8 Instagram Accounts For The Design-Obsessed

ART + CULTURE | BY | May 5, 2017

We’re crushing hard on these Instagram personalities, whose stellar photos are all worthy of a double tap.

@emaphotographi

Instacrush: @emaphotographi

WHO: Ema Peter has a keen eye for essential design elements such as color, angles, shape and form to enhance the visual impact of a space or building.

WHY: Peter’s have-camera-will-travel spirit is enough to instill the travel bug in even the most seasoned design aficionados.

@sheenamurph

Instacrush: @sheenamurph

WHO: Sheena Murphy, founder and designer of Sheep + Stone, a Brooklyn-based design studio known for its use of neutral, soft colors and organic materials.

WHY: Because the moments Murphy finds uplifting or interesting will certainly resonate with you. Her love of soft-white hues provides a nice visual relief from everyday life.

@t_yanai

Instacrush: @t_yanai

WHO: Architect Takashi Yanai, who takes us on architectural tours of his projects and shows us inspiration from museum exhibits, local coffee shops and his travels.

WHY: Initially used as a means of sharing images with friends, Yanai now has more than 60,000 followers, allowing him to communicate directly with worldwide architecture and design fans.

@hayleysheldon

Instacrush: @hayleysheldon

WHO: West Palm Beach artist and prop stylist Hayley Sheldon, who transforms nearly any raw material into something magical.

WHY: Sheldon’s feed urges followers to consider an elevation of simple materials. There is an inherent art to her work as she interprets the unexpected beauty that surrounds her.

@mkwallpapers

Instacrush: @mkwallpapers

WHO: Bryan Capp, his team take and share photos of the inventive prints for which the company is known.

WHY: More than just pretty to look at, these real-life shots afford fresh takes on prints and ideas–presented to inspire a sudden desire in you to transform at least one wall in your home with paper.

@sacredthistle

Instacrush: @sacredthistle

WHO: Sydney Peterson and Cornelia Peterson, the mother-daughter co-owners of Sacred Thistle manage this dreamy feed that captures their dark.

WHY: Initially a place to promote the floral-design business, the feed has become a space that offers inspiring ideas while inviting collaborations with other artists and creatives.

@frenchpaperco

Instacrush: @frenchpaperco

WHO: Brian French, the sixth-generation member of the French family to operate French Paper Co., an independent paper mill.

WHY: Because here’s to arguing that this feed is every rainbow fanatic’s dream come true. If you like a visual environment, life at French Paper Co. is a feast for the eyes.

@nataliebdesign

Instacrush: @nataliebdesigns

WHO: Natalie Bowen Brookshire of Natalie Bowen Designs is a sought-after resource for florals and event design in the Bay Area.

WHY: Brookshire has an innate talent for floral design–her grandmother ran flower shops throughout San Francisco in the 1940s and her mother is a garden designer.