Personal Space | Best Interiors Inspiration Accounts to Follow
In caring for our space, we care for ourselves.
With near-constant doing – travel, work, commute, errands – you move from space to space with little time to consider each one. With the strange happenings of this year, an even more novel experience emerged: we sank into our inhabited spaces. The extended time at home allowed us to explore every nook and cranny again, dust and reorganize (or not), and cast a critical eye over long-ago choices that have grown tired. Our space has an undeniable effect on our mood and wields the potential to inspire or exhaust us in a single glance.
How a home should look and function is a completely personal concept but the pleasure of affecting positive change in your surroundings is universal. It can be difficult to access fresh waves of inspiration confined to the same walls; so we have curated a list of our favourite interiors accounts and companies on social media. Instagram burst onto the social technology scene and has since become an invaluable outlet for creatives and companies to share their unique vision. As a magazine-at-your-fingertips, its endless decorating inspiration can’t be beaten. Our varied recommendations span traditional and modern, renovation and decoration - may they be the spark you need to breathe new life into your space…
Hill House Vintge
Step into Paula Sutton’s world – a pitch-perfect blend of English country house architecture with quirky, one-of-a-kind vintage elements that are unique to her. Hill House Vintage’s Instagram account is a treasure trove of inspiring pictures for those that love a blend of old and new, though always with impeccable taste.
Chan + Eayrs
Moving from nostalgia to vision of the future, we have Chan + Earyrs, a husband and wife duo of designers/architects who transform spaces into modern, functional homes by living in them. Their Instagram feed is a visual treat filled with textures, stunning shapes and candid captures of their ongoing projects. This is the renovation voyeur’s dream!
Mad About the House
Kate Watson-Smyth, award-winning interiors journalist, blogger and author of Mad About the House is a true fount of knowledge – not to mention her incredibly chic townhouse which is not to be missed! Her pioneering taste comes through the blend of stunning imagery and design education she offers on her website and social channels. The breadth of her work will ensure that anyone can find inspiration when they see her designs.
Think of the most inventive, personal, considered interior design and you might dream up something similar Beata Heuman’s work. The detailed, whimsical spaces she creates are a dreamy background to everyday life. Her feed is an exploration of the detail and scope of her projects and provides endless inspiration for new design touches.
Claude Home is a small-batch seller of carefully curated art, accessories and furniture for the home. Their pieces are unique, stunning and always adhere to a minimalist aesthetic. On their feed and website, you will be inundated with crisp whites, creams and luxurious mochas as calming neutrals – a fitting backdrop to their unique pieces.
Look forward to cheerful, contemporary spaces and many opportunities to do some DIY learning with Grillo Designs. Perfect for those who like to get their hands (a little bit) dirty, the account and blog offer endless tips and tricks for small tweaks that can easily refresh your spaces. If you have found yourself with some extra time this could be the ideal place to find your next project!
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