Welcome to the New Curbly!

by Bruno Bornsztein

 

Curbly Logomark

Hey, are you even reading this? A huge number of our readers probably aren't, because most of you come here from Google or Pinterest searching for one specific thing, and then leave. That's exactly what we're trying to change with this redesign. We're re-branding Curbly in hopes of making it a place you trust to inspire and teach you, every day.

When Curbly launched, nine years ago, these things didn't exist: iPhones, Pinterest, self-driving cars, and my two children. Curbly was meant to be a social network for people who were into design, decor, and home improvement. And while our mission, "Love Where You Live", hasn't changed, just about everything else has.

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Curbly Redesign Launched!

by Bruno Bornsztein

Today I'm very proud to announce the launch of our redesigned site. I think the design speaks for itself, so I won't go into much detail explaining all that has changed, but I wanted to describe the process we used to arrive at this new look and feel.

The main graphic elements in the header were designed by a very talented architectural artist named Kirsten Sparenborg (check out her AMAZING blog and Etsy shop, and buy some prints!) I approached Kirsten with the idea of designing our masthead after seeing her unbelievably cool architectural sketches of old Savanah. Like this one:

Curbly Redesign Launched!

  

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Post your S.O.S. pics!

by Bruno Bornsztein

Do you have a room in your house that you just can't stand. Have you re-painted your living room six times, and it's still not right? I need your pictures!

If you've got a room that needs some love, upload a photo (or two) and send me a link in the comments. We'll use somebody's room as inspiration for an upcoming contest (top-secret!). 

Thanks, I can't wait to see what you guys (and gals) come up with! 

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