Showcase: 30 Beautiful Blog Designs for Inspiration

Oct 19 2011 by Jacob Gube | 29 Comments

Beautiful Blog Designs for Inspiration

A beautiful and well-designed blog can leave a lasting impression onto its readers. With so many sites competing for the attention of Internet users, the appearance of a blog can be a large factor in helping it stand out from the crowd. In this showcase, you’ll find a wide variety of beautiful blog designs for inspiration.

If you’d like to see more blog designs not in this collection, see our other showcase: 40 Excellent Blog Designs.

1. The Design Cubicle

The Design Cubicle

2. The Kennedys Blog

The Kennedys Blog

3. Cookiesound is Travelling

4. Growcase Blog

Growcase Blog

5. Minne’s Diner

Minne's Diner

6. Bongo Blog

Bongo Blog

7. Colbow Design

Colbow Design

8. The Official Squarespace Blog

The Official Squarespace Blog

9. 1LOVE


10. Solo

11. Tapp3 Media

Tapp3 Media

12. Forefathers Group

Forefathers Group

13. From Me To You

From Me To You

14. Burciaga


15. Thomas Aull Blog

Thomas Aull Blog

16. Column Five Media Blog

Column Five Media Blog

17. Colorcubic


18. Rice Bowls

Rice Bowls

19. Cory Etzkorn Blog

Cory Etzkorn Blog

20. SimpleBits

21. Demain J’arrête

Demain J'arrête

22. Art & Graft

Art & Graft

23. Bitfoundry Blog

Bitfoundry Blog

24. CSS-Tricks


25. Teehan+Lax Blog

Teehan+Lax Blog

26. Sullivan NYC Blog

Sullivan NYC Blog

27. Leaderbe Consulting

Leaderbe Consulting

28. Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson

29. heyIndy Blog Blog

30. Trent Walton

Trent Walton

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About the Author

Jacob Gube is the Founder and Chief Editor of Six Revisions. He’s also a web developer/designer who specializes in front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and also a book author. If you’d like to connect with him, head on over to the contact page and follow him on Twitter: @sixrevisions.


Shikeb Ali

October 19th, 2011

Very interesting, bookmarking this post and will consider them when redesigning design.
thanks Jacob.


October 20th, 2011

Great List of blogs… Thanks Jacob for sharing. Most of these are new to me, at least for me these are very useful..!!


October 20th, 2011

Great collection! I like Indy and CSS-Tricks.

Fábio ZC

October 20th, 2011

Good list for inspiration!

May I sugest a nice blog to include in is list?


Emir Ayouni (@growcase)

October 20th, 2011

Cheers for the write-up Jacob!


October 20th, 2011

1Love looks cool out of all for me


October 20th, 2011

i love no. 10 ( solo ), it’s breaty clean :-)

Aravind Ajith

October 20th, 2011

Wow. It’s time to redesign my bog!

Lena Kwan

October 21st, 2011

Blog designs gives impact to its reader. For me, I like the simple and light designs. I will try some of your designs on my blog. Thanks for sharing those beautiful blog designs.


October 21st, 2011

Well i think so the blog design of is far inspirational then many of the blogs in this list. I think also deserves a mention in this list


October 21st, 2011

Cheers Jacob, some inspirational blog designs in there! Always loved Squarespace’s & Rice Bowls blogs…

Sarah Bauer

October 21st, 2011

I really dig the idea of having a blog for one’s small business that feels stand-apart ( it should be reflecting a more casual voice than the business site itself), but also inextricably linked to the home site, both visually and narratively.
Some of these blogs definitely reflect that. RESPECT!

Raj Mehta

October 21st, 2011

Awesome collection of blog design ,

Thanks for sharing with us


khaled azrak

October 21st, 2011


Thanks, really insipiring.
Maybe if you can give you own notes and point of view it will be a good addition


October 21st, 2011

Thanks for share, they are very beautiful.


October 23rd, 2011

Another great collection form Jacob Gube, If i surf the internet I have to surf lot of time to see this kind of great design.

Raj Mehta

October 23rd, 2011

I use wordpress for blogging. These are very good designs to get inspired for all the web designers of web development companies. Simplicity and usability are the key here.


October 25th, 2011

Nice collection of blogs

Katie McMillan

October 27th, 2011

These are excellent and inspirational designs. Thanks for taking the time to post, it is appreciated.


October 29th, 2011

See more Inspirational designs in It categorized various web ui elements into web gallery form


October 29th, 2011

Now those patterns of design are kind of boring.

Zenfier Waugh

October 31st, 2011

Great Post.I will keep this in mind while making blog.Fabulous Designs which shows us how to attracts your visiters towards your blogs.Thnaks for Sharing.


October 31st, 2011

Excellent collection, sharing on my facebook page for others to use for inspiration and ideas.


November 3rd, 2011

Hi Jacob!Where did you collect all these blog designs? Blog designs are seemed to be very nice. I had really impressed with this post. Thanks for sharing this information.


November 3rd, 2011

Okay..this tempts me to redesign my blog… let me bookmark it for now.. but a very nice collection of themes of various flavors!


November 9th, 2011

Just starting to design a travel blog for the Winter. Thanks for the inspiration.


November 10th, 2011

Cool:) CSS-Tricks is my favorite.

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