Top 10 Websites for Designers—Commercial Type + McWhopper

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This month’s  “Top 10” websites for designers is truly a diverse group. Some of the featured sites are great resources, while others are just for fun. One offers packaging inspiration, while others take you on an unforgettable visual experience. And you’ll find everything from distinct color palettes working their magic to a burger mashup proposal that deserves some serious props for its design.

Top 10 Websites: From Packaging Inspiration to an Interactive Visual Experience

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Submit your site for consideration. Did you miss last month’s Top 10 websites?

Commercial Type

Version 2.0 of the Commercial Type website, with new features to display their fonts.

Commercial Type


Sidecar

A platform to support the design community with quality design assets, learning-driven writing, videos and more.

Sidecar


McWhopper

The illustrations and videos in this proposal from Burger King to McDonalds are all very well done.

McWhopper


Typograffit

Generate and share visual messages from text you enter.

TYPOGRAFFIT

 


mds_uxdesign-500 (1)Master UX Design Now: A Must-Have Guide

With guidance on best practices and must-have tools for creating positive user experiences, this collection is a practical guide for mastering this niche of design work. For designers working on web projects, this value pack highlights the newest methods and tools for managing workflow, instruction on ensuring cohesiveness across platforms and more. Learn how to properly study people’s attitudes and behaviors and create user profiles to make sure all of your design projects exceed client expectations.


 

Packaging of the World

From large agencies to student work, discover packaging design from around the world.

Packaging of the World


Kata Farkas

This designers portfolio site leverages a distinct color palette and graphic touches, like a custom mouse cursor.

Kata Farkas


Here

Explore the University of Sydney in 360 degrees.

Here

 

Omm

An interactive audio and visual experience with prompts as you go along.

OMM


Anniversary of the Warsaw Rising

Large illustrations and refined typography and colors help make this an engaging site.

Anniversary of the Warsaw Rising


Braking Badly

Follow the car down the road along this infographic, and play the game at the end.

Braking Badly

 

  • Remember to submit a site you think should be included in this list of top design websites next month.

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More Resources – Free E-books
8 Winning Examples of Brand Strategy in Packaging Design
7 Archetypes that Established Brand Identity

 


2015_international_web_ads_sept18_300x220This is the year to enter your best design work—packaging design, posters, 3D objects, and more—into the International Design Awards. If you didn’t already know—HOW has an extensive international reach, and design competition winners gain valuable exposure in HOW magazine and HOWdesign.com. Plus, the Best of Show winner scores a free trip to HOW Design Live 2016 in Atlanta (that means round-trip airfare, hotel and conference registration).

What’s especially exciting this year is the esteemed panel of judges we’ve chosen to determine the winners: Marina Willer, Pentagram partner, Sebastian Padilla, co-founder and creative director of Anagrama, and Dana Arnett, chief executive officer at VSA Partners.

If you want a chance for your work to be seen by a global audience and for these talented individuals to be the ones to review it, be sure to enter today. Deadline: Friday, Sept. 18.

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