If you want to learn anything beyond what school or college teaches you, then internet will be your best companion. You can learn anything from DIY’s to technical courses from any field in just a few clicks of the mouse. While talking about online courses, web designers have a very good opportunity to explore and gain expertise and skill by being a part of the best online platform. Below we have 8 awesome platforms that will help you find courses on designs. Let’s have a look at them!

1. BitDegree

BitDegree is an online educational platform with online courses focusing on IT and digital skills for the workplace. BitDegree is the first blockchain powered educational platform, meaning students are able to earn cryptocurrency tokens while they learn.

2. Lynda

Lynda is a popular source of online learning such as Logo Design, Drawing, Illustration, Typography, Digital Publishing etc. with a bunch of software specific lessons covering popular programs like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD, Corel etc.


3. Treehouse

Treehouse is a popular site providing online training for a variety of tech specialties that focuses on teaching coding languages and providing lessons on HTML, CSS, Design, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, WordPress, iOS, Android, Development Tools and many more.

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4. Code Academy

Code Academy is a website that offers free lessons on codes that includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other coding languages that are useful for designers to know.

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5. Gamification – Wharton School of Pennsylvania

The gamification course covers the mechanisms of gaming and how to effectively use game elements to motivate users and achieve desired results. View detail here.


6. Skillshare

Skillshare is another website specializing in online video courses that has classes on everything from cooking and DIY crafts to design and entrepreneurship. Check it out here.


7. Udemy

Udemy is a great spot to find reasonably priced, online design classes that covers everything from typography and logo creation to responsive web design.


8. Visual Design – UC San Diego

This course covers the basic principles of visual design, including typography, information architecture, layout, color, and more. Check out more here.

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9. Data Visualization – University of Illinois

This class teaches students to present data in visualized formats, helping students create graphs, charts, and infographics, which are becoming an ever-more popular form of content. Check it out here.

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