5 YouTube Channels to Follow For Creative Inspiration

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Whether you’re an entrepreneur, business owner, writer, designer, or student, you can find inspiration for almost anything you’re looking for on YouTube. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 5 YouTube channels to spark your creativity and keep you moving and grooving!

Most of the videos from these channels will help you get new resources and learn about contemporary design, arts, and creativity topics. Grab a cup of—whatever drink you love— and take a look!

Here are 5 YouTube channels to get creative and learn new hacks!

1. TED

TED stands for technology, entertainment, and design. TED is a nonprofit organization that covers various topics, from science to business to global issues. This organization created TED Talks to spread and share ideas around the world. People who give TED Talks are leading academics, artists, scientists, activists, and many others.


2. SketchTogether

Oh yesss! We included SketchTogether, a channel dedicated to all things UX/UI design, and sometimes even illustration tips.


The fun part about this channel is seeing the sketching process from start to finish. And not everything is about sketches; you can look at Figma tutorials, learn illustration tips with different tools and techniques, and even see real-life examples of how to use the Blush plugin to get the most out of it! It’s like learning by doing—or watching!


3. The Futur

TheFutur is a YouTube channel that you can’t miss. With almost 2 million subscribers, The Futur focuses on five main topics: Mindset, marketing, sales and negotiations, pricing, and motivation. TheFutur is not only on YouTube; it is an online education platform designed to help creative professionals. Briefly, TheFutur enables you to discover how to make a living.


4. AIGA Design

AIGA is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. You can find videos from AIGA conferences, interviews, awards, and more on their YouTube channel. You don’t have to be an expert in design to follow this channel. It is a great resource to learn about the impact of design across different disciplines, such as “One Designer, One Work,” where the designer showcases one meaningful work and shares the challenges and inspirations of that project. You can watch the full video here.


5. Big Think

Big Think shares lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers & doers for their growing audience of 3.35 million subscribers. If you’re up for getting smarter and faster, follow BigThink on YouTube. They share daily videos, and you can also check their website for written articles and updates.