Home Design Blogs You Should Follow

If you’ve been feeling the renovating (or landscaping) itch but can’t quite put your finger on what it is you want to change, it can be hard to find a source of inspiration. This week, we decided to do a roundup of our favourite digital home design inspiration sources.

Chic home design

The Design Files


A Melbourne based blog which has been running since 2008, The Design Files is our go-to blog when it comes to seeking out the best Australian home design and emerging local talents. Here you’ll find regular and very well curated posts on gorgeous Australian homes, profiles of local artists and designers, updates on exciting new design brands, gardening tips and innovative recipes.




One of the great design blogs of the digital realm. Design*Sponge is the master of classic blog design formats like DIY articles, home visits, before and after shots and trend roundups. If you’ve ever wondered what the apartment of a Marrakech based designer or a Portland writer looks like, Design*Sponge is an interior design voyeur’s dream. Other great features include interviews with designers, tasty recipes, and unique city guides with destinations you definitely won’t come across in Lonely Planet.


The Selby


If you’re looking for an encyclopaedia of everything currently cool, The Selby is the place to go. Offering fly on the wall insights into the lives of creative individuals from around the world, The Selby is a great place to start if you’re looking for some broad-brush inspiration to formulate a new design concept.


Apartment Therapy


If you want to get a snapshot of everything that’s happening in the international interior design world right now, apartment therapy is the place to go. This is an enormous blog with primarily pictorial content, covering design trends from around the world. This is the place to go if you want to build up your Pinterest board or get some quick tips on updating your interiors.


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