www.allthebestblog.com: Glasgow-based editor Ronda Carman conducts indepth Q. and A.’s with designers and trendsetters such as Jonathan Adler and Charlotte Moss. “It’s a complete design and lifestyle reference,” says Michael Devine, who owns a furnishings shop in Kinderhook, New York.
casasugar.com: “I check this site every morning,” says Los Angeles interior designer Kyle Schuneman. “It has a fantastic mix of beautiful design and cheap decorating ideas.” Edited by Elka Karl, an avid DIYer, it has instructions for such projects as painting a cast-iron radiator.
remodelista.com: Created by a group of design-loving pals, this blog has a feature called “10 Easy Pieces,” a wonderfully edited roundup of items, like coat racks and pendant lamps.
sohautestyle.com: A fashion publicist by day and a blogger by night, Nicole Gibbons “takes you on her travels,” says interior designer Kenneth Brown, host of Fine Living’s reDesign, whether she is antiquing or shopping for organic bedding. “It doesn’t try too hard to be clever,” says Kelley Carter, Real Simple's home market editor. “When I read it, I feel like I’m getting design advice from a friend.”