If you find yourself getting lost on your Instagram feed on a daily basis in need of something new, we’ve gathered together ten of the most visionary architecture and design Instagram accounts you should be following right now. If you’re an architecture or design enthusiast, there will be something to inspire your creativity or motivate your next project.
Established by Catrina Stewart and Hugh McEwan, Office S&M are a vibrant architecture firm based in London, which focuses on joyful, unusual interior and exterior spaces. Never without a pop of colour, each post provides an insight into the details of the space and shades used. They are one to watch in future, as they were crowned ‘Young Architect of the Year’ in 2020 and named in Architect’s Journal’s 40 under 40!
If you are in need of vast inspiration, Archello is the spot to find other architects’ and designers’ projects and discover accounts from across the globe. From small spaces to innovative mountainside structures and villas, there’s a core focus on the story behind each and every space.
Best known for his minimalistic aesthetic, John Pawson CBE does not disappoint on his Instagram feed which features fascinating locations from his travels to shots of his commissions and more. True to his minimalist style, he does not caption his posts, keeping you guessing!
As one of the leading websites for architects, Archdaily is often hailed as the top spot for inspiration. Their Instagram feed is just as good, featuring upcoming designers and insight into projects worldwide.
Founded in 1989, this Norwegian studio works primarily in integrated architecture, landscape design, product and graphic design. The feed is very varied and each post is captioned extensively, so you will never fall short of inspiration here!
Perfect for those with a love of interior design, I Have This Thing With Floors is, as the name suggests, primarily focused on absolutely beautiful floors. With emphasis on colour, texture and stunning patterns, you could gaze at these striking floors all day long.
Mario Romano is a futuristic designer, taking 3D printing to new heights with his “walls without limits”. He posts multi-dimensional sculptures and projects, with amazing textures and patterns.
Studio Saxe create breath-taking contemporary living spaces within and responding to nature. Based in Costa Rica, they use sustainably sourced materials in their exotic architecture. Their Instagram feed showcases beautiful buildings in tropical landscapes and is well worth a follow for its escapism!
Chris Precht is an Austrian architect who works globally on awe-inspiring architectural projects and his posts feature great descriptions of his works and collaborations. Alongside this, he runs @studioprecht which is his boundary-pushing creative studio and focuses on his truly stunning projects ranging from bamboo sculptures to cave-inspired museums!
Justina Blakeney is a contemporary designer who focuses on free-spirited interiors and textile design. She is the founder of ‘JUNGALOW: Decorate Wild’, a guide to her distinctive, creative interiors. Her Instagram showcases the amazing prints and bold, bright colours within her work.