Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer – that the designers are handed this box and told, “Make it look good!” That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. — STEVE JOBS
The first thing you need to know about design, is fonts. Why does this text look like this and not something in say comic sans. What's a serif font? Find all your answers with examples, here.
The colour palette you choose can either make you a superhero or take you down with zero respect. Here are 50 amazing examples of how to use different colour schemes and the impact.
Design Principles: Visual Weight And Direction. Here you learn about weight distribution. It's a part of a series consisting of 4 amazing articles, check out the other links if you want to delve deeper into it.
Compositional Flow And Rhythm: How your designs should feel.
BaLaNCe is essential in order to make your design friendly to the user. After all, human beings are attracted to proportionate and balanced things, be it your website or your everyday utensils.
The size always matters. Here's an incredible guide to get you started with the image dimensions, size, etc. for today's world.
Seeking inspiration is the absolutely essential to make good designs. Here's some people you should follow.
More Inspiration at one place. 50 of the best graphic design blogs