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  1. Design*Sponge

    Created by Grace Bonney in 2004, Design*Sponge is a leading design, lifestyle, and DIY site that focuses on beautiful spaces and objects, as well as on the people who create and use them.

    Architecture
  2. Afrobella

    Created by Patrice Grell Yursik, Afrobella is an award-winning natural hair, skincare, beauty, and lifestyle blog “celebrating women all shades of beautiful.”

    Business
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  3. The Shutterstock Blog

    The official blog of the world’s largest royalty-free image-subscription site provides inspiration, tutorials, and tips for anyone from business owners and designers to photobloggers.

    Business
  4. Nicolette Shasky

    Interactive and UI designer Nicolette Shasky’s site isn’t just beautiful, graphic, and bold — she also shares hard-won design, freelancing, and business tips on her blog.

    Business
  5. Quam Proxime

    Kathryn Hume works in the artificial intelligence sector, but has a background in philosophy and literature. On her blog, she publishes essays that bring together her interests in tech, language, culture, and more.

    Art
  6. Rebrand Cities

    Forty-six percent of small businesses do not have a website. Rebrand Cities is a civic design and brand project in the US that helps to close this digital divide and aims to get small and neighborhood businesses online. Learn how to participate — as a business owner, partner, or sponsor.

    Business
  7. Undark

    Undark Magazine explores science at the point where it intersects — and sometimes collides — with politics, economics and culture.

    Business
  8. ROI Design

    Cheryl, founder of Boston’s ROI Design, does interior design specializing in the needs of busy, growing families. Her site is clean and welcoming, centered around lovely photos of her interiors.

    Business
  9. Ben’s Beer Blog

    Based in London, Ontario, Ben Johnson is passionate about beer, and writes on the culture and business of craft beer in Canada and beyond.

    Business
  10. Ruffwear Explored

    “Every dog is an explorer.” Ruffwear produces a line of performance dog gear. The company blog, Ruffwear Explored, publishes stories that inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions.

    Animals
  11. The Scott Brothers

    Known for their HGTV home improvement and lifestyle shows, the Scott Brothers — identical twins Drew and Jonathan and older brother J.D. — produce real estate and construction-focused entertainment across multiple platforms.

    Business
  12. The Baseline Scenario

    Launched in 2008, The Baseline Scenario explains the key issues in the global economy and develops concrete policy proposals. Authored by Peter Boone, Simon Johnson, and James Kwak, the blog has been cited by every major publication covering economics and finance.

    Business
  13. Women’s Wear Daily

    Women’s Wear Daily, a WordPress.com VIP partner, is a century-old publication covering the business and culture of fashion, from breaking news and trends to Fashion Week updates.

    Business
  14. Consumerist

    Consumerist, part of the Consumer Reports family, is a nonprofit publication where you can find stories and news on products, the companies who make them, and the people who buy them.

    Business
  15. Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

    A blog by Lynne Strang about making it big in business after age 40.

    Authors