12 Design-Focused Instagram Accounts to Follow This Year

styled dresser in bedroom

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The start of a new year means that we're all looking for some fresh inspo, right? If you're craving some new Instagram follows and don't know where to begin, we've got you covered. Below are 12 of our favorite home influencers to follow on the 'gram for inspiring room makeovers, shopping tips, and so much more.

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    @imaniathome

    gallery wall in rental

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    Who says studio apartment living has to be boring? Imani Keal has learned how to customize her rental to make it truly feel like home. She embraces everything from removable wallpaper to chic secondhand finds along the way, while sharing gallery wall tips, storage solutions, and more.

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    @everyday_home

    affordable bedroom decor

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    When she isn't creating design videos for TikTok, Lidia Salazar posts about her contemporary Phoenix home on Instagram. She enjoys sharing tips for those looking to design a relaxing, midcentury inspired space on a budget, whether she's sharing affordable art resources or posting her latest Target finds.

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    @hattiekolp

    library home office

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    Native New Yorker Hattie Kolp has the unique experience of living in her childhood apartment as an adult—and enjoys documenting all of her home upgrades on the regular. For example, Kolp's childhood bedroom underwent a major glow-up and is now a chic library and workspace. Kolp has taken full advantage of the power of paint, lighting, and wallpaper to transform her rental while honoring its historic roots.

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    @paigekontrafouris

    maximalist vintage home

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    Paige Kontrafouris is a thrifting pro and always manages to score an incredibly enviable vintage find while out and about. Her maximalist style home is filled with stunning artifacts including brass candleholders, stacks of beautiful books, and bust sculptures galore.

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    @_harlowejames

    neutral california home

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    Chrissy Hunter's California cool style will immediately make you want to relocate to the Bay Area, where she's based, and decorate with calming neutrals and vintage pieces with special meaning. Hunter frequently enjoys rearranging her small space but always prioritizes only her most favorite pieces and isn't one to succumb to fleeting trends.

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    @stefanasilber

    diy wicker sideboard

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    When Stefana Silber sees a pricy piece she likes, she she knows that she can take matters into her own hands and come away with a fabulous DIY—as was the case with the woven console pictured above. Her crisp, airy home is infused with a mix of coastal and traditional flair and proves that mixing high- and low-end pieces has never been easier.

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    @breannainbrooklyn

    brooklyn loft

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    Brooklyn resident Breanna Young is all about making her mod, industrial loft into a homey retreat and shares snapshots of her own home as well as style inspo on her Instagram page. Moody artwork, exposed brick walls, and fun on-trend pieces make us want to relocate downtown, stat.

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    @mariannesides

    pink walls in bedroom

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    Relocating from a single family home in the South to a more compact NYC apartment may seem like a major challenge, but Marianne Sides makes decorating a small space look easy thanks to her creative hacks, vintage finds, and DIY upgrades. We'll be right here swooning over her beautiful gallery walls and fun paint color picks.

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    @athomewithxin

    welcoming family home

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    Xin Lu loves documenting everything from small craft projects to major room makeovers, and she knows how to post a jaw-dropping reveal (or several!). As a mom, she knows how to make a space appear both family friendly and aesthetically pleasing, too.

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    @tiffanyleighdesign

    living room design

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    Whether she's sharing photos of client projects, giving a behind the scenes tour of her brand new home, or posting glimpses of her stunning lakehouse rental property, Tiffany Leigh Piotrowski knows how to capture beauty. The Toronto-area interior designer's spaces always appear well-curated, contemporary, and ultra soothing.

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    @mycityapartment

    small cozy apartment

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    New York City resident Carly Fuller doesn't let living in a 450-square-foot apartment with a partner cramp her style one bit. She has managed to beautify her small space on a budget and totally give her rental a new look, whether she's at work constructing a cane nightstand or two or adding gorgeous paneling to her walls. her ultra cozy home is the perfect escape from the city that never sleeps.

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    @homebykrishna

    styled open shelving

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    Krishna Shah knows how to bring her darling craftsman home to life through the power of styling, organizations projects, IKEA hacks, and more. Filled with a mix of neutrals and moody hues, her home is a transitional style lover's dream.