Farrow & Ball
Based in Dorset, England, Farrow & Ball is a manufacturer and distributor of richly pigmented, water-based paint and wallpaper, so it makes sense that their Instagram accounts offers daily eye candy in the form of colorful room settings. This is a great account to follow for inspiration to go bold with wall color or dive into the wonderful world of wallpaper.
Sweeten is a free service that matches people with renovation projects to the best general contractors in their area, and their Instagram is filled with inspired ways to layer color and pattern into your projects.
Kelly Wearstler is an American designer and author with an impressive portfolio of projects, awards, and publications. Her account offers an expertly curated exploration of materiality, color, and forms, so following her is both an opportunity to peep gorgeous interiors and also gain insights into her methods and concepts.
Founder of @theJungalow and @justinablakeneyhome, Justina Blakeney’s Instagram offers pure happy-making, utterly delicious daily doses of color. From colorful decor pops to brightly hued interiors, this is a space dedicated to celebrating all things colorful.
Maison Sarah Lavoine
If you get a chance to visit designer Sarah Lavoine’s brick-and-mortar shops in France and New York City, you’ll be glad you did. But in the mean time, follow @maisonsarahlavoine for an inspired mix of contemporary style and vivid hues.
For the past 20 years, India Mahdavi has been a leader in the design world with her unapologetic use of color and bold, sophisticated sensibility. Follow her account to see all the exciting possibilities of layering in color.
Sheila Bridges (@harmlemtoilegirl)
As an A-list designer and owner of Sheila Bridges Design, Sheila Bridges has mastered the art and science of balancing bright, modern hues with classic forms. Follow @harmlemtoilegirl for ideas and inspiration to get out of the comfort zone of neutrals.
Nicole Cohen (@sketchfortytwo)
Nicole Cohen’s skills as both a designer and photographer come through in spades in her Instagram feed, which will have you thinking about color in entirely new ways. Rich hues, modern angles, and unfussy styling show how color can live very happily in a more minimalist context.
Grant K. Gibson
For interior inspiration that fuses eclectic with easy elegance, give a follow to San Francisco-based designer Grant K. Gibson. Gibson has gained a stellar reputation for using color and pattern to create beautiful yet personal interiors.
Summer Thornton Design
Chicago-based designer, Summer Thornton, is renowned for her fearless approach to color and pattern. Follow her Instagram for beautiful ways to mix unexpected hues. Some of her coolest tips: “Colors don’t clash” and “Never say never.”
Sight Unseen is an online magazine that covers the latest in art and design. This is a fantastic Instagram account to follow to stay current on the latest colors and patterns designers are loving right now.
Graham & Brown
For anyone who is considering wallpaper, give Graham & Brown—luminaries in the wallpaper industry—a follow on Instagram. The company has also ventured into paints and patterned textiles, so their feed is a lovely mix of luscious wall coverings vibrant interiors.