10 Must-Follow Designers on Instagram

10 Must-Follow Designers on Instagram


Leave it to designers – of products, interiors, furniture and graphics – to transform a social media platform into a home for beautifully curated mood boards. For a more inspiring feed, follow these designers on Instagram.


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1 Jimenez Lai            
The Bureau Spectacular founder provides inside looks at the firm’s work, alongside snaps of art exhibits, friends and expressions of genuine, youthful excitement about new projects and opportunities.    


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2 Jaime Hayon
The tone of the prolific designer’s Instagram account is as playful as his work. Emojis and exclamation marks abound.


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3 Burdifilek
The Toronto design duo share just as many project updates as they do sources of design inspiration, providing an interesting look at their tastes and interests.  


4 Patricia Urquiola
Live vicariously through Urquiola with her casual, personable snapshots of a life well-travelled. In one image, she’s admiring grafitti in Portland; a few shots later, she’s at a dinner celebrating the reopening of London’s Design Museum.


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5 Yinka Ilori
There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Ilori, a young London artist who specializes in upcycled chairs inspired by Nigerian traditions. Follow along for fresh perspectives and palpable optimism.  



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6 Joyce Wang Studio
The luxury interior design firm is new to Instagram but already, their feed is a gorgeous set of 30 or so vignettes, featuring material samples, behind-the-scenes looks at assembly and mood boards.


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7 Matali Crasset
The French designer’s work eschews labels and convention; expect her Instagram photos to be similarly and wonderfully diverse.  



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Yves Behar
The Swiss designer and entrepreneur seems to have a hand in dozens of wildly different projects at any given time – as proven by his personal Instagram account, which recaps everything from robotic cribs to co-working spaces to colourful personal storage drives.


Sebastian Herkner
Herkner, one of Germany’s most exciting design exports, posts frequently. We love his captures of architectural landmarks and new product teasers.  



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10 Bruce Mau Design
The internationally renowned design studio shows off its incredibly diversified portfolio, including amazing works from its huge archive.


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