Instagram is the undisputed king of social media eye candy. It’s our go-to for gawking at nearly everything – from fashion, food and fast cars, to fine women and travel in far-flung locations.
It’s also one of our favourite sources for interior design inspiration. After brushing up on all the latest tips and trends, we turn to the ‘gram to see the looks in action.
Here you’ll find a handful of the best interior design Instagrams to inspire your style, whether you’re starting from scratch or just need to spruce up a corner.
Apartment Therapy is one of the biggest and best repositories of information on home design and décor on the Web. The website’s mission is to help people make their homes more handsome, organised, and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources and ideas – and they firmly believe it doesn’t take large amounts of money or space to do it. Their Instagram is a constant source of inspiration for a wide variety of budgets and tastes.
My Scandinavian Home
Love the Scandinavian look, but not sure where to start? My Scandinavian Home is the hub of Nordic design inspiration on Instagram. The human behind the account is also a regular blogger, the author of two books (including one called The Scandinavian Home), and of course, a proud owner of her very own Scandi style abode. Her feed features a mix of classic neutral-toned homes and more daring dwellings in darker hues.
TRNK was founded in 2013 by two friends, Tariq Dixon and Nick Nemechek, for men who appreciate home design but don’t represent common notions of domesticity. Their website and Instagram showcase their favourite products, stories, inspirations, and ideas – sourced from around the globe, but all sharing a single, carefully-considered point of view. TRNK describes the ideal home as considered yet approachable, masculine but not trite, and collected rather than decorated.
Launched in October 2009, Lonny is a monthly online magazine that focuses on lifestyle and home decor. Lonny has been featured by the likes of Vanity Fair and The New York Times, as well as blogs worldwide, and has highlighted design luminaries ranging from Cath Kidston to Kelly Wearstler. The Instagram keeps it simple: all interiors, all the time.
Hunting for the next big idea for your home? Hunt no further than Hunted Interior, headed up by Kristin Jackson. Ms. Jackson is editor in chief of the blog by the same name, which hopes to inspire readers searching for their own style and show them how to accomplish it on any budget. Though some of her interiors have feminine twists, a good number of them boast darker, man-approved vibes. Roger Moore’s Bond even features on a bathroom wall.
Benjamin Vandiver founded a full-service interior design and lifestyle brand in 2012. Today he has studios in Nashville and New York City, and his work has appeared in publications like Harper’s Bazaar and House Beautiful. Vandiver’s simple but rich style has earned him a roster of happy clients that includes world heavyweight champion Wladamir Klitchko, actress Connie Britton, and Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill.
Metropolitan Home is a lifestyle and design magazine for people who are making homes, starting careers, and building communities in modern cities. It presents an authentic, authoritative, and entertaining look into the lifestyles of the creative class, including features on contemporary design, shopping, entertaining, and real estate, bolstered by plenty of visual inspiration on Instagram.