Whether you’re daydreaming of a home upgrade, preparing to redecorate, or simply scouring the Internet for beautiful additions to a board on Pinterest, one resource has become invaluable to those obsessed with all things interior design: Instagram. The social media platform acts as a portfolio for some of the world’s best designers and architects, and offers a wealth of terrific home decor ideas that are modern, fresh, and outside-the-box. Stuck on what to do with that guest bedroom? Sick of looking at the same furniture you’ve had for a decade? Desperate to dress up drab walls with slick new art? These five inspiring, interior design-focused Instagram accounts will have you well on your way to trying looks you’ve never dreamed of before.
The Jungalow is the online portfolio of Justina Blakeney, a designer and artist who believes creativity starts with a beautiful home. Her love of greenery, her eye for Southwestern flare, and her impeccable mix-and-match approach to prints and patterns make her account one chock-full of eye candy – and brilliant home decor ideas.
Follow her account @TheJungalow.
A Designer's Mind
Who’s the interior designer that all of the Kardashians follow? Phil Darwen. As such, the Australian building and interiors professional is one of Instagram’s top influencers, and has a keen eye for designs that are masculine, clean, and modern.
Follow his account @ADesignersMind.
The Interior Collective
The Interior Collective is the brainchild of Madeleine Aleksandra Guthrie, serving as both a portfolio and a painstakingly detailed collection of brilliant interior design photos. Guthrie carefully credits the design ideas to their creator, making research for future projects a breeze. Her tastes are in minimal designs with luxury finishes, making her a great resource for those who want a streamlined home with a hint of refinement.
Follow her account @TheInteriorCollective.
Ryan Korban is a celebrated interior designer with a huge celebrity client list and major connections to the fashion world. In fact, he redesigned the interior of Madrid’s Balenciaga store in 2012 according to the aesthetic of the house’s founder, Cristobal Balenciaga. His interior design work is always graphic, bold, and feminine, which is a great look to tap for a bedroom or guest room.
Follow his account @RyanKorban.
Green and Mustard
Green and Mustard’s broad, eclectic tastes means this Instagram account has something for everyone – from dramatic mixed floral prints to mid-century modern flourishes. With notations on who designed what, it’s easy to track down the wallpaper and other eye-catching pieces posted to the account.
Follow the account @GreenandMustard.