Interior design blog stops are full and plenty on the internet. But when you are looking for the best of the best, you might hit a brick wall. There is such a thing as too many options. And while the search engines of our time present you with a long list of blogs, there is no way to sift the merely good from the better, the better from the best. As far as that goes, you are on your own. So we decided to list out a number of cool interior design blogs and online interior design magazines that can provide you with just the right dash of inspiration to do up your home.
Interior design blog sites – specifically, the best ones – generally feature plenty of great tips to set you up on your journey to a prettier, edgier, more elegant, more stylish home. Another plus is the numerous large-size photos that provide an actual physical dimension to the words. So you no longer need to head to the newsstand scouting for a good home design magazine. Why would you? You have a host of terrific interior design blogs right at the click of a mouse button. Moreover, apart from basic tips and inspirational photographs, many of these blog sites offer tips on DIY projects for the home. Moreover, you need not even be looking to refurbish your house. If you are a design junkie looking for your daily fix, there are several interior design blogs to visit.
Here is a list of 26 cool interior design blogs that we cannot get enough of!
This website celebrates all that is modern and contemporary in interior design. We spotted a cool egg cup with a magnet to hold a spoon, colorful hand-blown glass vessels, and a cool and airy mesh chair among other things. If you are hunting for cool interior design blogs, make a stop at MOCO.
Brooklyn-based writer Grace Bonney has been running this interior design blog since August 2004. The blog offers not only cute design ideas, but also home tours, DIY projects, food, city guides and more. Not to mention, great photographs!
This interior design blog’s motto is “Saving the world, one room at a time.” You should head here to check out everything from storage options, house tours to articles like “20 Ways to Organize Your Bedroom Closet” and “How to Cook Rice on the Stove”.
Visit Apartment Therapy
This blog proclaims that “Design will save the world”. This site is dedicated to promoting green design and green attitudes. Although not limited to homes and interior design, Inhabitat offers photo-rich articles on green architecture projects. I even spotted a post providing information on how to get a green certificate for your home.
This cool interior design blog focuses on Ikea products that have been modified or repurposed. The fan-run website uses submissions sent in by users. So you will see things like cabinets turning into double beds, modified TV stands, a wall unit assembled using a chest of drawers and a bookcase, and so on.
Whether you are a design professional or just a part-time design fiend, Yanko Design provides the latest buzz in modern industrial design. Watch out for offbeat ideas like a Braille printer, a water purifier that can be used during flooding, the Moon Lamp with a sliding circular cover (to mimic the lunar cycle and control the amount of light), and more.
This interior design blog offers really Pinterest-y photos. Make your way to decor8 if you are looking for fun creative ways to do up your home. The author Holly Becker has a great eye for all things related to home design. Take a few leaves out of her colorful design book.
The folks over at Dezeen scour the industry for the best interiors and architecture projects. Whether you are bored or seeking inspiration, the posts on this interior design magazine are sure to leave you astounded. Don’t come here looking for DIY projects, and you won’t be disappointed. Not one bit!
Visit Dezeen Magazine
DesignSpotter is an interior design blog that celebrates modern contemporary design. Users are encouraged to submit their creative ideas for publication on the blog. It is a great platform for budding designers from around the world. And there is scope for a spot of shopping as well.
The Web Urbanist slogan goes: “Local designs to global destinations.” The site gives you all kinds of interesting design stories. The day I visited, the lead story was about odd and awesome Oreo cookie flavors. From tongue-in-cheek rebranding of corporate logos to using CFL bulbs as flower vases to barn renovation to ghost towns street art – there is plenty more where that came from.
This design blog cum studio is not limited to interior design. However, visitors who browse through her posts stand to come away with great design ideas for their home. The blog is run by Tina Roth Eisenberg.
Desire To Inspire
Run by self-confessed design junkies Kim and Jo, this interior design blog is all about finding that perfect room. The rich photographs of beautiful homes provide plenty of inspiration and great design ideas for doing up your home with elegance and style.
Better Living Through Design
Tired of shopping for home décor? Better Living Through Design cuts down on your product browsing time – both online and offline. This interior design blog posts the coolest products available on the web. You will find everything from table lamps to coat hooks to magnifying glasses right here on this blog.
This design and architecture magazine highlights great projects from around the world. Visit this website and you will see a host of beautiful projects – whether luxury residences, an offbeat office space, gardens or even holiday getaways.
This online design magazine claims to be “Always fresh + never sour.” There are plenty of interior and home décor ideas to admire and envy on this cool and edgy blog. Make sure to check out the Fresh Milk section when you visit.
This interior design magazine is the perfect haunt for interior decorators and folks who are looking to give their homes an uber-stylish touch. You will find everything from rocking chairs to green furniture to wallpaper and faucets on this blog.
The Design Files
Begun in 2008 by Lucy Feagins, this design blog will lead you to a host of offbeat and innovative products to add to your beautiful home. Home tours are part of the package. If you get bored of interiors, there are also posts on fashion and good food.
The Inspired Room
If you are on a budget, The Inspired Room with its host of DIY options is a great place to go looking for home décor ideas. This interior design blog offers room tours and affordable ideas on ways to redo your home.
Chictip.com promises to be “Your ticket to stylish living.” This daily design blog features a variety of posts on interior design, but also views of great design projects, whether residential, commercial, or hospitality-related. You will also find some great recipes – you will need them when you throw that housewarming party eventually.
All the trendiest design ideas are showcased on the 2Modern Blog. This interior design blog is regularly populated by a dedicated team of 20 members who are located around the world. You will find artworks, lights, cushions, dollhouses and even rolling pin stamps on this ultra-cool online destination.
Dear Designer’s Blog
When I visited this blog, the lead story took us straight into Ivanka Trump’s elegant yet edgy home. There were plenty of designer goodies for the house being highlighted on this lovely interior design blog run by London-based Carole King.
The Style Files
You will find plenty of inspiration to improve your home’s style when you visit The Style Files, a design blog run by Netherlands-based Danielle de Lange. Beautiful photographs are of course a plus when you are looking at or thinking of beautiful homes.
There is plenty happening on this interior design blog, so prepare to be spoilt for choice as you scroll up, down and look right and left. You will get a mix of expensive and affordable, new and vintage. And not just home design either. Remodelista offers ideas for the workspace as well.
This popular blog focuses on four key areas – architecture, design, art and travel. The Contemporist highlights projects and products by contemporary designers from around the world. If you are looking for inspiration, the Contemporist has plenty to offer.
If you are looking for stylish furnishing for your home, PadStyle is where it’s at. There are tips on choosing a good mattress, the perfect rug, the ideal outdoor sofa and more. From storage to tubs to transparent TVs, everything that has to do with the home is discussed here on PadStyle.
This interior design blog offers ideas not just for your living area and bedroom but also for kitchens, baths, illumination and more. If you happen to be an architecture junkie, you will find loads of inspiration, right here on these web pages.