- A Home in the Making
House renovation, seasonal decorating, and PNW love from Portland.
- August Empress
A graphic designer’s corner of the internet. Quite possibly the most beautiful site on the web.
- Chez Larsson
The strangely fascinating, slightly OCD Swedish house blog.
- Design is Mine
Daily random inspirations and the occasional awesome themed design roundup.
Constant source of inspiration, especially the Sneak Peeks.
- Desire to Inspire
Lots and lots of house photos from around the world.
- Door Sixteen
One of the best designed, most interesting blogs around.
- Manhattan Nest
Ambitious DIY projects with a healthy dose of snark. And dogs.
- Nick Olsen
The often hilarious thoughts and observations of an up and coming NY designer.
- Süsk and Banoo
Design, photography, food from a couple in Helsinki.
- Unhappy Hipsters
Dwell magazine/modernism/minimalism spoofs that make me laugh.
The world’s photo home.
- La Tartine Gourmande
One of the best food photographers I’ve found.
- What Katie Ate
An Irish food photographer in Australia
- Fuel/Friends Blog
My top source for amazing music and stellar writing. Heather’s seasonal mixes are not to be missed.
My cousin’s funny musings on life in Seattle (formerly: Portland!)
- Paper Tastebuds
Talented calligrapher with interesting taste in music and ephemera.
- Simplify 101
Online organizing classes by the fabulous Aby Garvey.
- Susannah Conway
A woman moving back to London, navigating life through photos.
- The Sartorialist
I’ll admit it, I’m hooked. And the photography is lovely.
- My reviews on Tupalo.com
Restaurant and place reviews in Spain, the US, and elsewhere.
- Simple Pleasures
Thoughts on being young and in Berlin (or Paris, or Beijing) and finding your way.
One of the best ways to plan intraEuro air travel.
typography and techy stuff
- Daily Drop Cap
A new, beautifully designed letter every day.
An unbelievable resource for textures, backgrounds, and other web stuff.
- Kevin and Amanda/Fonts for Peas
Amazing source of free fonts, especially handwriting fonts.
- Pugly Pixel
Backgrounds and textures and buttons, oh my!
- Web Design Ledger
Source of tons of online and photo inspiration.