10 great YouTube channels for designers

If you're looking for some YouTube channels to learn graphic design and inspire you, here are the best ones.

Editorial Team 02 December 2022


YouTube is the second most popular search engine behind Google! So many people rely on this video platform for education and entertainment. If you're looking for some great ways to learn about designing from YouTube channels, here are ten to get started with:

  • Will Paterson
  • The Futur Academy
  • Google Web Designer Help
  • Guillot Diseña Tutoriales
  • How to Graphic Design
  • Yes I'm a Designer
  • Gigantic
  • The Simple Designers
  • Dan Gartman
  • Ivan Gallegos

1. Will Paterson  

Will Paterson is a designer and illustrator who has been teaching design for over a decade. His channel is full of tutorials on Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and more. The Futur Academy is a great resource for beginners and intermediates who are looking to brush up on their design skills and learn more in-depth lessons.

2. The Futur Academy  

The Futur Academy is a learning platform for designers, developers and entrepreneurs. The Futur Academy has a large collection of video courses on web design, graphic design, UX design, programming and more. InVision is a leading design and prototyping tool. InVision has a youtube channel where they share design tips, tutorials and interviews with designers.

3. Google Web Designer  

Google Web Designer help you to build and publish responsive websites, mobile apps and ads. If you don't have design skills, don't worry: Google Web Designer makes it easy for anyone to create web content without any prior training or experience. It's easy to use, even if you're not a designer.

Google Web Designer has a great community of users and developers who share tips and tricks on their blog and other social media platforms like Twitter.

4. Guillot Diseña Tutoriales  

Guillot Diseña Tutoriales teaches you how to draw, on his channel he has various tutorials for example advertising design, sports design, photomontage, ads, logos, typography, how to vectorize an image, matchday design among others and teaches you to learn how to handle various design programs and applications from scratch, although if you do not have a program there is no problem there are also tutorials that you can do without the need for a program, an online course platform also works together with Crehana.

5. How to Graphic Design  

How to Graphic Design has 145,000 subscribers, it is a channel that is mostly dedicated to to teach you and explain in a very complete way how to use Adobe Illustrator, although it also has tutorials for Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effect, by the way it teaches you things like color palettes and vectors with a total of more than 500 videos.

6. Yes I'm a Designer  

I'm a Designer is a channel that has more than 500,000 subscribers, where new content is uploaded every two weeks, they teach you how to use Photoshop, Adobe XD, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe Fresco They teach you the theory and harmony of color, negative space, types of contrast, covers among other things, there are also different interviews and protips, the channel has around 700 videos.

7. Gigantic  

Gigantic is a channel that is dedicated to teaching you how to use different styles of art, from geometric drawings even doodle, it also teaches you how to animate, how to design characters and animals, how to deal with artistic block how to promote yourself and launch yourself as a freelancer and also gives you a small introduction to what design is, its channel has 229,000 subscribers and has more than 90 videos.

8. The Simple Designers  

The Simple Designers is a channel that is dedicated as its name says to simple designs and focuses exclusively on designing logos and icons, although it does so in a very didactic way You have daily challenges where you have to create a logo from a concept and it also teaches you how to do simple icons with Adobe Illustrator, his channel has 40,000 subscribers and around 90 videos.

9. Dan Gartman  

Dan Gartman is a very interesting channel, you will find timelapses of the different drawings that he makes artist, tutorials, also correction of the drawings of his subscribers, tips and tricks has 111,000 subscribers and at least 30 videos.

10. Ivan Gallegos  

Ivan Gallegos is a very complete channel since he teaches you very good tips, from how to improve your sketches Until what type of font to use, it has tutorials on how to export Adobe Illustrator projects to Photoshop, types of textures, the different brushes you can use and also some interviews with some artists, has around 55,000 subscribers and also at least 30 videos.


Youtube is a great source of information and you can learn from experts or beginners. You can share your knowledge with others in youtube. So, youtube is a great way to learn and share knowledge as well!I hope you enjoyed these ten design channels. Thanks for reading!

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