Guest Top Ten List
These blogs are filled with ideas on home design and decorating, and can make your living space (of any size) a lot more fun.
Top 10 Stylish Home Design & Shelter Blogs
Modern architecture and interior design in the country and the city. Emphasizes lighting, furniture and superb photography.
Ideas for building exteriors and interiors, with an emphasis on modern buildings. Also covers topics such as 17 cool teen-room ideas, 15 inspiration photos of living-room storage organization, and 13 luxury-bathroom design ideas.
World architecture that's modern—but interior design that's all over the map. Ranges from creating shelves whose pillars are children's wooden blocks to installing an iPad on your kitchen cabinets.
Ecologically friendly homes and interiors. Explores European "earth houses" that are partly buried for insulation; Australian homes made from salvaged materials; and how to make the best use of those tall ceilings (hint: don't fear the ladder).
Sure, you bought an Akurum wall cabinet from IKEA that thousands of others did—but this site shows you how to cut ventilation holes in it, install a fan, and turn it into an exceptionally good-looking router-and-phone-service hub. This blog has plenty of similarly accessible plans for customizing your off-the-shelf Scandinavian furniture.
Green living through the lenses of architecture and engineering. Not so much about homes as they are but homes (and other structures) as they ought to be: lower impact, more efficient, more creative.
How others are re-doing their kitchens, with a focus on what celebrities are doing with their cooking and eating spaces. Inspiration from remodels currently under way for Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey and others.
Whether you're just moving in or doing a remodel, this is a great idea book for all things home. Need a bar stool? Lights? Tables? Remodelista lets you shop by room, by category – or just gives you beautiful ideas to get inspired.
Mid-century Modern renovation and interiors, nicely geared toward doing things on a budget.
Architect Jack Barnes and wife and co-conspirator Stephanie write an accessible blog about home design and remodeling from their base in Portland, Oregon. Photos of Jack's works-in-progress highlight the idea that good architecture is doable.