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  1. A Moveable Feast: A Brief History of the Revolving Restaurant

    From the archives of J. S. Graboyes’ Duck Pie blog, a look into the origins of an unnecessary-yet-fascinating 20th-century invention.

    Architecture
  2. The Design Tabloid

    South African interior designer Rose McClement, owner of interior décor company Design Monarchy, shares her passion for beautiful interiors and her favorite furniture finds.

    Design
  3. Architecture
  4. What a Difference a Custom Header Makes

    These three blogs use the Libre 2 theme and custom headers in different ways.

    Design
  5. Fringe Association

    On the blog of Karen Templer, you’ll find knitting inspiration, free patterns, crochet and weaving ideas, and more.

    Crafts
  6. The Fauxmartha

    Melissa makes simple, classic food in the kitchen of her Minneapolis farmhouse, aka “The Fauxhouse.” She imbues her recipes and her homemaking advice with a cozy, comfortable minimalism.

    Cooking
  7. Here at the End of All Things

    “Fantasy worlds are defined by limits: much is unknown in these worlds, and the unknown either resists being known, or it is left in peace.” A longread on losing oneself in the geography of fantasy worlds, from Middle Earth to Westeros.

    Design
    Illustration by Kjell Reigstad, based on cartography by Dyson Logos.
  8. Fantastic Maps

    The website of professional fantasy-map creator Jonathan Roberts, who designed the official maps for Game of Thrones, offers map-building resources, tutorials, and samples of his published work.

    Design
    Official World Map for George RR Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire, by Jonathan Roberts.
  9. The Iris

    The official blog of the Getty, in Los Angeles, The Iris aims to educate and inspire art lovers with articles on topics ranging from ancient crafts to modern architecture.

    Architecture
  10. Business Owners: Five Ways to Refresh Your Website Without a Blog

    Quick ways to refresh the front page of your business website—without a blog.

    Business
  11. Want to Get Hired by Your Favorite Rapper? Build a Website.

    Negele “Hospey” Hospedales wanted to be Chance the Rapper’s intern. So he built a website to get noticed.

    Business
  12. Reinforce Your Personal or Business Brand with a Site Logo

    Get inspired by these sites with stylish logos—then add yours!

    Business
    The illustrated logo of Sarah FitzHenry at Fitz Between the Shelves.
  13. 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
  14. Three Ways to Take Your Website Visitors Behind the Scenes

    Looking to engage your visitors? Here are three ways to share your creation process with them.

    Art
    Image by Kerry at Love Those "Hands at Home."
  15. Making Things Work

    Making Things Work is the blog of Nancy R. Hiller, a cabinetmaker specializing in period-authentic custom furniture and cabinetry for homes, offices, and other spaces. Nancy’s writing on her craft (and other topics) is engaging and thoughtful.

    Authors