42 Free Online Magazines for Designers

Art and design magazines are designers close companion. Not only it feeds us with latest trends and news in the design industry, it’s also a good source of inspiration, particularly useful for those who hit the design block frequently.

Just in case you weren’t aware, there’s a huge pool of free design magazines on the net; we meant those softcopy magazines you can either browse online or download (.PDF, .SWF) for offline viewing. Not only they have high quality content, each issue released is also free. We thought that’s generous of these folks. Today we want to present you with N Free Magazines for Designers. Even if you are looking for something to kill the spare time, we think these mags will help too. Full list after jump.

Our Top Picks

A List Apart

It’s not really a ‘magazine’ since it don’t come in .PDF or any downloable format. But it’s certainly a must-read for any web designers.

Bak Magazine


More Free Magazines

RevolutionArt Magazine

REVOLUTIONART international magazine is a publication delivered in pdf format as a collective sample of the best of the graphics arts, modeling, music, and world tendences. Deliver every 2 months.

Castle Magazine

Castlemagazine is a pdf online mag which consists of the work of free Illustrators, Artists or other creative nerds.

bitFUUL Magazine


Free pdf magazine made with submissions of graphic designers, photographers and artists over the world

{ths} Beast Magazine

The bible of inspiration.


CODE Magazine

Daheim Magazine

Made in Street

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