London Times Top 50 Design Blogs.
by victoria comment

12/22/09

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!
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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.

3.
The Selby – Uber-cool photographs of creative people in their living spaces, taken by photographer Todd Selby.

4.
Desire to Inspire – Interiors inspiration galore, co-written on different continents by an Australian and a Canadian.

5.
Oh Joy! – Stylish selections which complement the cool aesthetic of the writer’s own successful stationery range.

6.
Decor8 – All-round comprehensive design blog written by an American living in Hannover, Germany.

7.
Poppytalk – Vancouver-based blog with a marketplace for independent designers.

8.
Emma’s Design Blog – Scandinavian style from a Stockholm-based design enthusiast.

9.
Creature Comforts – Featuring Flickr favourites and promoting handmade design, this blog’s layout is itself a visual treat.

10.
sfgirlbybay – Bohemian chic from San Francisco-based Victoria Smith, a former art buyer.

11.
Design is Mine – A perfectly picked selection of art and design from independent designers worldwide.

12.
Young House Love – Interiors advice, DIY and moodboards from a young couple renovating their own home.

13.
Bloesem – Kuala Lumpar-based writer Irene also has an offshoot blog featuring child-specific design.

14.
Swiss Miss – Unique ideas and products picked by a Swiss graphic designer living in New York.

15.
Print and Pattern – Popular British blog focusing on colourful surface pattern design.

16.
Grain Edit – Mid-century inspired graphic design.

17.
Frolic! – Relaxed style from a Portland-based floral stylist.

18.
Lobster and Swan – Hastings design muse Jeska shares her photography and vintage-styled vignettes from her home.

19.
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.
21.
Design for Mankind – Featuring edgy graphic and product design, this blog has a brilliant video series highlighting issues facing creative freelancers.

22.
Sweet Paul – Craft and styling ideas from New York-based food and prop stylist Paul Lowe.

23.
Daydream Lily – Her other life – dreamy images selected by Melbourne-based research scientist Liss Winnel.

24.
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.
26.
Coco & Kelley – Trend watch from a Seattle-based interior and events stylist with a penchant for elegant glamour.

27.
A Field Journal – Visual eye candy featuring this talented student’s own photography and craft projects.

28.
Bliss – Photographer Mrs French’s ‘I heart Monday’ wishlist is a weekly highlight.

29.
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.
31.
Making it Lovely – Feminine favourites, independent design and home decoration.

32.
Mint – Design, art and more from graphic designer Ellie Snow, with an interesting recent series on adapting to a freelance lifestyle.

33.
Home Shopping Spy – Technically the blog of Ideal Home magazine run on the writer’s sparky comment.

34.
The Design Files – Melbourne homes, shops and design.

35.
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.
37.
Modish – Portland-based champion of indie designers.

38.
Simplesong – Design favourites with a clean and simple quality.

39.
Katy Elliott – New England-inspired selections from an ex-Domino writer

40.
Chez Larsson – The interiors and craft projects of a Stockholm family home.

41.
Please Sir – Vintage purchases to covet and more from a North Carolinian designer.

42.
Delight by Design – Glamorous interiors and classy styling ideas.

43.
Brooklyn Limestone – The renovation of a traditional Brooklyn limestone townhouse.

44.
Oliveaux – A Brisbane-based interior designer shares her passion.

45.
Nestled In – Home renovation and thrifty finds from Finland.

46.
Automatism – The daily visual inspirations of a Canadian illustrator.

47.
Pillar Box Post – London style and observations from an American ex-pat.

48.
Design Squish – Design blog with an emphasis on nature, sustainability and eco issues.

49.
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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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!!

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