Love may make a home, but it takes real work – and design talent – to create a beautiful home to please the eyes, too.
Yet for those who have no knack for interior designing, decorating your place can be a bit of a tough task. Now with social media being the main source for all sorts of inspiration, we’ve come across a handful of Instagram accounts where masterful interior designers (professional and amateur alike) hand out their out-of-the-box tips and ideas for beautiful furnishing and interior set-up. A daily dose of #HomeInspo, find our list of home design accounts to follow below.
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A burst of colour and a symmetrical mix of contemporary and vintage home pieces are the main keywords for Dabito’s unique design. Founder and director of a creative studio specialising in art and design “Old Brand New,” Dabito is famed for his so-called “New Bohemian” style, which adds a splash of free-spirited yet chic and colourful feels to whatever space he designs. A devout Bohemian? His Instagram will be your main source of home inspiration.
Nothing screams “jungalow home” like indoor plants, textile fabrics, tropical wallpaper, and vintage objects. Justina Blakeney is the guru you should go to for jungalow 101 advice and tips. A combination of ‘jungle’ and ‘bungalow’, jungalow for the interior design world is basically a plant-studded home or a at-your-home tropical paradise. As a founder of Jungalow, an award-winning design blog slash online shop specialising in creating beautiful plant-packed home design, Justina and her IG will undoubtedly inspire those who always swoon over the idea of having a foliage-themed house among the city’s concrete forest.
Francis Sultana’s work expertise in the design world is nothing short of impressive. The Maltese-native, London-based interior decorator and furniture designer is continuously ranked as one of the world’s best architects and designers in the AD100 list curated by Architectural Digest since 2015. And if that wasn’t grand enough, the man is also an Ambassador of Culture for Malta and an author of Francis Sultana: Designs and Interiors book. Celebrated for his excellent and elegant selection of furniture and decorating pieces, his feeds will make you want to go out and search for standalone signature decors to make an eye-popping home in no time.
Black Lacquer Design – Caitlin Murray
Caitlin Murray of Black Lacquer Design has a knack for extracting the fun and flair out of ordinary home pieces. Her design bridges together plain classic hues with colourful, eye-pleasing palettes through different decor and textile objects. Homemakers who’d love to add a pop of colours to your place, her IG is your source of #homeinspo.
Bold and Gold Decor – Priscilla
Bon vivants with a luxury taste for homes: come right this way. Interior designer Priscilla makes obtaining a deluxe home seem so easy-peasy. Almost all the pictures on her Instagram account Bold and Gold Decor boast an aesthetic crafted out of gold brass furniture and adornments. Her extravagant design creates a vivid visual experience that will keep you scrolling and scrolling.