This is a tough one. There are so many amazing and inspiring Instagram accounts out there. What makes these candidates my faves? They excite all the décor, design and architecture taste buds and suck you into a warm and fuzzy Instagram wormhole.
They’ll tickle your image, line and colour fancies, your travel obsessions and then some. Basically, they’ll inspire you to give up your day job and travel the world taking Instagram worthy photographs. Or at least inspire you to be that little bit more amazing in your daily interactions.
- Soho House – sohohouse
Soho House is tagged as “A global private members’ club for those in the film, media and creative industries.” If that doesn’t make you go weak at the knees with excitement, we may not be on the same page. If it does, browse on.
If you want design, food and travel inspiration and well, every other kind of inspiration in between, then Soho House is about to become your favourite.
- Douglas + Bec – douglasandbec
This father/daughter duo have all you need. If you’re a glass, brass, wood, velvet and rattan infatuated individual like me, you’ll love these guys. So much gorgeousness in one account, it’s hard to look away. Based in New Zealand and having taken the Australian market by storm, their products and Insta-images are just divine.
- Felix Forest – felix_forest
Well known in interior design circles as one hell of an amazing photographer. Chances are if you’ve browsed Vogue Living or Elle UK, you will have eye-balled several of his fabulous photos. I love all of his work, period.
- Il Sereno Lago di Como – ilsereno
Italy, Lake Como, heaven on earth if you ask me. One of my favourite places on the planet. Il Sereno is an excruciatingly stylish modern hotel gracing the shore-line. Designed by one of my ultimate design-crushes, Patricia Urquiola, Il Sereno’s Instagram offers up sublime sweeping lake images and utter interior design perfection.
- Amber Interiors – amberinteriors
Man, I just love this chick. Not only is she a living embodiment of a badass hardworking interior designer, she’s funny as hell. Her writing style is as super pleasing as the image perfection she posts. Not only does she run a thriving interior design business she built from scratch, she also runs several bricks and mortar stores, plus a design blog. Amazing and inspiring.
- Yellow Trace – yellowtrace
These guys “drop…inspiration bombs daily” and don’t they just. A heady blend of interiors, architecture and design. If you’re seeking inspiration in myriad different format, this Insta will assist. An amazing peek inside the heads of some of the world’s most out-of-the-box thinkers.
- Remodelista – remodelista
A well-known and consistent purveyor of sublime interior design images. There is not one single image on this account that doesn’t have me jumping up and running off to design and plan something new. Tap into a trad-modern-eclectic treasure-trove of images that will surely make your eye-balls ache (in a completely satisfied, loved-up way of course).
- Three Birds Renovations – threebirdsrenovations
The plucky trio from Sydney offer up beautiful, attainable, affordable advice and inspo on their Instagram. Showcasing their growing portfolio of projects, these ladies know a thing or two about completely transforming the ho-hum into the OH-WOW. Click and flick to your hearts content.
- Humans of New York – humansofny
For something completely different. If you’re not following this Insta, you’re missing out on some extraordinarily powerful insights into the lives of ordinary people around the world. Accompanying each image is a brief story from a person’s life somewhere in the world. An invaluable lesson in humanity and humility.
10. Architectural Digest – archdigest
Plugged as ‘The International Design Authority’, this account does not disappoint. Posting images from the design wonders of the world, each picture is accompanied by truly informative and insightful accounts. This is one of my happy places without a doubt.
11. Studio Ashby – studioashby
British interior design is a natural fave of mine, given I’m originally from London. Sophie Ashby’s Instagram shows us how it’s done and then some. Achingly stylish and sublimely superb, this is a must account for colour, pattern and stylish interior inspiration.
12. Commune Design – communedesign
Love me some Californian design. Warm, sculptural, textural, tactile and tasty – I’m a major fan-girl of this sublime LA based design studio. Tune into their Insta for a unique blend of mid-century modernist So-Cal vibes.