The best graphic design quotes to inspire you while you are working (Design Your Way – article)
Graphic design companies who’s work you should check out (Design Your Way – article)

Celebrating Design Great Paul Rand (Youtube video 15min excellent)

Design History.org (Amazing resource, check it out.)

20 Famous Graphic Designers (Graf1x Blog post)

15 Diagrams That Make Graphic Design Easier (Creative Market)

32 Tools to Make You Look Like a Graphic Design Genus

Studio Feixen

Research:

PewResearch (Data, numbers, statistics)


Creative Brief
There are many different approaches. Look around for one that you think best meets your communication needs.

The Creative Brief: 10 Things it must Include. (Article)

 

Graphic Design

Dexigner (Directory: Lots of interesting links.)

Dexigner (Graphic Design)

Format Magazine (Resources Page)

Popular Lies about Graphic Design  (Article: Brainpickings)

 

Logo design/Branding/Style guides

Brand New

Brand New Starbucks ReDesign

Design Work Life (Archive)

idApostle (blog)

*IdentityDesigned (Amazing examples)

Just Creative Design

50 Clever Hidden Meaning Logo Designs

LogoDesignLove

LogoPond

Pentagram

Processed Identity

ReBrand

ReBrand: Winners Showcase

Seth Godin: “Define: Brand” (Blog Post)

Style Guide Examples

Toxel: 20 Unique and Creative Logo Designs (Lettermarks, Logotypes, Figure|Ground)

 

Info Graphics

Animated Graphic on Temperature Change (Uses color as informational tool)

Designer Daily – (Information is Beautiful: 30 examples of creative infography)

The Beauty of Data Visualization (TED talk) (17:65min)

 

Package Design

webdesignerdepot.com: 50 Beautiful and Effective Package Designs (2009)

 

Resturants | Menus

The Art of the Menu

 

Graphic Design Interviews:

Graphic Design Interview Questions (Article with questions and example answers)


Web Design

imcreator.com (free web design resources)