Blogs are nothing new; in fact, believe it or not, they’ve been around since the early 90s. By the end of 2011, a study conducted by NM incite revealed there was around 181 million blogs that exist in the digital world – which is a truly incredible amount.
With so much competition out there, bloggers are always looking to bring traffic to their blog. A brilliant way to stimulate web traffic is to add an element of innovative design; which of course is backed up then with great content. Here are twenty blogs that break the mould.
When you look at the design of this blog, it connotes everything it wants to say about this blogger and the content it possesses. Laid-back, organic fun.
Putting aside the blog being in a native tongue – the simple effective design of the blog draws you in using very soft, warm animation. You want to like the blog even though you don’t even know what it’s about!
Instantly when opening up this blog you are hit with colourful and vibrant graphics alongside a picture of our blogger, Matt. The blog successfully mixes informality in its style with intelligent content.
A blog written and designed by the artist, Deborah Cavenaugh; which could be a piece of art itself.
A cleverly designed blog – big, bold and ‘tasteful’. The content of the blog contains very interesting articles on all kinds of advertising & marketing.
This blog will definitely have you salivating instantly from the well thought out homemade recipes; all contained a simple but effective design.
It’s nice to read a blog for once for such a sense of community – and this blog really supplies that. A ‘creative studio building worlds and telling stories’. Stand-out pictures and not too much ‘wordy’ text also makes this blog great.
Little Printer is something special – an adorable tiny printer – which has generated a great deal of interest over the last couple of months. The blog keeps you up to date with all its developments in a very friendly manner.
Fashion gurus ‘Me & Oli’ have a fantastic little site & blog. The blog’s engaging imagery gives you an insight into how these fashion queens are thinking to conjure up next.
Following on from ‘Me & Oli’ (see above), if women’s fashion is your thing you won’t be disappointed by the blog content on Thread Sence. The design of the blog is quirky in a youthful sense without being too ‘dumb’. The playlist on the side is also a nice touch.
The downward leading boxes on this blog definitely work to its advantage. As always, less is more – which this blog demonstrates with finesse.
The style of this blog screams traditional housewife mixed in with some modern quirkiness. Honestly, this blog should appeal to everyone domesticated – pioneering men & women alike! The recipes on the cooking section of this blog is also to die for.
While there’s certainly an abundance of travel blogs out there, this one stands out with very slick design, and does a great job of showing off their featured articles and categories with stylish photography.
The design of the blog for Hello Bar speaks in leaps in bound for the actual Hello Bar itself. Before you even download the handy tool, the blog’s actual design gives you a good idea of how the bar is going to interact with you.
Effective design and logo (love the bear on a tricycle) combined with thought-provoking quirky writings about how things are going at Pointless HQ.
The Cool Hunter is one of the top culture and designs sites in the world; bringing readers fresh content about culture & marketing. The jaw dropping pictures alone are enough reason for looking at this blog.
Well, it’s an account of Bear Grylls on tour! Nicely designed, and does what it says on the tin – talks about bear Grylls on tour.
Yvan Rodic is the most beautiful blog on this list, and perhaps the favourite. The design of the blog is second-to-none, hooking people in with big enticing images and no text at all – allowing the reader to go on their own journey through the blog.
Beavory has a cute in-house style and logo; most of all it is friendly. This indeed is Keren Mack’s, the writer, own little world.
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