London Times Top 50 Design Blogs.

I am so honored and excited to have made No. 10 among the London Times 50 of the World’s Best Design Blogs! and i’m especially proud and happy to be included in such a grand group of creative and inspiring bloggers! Here’s a complete list — I hope it inspires you, too! congratulations to all these bloggers, and here’s to seeing some fresh new blogs on the list next year!

1. Apartment Therapy – Every aspect of interior design is covered in this American mega-blog, with the useful option of posing your design dilemmas to its readers.
2. Design Sponge – With a book in the works, Design Sponge includes readers’ DIY ‘before and afters’ and inspiring house tours.

The Selby – Uber-cool photographs of creative people in their living spaces, taken by photographer Todd Selby.

Desire to Inspire – Interiors inspiration galore, co-written on different continents by an Australian and a Canadian.

Oh Joy! – Stylish selections which complement the cool aesthetic of the writer’s own successful stationery range.

Decor8 – All-round comprehensive design blog written by an American living in Hannover, Germany.

Poppytalk – Vancouver-based blog with a marketplace for independent designers.

Emma’s Design Blog – Scandinavian style from a Stockholm-based design enthusiast.

Creature Comforts – Featuring Flickr favourites and promoting handmade design, this blog’s layout is itself a visual treat.

sfgirlbybay – Bohemian chic from San Francisco-based Victoria Smith, a former art buyer.

Design is Mine – A perfectly picked selection of art and design from independent designers worldwide.

Young House Love – Interiors advice, DIY and moodboards from a young couple renovating their own home.

Bloesem – Kuala Lumpar-based writer Irene also has an offshoot blog featuring child-specific design.

Swiss Miss – Unique ideas and products picked by a Swiss graphic designer living in New York.

Print and Pattern – Popular British blog focusing on colourful surface pattern design.

Grain Edit – Mid-century inspired graphic design.

Frolic! – Relaxed style from a Portland-based floral stylist.

Lobster and Swan – Hastings design muse Jeska shares her photography and vintage-styled vignettes from her home.

This is Glamorous – Consistently classy selections with a high glamour factor.

20. Dos Family – Photographer Jenny Brandt’s aspirational home tours feature stylish Swedish families.
Design for Mankind – Featuring edgy graphic and product design, this blog has a brilliant video series highlighting issues facing creative freelancers.

Sweet Paul – Craft and styling ideas from New York-based food and prop stylist Paul Lowe.

Daydream Lily – Her other life – dreamy images selected by Melbourne-based research scientist Liss Winnel.

Pia Jane Bijkerk – Unique content from an Australian prop stylist and author living in Amsterdam.

25. Wee Birdy – Incredibly cohesive: London shopping and birds-inspired design, authored by an Australian magazine writer living in London.
Coco & Kelley – Trend watch from a Seattle-based interior and events stylist with a penchant for elegant glamour.

A Field Journal – Visual eye candy featuring this talented student’s own photography and craft projects.

Bliss – Photographer Mrs French’s ‘I heart Monday’ wishlist is a weekly highlight.

Fine Little Day – Quirky Scandinavian style from a Swedish designer and photographer.

30. Oh Hello Friend– Beautifully-designed and curated posts from a graphic and jewellery designer.
Making it Lovely – Feminine favourites, independent design and home decoration.

Mint – Design, art and more from graphic designer Ellie Snow, with an interesting recent series on adapting to a freelance lifestyle.

Home Shopping Spy – Technically the blog of Ideal Home magazine run on the writer’s sparky comment.

The Design Files – Melbourne homes, shops and design.

The City Sage – California-based Anne Sage’s features include seasonally-themed styling and book reviews.
36. Oh So Beautiful Paper – Wedding invitations and inventive stationery ideas.
Modish – Portland-based champion of indie designers.

Simplesong – Design favourites with a clean and simple quality.

Katy Elliott – New England-inspired selections from an ex-Domino writer

Chez Larsson – The interiors and craft projects of a Stockholm family home.

Please Sir – Vintage purchases to covet and more from a North Carolinian designer.

Delight by Design – Glamorous interiors and classy styling ideas.

Brooklyn Limestone – The renovation of a traditional Brooklyn limestone townhouse.

Oliveaux – A Brisbane-based interior designer shares her passion.

Nestled In – Home renovation and thrifty finds from Finland.

Automatism – The daily visual inspirations of a Canadian illustrator.

Pillar Box Post – London style and observations from an American ex-pat.

Design Squish – Design blog with an emphasis on nature, sustainability and eco issues.

The Fabric of my Life – Musings and photo collages from a London interior stylist.

50. Lovely Clusters – Pretty design finds chosen by a Hawaiian-based graphic designer.

21 Responses to “London Times Top 50 Design Blogs.”
  1. Congrats! Well-deserved!

  2. Congratulations !!! You deserve it

  3. Sarah says:

    Congratulations! Very well-deserved. Wish you and yours a very happy holiday and happy new year!

  4. automatism says:

    Congratulations, Victoria!!! As everyone here has said, it’s well deserved!


  5. Kathleen says:

    Thank you for reposting the list here. I will definitely be referencing it for weeks to come. And congrats! You deserve it!

  6. Cynthia says:

    WOW!!! doesn’t surprise me:) And thanks for posting all these lovely links. It is like a kid in a blog candy store inspiration!!!!!!!!

  7. Sparkie says:

    Girl, congratulations! How great for you!

  8. Katie*Belle says:

    Congratulations! Your blog is a daily inspiration.

  9. this was fun. congrats to you too!!

  10. victoria says:

    thanks you guys!

    and congrats to you, too, lori & chelsea!

  11. Irene says:

    Thank you Victoria for showing the list. I so understand you are so high on the list…if it was up to me you could have made it to the top 5! Irene xx

  12. victoria says:

    and yeah for you, irene – congrats to you! i love your blog, too. and, i’m enjoying visiting some new ones i’ve not had time to previously discover! xo

  13. webb says:

    I’ve always been a fan.

  14. Congratulations and thank you for posting the whole list!

  15. Christine says:

    Great list! I’ve bookmarked it for future reference. Love your blog!

  16. Cheryln says:

    Yay vic. Congrats you deserver it! We were just talking about this at work the other day and I remember when you started this wonderful blog. go girl!!

  17. victoria says:

    thanks all – i hope you enjoy this list and find some great inspiration!

    thanks cheryln – i miss you guys!! :) xo

  18. Marina says:

    The Selby, The Best, super creative!

  19. wow your blog is amazing – well done x

  20. Thanks for the list. Of the many mentioned here, I was able to check out no. 42 in the past. Great blog by the way. You deserve to be part of the list.

  21. Hannes Uys says:

    This is list is heaven sent! Thanks!

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