Design Blogs

A list of blogs recommended by current Design Criticism MFA students.

Design Writing

A Brief Message
ANP Quarterly
Core 77
CRIT: The SVA MFA Design Blog
D-Blog
Daily Heller
Design Observer
Dexigner
Grain Edit
Lined and Unlined
Speak Up!

Architecture

2 Modern
Architect’s Newspaper
Bldg Blog
Built St. Louis
Cameron Sinclair
Contemporist
CoolBoom
Daily Dose of Architecture
Interactive Architecture
Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York
Opacity
Space Collective
We Make Money, Not Art

Style

Facehunter
Garancedore
The Sartorialist

Design

Been Seen
Cool Hunting
Core 77
Design Boom
Dezeen
It’s Nice That
Manystuff
Mocoloco
Not Cot
Swissmiss
Yanko Design

Interiors

Bloesem
Design Sponge

Gastronomy and Cooking

101 Cookbooks
Grub Street
Mattbites
Tastespotting
Three Layer Cake

Graphics/Typography

Ace Jet 170
Camilla Engman
Coverculture
Inspiration Resource
Objectified Film
Typographica

Other

aaaarg.org (critical discourse)
Animation Backgrounds
ASIFA (Animation Archive)
Bad Flags
Big Picture (notable pictures from the week)
Collision Detection (Clive Thompson’s culture and technology blog)
David Byrne
Digital Blab (digital marketing)
Engadget (gadgets)
Eyebeam (art & technology)
Fabio Tuchiya (NYC photography)
Faces in Places
Ffffound (found Web images)
Free Exchange (Economist’s blog)
Gawker Stalker (invasions of privacy)
Geekologie (entertainment)
Guerilla Innovation
Gorilla vs. Bear (indie music
Hoping for Happy Accidents (general design-related things)
Improv Everywhere (strange scenes)
Kanye West
Cover Lover (album art)
The Lumper (art links)
McSweeney’s
MLB Trade Rumors (baseball)
Motionographer (film, animation, design)
Overheard in New York
Perez Hilton
Photoshop Disasters (when airbrush goes bad)
Reference Library (general)
Robot Walrus (posters and prints)
Faces in Places
Sasha Frere-Jones (music)
Scott Wade’s Dirty Car Art Gallery
Sleevage (album covers)
Visual Complexity (visualization of complex networks)

‹ Resources

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The Formation of the…

Clement Edson Armi
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Sometimes We Do It Right

Ada Louise Huxtable
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Overalls

James Agee
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A Cautious Prometheus?

Bruno Latour
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A New Page

Nicholson Baker
Orwell

The Art of Donald McGill

George Orwell
Henry Ford-Model T

My Life and Work

Henry Ford
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Against Interpretation

Susan Sontag
John Ruskin

Railway Stations

John Ruskin
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The Lamp of Beauty

John Ruskin
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The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler
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Industrial Design and…

Reyner Banham
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Clip Art

Nicholson Baker