Recipe category icons have recently risen in popularity. As food blogs became more magazine-style in their layout, lengthy pages full of photographs can…
Thank you for embracing this new venture of mine, Design Food! I was honored to be recently included in a Substack new and notable list. I’ve really…
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Search is such a key part of interacting with a food blog and as such, many food blogs keep a search box always visible in the header, even on phones…
As mentioned in my last article, icon sets work best when they have a consistent, cohesive style. They need to be as clear as possible — i.e. work well…
We’ve included an extra template in the Design Food package to cater to food bloggers who share round-up posts. These aren’t recipe posts themselves but…
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How long does it take? One of the most common first questions I’m asked by food bloggers is how long a food blog redesign typically takes. I always say…
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Before working on any food blog design, I first look at how recipes are currently organized and/or how the food blogger wants to reorganize them…
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Today’s a special announcement post. We’ll be back to our regular articles next time. I’m excited to announce that we will be launching a new option for…
Here are the most common elements of a food blog’s footer: As Seen In section A row or grid of logos, typically in black and white so it’s easier on the…
Many food blogs downplay the contact page and only include a link to it in the footer, rather than it being in the main menu like on most other…
Here are the most common elements of a food blog’s header: Announcement bar Often used to promote a new cookbook or a free email series to subscribers…
In my last article, I discussed the six common elements that make up a Recipe Index page. Today, I’ll show some examples of using filters on a Recipe…