Dezeen A magazine-style overview of the best new everything in design, from folding plugs to the latest ideas by the sainted Thomas Heatherwick. Short, accessible articles and crisp galleries make it a fine Jamboree Bag site. Visit Dezeen.
Behance A snapshot of the creative industries, taking in illustration, graphic and web design among others. A showcase site for those looking to stumble across undreamt-of ideas. Visit Behance.
I Love Typography More-than-a-blog from John Boardley, publisher of the typography magazine Codex. Articles on the history of type, to serif or not to serif, new fonts, and galleries; what letters add up to, in other words. Visit I Love Typography.
Notcot A beautifully laid-out browser site, choc-a-block with brilliant and random ideas for everything touched by design, from food to DIY X-rays and a drawing machine for the blind. Human inventiveness in all its glory. Visit Notcot.
Designboom This longstanding site offers tasters from the latest in art, architecture and product design. It has interviews with leading practitioners and useful information on design courses, and there’s a shop too. Visit Designboom.