32 of the Best US Interior Design Blogs 2016
Posted on 10/19/2016
1. Design Sponge
Grace Bonney’s discusses Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and plenty more.
Since 2008, 3rings has been devoting itself to uncovering and sharing the latest and greatest products in Architecture and Design. Founded by Jean Lin as a daily source of news, inspiration and insight for the A+D community is now edited by Elizaveta Friedman.
3. Apartment Therapy
CEO and Founder Maxwell Ryan hopes to save the world one room at a time. His blog, Apartment Therapy helps people make their home more organised, beautiful and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources and ideas.
Founded by Jill Fehrenbacher, Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.
This blog has gained global notoriety since its creation in Romania in 2007. CEO Micle-Mihai Cristian created it as a place to get inspired by creative interior design, unique architecture and everything that makes life less ordinary.
Holly Becker first launched decor8 in 2004 while she was just a student. The blog really got going in 2006 where it began to document her decorating inspirations and to reach like-minded people with a passion for interiors. A decade later, Holly is considered a pioneer of the design blog movement, has won multiple awards for her work online and off.
7. SF GIRL
Born in San Francisco, now resident in LA - Victoria Smith loves writing for her blog SFGIRLBYBAY. Known for representing ‘bohemian modern style’ and for showcasing the freshest designers, artists, products and trends - Victoria oversees an average of 2-3 new posts a day with over 45,000 readers!
POPSUGAR is a huge online blog which was founded by Brian and Lisa Sugar. Back in 2005, they shared a vision to modernise the newsstand by bringing readers the latest trending topics in pop culture in real-time. Over the last ten years, their blog has grown to encompass all lifestyle categories.
9. All the Best Blog
After moving to Scotland Ronda decided that launching a blog to explore her musings and findings was an ideal venue for connecting with likeminded individuals. What started as a passion has become an expansive lifestyle blog visited by thousands of regular readers in over 100 countries. A lifelong love of design, travel, good and wine was the catalyst for establishing All the Best Blog.
10.Velvet & Linen
Brooke began her blog Velvet & Linen in 2009 to share her inspirations, and the projects she and Steve are working on. Velvet & Linen now reaches over 150,000 readers every month and was named by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 Design Blogs. Brooke and Steve live in Ojai with their children, 3 dogs, 3 mini goats, 2 mini donkeys, 12 chickens, and a house bunny.
11. Amber Interior Design
Amber’s love for interior design began at an early age when she found herself often tagging along to work with her construction developer father. Growing up on job sites and never living in a house that wasn’t in some stage of reconstruction or re-model, Amber found herself inspired and fascinated by the world of interior design and the beauty of transforming homes.
12. Sarah Sherman Samuel
Since 2012, Sarah's blog has been a design and lifestyle destination where she shares stories for incorporating the joy of design into everyday living, covering topics on home decor, entertaining, personal style, and travel.
Founded in 2009 by Will Taylor, Bright.Bazaar has grown to be one of the world’s best known blogs for both colour ideas, and make-you-smile style inspiration across the home, travel and fashion categories.
14. Design Institute of San Diego
Design Institute of San Diego, founded in 1977, is devoted to a single purpose: professional education in interior design. CIDA-accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts, in Interior Design.
15. Better Living Through Design
Better Living Through Design searches hundreds of websites each week, bringing you the most eye-catching objects on the Web. Each post has a direct link to the retailer–so if you like it, you can buy it. Home furnishings, design elements, gadgets & accessories, BLTD is your Design Guide to Home & Style.
16. 2 Modern
2Modern is a curator and brand ambassador for upscale modern furniture and modern lighting design. 2Modern is an authorized dealer for leading brands including Knoll, Kartell, Artek, and Emeco; and contemporary lighting brands like FLOS, Louis Poulsen, FontanaArte, and Artemide. 2Modern also represents emerging design talent, like Blu Dot, James De Wulf, Gus*, LZF, and Skram.
17. Attic Mag
Atticmag is an online magazine of home décor and home cooking. Founded by Jane Freiman, a New York based newspaper and magazine editor and cookbook author, the blog focuses on home décor, kitchens, bathrooms, and Jane’s home cooking.
18. Simplified Bee
As a wife, mother and interior designer Cristin is a wife, mother and an interior designer. She believes homes could be orderly without sacrificing beauty. She combines the disciplines of organization and design, she launched Simplified Bee®, a residential design firm in early 2009. She delivers inviting interiors that are traditional with a modern twist.
19. Lonny Magazine
Launched in October 2009, Lonny is a monthly online magazine that focuses on lifestyle and home decor. Lonny has been featured in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and blogs worldwide, and has highlighted design luminaries ranging from Cath Kidston to Kelly Wearstler.
20. Habitually Chic
Since its inception in 2007, Heather and Habitually Chic have been featured in Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Domino, Lonny, Fast Company, and Amica magazines. She has also been profiled on HarpersBazaar.com, 1stdibs, Barneys: The Window, Tory Burch Blog, The Huffington Post, and many more sites. Her first book Habitually Chic: Creativity at Work was published in October 2012 and she is currently at work on her second book.
21. Brittany Makes
The blog is Brittany’s creative outlet and an editorial destination for anyone interested in DIY, ‘how-to’s”, home decor, arts, crafts, and design inspiration. The blog is where she highlights projects, shares personal stories and advice, and collaborates with other experts and brands in the industry. You’ll also find photos of her kids (puppies included), she can’t help it.
22. Lark and Linen
Jacquelyn Clark has a deep and everlasting love affair with design of all forms. This blog is her happy place. It’s where she spills her guts and fills her soul and shares the best of the best from around the web.
23. Cupcakes and Cashmere
Emily Schuman lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Geoffrey, and their two cats, Luna and Rocco. She began her professional career working in media at Conde Nast publications’ Domino and Teen Vogue magazine. In March of 2008, Emily created Cupcakes and Cashmere as a way to document the things she loved.
24. The Jungalow
Author of the New York Times best-selling book The New Bohemians, L.A. based designer and blogger Justina Blakeney credits her multiethnic family, her degree from UCLA in World Arts and Cultures and extensive travel for her boho aesthetic. With a passion for color, pattern and plants, and over 1.5 million followers on social media, Justina and her blog, TheJungalow.com, have quickly become the go-to sources for bohemian design inspiration. For Justina, decorating is about feeling free, having fun and getting a little bit wild.
25. Hunted Interior
The Hunted Interior was founded in the Summer of 2011 by designer + blogger, Kristin Jackson. Created to inspire readers on hunting for their own style & how to accomplish it on any budget. Having years of experience as an International Hotel Designer, Kristin knows the importance of creating a luxurious space & making every dollar count. Whether incorporating a high end statement piece or the addition of a vintage find, Kristin believes that it is not what you spend that gives your home style it is how you layer the space together.
26. La Dolce Vita Blog
Paloma launched her widely read blog, La Dolce Vita in 2007 and her Houston interior design business followed as her readers’ interest in her style grew. Paloma has been featured in multiple publications and websites including the New York Times, New York Magazine, The Washington Post and many more.
27. McGrath 2
Lauren is a graduate of Bowdoin College and worked in the fashion features department at Teen Vogue in New York City before founding McGrath II with Suzanne.
28. Eddie Ross
Eddie Ross is the East Coast Editor of Better Homes & Gardens. He has worked as a design, decorating and food editor for House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living and Food Network. Recognized by design aficionados for his inventive, out-of-the-box approach to high-style decorating and entertaining on a budget, Eddie consistently re-imagines the aesthetic possibilities in secondhand finds, imbuing them with a chic and colorful sophistication within everyone’s reach.
29. So Haute Design Blog
So Haute is a decorating and lifestyle blog that serves as a guide to stylish living for décor obsessed readers around the globe. With coverage ranging from inspirational interiors, decorating advice and trend reports to the latest design news, shopping resources and profiles on top industry tastemakers, their goal is to inspire you to create a home you love and to do it with style.
30. Style Beat
In 2006, Marisa Marcantonio founded design blog, Stylebeat, a daily guide to design trends, up-and-coming designer talent, coveted resources and the latest decorative furnishings, penned from an insider’s point of view and read by design aficionados and professionals alike. Often spotted at design events around New York City, she is a host for Editor TV segments on Editor at Large.
31. Coco Kelly
Coco Kelley was founded by Cassandra LaValle in 2007. While the platform has grown and evolved over the years, our missions to curate and create fresh ideas for a well-styled life remains the same. From interiors, parties and tabletops to travel, food and fashion – we approach it all with an urbane eye that captures the essence of effortless sophistication.
32. Amy Bath Cupp Design
Amy Beth is an artist, floral designer and interior stylist who splits her time between New York City and Litchfield County. In her free time she makes collages, knits, loves homemaking, and adores spending her time with her husband, Mr. D. Believe it or not, Amy’s initials are ABCD!