Blogs are increasingly popular on the internet and some have dedicated followers. Mostly well written, they deal with a cornucopia of interior design subjects. They often have a different take on conventional ideas and have some very creative solutions to all kinds of issues. There are no more popular blogs than those dealing with interior design. Browsing some of these blogs is inspirational and can give you ideas and new tips and techniques for your own projects. In this article, we take a look at what we consider the top ten interior design blogs on the internet and hope you enjoy them as much as we do. In no particular order then……enjoy!
Top Ten Interior Design Blogs
1. Apartmenttherapy.com – This blockbuster of a blog is American based but still gives plenty of timely advice and helps you shop until you drop for those essential décor items. The philosophy is to save the world one room at a time. This is an addictive website with home tours showing vast amounts of décor styles. They are on the button when it comes to trends, deals, and DIY ideas. They also publish a list of sales in their areas of interest each Friday so you can snag some bargains too.
2. Ariannainteriors.blogspot.co.uk – This charming English blog is based on the style of interior designer Arianna Trapani. The look is quintessentially English with pretty and cosy interiors with the family at the heart. Seasonal blog entries on how to make special keepsakes such as advent calendars for Christmas add to the homely feel. If you are looking for beauty and inspiration let Adrianna be your guide.
3. Brightbazaar.blogspot.co.uk – Mr Bazaar aka Will Taylor adores colour in every tone, shade and hue from pastels to vibrant tropical neon brights. He loves all things bright (and it seems to this author beautiful) objects and for pure glamour on a budget Will is your man. This blog is fun and interior magazines have lauded Will’s quirky style across the world. This blog is definitely one to follow.
4. Decor8blog.com – Holly Becker is a designer who not only blogs but is the author of interior design books. An eclectic mix of large projects and nice little projects anyone can do, this blog is visually attractive and offers great advice for any kind of home. Any little finds from pencils to armoires are featured for your delectation.
5. design-milk.com – This grown up blog features architecture art and technology and features the latest innovative design. If furniture or an aubergine as art is your thing then definitely check this blog out.
6. Designsponge.com – Design Sponge is run by Grace Bonney and started life in 2004. It is one of the USA’s most popular blogs and has new updates between six and eight times a day. Popular worldwide, it has a unique take on the interior design industry and is a great place to drop by and notice the latest industry news and trends. One popular feature is the before and after gallery which will inspire anyone to pick up some paint and wallpaper samples to begin a makeover of their own.
7. Dezeen.com – This website has a simple mission to bring a carefully chosen and edited selection of the best in design, architecture, and interior design projects from all around the globe. Launched in 2006, the site has grown rapidly to become one of the most popular architecture and design blogs on the internet.
8. Emmas.blogg.se – This blog celebrates interior design and art in a Scandinavian style, hardly surprising as the site is based in Stockholm. For lovers of the Scandic style, the ideas and designs presented here will feed your enthusiasm. There are some very good give aways and promotions here as well as beautiful photography.
9. Passionforpattern.com – If you love fabric and patterns, you have come to the right place with Giles Kimes breathtaking blog for all things that have texture, beauty, and pattern. From eye catching fabric patterns to exotic kilims and carpeting, this blog is a feast for the senses with beautifully photographed room settings and skilful description.
10. MyInteriorDesign.School – We cannot complete the top ten without proudly mentioning our own blog. It may seem a little cheeky, but we are proud of our blog and proud of our interior design academy. Our blog reflects our philosophy and covers all aspects of interior design with an eclectic mix of interesting and inspiring blog entries from Georgian interiors to our highly regarded interior design courses. We offer the latest trends and in depth looks with many hints and tips to set you on the road to interior design success.
We hope you enjoyed our picks for the top ten interior design blogs for 2013. If there are any you think we’ve unfairly missed out please do comment below!