet other designers.
Today I am sharing my research on 10 best social networks for designers. You will find some old school social platforms like DeviantArt and glorified Dribbble but also some growing and promising communities.
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Tavern is a repository of Product Design questions and answers. Every day a new question is posed, so you can share your experience as a designer.
What are you working on? Dribbble is a community of designers answering that question each day. Web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers, and other creative types share small screenshots (shots) that show their work, process, and current projects.
COLOURlovers is an international creative community that helps people discover their inner designer. COLOURlovers provide people with a wealth of user created & shared color inspiration as well as tools that make the creative process as simple as possible.
DeviantArt is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts, and a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works with an enthusiastic, art-centric community.
Sell and buy art. The artwork on Society6 is created by hundreds of thousands of artists from around the world.
Twibfy is an inspirational platform where you can discover, share, submit and organize the content you love.
Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.
SitePoint provides cutting-edge content for web professionals — developers, designers, programmers, freelancers and site owners.
Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website. Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love.