Design Twits: the Design 100.

16 Oct
2008

er…twitterers that is ;)

digital labz posts a designers “twIT” list to follow, many of which certainly are freelancers, independents or guns for hire.  like so make unintended applications, it’s interesting to see twitter take shape as a business lead generator for freeagent nation.  I know it’s help me on occasion to break the ice with possible clients and collaborative resources.

another reason for you that are un-initiated  to Twitterville (if there’s anyone left) to give a try.  in the mean time check out the Web 100 designers on Twitter:

note Chris Pearson‘s entry at number 4, the original designer of the template used for experiencefreak…


100 Web Designers to Follow on Twitter:

<Excerpt from Digital Labz – By Thomson Chemmanoor>
October 14th, 2008 Posted in Twitter

If you’re looking to connect with other web designers on twitter  then this 100 web designers who use twitter will help you. This Twitter List will give you a chance to follow some very talented web designers. If you think we have missed out on your profiles feel free to comment and link the profile if you are interested.

  1. Snook an internationally admired web designer and developer based in Ottawa, Canada, Jonathan Snook is a gifted creator of striking designs, impeccable markup and code, and forward-thinking ideas and applications that invariably win the respect of the top people in the industry.
  2. Pieters a graphic/web designer living in Belgium. My personal journal is an online source for topics ranging from XHTML/CSS to graphic design tips.
  3. Eric A. Meyer a noted CSS and HTML expert, Eric has been known to stand in front of groups and hold forth on subjects such as CSS, Web design, Web standards, Web browsers, and how they all go together.
  4. Chris Pearson Web developer who specializes in building detailed, robust WordPress themes.
  5. Collis Collis is an Entrepreneur, Blogger and a Freelance Web Designer
  6. Ben Bleikamp is a college student, web guy and freelance designer. He love Apple, golf, and Ohio State .
  7. David Airey, self-employed as a graphic designer and design consultant, specializing in identity projects (logos and business stationery).
  8. Jacob Cass the founder of ‘Just Creative Design’ and self-employed as a graphic designer, working in the fields of logo design, print design, web design and branding with the majority of his time spent designing and implementing marketing promotions for small businesses such as logos, brochures, letterhead, business cards, email signatures
  9. Michael Martin writes about web design (blog design in particular!), coding, and WordPress on Problogdesign.com
  10. Michael Castilla is the creator and the ideas man of WPCandy. He’s a 16 year old developer, currently living in Miami, Florida. He’s passionate about WordPress and using it to make the Web a better place.
  11. Matt Harzewski a designer, coder, writer, and all-around web maniac.
  12. Alen Grakalic is the founder of CSS Globe also Web Developer and Web Standards Desginer
  13. Graham Smith is a cunning Geek & Freelance Ninja Graphic Designer launches himself into: Logos, Typography, Social Media, Branding, Photography, Blogging, Music & PHP
  14. Arthur Brown is a Houston based Web designer focused on building CSS based SEO / SEM friendly website which are designed for maximum conversion.
  15. Chris Coyier is a Designer, Developer, and Copywriter for many diverse clients @ Chatman Design
  16. Jeffrey Zeldman was one of the first designers, bloggers, and independent publishers on the web, and one of the first web design teachers.
  17. Mike Rundle an interface designer and entrepreneur @ Flyosity
  18. Randaclay a graphic designer specializing in WordPress theme design and customization @ Randaclay.com
  19. Cameron Moll Salt Lake City, Utah. based designer, author, speaker, or any combination of the three. CameronMoll.com
  20. Andy Budd enjoys speaking at conferences and workshops as well as writing articles on the subject of web design based in Brighton, England. Check out his website AndyBudd.com
  21. Dan Cederholm founder and designer of Web Design Studio Simple Bits.com
  22. Dan Benjamin a  writer, interface designer, and amateur photographer @ hivelogic.com
  23. Molly E. Holzschlag is a well-known Web standards advocate, instructor, and author @ Molly.com. Also an invited expert to the HTML and GEO working groups at the World Wide Web Consortium
  24. Jeremy Keith an Irish web developer living and working in Brighton, England. Website @ adactio.com
  25. Richard Rutter User experience designer, author and mountain biker @ Clagnut.com
  26. Jeremy Keith is one of the industry’s most respected experts in the field of Javascipt and Ajax interactivity @ ClearLeft
  27. Simon Collison is a skillfully steering Erskine Design to orchestrated chaos @ Colly.com
  28. Dave Shea is a Vancouver based freelance designer. Happy when designing, building, or creating something that didn’t previously exist @ MezzoBlue.com
  29. Steve Smith, architects user interfaces and web designs. But it’s about more than just design, as he brings a passion for simplicity and usability. @ Orderlist.com
  30. Ryan Carson an entrepreneur and web advocate who has built two successful web applications; DropSend and Amigo. @ Carsonified.com
  31. Jon Phillips, blogger and designer by day, rock guitarist by night. @ Spyrestudios.com
  32. Warwick kay a web designer, that has a need to know everything about the web! Will probably fail, but damm it’s going to be fun! @ ireckon.com
  33. Vinh Le a Blog designer. Psychology Student. Snowboarder. Blogger. Reader. Observer. @ blogdesignblog.com
  34. ilovetypography
  35. Christian Watson Austin Based Web Designer run Smiley Cat Web Design
  36. Jennifer loves to design and love to create. @ Keylimecreative.com
  37. Anca Mosoiu is a multidisciplinary software product developer with twelve years of experience in the Internet and desktop software industry. @ anca.tv
  38. Andy Jacobson a Graphic Designer interested in reading, music, architecture, family, travel, technology, community, and finding the perfect solution. @ andyjacobson.com
  39. Vlad Georgescum – Bucharest, Romania based User interface and Visual Identity Designer. @ vladgeorgescu.com
  40. Pixels With Ballsmaking the web a better place
  41. IncSpring
  42. Dainis Graveris, designer from Latvia, 20 years young and totally obsessed with design trends, developing web-sites using CSS, HTML, xhtml, wordpress and designing at Adobe Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks. @ 1stwebdesigner.com
  43. Steven Snell is a Web designer, blogger, and freelance writer. @ vandelaydesign.com
  44. Aaron Irizarry a designer, artist, God follower, father, husband, dodger fan, star wars geek, retired musician, canvas. And passionate about web design/development, and I love pretty much anything creative. @ thisisaaronslife.com
  45. Artistech Dynamic Design & Production for the Web, Print and Video based in Kelowna, BC, Canada @ artistechnewmedia.com
  46. Jasonwalz is an art Director & Graphic Designer who enjoys an alcoholic beverage or two. jwalz.com
  47. Niki is a graphic designer and illustrator. @ http://nikibrown.com
  48. Mike Smith is a blogger and blog designer. And create custom blog designs. @ blogthememachine.com
  49. Rajesh Pancholis Design & Visual Communications Expert. @ r27.co.uk
  50. Spencer Fryis 24 year old entrepreneur living in Manhattan. @ spencerfry.com
  51. Ruth a graphic designer , who is chirpy and well dressed.
  52. Andrew Taylor a Designer, drummer, type nerd and geek for life.
  53. Zach Graeve a full-time graphic designer and marketing consultant based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. @ zachgraeve.com
  54. Design shard is a web designer specializing in CSS and xhtml. @designshard.com
  55. Graphic IdentityIndonesian designer who blog about Photoshop Tutorial, Typography, Design Review, Design Gadget and Web Design. @ graphic-identity.blogspot.com
  56. Leon Poole from Creative World has been producing quality design solutions for the web and print. @ creativeworld.com.au
  57. Chris King works at RedCrownstudio with a talented team of designers, developers, and strategists passionate about using the internet to build brands. @ redcrownstudio.com
  58. Cristian Serur Designer at Webar Interactive, Creative Associate at Indiviso Studio, Freelancer. @indivisostudio.com
  59. Mikelet is Yorkshire UK based designer working @ 939 design Limited provides high quality web design, website development to web standards, inspirational graphic design, and multimedia. @939design.com
  60. Alex Harris a interactive creative director leading a team of web designers, my focus has been improving conversion rates for ecommerce web sites by creating sales funnels since 1999. @alexdesigns.com
  61. Mirko Humbert is working as a freelancer web designer for more than 4 years now in my little city of Fribourg, Switzerland.
  62. Antonio Lupetti is an Engineer, Pro Blogger, Mac user, Musician, Web Addicted based at ROME – ITALY. @woork.blogspot.com
  63. Chris Spooner is a Graphic / Website Designer from Sheffield and the guy behind @ Blog.SpoonGraphics.co.uk
  64. Sean Hodge is the editor of PSDTUTS, a well-known Photoshop tutorial blog and known to frequently post on Smashing Magazine. @aiburn.com
  65. Tim Kadlec a web developer living and working in Wisconsin. @timkadlec.com
  66. Dustin Brewer is an Oklahoma Freelance web designer passionate about web standards, and beautiful web design. @dustinbrewer.com
  67. AdiiA Freelance Web Graphic Designer.
  68. Cory Miller WordPress designer, blogging, premium WordPress themes and entrepreneurship. @ithemes.com
  69. Brian Gardner is a freelance web consultant living in the ‘burbs of Chicago. @ briangardner.com
  70. Mike is the creator and the ideas man of WPCandy. He’s a 16 year old developer, currently living in Miami, Florida. He’s passionate about WordPress and using it to make the Web a better place. @ wpcandy.com
  71. Fabio Sasso is an architect and designer from Porto Alegre, Brazil.  @abduzeedo.com
  72. Nicholas Patten Video editor, Graphic/Web designer  @ nicholaspatten.posterous.com
  73. Luc Melgar web designer, blogger, otaku, photographer wannabe, independent, foreign worker at Singapore. @octwelve.com
  74. Elmo is a geeky web designer, writer, and podcaster from oklahoma. @elmocast.com
  75. Sarah a Web Designer based in Essex UK. @youknowwhodesign.com
  76. Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, writer, and speaker and runs his own web design business. @elliotjaystocks.com
  77. Mitchell McKenna is Tech Junkie and Social Media. Web Developer. Web Designer based in Ottawa, Canada. @mitchmckenna.com
  78. Brad a New York based Web Designer.
  79. Susanna King is a web and multimedia developer/designer. @superflippy.net
  80. Larissa meek is an 3D animator, interactive designer based in Florida. Also a Miss USA finalist. @larissameek.com
  81. Lynn Wallenstein Baltimore based Web Designer and Overall Idea Geek. @maverickconceptions.com
  82. Schmutzie is a writer, photographer, web designer based in Canada. @schmutzie.com
  83. Tony Chester, Owner of OnWired a progressive web design & development firm in North Carolina. @onwired.com
  84. Bryan Pearson Web Designer and Photographer.
  85. Jeff Croft is a web designer and developer living and working in Seattle. @jeffcroft.com
  86. Lukevdp Freelance web designer and internet marketer
  87. Dan Rubin is a Freelance web designer and internet marketer based in Australia. @devcelerator.com
  88. 1389 is a IT professional, 2D and 3D graphic artist, web designer, author. @1389ad.deviantart.com
  89. Derek is a Speaker, Author, Accessibility Specialist and Group Lead of the Web Standards Project. @boxofchocolates.ca
  90. Jen Myers is a Ohio, based web designer and developer, a writer. @deliberatepixel.com
  91. Grace Smith is a Freelance Web & Graphic Designer in love with web standards and social media. @postscript5.co.uk
  92. Jim Callender is a UK based Web Designer, Developer UX, CSS, (X)HTML expert. @callendercreates.com
  93. Milos Radovic is a Online media consultant, web designer and geek, based in Switzerland. @superdeluxe.ch
  94. Jbrotherlove is a web designer/developer. blogger based in Atlanta, GA. @jbrotherlove.com
  95. Jonic is a web designer/developer from York in the UK. Loves to make great-looking, functional websites using web standards. @100yen.co.uk
  96. Thord Daniel Hedengren work as a designer, writer, and blogger. @tdhedengren.com
  97. Josue Salazar works as a web designer and social media consultant with NGOs around the world. @madeincr.com
  98. Gavin Strange UK based web and graphic designer.
  99. Eoghan McCabe is a web designer and head dude at Contrast in Ireland. @contrast.ie
  100. Wolfgang Bartelme is a Web designer in Austria. @ bartelme.at

As I said before the post feel free to post your comments and your profile if you have been missed out. Also Check out my profile is Thomson.

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