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Life & Soul Magazine
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Ben Huberman
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Life & Soul Magazine publishes and curates stories, profiles, and reviews that focus on sustainable lifestyles, from food and design to travel .Read more

How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book
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Ben Huberman
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Five years after becoming a digital nomad, travel blogger Shivya Nath just hit another major milestone: last month her book, The Shooting Star (named after her popular blog), was published by Penguin India. We recently caught up with Shivya to chat about her blog-to-book journey, the always-evolving travel -blog scene, and her other recent adventures.

Congratulations on your book! How did The Shooting Star evolve from a blog to its new, physical format?

Thank you; I’m so excited that The Shooting Star is out as a book in the universe now. It was definitely a serendipitous development. Over seven years ago, when I first started travel blogging, I had no idea of the things it was ...Read more

Atomic Redhead
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Ben Huberman
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From visiting the world’s oldest McDonald’s location to sharing vintage Disneyland postcards, Janie Ellis’s Atomic Redhead blog focuses on fashion, design, and travel inspired by America ’s mid-century aesthetic.Read more

Design Mom
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Ben Huberman
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Designer, author, and AltSummit founder Gabrielle Blair created Design Mom in 2006; since then, she’s published thousands of posts on design and parenting, travel , food, and other topics (from the evergreen to the timely).Read more

The Beauty of Antiquity
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Ben Huberman
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Avid traveler and photographer Heather Bean shares a collection of detail- and texture-rich photos from the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .Read more

Color and Texture in Porto’s Palácio da Bolsa
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Ben Huberman
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Walking the streets of Porto, Portugal, the blogger at Travel Gourmand shares the city’s flare for ornament, including the stunning, gilded Arab Room at Palácio da Bolsa, the city’s old stock exchange.Read more

Branding ABCs: Simple But Striking Typographical Logos
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Michelle Weber
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A logo gives your website an instant pop of professionalism; it’s such a key part of any website that WordPress.com includes a Site Logo tool to make adding one as straightforward as possible.

What if you don’t have the resources to have someone create a logo, or aren’t confident in your design chops? Sometimes a few letters are all you need — all the following sites use their initials for graphic, memorable logos.

Simple Monograms

Monograms aren’t just for polo shirts, and simple doesn’t mean boring or unremarkable. Pick a font that matches your brand’s personality and add a color — there are infinite possibilities, so you can create something elegant, playful, or bold.

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The Time Ladies
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Michelle Weber
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Time traveling aliens know no gender: welcome to the blog for female Doctor Who fans, by female Doctor Who fans.Read more

#SixWivesNoHenry: Ann Foster Is Here to Make History Fun
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Michelle Weber
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Every Wednesday, writer and historian Ann Foster tweets about the women of Tudor history under the hashtag #SixWivesNoHenry. On her eponymous blog, she takes us on in-depth Tudor time travels, picking apart convoluted family trees and 16th-century political intrigue with clarity and wit.

Her love of history is infectious, and her combination of ease and erudition brings her historical subjects to life — some well-known, some seldom written about. But we’ll let her blog speak for itself; here are tantalizing bits from a few of our recent favorites.

As a wedding gift, he lavished her with a castle and gowns and jewels. And she gave him… a giant pair of scissors. He was like, “Wait, what?” ...Read more

Messy Nessy Chic
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Ben Huberman
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A self-described “Cabinet of Chic Curiosities,” Messy Nessy Chic is the labor of love of Paris-based Nessy and Alex, who share posts on travel , art, and fashion, as well as a well-curated selection of internet finds.Read more