19 Brilliantly Inspirational Blogs
Interior design blogs. Addictive, inspirational, and abundant. If you don’t know where to begin, here are 19 of our favourites.
1. Apartment Therapy
One of the most visited interior design blogs and for good reason. Add a quirky touch to your stairs, find new ideas for tiling, or clean out your closet so it suits your décor. It’s all here.
2. Ikea Hackers
Ikea Hacker takes the mass-produced designs of Ikea and reconstructs them as quadra-pod stoves, computer workstations and… erm… creative goat designs. From bland to bespoke in a flash.
Visit Ikea Hackers
Funky, contemporary, and stylish, PadStyle is the blog site that puts the ‘vanity’ in vanity unit… and everywhere else. This is where homes become art.
4. Tiny-Ass Apartment
If the tiny home trend grows any bigger everybody will be on this site. Perfect for those who can’t compromise on space, or anybody seeking to declutter or segregate areas.
Visit Tiny-Ass Apartment
5. Yanko Design
Minimalism walks hand-in-hand with creativity here, with everything from mood-altering suspended spheres that serve as bathtubs to fake views that follow your eyes. Wild!
Visit Yanko Design
6. Famille Summerbelle
Family friendly and decidedly French, Famille Summerbelle’s blog is all about prints, textiles, and creating spaces for creative families. There are also some amazing organisational tips that don’t compromise on creativity.
Visit Famille Summerbelle
7. Ben Pentreath
Ben Pentreath has taken the good taste he exhibits in his Bloomsbury store and put it online. This is the perfect place to browse if you need some comfy, cottage-inspired ideas.
Visit Ben Pentreath
Decor8 has won interior design blog awards and has been pilfered for ideas by pretty much every other interior design blog. Filled with practical, contemporary, and clever ideas, she must be doing something right to receive 1.2 million views per month.
9. Habitually Chic
Heather Clawson wears her uptown New York credentials on her sleeve. Tasteful opulence and restrained glamour is the order of the day and garish fads will not be tolerated. Try to hold back your envy.
Visit Habitually Chic
10. My Friend’s House
Two interior design friends share their passion for foreign flea markets, interior design, and tasteful quirks. Well worth looking at for the shopping tips and pics of their own homes.
Visit My Friend’s House
11. Print & Pattern
The site borders on the obsessive, but if you’re looking for prints, patterns, and all manner of cuteness, you’ll find it here.
Visit Print & Pattern
12. SF Girl by Bay
Although the girl in question has just left San Fran for L.A, her contemporary whimsy and bohemian flourishes remain intact. This is the only site where Scandinavian modernism and vintage kitsch can harmoniously co-exist. Very cool.
Visit SF Girl by bay
13. Haute Nature
Sustainable style and creative recycling make this site well worth a look. If you have a desire to create treasure from other people’s trash, you’ll have a great time here.
Visit Haute Nature
Cool designs for babies and young children, Coochicoos is a lot of fun. Graphic minimalism based on children’s books, creative playhouse ideas, and nursery makeovers are in abundance here. Your baby may not notice but you will.
15. Chair Blog
A blog about chairs doesn’t sound too adventurous but this site is strangely compelling. You’ll find every type and style of chair imaginable here, and you won’t find any lengthy descriptions to distract you. Get ready to go down the rabbit hole of chair design.
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A good site for homes but an even better one for offices. Why work in a drab, functional box when you can liven things up with some of the ideas found here.
17. Sub-Studio Design Blog
Gorgeous artwork and quirky touches from designer coat hooks to office chairs. This fascinating site adds the finishing touches to your interior design and extends it to your personal style. If you want a skateboard that suits your décor, you’ll find it here.
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Don’t renovate or remodel your home before looking at this site. There are too many breathtaking ideas to list here, and it’s safe to say you’ll walk away inspired.
Feminine but not delicate, this site offers great tips on turning your rental property into a home, decorating with grey, and using creative illusions to make your home look larger. From covering your exterior in flowers to DIYing a barbecue area, this is a site for women who want to get things done their way.