Whether you work in graphic design, web design or 3D, the web is full of inspiring content – and Twitter is a great place to find it. But the social media platform can be an overwhelming experience if you don't know where to look.
So to help you out, we've rounded up this list of top design agencies to follow on Twitter. They'll point you in the direction of awesome creative content and industry insight in no time.
A veteran brand consultancy with over 20 years' experience under its belt, johnson banks specialises in cultural, educational and not-for-profit clients, which makes for an inspirational Twitter feed. Recently the team has been celebrating founder Michael Johnson's D&AD President's Award, while giving his book, Branding: In Five and a Half Steps, a well-deserved boost.
Sawdust, the creative partnership of Jonathan Quainton and Rob Gonzalez, has won D&AD and Type Directors Club awards, as well as coming a creditable 11th in Computer Arts' 2016 rundown of the top 30 UK design studios. The pair's Twitter feed is a great place to catch up on recent work, cool stuff and the odd Photoshop tip; apparently Batch Automate Sequential Saving has changed their lives.
Web design and user experience consultancy Happy Cog specialises in targeted, effective content and standards based design. With multiple tweets a day, this is a brilliant Twitter feed to follow to keep up-to-date with all things in the world of web design.
Supereight is a small and friendly UK studio that creates lovely websites, apps, icons and illustrations. The team don't tweet so often, but everything they post on their account is certainly worth reading.
Californian product design company ZURB is a close-knit team of product designers who help startups and larger companies design websites, services and online products. As you can see from their Twitter feed, they're very responsive to their 32k+ followers and keen to engage in conversation with them.
Based in Vancouver, SmashLab is a creative agency with expertise in digital, brand and advertising. Its Twitter feed is a hearty mix of all the things agencies do best on the social network: sharing design process insights and useful articles, and truly engaging with the community.
07. Digital Jungle
Digital Jungle is China's largest independent content-focused digital marketing agency, boasting 120-plus staff in China and Asia. Its main focus is working with Western organisations to deepen the relationships between their brands and Chinese consumers – so the firm's Twitter feed often offers fascinating insights into how the East and West is working together.
Sapient Nitro describes itself as a "new breed of agency redefining storytelling for an always-on world". Find out what that means in practice by following its informative and regularly updated feed.
09. Stink Studios
With offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Shanghai and Berlin, Stink Studios is an award-winning production agency and creative studio that's home to over 100 full-time developers, animators, designers, digital producers, film producers and directors. We give them top geek points for holding a wide-ranging Twitter debate in binary.
Tool has been "convincing people to buy things they don't really need to buy since 95", as this integrated product company proclaims on its homepage. It's this sort of tongue-in-cheek honesty that makes the broadcast and digital agency a must-follow.