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.
Luke Bott - Luke Bott is a talented design and illustrator living in Wichita, KS, who seems to have a particular affinity for robots.
Ping Zhu - London-based illustrator Ping Zhu has a wonderful vintage style and a specific talent for drawing animals with personality. Be sure to check out the Fauna category.
Design Womb - Designer Nicole LaFave not only creates beautiful print projects from her studio in San Francisco, she also creates a line of amazing designer shoes.
Kam Diba - Kam Diba is creative director of NBC Universal responsible for the digital media produced for advertising & promotion of the network and ancillary businesses. His portfolio is chock full of promos for popular NBC shows.
Monoambiente - Monoambiente is a clothing brand based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The creators are young advertisers, designers and stylists who produce their own campaigns, which are strange and engaging.
Tatsuro Kiuchi Illustration - Tokyo-based illustrator Tatsura Kiuchi started out as a biology major but pursued his true passion at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He now illustrates children’s books, as well as doing work for editorial and advertising clients.
Cristain Jucan - Cristina Jucan is a full bred Romanian from the heart of Transylvania (totally not a vampire), with a hint of southern American flavor and a design degree from Mississippi State University burning a whole in her pocket.
Design Envy - For designers, by designers. A different curator each week, a new envy-inducing entry each day.
Bob Dinetz Design - The simplicity of this portfolio site belies the interesting, thoughtful design work that it showcases.
Warehouse Twenty One - Warehouse Twenty One is a marketing firm located in a renovated warehouse in Cheyenne, WY, that promotes its services with a great sense of humor.