Seven Instagram Accounts to Follow for Interior Design Inspiration
Your home is your own personal space where you can emphasise your taste and style. Whether you’ve just moved into a new home or are just a bit bored in your current property, a generous dose of interior design inspiration will do wonders.
If you’re like us, you’ll most likely be following a handful of your favourite home decor accounts for design inspo, home hacks and renovation transformations. Many of these accounts offer tips and tricks to doing-up your home on a budget or even without the help of any professionals.
The most obvious way to express style throughout your home is through colour, however, you’d be surprised how much impact statement pieces and soft furnishings can have on your home.
We’ve rounded up six of our favourite Instagram feeds for design inspo, and hope they will help get your creative juices flowing this Spring.
Mad About the House
Interiors journalist Kate Watson-Smyth has a swoon-worthy home, and her Instagram feed will inspire you to make the most out of yours. Who knew that a pineapple lamp and a Turkish carpet could work so well together in one room?!
Named as one of the top ten interior home accounts by Vogue, Kate’s home is bold, dramatic and quirky with inspiring decor throughout. Make the most of what you already have, through savvy tips and tricks to enhance some of your home’s favourite features.
Her down-to-earth account emphasises Kate’s ethos of expressing your style in your own home – if it appeals to you and you think it’s fun, then do it. It’s your home!
My Scandinavian Home
Who hasn’t dreamt of packing it all up and moving to Scandinavia over the last few years? If you know your hygge from your lagom and you’re a fan of simple, minimal design, you’ll love Niki’s Instagram feed, which is truly the perfect representation of Scandinavian living.
Niki’s Swedish house-by-the-sea is full of stylish prints and ultra-modern patterns with a minimalist design. What was once a dark home is now flooded with light and designed with white natural furniture throughout. The design of her home focuses on drawing in as much light as possible.
Her sleek kitchen is nothing short of sophisticated, with an open-plan style and perfectly designed storage features for expert organisation and comfortable living.
One of our favourite furniture stores has a brilliant Instagram account which is well worth following. They use it to share information about new pieces as well as showcasing those pieces in use in real homes.
The furniture and decor account shares a variety of different styles to suit everyone, from the modern minimalist to the quirky maximalist. Whilst their stores originate in Brooklyn, New York, West Elm now have stores worldwide, including three in the UK.
Their account shares how to accentuate your home using pieces from their collection whilst offering regular tips for ideas and inspiration. If you’re a fan of mid-century furniture it’s an absolute must follow.
The images on Helen Powell’s Instagram feed really feel like they come straight out of someone’s home and not the showroom. From photos of Crittall shower panels (swoon) to lifestyle shots of tea and magazines, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
As an award-winning design and lifestyle blogger, Helen’s Instagram has attracted over 18,000 followers with her home and lifestyle hacks, house-related arts and crafts ideas and her fabulous competition giveaways.
Helen describes her home and lifestyle account as a destination for those in search of understated minimal style, everyday luxury and enduring modern design. Her home is elegantly designed to make the most of small spaces, with her contemporary, natural and rustic vibe.
Potentially the most Insta-famous stylist in the world, Emily Henderson has an Instagram feed full of life and colour. She proves that great interior design doesn’t have to be boring (and that it can be child-friendly too!).
On her Instagram page and her lifestyle blog, Emily regularly shares inspiring DIY tips and home decoration projects worked on in her own home and in others’. Her home style has something for all of the family, because after all, who wouldn’t want a rock-climbing wall in their children’s Mountain House?
Design At Nineteen
Interior stylist and content creator, Justin Coakley, is well known across the country for the elegant and masculine decor in the home behind the Design at Nineteen Instagram account.
With over 44,000 followers, Justin’s south-west London home has a sophisticated urban and minimalist style tastefully designed with dark neutral elements, gold statement pieces and complemented by greenery throughout.
Inspired by spa retreats, his home boasts a striking resemblance to the style of the Wardian development. With luxury accessories spread around the home, including black peppercorn candles, rustic diffusers and lush mandarin and sage scents, the terraced home has become a sanctuary of relaxation.
The Spruce Official
If you’re a minimalist, The Spruce Official most likely isn’t well-tailored to you. Whilst their home pictures may seem slightly busy for some, they truly are the epitome of cosy and comfortable. For those of us who are into big shaggy and fluffy blankets, large assemblies of greenery and innovative design, this might just be your next favourite Instagram page.
The Spruce Official uses their platform to emphasise making the best of your home with easy-to-follow recipes, useful how-to articles and beautiful home design ideas. Their page and website are part of The Spruce family of sites, which includes The Spruce Pets, The Spruce Eats and The Spruce Crafts.
There’s nothing like adding a touch of nature to your home and The Spruce Official does just that. Their style won’t break the bank and is really simple to achieve.
Redesign Your London Apartment
As a London estate agent, we love keeping up-to-date with the latest interior trends and styles. If you’re on the search for tips on designing your home, take a look at our interior design trends guide.
Have we missed out your favourite home decor account or do you have any award-winning design tips that you would like to share? Tweet us or let us know on Instagram who we should be following.