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If there's a source that can document the style of the times, it's clearly Instagram. A certain aesthetic has started to emerge on social media, and the reigning design styles seem to repeat themselves all over the popular social media site. Whether you consider yourself influenced by modern, Scandi, eclectic, traditional, or whatever other design styles that suit your fancy, you'll be able to find a number of accounts and posts that read like your very own vision board. We rounded up some of our favorite trends and products that we've spotted on Instagram, and how you can effortlessly replicate these "liked" items into your own home.
Our favorite Instagram picks, below.
Best Anywhere Chair: Stone & Beam Mid-Century Wishbone Dining Chair
This classic mid-century modern side chair’s clean open space, curved back, and natural colors elevate the look of any room. It's made from solid beech wood with a woven rattan seat that appeals to Scandi, boho, modern, and mid-century design styles. This chair would go equally well in front of a desk or around a dining room table.
Best Instagram Sofa: Article Sven Sofa
If there's one sofa you're bound to see all over, it's this mid-century modern design from direct-to-consumer favorite Article. While there are plenty of lower-cost dupes on the market, why not just go straight to the source of the Internet's favorite sofa? The sofa features classic mid-century design elements like tufted seats, tapered wooden legs, and two matching bolster pillows. It's available in several fabric options, and you can't go wrong with either the leather or velvet finishes. Make it your own by layering it up with tons of pillows and throws, and you have yourself the perfect set up for endless movie nights.
Best Must-Have Rug: nuLOOM Moroccan Blythe Area Rug
This cream and gray, Moroccan-inspired rug has a fun pattern that mimics a handmade screen-print. The rug is certainly beautiful, but it’s also made for high-traffic areas. The durable material is easy to clean—making it a great pick for homes with kids or pets. It'll immediately add a level of comfort and sophistication whether you style it in a bedroom, living room, or even dining room.
Best Decorator's Secret: Willa Arlo Interiors Jamiya 3 Legs Coffee Table with Storage
Set the tone in your living room with this glamorous two-tier coffee table with a glass top and an opaque glass base. It's available in a gold and a chrome metal finish, depending on if you're more into warm or cool tones. Draw guests' attention by displaying your favorite books and magazines and maybe throw a candle on top, too.
Best Clutter Buster: World Market Small Striped Seagrass Bianca Tote Basket
Bring a beachy feeling to your home with a handwoven basket made of Indonesian seagrass. The tan-and-white-striped design matches most surrounding colors and keeps your space calm. Park a potted plant in it or use it as an umbrella holder in your entryway.
Best for Plant Ladies: The Sill Fiddle Leaf Fig
We'd be truly remiss if we didn't acknowledge the plant side of Instagram. Whether your feed is filled with monsteras, fiddle leaf figs, or snake plants, you can't go wrong with one (or twenty) of your own. Beyond adding some serious color and design to your space, reap the health and mental benefits that come with caring for a plant. The Sill is our go-to for its vast selection of the most popular plants, and their accompanying planters are just as photogenic.
Best Home Base: West Elm Mid-Century Expandable Dining Table - Walnut
There's no denying the versatility of a sturdy wood table that also has the ability to expand should more dinner guests arrive than anticipated. This West Elm classic mid-century modern design in rich walnut is proof that the dining table is the center of the home. It's available in three sizes depending on your needs: 39 x 55, 60 x 80, and a 72 x 92 inches. This table would go great in an entertaining space or in a style-savvy home.
Best Natural Element: Safavieh Home Collection Ruxton Ottoman
This round rattan ottoman adds a splash of cottage charm to any space. Its concave sides can provide a nice contrast to a room filled with boxy modern furniture, and its natural wood coloring can offset darker tones. Consider this ottoman as a coffee table replacement to liven up your living space.
Best Statement Mirror: Anthropologie Gleaming Primrose Mirror
An over-sized mirror can immediately open up your space and make it feel twice as large. This romantic design—available in 3-,5- and 7-foot heights—has captured the hearts of influencers, designers, and casual home decorators. The full-length size is the selfie mirror of all mirrors while the half-size commands attention atop a dresser or a mantle.
Best for Organizing: World Market Gold Wire Antonia Rolling Cart
Bathrooms don’t usually come with too much storage. There’s the medicine cabinet, but that’s it. So if your bathroom has room for this glam rolling cart, use it! The brushed gold finish and wire basket design make this cart feel like it’s right out of your stylish grandmother’s playbook. Pile it high with towels and bath products that you can grab from the tub.
Best Pop of Color: Lex Pott Twist Candle
If you're already obsessed with candles, this is one you will proudly want to display. The twisting taper candles unexpectedly curve to meet in the middle, leaving you with the perfect sculptural centerpiece for a coffee table, console, or dining room table. They're straight from an artist in the Netherlands who can't seem to keep the eye-catching design in stock, so grab them as soon as they're available.
Best Boho Throne: Kouboo Grand Peacock Chair in Rattan with Seat Cushion
Your best bet for finding a bohemian, 70s-era rattan chair is at your local thrift shop or estate sale. That said, you can come across replicas—like this one—on the web. Create the perfect reading nook in a sun-filled area and layer on cushions for added padding and texture.
Best Cozy Accent: Chunky Wool Studio Chunky Knit Blanket
This is not your grandma's traditional knit blanket, but one that definitely requires the same amount of craft. This hand-knit, made-to-order, super chunky knit throw blanket is made with 100 percent merino wool and available in a vast range of sizes and colors. It may take a few weeks to receive it, but knowing that it was custom made just for you make this trendy blanket feel especially bespoke.
Best All-Purpose Lamp: Beachcrest Home Heming Table Lamp Set
What this white lamp lacks in color, it makes up for in texture. The cylindrical base is lined with concave dots to add interest to your décor without commanding the room. You can put this lamp pretty much anywhere and it will mesh with the surrounding style.
Best Faux Greenery: Urban Outfitters Decorative Vines Set
Affixed to a wall, hung from the ceiling, wrapped around a column, woven along a mirror, or threaded through a shelf, this faux vine brings nature inside. The set includes five 6.5-foot long vines to turn your space into a lush, green oasis whether you have a green thumb or just want to pretend that you do.
Best for Sweet Dreams: Novogratz Marion Canopy Bed Frame
Switch up the entire feel of your space with a canopy bed that feels light and airy. And yes, even smaller-sized bedrooms can make this romantic trend work. It's the bed of your childhood dreams, updated to 2021. This sleek metal design can be both modern or charming; it's all up to how you decide to style it with bedding and decor.
Best Statement-Maker for Renters: Bay Isle Home Deanne Flamingo Removable Wallpaper Roll
Removable wallpaper is the renter's not-so-secret weapon for personalizing a space and getting back your security deposit. It's also so easy to remove, that you could swap out your accent wall every few months. Right now, we're loving these frilly, bright flamingos. Install it in your bathroom for a dose of personality in a small space, or create a larger accent wall that becomes your new favorite backdrop.
Best for Gallery Walls: Red Barrel Studio Dulin 2 Piece Floating Shelf
Say hello to this fresh new take on the gallery wall. An amalgamation of framed pieces placed on floating shelves, it looks incredibly chic and we love how easy it is to swap out artwork as your mood changes or your collection expands. Depending on your space, you can choose between short and long widths, and black, white, or wood finishes.
Best "Grandmillenial" Accent: Frontgate Blue Ming Small Ceramic Collection
If this is the first you're hearing of "Grandmillenial," the term playfully describes preppy designs with antiquated edge (think wicker, chintz, and traditional-leaning pieces). The easiest way to incorporate this trend into your home is with a chinoiserie-inspired vase either displayed on its own or filled with your favorite stems. Pick up a single vase or jar to start or cluster a bunch together for maximum impact. This particular designs is based on authentic works of art passed down from generation to generation, starting in the Ming dynasty, and each piece is wheel-thrown from clay, fired, hand-painted, and glazed.
Best Travel-Inspired: West Elm Two-Tone Zimbabwe Wall Baskets (Set of 3)
Show off your globally inspired space with a collection of woven wall baskets. The pieces not only offer texture and dimension, but their handwoven design often comes with a backstory. Collect these bespoke pieces as you travel to build a statement wall of your own, or buy a set, like this trio of two-toned wall baskets, that was handcrafted by women artisans in northern Zimbabwe. Install over your bed, in your entryway, over a sofa, or wherever you're looking to add an eye-catching display.
Best Fashion Rack: Dotted Line Dillon 39.8" W Garment Rack
Show off your favorite pieces, curate a capsule wardrobe, or plan out your outfits for the week with a stylish clothing rack. The added shelving is perfect for displaying your favorite shoes, bags, and accessories. And if you don't have a closet of your own, well, consider that issue handled with some much-needed hanging space.
Best Instant Update: Blue Page Boho Neutral Decorative Pillows Cover
We've been seeing creamy, textured throw pillows all over Instagram and they show no signs of slowing down in popularity. This affordable accent piece combines a bunch of textures including tassels, tufts, and a woven base for a fresh, bohemian feel that adds a nice charm to your space. This pillow can easily blend in with other styles or can shine on its own. Pillow covers are also incredibly convenient for swapping out designs by the season. Choose from a lumbar pillow, or 18- or 20-inch square sizes.
Best for Budding Stylists: Zipcode Design Ranie Ladder Bookcase
A ladder bookcase does the job of displaying your knick-knacks and books while still keeping the room open and airy. This white version features tiered shelving that doesn’t take up too much floorspace. It looks delicate but has a sturdy construction that you can trust.
Best Abstract Art: Tracie Andrews Cyra Framed Art Print
It can be difficult to find a mass-produced piece of wall art that you actually want to look at every day. Enter Society6, which has its finger on the pulse of a vast assortment of artist-created designs, such as this abstract color blot that soothes while also adding some eye-catching contrast to your walls. Let this piece stand-alone or add it to a gallery wall for a graphic statement.
Best Modern Touch: Umbra Hub Wall Mirror With Rubber Frame
It's hard to scroll through Instagram without coming across a round mirror in the forefront or background of a post. The simple pieces work well in entryways, bathrooms, and just about any room you can think of. Don’t be fooled by their delicate look, either. This 37-inch mirror is built to last with a rubber rim that protects it from bumps in even the most hectic, high-traffic areas of your home.
Best for Drink Mixers: World Market Antique Brass 3 Tier Cole Bar Cart
For those looking for luxury and libations straight out of the 1920s, this three-tiered bar cart is a must-have. It boasts a polished frame in an antiquated brass finish and three mirrored shelves that turn your liquor bottles and stemware into accent pieces. The cart is wheeled so you can easily roll it through your next part and with safety castors, you can lock it in place when your shindig is over.
Best for Minimalists: Wrought Studio Birchanger Plug-In Armed Sconce
Stop bedroom clutter in its tracks. A wall sconce on either side of the bed is perfect for narrow spaces or those without nightstands. This frosted globe-style sconce helps diffuse light so it won't be too harsh. Plus, no electricians are required for installation thanks to the easy on/off switch incorporated into the 96-inch power cord.
Best Work From Home Savior: Union Rustic Harless Desk
Now that the majority of us are working remotely, trendy offices and stylish desks are all over Instagram. If you don't have a dedicated workspace (or you do but it could use a refresh), now is the time to find your perfect desk. This rustic-meets-industrial desk is a far departure from your usual sterile, corporate atmosphere and with two drawers, you have space to pack away extra pens, papers, and knickknacks.