San Francisco is a melting pot of different cultures, cuisines and architecture, and the blog scene is no different. The bay has an array of emerging blogs covering a broad spectrum of topics, from food to design to sustainability. Here are 5 new blogs to keep on your radar.
It’s hard being a foodie in one of the most expensive cities in the world, and so the blog Poor and Hungry is here to help you cheat the system. Contrary to popular belief, San Francisco does have an array of restaurants that don’t charge $20 for appetizers; you just have to know where to look. This blog is your new guide on where, when and what to eat in the city on a limited budget, whether you’re looking for cheap breakfast spots or deciding which restaurant has the best Taco Tuesday deals.
Queer Abstraction is a blog showcasing art and media made by queer women. The blog was set up to fill the void left by a lack of representation of queer female-identifying artists. It highlights artists across a broad spectrum of mediums, from actors to illustrators. The blog covers a mix of various topics, from light-hearted articles like “5 Queer Shows To Binge Watch This Summer” to interviews that touch on more serious issues, such as queer stereotyping, the fetishizing of queer women in mainstream media and sexuality.
Ho‘omaluō, which translates to “the act of conservation” in English, is a sustainable fashion blog dedicated to ethical fashion. With lists of sustainable fashion brands, interviews with ethical designers and reports on sustainability news, the blog strives to keep readers educated and informed so that adopting a more sustainable lifestyle is both desirable and viable. With an overall goal of minimizing fashion’s harmful impact on the environment, the blog is a resource for those interested in making more conscious fashion choices without compromising style.
This blog is devoted to “everything about sustainable packaging”, encouraging readers to think about the impact they have on the environment. As a graphic designer, the founder of the blog wants to demonstrate that sustainable packaging and elegant designs don’t have to be mutually exclusive. From information on sustainable alternative materials to lists of sustainable packaging conventions to attend, the blog provides all the resources you need to make more conscious decisions that will benefit the environment.
Relative and Creative Designs is a blog highlighting interior design and architecture.
From helpful articles like “7 Tips To Consider While Decorating Your Bedroom” to vibrant images of beautifully designed interior and innovative architecture, the blog is both an educational and inspirational resource. So whether you’re aiming to improve your design skills or just looking for a creative boost, Relative and Creative Designs is your new go-to.
As unique and diverse as the city itself, these 5 blogs have something for everyone, whether you’re wanting to read more about your area of interest or simply looking to learn more about a new topic.