An ever-growing space for trend-spotting, risk-taking, and sheer creativity, Instagram is the new motherlode for design inspiration. To help spark your next genius decorating idea, we’ve asked a few of our favorite designers to share the accounts that always stop them mid-scroll. Give your feed a good fall refresh by following this group of inspiring accounts.

Paloma Contreras, Paloma Contreras Interior Design
“There are so many! My entire feed is basically design and dog focused. I love following @jeffreybilhuber and @veeregrenney because I adore their work. Editor-in-Chief of ELLE Decor Whitney Robinson @whowhatwhit and AD Editor-in-Chief @amyastley are also fun to follow because they always travel somewhere fabulous, attend chic parties, and most importantly often share interiors by the industry’s top talents before the new issues of their magazines hit the newsstands.”

Hannah Crowell, Crowell + Company Interiors
“I absolutely love @interiorhints! I adore every space that they post. Usually all white walls and lots of color and quirk in the accessories and art which is very me. @theshinysquirrel is one I recently discovered and I save almost all of her posts, I love them so much. Interiors, nail art, random images. I get a lot of inspiration from her feed in all kinds of different ways.”

Claire Zinnecker, Claire Zinnecker Design
@thenew.nz always shares such unique and inspiring spaces. I rarely find time to actually look at blog posts and make a point to always peep at hers when it arrives in my inbox. @peopleiveloved illustrations and words are just beyond, every post she shares speaks to me with color and thought.”

Dan Mazzarini, BHDM
@est_living – It’s just so quiet and understated, and full of gorgeous design and styling inspo. YUM!”

Will and Susan Brinson, House of Brinson
@quintessence has beautiful IG content. Stacey also has a YouTube channel you can get lost in for hours watching home tours! I love following real homes, classical architecture and interesting people. My dailies are @themakerista, @sgardnerstyle, @peter.lyden, @drummond_house, @artgarments and @johannes.weinmann.”

Katie Hodges, Katie Hodges Design
@discinteriors, @clementsdesign, @heidicaillerdesign, and @jakealexanderarnold are my current favorites. The mood that their interiors embody strikes a chord with where my design head is at these days. Each account has something different to offer, but I especially enjoy Heidi’s behind the scenes stories and Jake’s sense of humor.”

Ginny Macdonald, Ginny Macdonald Design
@jhinteriordesign is my all-time fave account to follow for design inspiration. Everything they touch has so much soul, consideration and attention to detail. They mix a lot of vintage with custom and everything feels so timeless. I’d live in any one of their designs and when I grow up I want to be a designer like Jessica!”

Jessica McCarthy, JAM Creative Studio
“It is almost impossible to choose one! I repost from @carawoodhouseinteriors more than any other design account I follow. Her designs are incredibly original and aspirational, combining mostly custom and vintage pieces with bold patterns and colors. @alyssarosenheck is not only a dear friend of mine but one of the most talented photographers in the industry. I have been lucky enough to work with her on past projects and look to her Instagram for not just design inspiration but life inspiration. She is a positive light of energy and her outlook on life is something everyone can benefit from!”

Lead photo by Aaron Leitz, design by JH Interior Design,

August 26, 2019

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