Seeking some inspiration but don't know where to look? Head over to Twitter and follow these top design agencies who will point you in the right direction.
The Internet is full of inspiring content and Twitter is a great place to find it. But the social media site can often be an overwhelming experience if you don't know where to look.
So to help you out, we've rounded up this list of some top design agencies to follow on Twitter who will point you in the direction of awesome creative content and inspiring graphic design trends.
American advertising company Leo Burnett specialises in advertising, digital, social media and much more. And it shares all of the work it creates through this busy, friendly Twitter feed. So, if you're looking for daily inspiration, you should definitely follow these guys.
One of the world's most famous creative advertising agencies, Bartle Bogle Hegarty's Twitter feed is definitely worth a follow. The team use the company account regularly, posting details of new work and job opportunities. A very friendly feed, full of useful information.
03. ustwo (@ustwo)
The team at digital product and design studio ustwo are big Twitter fans. With multiple tweets a day, these guys post details of new work, support other designers with retweets and regularly engage in conversation with their followers.
Having only signed up in March this year, multi-disciplinary design boutique I Love Dust are newbies to the world of Twitter. However, since registering, the team are all over the social networking site, tweeting daily with details of new work and job opportunities with a relaxed, tongue-in-cheek style.
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.
06. Huge (@HugeInc)
You know they're KILLER tomatoes if they start sending threatening messages. huge.is/UsmJRt— Huge (@hugeinc) September 5, 2012
The Twitter feed of global digital agency Huge is a great resource for design related posts. Not ones to be selfish, the team regularly support and share their fellow designers work and news. They have also mastered the art of using 140 characters to attract attention too. Killer tomatoes? Come on, who wouldn't want to read about that?
Just announced: Bierut, Miller, Oberman, Opara, Scher & Stout at the Designers & Books Fair, October 27 bit.ly/NOhHQm— Pentagram Design (@pentagram) September 6, 2012
For anything design related - announcements, recent news, new work, interviews, etc - then this is the feed to follow. One of the world's leading multi-disciplinary design firms, Pentagram continues its great work on Twitter with continuous updates all leading to informative and inspiring creative content.
Want something a bit different? Then check out the Twitter feed from creative agency Mother London. Instead of using it in the normal, self-promoting way, these guys decided to open it up to one and all and every week allow a different person to control the 'Tweet seat'. There's no agenda and anything goes, so follow to find out!
The Caped Crusader is among us. ow.ly/d9Rwm— The Barbarian Group (@barbariangroup) August 22, 2012
If you like a bit of humour and fun amongst your Twitter feed then you should definitely follow the guys at creative agency The Barbarian Group. Not only is it a great resource for design-related information, they also tweet random amusing things to put a smile on your face, including the odd cheeky animated GIF.
Welcome to our lovely new neighbours @designbymusicwe hope you'll like it here :)— The Neighbourhood (@neighbourhood) August 24, 2012
A friendly, personal and chatty Twitter feed from the guys at The Neighbourhood. As well as occassionally plugging work, the team also very regularly engage in conversation with their followers and also fully support other designers and creative agencies. They also have a very cool Twitter wallpaper for all you illustrators out there!
Twenty-nine of history’s most iconic scientists in one photograph - now in color spcshp.it/49— Big Spaceship (@bigspaceship) September 7, 2012
The Twitter feed of digital creative agency Big Spaceship is very matter-of-fact but, at the same time, is an absolutely brilliant resource for all things design. Whether it be web design, user experience, strategy or just pure inspiration - there's a tweet here for everyone. If you don't already, you should follow them feed immediately!
I random;y came across this guy's stuff today which I thought I'd share: mynameisaxel.com —Dan— Studio Output (@StudioOutput) August 28, 2012
For a regular dose of creative content, check out the Twitter feed from the guys at Studio Output. The personal, friendly tweets are a mixture of sharing interesting finds, images, informative posts as well as just saying hello. We really like the way the guys sign off some of their individual tweets too, a lovely personal touch.
The Made by Many team are all over their Twitter account, constantly updating it and pointing the world in the direction of cool, design related content. We're loving that most of the tweets have a short opinion on the stories they link to also. A friendly, honest and infomative feed.
This is a central account for brand and design agency The Partners so tweets come from London, Singapore and New York on a daily basis. The friendly, engaging feed is full of links to awesome design projects and events. The New York office also posts a regular picture on 'Bagel Thursday'!
How to get the most of a packaging refresh and real world examples of brands that have done it well: ow.ly/dm2j4— Landor Associates (@landor_dot_com) August 30, 2012
Leading brand consulting firm Landor Associates has a very active Twitter feed, featuring hints and links to lots of helpful and informative design based information. If you're into branding in particular then this is one account you should definitely follow.
If you like interactivity then you should definitely follow design agency Razorfish. Not only do they tweet regularly, they also regularly support other creatives and reply to users messages. Plus, they have an awesome Twitter wallpaper!
If you like all things digital then you should definitely follow top global integrated brand agency Digitas. With at least three tweets surrounding digital design daily, you're sure to find something of interest here.
The Twitter account of advertising and marketing agency Ogilvy & Mather is great for any creative. Tips, photos, insights, and helpful retweets are posted regularly so if you're looking for some inspiration then this is definitely one to follow.
The Hamsters are back! fb.me/28tSqTf93— David&Goliath (@DEFYyourGOLIATH) August 31, 2012
The guys at advertising agency David & Goliath take both creativity and fun seriously and you get lot of both through their Twitter feed. With regular updates, they are short on words and big on pictures. Oh, and they have a thing for hamsters!
20. Ideo (@ideo)
Global design consultancy Ideo clearly like to share. An active and regularly updated feed, Ideo tweet about everything design-related and regularly retweet inspiring content from other designers and creatives. Short and to-the-point tweets, Ideo lets its work do the talking.
The tweets by global digital agency Fantasy Interactive are short but sweet. The company regularly updates its feed with news of its latests works, which is all worth taking a look at and engages with its followers daily. Fi also shares cool content found and created by other creatives in the community.
Media, marketing, social networking, and creativity - the Publicis USA Twitter feed is full of it. With regular daily tweets, one of the world's leading communications networks just does that, pointing creatives in the direction of informative and inspiring content.
23. AKQA (@AKQA)
AKQA's Ben Jones to share insights on how new technology enables brands to make better emotional connections: bit.ly/BenJonesVision— AKQA (@AKQA) July 25, 2012
The Twitter bio for digital service company AKQA says, "where the work does the tweeting". And that it does. The feed is a mixture of informative links to creative content and personal, friendly messages to the online world. A great one to follow for inspiration and finding other talented designers and creatives.
music, plus hormones, plus booze = a good time had by the kidz! photos.readingfestival.co.uk/2012/f709a49e-…— Form® Design (@Form_design) August 25, 2012
Award-winning London design studio Form is an avid Twitter user, and with over 21 years' experience in the industry, its feed is definitely worth a follow. Tweets focus on design and related events in the industry, posting links to relevent articles and images. The team are very friendly and engaging, and clearly don't take themselves too seriously - just what you need when limited to 140 characters!
25. B-Reel (@B_REEL)
O-Hey! Back from Cannes with 7 metals, a flu, some great new friends,sand between the toes and quite a few less brain cells.— B-Reel (@B__REEL) June 26, 2012
If you want news from the world of digital design then you should definitely follow the Twitter account of digital production company B-Reel. This feed is rammed full of posts pointing you in the direction of crazy, cool stuff. The guys behind this account seem like they really enjoy themselves, using the minimal character count in a very honest and humourous way.
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