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.
More? If you happen to know some good free magazines that we’ve missed. Feel free to leave a comment or contact us. We add it in.
Our Top Picks
Weekly web magazine full of neat stuff. Every 3 months a free PDF is published with some of the past subjects, including interviews and artwork.
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.
Nothing but lots of PDF magazines, for free.
Art- and Designmagzine in .PDF format released quaterly with each issue deals with a unique topic.
Delve was created to explore visual culture through experimentation in design, photography, illustration, and other related visual arts.
CRU A is a digital magazine about arts and culture.
More Free Magazines
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.
Castlemagazine is a pdf online mag which consists of the work of free Illustrators, Artists or other creative nerds.
NTI Magazine aims to showcase outstanding visual content as an online magazine and also through future exhibitions all around the world.
Free PDF art + design + photography magazine that is released bi-monthly.
BREED Magazine covers art, fashion, music and ideas quarterly for free subscription.
Private journal of The KDU (Keystone Design Union), a Global Fraternal Creative Collective dedicated to creating and managing innovative design centric objects, brands and experiences.
Free pdf magazine made with submissions of graphic designers, photographers and artists over the world
We thought this is a good magazine, but too bad the English version is currently not available.
Online art and design magazine.
The bible of inspiration.
The minizine gathers information including design, lifestyle, fashion, trend and creative news from all over the world.
Publish images that treat subjects in unexpected ways.