Instagram is the place where you find great pictures of tasty food, cute dogs and beautiful scenery. It’s where you’re able to connect with friends and family, and grow your network to share the goings-on of your personal life.
The social media site and app is also an amazing tool for finding inspiration. There are numerous up-and-coming as well as popular artists and designers on the site who are sharing their creations with the world.
The next time you log onto Instagram, make sure you follow these 20 artists and designers, who will liven up your feed and act as your social media muses.
1. Wylie West Creative (@wyliewestcreative)
Boo Simms, who runs Wylie West Creative, makes stunning murals and illustrations, as well as fun products for businesses and individuals like dried flower petal wands and gift baskets. She also does some pretty incredible watercolors. If you like rustic design, check her out.
2. Velvet Spectrum (@velvetspectrum)
Velvet Spectrum is the name of the design studio by Los Angeles-based artist Luke Choice. He does 3D illustration, animation and typography for huge brands like Nike and Ray-Ban. Follow his Instagram for some trippy and colorful images.
3. Jessica V. Walsh (@jessicavwalsh)
Jessica V. Walsh is an art director and designer in New York City. Her Instagram is where she shares images of her travels, and showcases the fascinating art, architecture, and objects she finds along the way. She also posts images from her professional portfolio, like this one of a woman in heels hitting a Ken doll head on a golf course.
4. Richard Mehl (@richardmehl)
Do interesting shapes and colors fascinate you? Then follow Richard Mehl, a CreativeLive teacher and professor at the School of Visual Arts. His Instagram is full of his students’ work, with a delightful photo of his pug thrown in every once in a while for good measure.
5. Typography Inspired (@typographyinspired)
Typography Inspired curates the best typography out there on the web. If you get excited over typography and fonts, you’re going to love this Instagram. Plus, a lot of the pictures are funny, as well as beautifully composed. Go here when you need a little inspiration for your own designs.
6. Tobias Hall (@tobiashall)
Tobias Hall, who does lettering, illustration, and design, creates for brands and posts videos showcasing how he makes his art. If you happen to be in Manchester, you can see his work on huge billboards for Warburtons bread. If you love fonts, then go on and head over to Hall’s Instagram for typography that you will simply adore.
7. Abby Diamond (@finchfight)
Illustrator Abby Diamond sells her lovely cards, prints and original drawings on her Etsy shop, and uses Instagram to showcase her latest creations. Her account is full of drawings and watercolors of animals and nature scenes. She adds in beautiful colors to her illustrations, like this one of a wild horse.
8. Mike Perry (@mikeperrystudio)
Brooklyn artist Mike Perry has an Instagram that is occupied by color, including his original creations for the hilarious show “Broad City.” He does a mix of animating, drawing and creative directing, all of which is distinctly Perry. Scroll through his Instagram and you’ll immediately get hooked to his fun and flashy style.
9. Lauren Hom (@homsweethom)
Lauren Hom is a talented letterer and designer who works for Starbucks and TIME Magazine, as well as teaches classes to other artists. She puts her lettering on cards, murals, posters and more, and posts pictures of different things on her head for her #flourcrowns series. Recently creations include a Pillsbury rolls hat and a fried chicken hat for Halloween.
10. Meera Lee Patel (@merelymeeralee)
Author of “Start Where You Are” and illustrator Meera Lee Patel is a watercolor queen. If you need a cute new watercolor print for your studio, or simply want to see some gorgeous watercolor eye candy, check out her Instagram.
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