weekly wrap up

Design*Sponge Newsletter & Weekly Wrap Up!

by Grace Bonney

There are some aspects of running a website that I’ve been slow to adopt. But as part of my commitment to doing things differently this year, I’m working hard to get up to speed and add features and resources to D*S in a way that feels right for us (I never want to add things for the sake of adding them). One of the things I’ve wanted to start for years is finally ready to launch: a weekly Design*Sponge newsletter! I know that reading via a homepage isn’t everyone’s cup of tea — and neither are ad-jammed RSS/Feedblitz feeds — so we brainstormed ways to produce a weekly newsletter that did everything it needed to do but with additional content that would be interesting even to those who don’t normally read newsletters. We came up with a format that felt authentic for us and made us excited to produce it. Here’s what you can expect from our weekly D*S Newsletter:

  • A digest of weekly posts
  • Tips, links and suggestions that won’t appear on the site
  • A sneak peek at content coming the next week
  • Behind-the-scenes peeks at upcoming projects and posts
  • Extra content from interviews, podcasts and posts that you won’t see on the blog
  • Special downloadable freebies from our favorite artists (as often as we can)


I’m so excited to send the first newsletter next week, so if you want to sign up and check out the content and previews that you won’t see here on the main blog, you can sign up for our new weekly newsletter below:

Subscribe to our newsletter

Thanks so much to everyone who’s been patient with us in creating this. We’re thrilled that we can finally launch and deliver this in a way that feels right for us. I’m signing off for the weekend, so I’ll see you next week! Have a great weekend. xo, grace

Below is a summary of this week’s highlights:

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