YouTube Channels for Design and Development
Interested in improving your web design and development skills? There are a wide variety of options to teach beginners and advanced users in all aspects of creating a website.
Here is a list of YouTube channels for web design and development. There are video tutorials on coding, design software tools, logo and font design, case studies, and career advice. All of these channels are free.
Charli Marie TV is a channel from Charli Marie, a web and graphic designer in London. Videos are posted weekly about tools, projects, and concepts. There are also weekly videos about her life as a designer. Playlists include “Building sites in Webflow,” “Designing with Sketch,” and “Designing a website – The full process!”
Nathaniel Dodson’s Tutvid is a site to learn advanced graphic design skills, with tutorials in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Tutvid also includes tutorials to master animation and video with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Lightroom. Tutvid’s “Daily Photoshop Tutorials” playlist covers tools, features, and tricks. Tutvid has 684,000 subscribers.
Traversy Media features online web development and programming tutorials for the latest web technologies including Node.js, Angular 2, React.js, PHP, Rails, HTML, CSS, and more. Useful playlists include “Web Development Crash Courses,” “HTML & CSS,” and “Responsive Portfolio Website.”
Flux is the personal vlog of Ran Segall, a designer and entrepreneur. On the show, Segall shares his journey, struggles, and lessons as a designer and a business owner. In “Building A Design Portfolio,” watch him build his design portfolio from scratch — developing the concept and content, creating the design and art, and finally developing the site using Webflow. In “Design Case Studies,” see the full design process when working on branding and web design projects for freelance clients.
The mission of The Futur is to be the future of online education for creative entrepreneurs. It features design content on identity design and branding, user experience, logos and lettering, typography, the business of design, and plenty of case studies.
Dansky is a design tutorial site by Daniel White. Its tutorials take followers from start to mastery. Playlists include “Adobe Photoshop Tutorials,” “Adobe Illustrator Tutorials,” “Sketch Tutorials,” and “Logo Design Tutorials.”
Level Up Tutorials provides in-depth instruction in web development. Videos created for Level Up Tutorials are aimed to be accessible and easy to follow while maintaining high production values. It features development playlists such as “WordPress Basics,” “CSS Tutorials,” “CSS Experiments,” “HTML5 Tutorials,” “Customizing WordPress,” and “How To Make Your First Website.”
Iroh Design is a helpful resource if you’re interested in flat design and are familiar with tools in Adobe Illustrator. These aren’t traditional tutorials, as there’s no instruction. Rather, you watch the artist create a project in real-time, set to electronic music. The artist works quickly with plenty of color and style. The complete playlists are “Flat Design Tutorials,” “Logo and Icon Design Tutorials,” “Character Design Tutorials,” and “Text Design Tutorials.”
DevTips features weekly videos on development. These are sometimes on personal development, but most often on software, web development and related topics, such as CSS animations and Adobe XD. In the most recent series, “Let’s build an ONLINE BUSINESS,” followers design and code, as well as test, market, and launch an online business.
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