Our Favorite Instagrammers of the Year
Looking back on all the mood and vibe the Internet had to offer this year, we’ve rounded up a list of our editors’ personal favorite accounts. These impeccable Instagram accounts are packed to the gills with everything from design inspiration to fantasy vacations. Get lost in their out-of-this-world aesthetic as we take you through a pleasure cruise of our swoon-worthiest pics. Keep scrolling to surf the vibe.
Nashville interior designer Benjamin Vandiver shares everything from inspired vintage throwbacks to his own vibrant spaces. We especially love his playful captions, which leave pithy design tips in their wake, such as “When in doubt, paint it black” for the architectural marvel below.
Author, interior designer, and lifestyle blogger Will Taylor’s feed is flush with exuberant pops of color and stunning compositions. His style manages to effectively meld cheery and chic, making for an uplifting burst of inspiration on the daily.
Distinctive Australian design brand Coco Republic curates a masterful line of well-turned-out spaces and enviable accents, most of which are for sale via its online retail store. It’s the ultimate get-the-look feed.
Travel photographer, director, and author Chris Burkard is based in California, but he gets around. Self-taught, his remarkable photography feels like a scene out of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. The adventure-bound wanderlust and spectacular views are enough to make you consider quitting your day job to travel the globe.
Mother and lifestyle blogger Athena Calderone covers all things food, entertaining, and décor. Her compositions are striking, to say the least, routinely featuring inventive recipes and beautiful market. Calderone epitomizes hostess-with-the-mostest crush material.
Interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s account is a personal favorite. From watching the California babe do chin-ups at her son’s football game (below) to behind-the-scenes peeks at her upcoming collections, it’s always chock-full of vibrant spirit and soulful vibes.
Photographer Paul Costello captures a steady stream of picturesque moments, from lifestyle to interior shots. His aesthetic is consistently lit with virtuosic color palettes and energetic subject matter, especially the kiddos.
The senior social manager of One Kings Lane, Rosie d'Argenzio's personal account is all bright and blithe imagery. From decadent eats to curated interiors, she's got her finger on the pulse of the best of everything.
Freelance stylist Sophie Thé’s wildly cool Instagram feed is as adeptly fine-tuned as one would expect from a seasoned professional. Her travels and projects alike yield a quilt of moody imagery and inspired ideas.
Aussie product manager for One Duck Two, Tom Matosin hosts a perfectly polished string of impossibly cool interiors. Tune in for architectural gems, inventive uses of color, and thoughtful, spirited dwellings packed with plenty of design ideas ripe for the picking.
What is your favorite Instagram account? Tell us who you follow in the comments below.