July 2011: Top 10 Websites for Designers

Each month, HOW editors peruse hundreds of websites to find the best of the best—the Top 10 Websites for Designers. In reviewing these websites, the editors are looking for exceptional design as well as functionality.

Check out this month’s Top 10 Websites for Designers below. Plus, click here to submit a website that you think should be included.

Jessica Fortner Illustration
Portfolio of Toronto-based illustrator Jessica Fortner, who is co-founder, editor and designer of the online arts magazine Squidface & The Meddler. A design enthusiast, she is particularly fond of sustainable design, interface design and typography.

Ruud van Eijk Design
The portfolio of Ruud van Eijk, a young designer from the Netherlands, has a frenetic energy and outrageous color palette.

Klas Fahlen
Swedish illustrator Klas Fahlen combines a vintage sensibility with contemporary style.

Ten Paces and Draw
Ten Paces and Draw is a blog about collaboration and illustration that features sketch swaps between illustrators.

These amazing moving images are created by designer Kevin Burg and photographer Jamie Beck.

María Luz Bravo
This self-taught Mexican photographer creates haunting images of abandoned places.

Lox + Savvy
Paper good and cards with bold graphics and bright colors.

The Selected Works of Jon Contino
New York native Jon Contino specializes in hand-lettering and illustration.

Rob Clarke
Based in London, Rob Clarke creates amazing logotypes and custom fonts.

Heartwork is a project designed to raise money for art supplies within the art room at Target House—a home-away-from-home for the families of children facing long-term treatment at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Click here to submit a website that you think should be included in the Top 10 Websites for Designers.