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20 Extraordinary Blogs With Unique Post Designs

        While there are a lot of beautiful and well-designed blogs out there, most of them use a single template for each of their blog posts. Today, I would like to showcase 20 extraordinary blogs with unique post designs. > “While, yes, this is a redesign of sorts, I’m considering much more a rethinking. You see, what you’re looking at isn’t the design so much as the plan for design.” - Jason Santa Maria Looking at the designs of these sites will make us all rethink the way we design our blogs. These designers have all managed to think outside the box in their designs. Let’s take a look at these 20 extraordinary blogs with unique post designs.

        While there are a lot of beautiful and well-designed blogs out there, most of them use a single template for each of their blog posts. Today, I would like to showcase 20 extraordinary blogs with unique post designs.

        “While, yes, this is a redesign of sorts, I’m considering much more a rethinking. You see, what you’re looking at isn’t the design so much as the plan for design.” - Jason Santa Maria

        Looking at the designs of these sites will make us all rethink the way we design our blogs. These designers have all managed to think outside the box in their designs. Let’s take a look at these 20 extraordinary blogs with unique post designs.

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        Avoid Contact with Eyes

        This is the blog of Adam Walker. Each post has a unique and interesting design.

        ACWE

        ACWE

        An Idea

        An Idea is a nicely designed blog created by AgencyNet. While not fully changing designs on each post, the background does change in every post. Also, this blog includes a theme switcher as well.

        An Idea

        An Idea

        The Bold Italic

        The Bold Italic is a blog that equips you with unique local intel, backstories and adventures that define San Francisco. Each post is creative and well designed.

        Bold Italic

        Bold Italic

        A Brief Message

        This blog features design opinions expressed in short form. While each post is not completely different, the image and sometimes the background does change.

        A Brief Message

        A Brief Message

        Chris Coyier

        CSS Tricks owner Chris Coyier’s personal blog. The background of his blog posts are different from each other.

        Chris Coyier

        Chris Coyier

        Coldheat

        This blog has an awesome design, as you can see in the examples. You can tell that they really put thought and effort into the design of each post.

        Coldheat

        Coldheat

        Danny Garcia

        Danny Garcia is a web designer from Southern California. This is his blog. While he only has three articles right now, the designs of them are great and I am looking forward to seeing more of his work.

        Danny Garcia

        Danny Garcia

        David Desandro

        David’s blog is just phenomenal. You really need to visit his blog. By the way, that circle text on his blog is not made out of an image, it is in HTML. I didn’t even know that was possible.

        David Desandro

        David Desandro

        Dustin Curtis

        Well designed blog by Dustin Curtis. The little header at the top stays in every page and it’s very effective. Not only does he have a great design, but the articles are very entertaining and well written as well.

        Dustin Curtis

        Dustin Curtis

        ESPN Outside the Line

        ESPN did a great job with these posts. I think they have over 100 different posts that are styled different. Great job, even better because it’s about sports.

        ESPN OTL

        ESPN OTL

        Gregory Wood

        Gregory Wood’s blog has some really nice designs. Each blog post is completely different.

        Gregory Wood

        Gregory Wood

        Hazardous Ink

        Only a couple of the article are different, but still a good job.

        Hazardous Ink

        Hazardous Ink

        Hip-Hop Quoted

        This site gets me depressed. When I look at the different well designed posts in this site, I’m reminded of the fact that I have a long way to go in design. Great source of inspiration!

        HipHop Quoted

        HipHop Quoted

        Jason Santa Maria

        This blog is probably the most famous blog in this list. Jason has done a great job with his blog and he has really broken out of the usual blog style with his site design.

        Jason Santa Maria

        Jason Santa Maria

        Kyle Fiedler

        Kyle’s blog is phenomenal. The blog posts are very unique and colorful. He did an outstanding job with his blog.

        Kyle Fiedler

        Kyle Fiedler

        Pumpkin King

        Pumpkin King is the web design and writings of Jeremy Girard. Very creative in the design of his blog posts. Check out the example below to see a preview of this great site.

        Pumpkin King

        Pumpkin King

        Rad Nauseam

        Very unique website. The backgrounds that he uses in his post are very creative.

        Rad Nauseam

        Rad Nauseam

        Tony Dewan

        Tony has a beautiful site. He said that he was inspired by Jason Santa Maria.

        Tony Dewan

        Tony Dewan

        Travis Gertz

        Travis Gertz is a master at styling his blog posts. Each post is very unique and the designs are just stunning. The articles are great as well.

        Travis Gate

        Travis Gate

        Trent Walton

        Trent Walton’s site takes advantage of that header area by using large images. These images change in every blog post. The site has a very fresh and clean feel to it.

        Trent Walton

        Trent Walton

        So which one of these sites is your favorite? Also, do you know of any other sites that style their blog posts uniquely? Please share your thought by leaving a comment below. Your comments are needed and much appreciated.

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