It’s great to work with an interior designer to turn your new house into your personal haven. But before you hire an interior designer to work with, it’s important to have an idea of what you want and don’t want in the way of style and décor.
Even if your home is already designed, it can be fun to keep your thumb on the latest home style trends – who knows when inspiration will strike for a re-design!
If you’re looking to work with an interior designer, check out the list we compiled of ten must-follow interior designers on Instagram. There’s something here for every style, so dive in and get ready to be wowed!
1. Jean Stoffer: @jeanstofferdesign
Every image on Jean Stoffer’s Instagram profile makes me wish I could immediately transport into it. Her designs are a perfect blend of rustic and modern, with muted colors and a feeling of calm simplicity. Her feed is especially suited to those looking for kitchen inspiration.
2. Justina Blakeney @justinablakeney
Justina Blakeney runs @thejungalow, which is well-known by many design and plant lovers. However, her own feed offers further glimpses into her work and lifestyle. Still lots of plants, colors, and textures, with a relaxed warm-weather vibe.
3. Studio McGee @studiomcgee
Studio McGee is the design studio of husband-and-wife team Syd and Shea McGee. Their slogan is “Make Life Beautiful,” and a quick glance at their Instagram feed shows that they’re walking the walk. Featuring lots of white and light, their feel-good, traditional yet informal interior designs are like a breath of fresh air.
4. Pierre Yovanovitch @pierre.yovanovitch
There’s a strong element of play in Pierre Yovanovitch’s work. The French designer loves mixing modern and vintage elements, and there’s something almost childlike – but not childish – in his work that makes me want to have more fun with my own decor.
5. Nick Olsen @nickolsenstyle
I get the sense that Nick Olsen has taken Coco Chanel’s famous fashion maxim – “Before you
leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” – and applied it to interior design. His rich layered interiors have a lot going on, but somehow it all works. That’s the professional touch! Nick really loves florals, and it’s not unusual to find him using the same floral pattern for walls and upholstery in the same room.
6. Ken Fulk @kenfulk
Ken Fulk’s feed is for interior design lovers who also love dogs and the rich-and-famous. The
designer is known for his luxe layered interiors and his fabulous parties, meaning his feed
features a lot of gorgeousness. So fab and so fun, and oh-so inspiring!
7. Michael Smith @michaelsmithinc
This California designer has international influences. His style is a seamless blend of European
classicism and American modernism, and his Instagram feed is full of wonderful snapshots of
design details. Michael seems to have a particular fondness for light – in both its artificial and
8. Orlando Soria @mrprlandosoria
If you watch HGTV, Orlando Soria may be a familiar name. He’s the host of the channel’s
‘Unspouse My House.’ His interior designs are fresh, comfortable, and down-to-earth. I can see
myself coming home to these rooms – which is his exact intent of his designs.
9. Emily Henderson @em_henderson
Part lifestyle, part design, Emily Henderson’s Instagram feed is on point! Mixing vintage elements with modern design, her interiors are family friendly while always included a bit of WOW. While browsing Emily’s feed, take note of her use of art prints and small sculptures.
10. Corey Damen Jenkins @coreydamenjenkins
Corey Damen Jenkins’ interior designs are perhaps the most “masculine” of the designers mentioned here, and I love the way he uses dark colors, rich materials, and traditional furniture pieces to pull a room together. If you want a traditional, high-end look, Corey’s feed is sure to inspire.
There are thousands of interior designers on Instagram, so this list was by no means exhaustive. We just love these 10 designers in particular for always delivering inspiring images that get our creative juices flowing. Whether you love traditional or modern design, or if you’re trying to decorate with a limited budget, we hope you found something here to help you refine your design preferences and create your own dream interior in your next new home.