Here at SODS, we’re always rooting for the underdog, so instead of creating a list of the most popular interior design accounts on Instagram, we’ve scoped out the best ones you’re probably yet to set eyes on.
These are the top 20 Instagram accounts to watch in 2018. You’ll find an eclectic mix of minimalism, scandi chic, quirky prints, layered textures, and colour combos you’d never dreamed of pairing together.
Get inspired, ladies and gents.
Kia Stanford is a young, London based interior designer, who specialises in luxury residential design. The mood here is warm and homely but decadent at the same time. You can check out her stunning portfolio on her website here: www.kiadesigns.co.uk.
Hernandez Greene is the design firm of New York based dream team, Katrina Hernandez & Josh Greene. Neutral palettes feature prominently here with plenty of botanical touches breathing in life and energy to any space.
Specialising in understated luxury, rich layering of textures to create a homely feel in all of their residential spaces, with pops of subtle artsy prints. Gunter & Co Interiors are based in Chelsea, London.
Lindye Galloway is a California based interior designer, who creates simple and cool rooms, using lots of whites, greys, and natural wood finishes. Lindye also has her own luxury pillow line, which uses the very best textiles, with gorgeous patterns and tassel detailing to add a bit of sparkle to your space.
Irina Kartun is both an interior designer, and architect, which you’ll be able to guess from one look at her Instagram page. Irina has a knack for creating the cosiest of spaces, through layering textures, subtle prints, and sparing additions of colour.
Anyone who’s a big fan of colour is going to love Brighton based Sophie’s work. As a colour specialist, she knows how to create fresh and exciting colour combinations that sit together perfectly. Her Instagram is bright, exciting, and exactly what you need to get yourself pumped on a Monday morning!
Brisbane based interior designer Claire Stevens focuses on creating spaces that are not only beautiful to look at, but fully functional to live in, creating an interactive environment. Her Instagram account focuses heavily on print and colour inspiration, which is wonderfully interesting to see. Check out her latest projects over on her website.
Hannah Crowell is the founder of Crowell & Co Interiors, who believe that form and function should work harmoniously together in any space. Life should be both stylish and accessible, and you can see this from her clean and modern designs, which mix in old antique pieces, flora, and books, creating a contemporary but lived in feel.
Shira Caplan is both an interior designer and blogger. Being a wife and mother are also a strong part of her identity, and this comes across in many of her designs which are focused on creating clean and beautiful family spaces in the home that not only look great, but accommodate the needs of a family. Her Insta feed is heavenly – check it out now!
Reena Sotropa’s interior design firm recently underwent a rebrand this year, and they specialise in residential design, creating casually elegant interiors with a youthful charm. Her Instagram account doesn’t disappoint either – full of inspiration for your home, with feminine pops of pretty colour.
Kelly Deck has a wealth of experience in the interior design world, and her company is renowned for creating tranquil and luxurious interiors for high-end custom homes.
Interior stylist and design blogger Claire Brody’s designs standout with how warm, collected and inviting they feel. With a strong use of earthy tones and plants, Claire creates rooms that are incredibly cosy and homely.
Jana Bek is an interior designer with her own lifestyle line of beautiful home decor, textiles, & hand painted brushstroke lamps made in the USA. Her Instagram feed feels fresh, feminine, and spring like, using print and pattern to add colour and energy to any room.
New York based Jenny Wolf has an organic approach to interior design and the residential spaces she works on. Jenny incorporates vintage elements with modern fixtures and colour ways to create modern yet timeless designs.
Natalie Myers is a Los Angeles based interior designer for her company Veneer Designs, who bring a modern organic mid-century inspired perspective to contemporary spaces. Her Instagram page will leave you with serious home envy!
Natasha is the founder of Natasha Baradaran Interior Design and her very own furniture collection, comprised of lighting, mirrors and seating which are pieces of art in their own right. Taking inspiration from her eclectic heritage, she fuses classical, European design traditions with the exoticism of Middle Eastern arts, seasoned with the laid back luxury of Los Angeles.
Danielle Arps was chosen as part of Curbed Young Guns class of 2016, a nomination based contest of ’emerging talents who challenge the status quo of the design industry’. Her Instagram account features eclectic spaces with an industrial design element running through.
Nest By Tamara is Tamara’s interior design company, but this lady is also the author of popular design and lifestyle blog, Nest by Tamara, and co-owner of textile and wallpaper company, root cellar designs. Her residential interiors mix modern furnishings, accessories and eclectic pieces of art which she combines with one of a kind antiques and vintage finds. Fabrics and wallpapers are this lady’s speciality – check out her Instagram for some of her latest creations.
Luke Edward Hall is an artist and designer of interiors, fabrics and ceramics. If you’re looking for interior inspiration that’s quirky, colourful, and nothing like your average, you’ll love Luke’s instagram feed!
Abi, founder of interior design company Native Living, specialises in contemporary, Scandinavian & industrial vibes for residential and commercial spaces. Think clean silhouettes, lots of cosy throws and rugs, soft and classic colour palettes, and furniture that looks like art.