There are a lot of websites and blogs in this design/cool/trends space. Here are some of our favorite blogs and websites to keep up with what’s going on and learn about new things.
DesignBoom – design-related news, reviews, info, etc.
Design*Sponge – daily website dedicated to home and product design run by Brooklyn-based writer, Grace Bonney
Design Observer - writings on design and culture
HomePortfolio’s Truth & Beauty – aspires to give readers insight into home design
The Cool Hunter – roaming the US and the globe so you’re in the know
Cool Design Ideas Blog – cool design concepts and ideas
Gizmodo - the gadget guide
Design Mom – blog from designer/art director/mother of 5
Trend Hunter – hunting the globe to keep your ideas on the cutting edge of cool
Better Living Through Design – shows you where to buy cool designs that improve your life
Decor8 – fresh finds for hip spaces
Presentation Zen – Garr Reynolds’ blog on professional presentation design
COLOURlovers - color + design community for creative inspiration
Design is Kinky – design and art goodness
Luxist - luxury designs
Mooch – a single, simple stop for all that is essential
Treehugger – how to green your life
That’s our list. If all else fails, check out Alltop’s design section, which aggregates a bunch of these and other design blogs and websites in one place.