If your boyfriend’s feed is filled with nothing but memes, and his apartment is lacking certain…er, finishing touches, take his interior’s fate into your own hands. Follow a few inspiring design accounts on his Instagram and if they fit his aesthetic, it’s sure to be a win-win.
This is a must-follow. TRNK is two guys (Tariq and Nick) who are essentially trying to spread the word about how cool it is for men to furnish their homes in a thoughtful way. Their site features a blog and a shop, so your man can read, get inspired, and make a purchase all in the same place.
Simple, elevated interior spaces and products.
Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe make up the design duo that is Nickey · Kehoe. They run a design firm that does both residential and commercial spaces and a highly curated retail shop.
Modern, gender neutral interior design.
Follow if your guy is already over what’s “cool” right now and is already looking to the future. Cool Hunting covers the latest in design, technology, style, travel, art, and culture—and their Instagram matches their website’s sophisticated, eccentric aesthetic.
Funky, colorful ‘grams.
Grant Legan is a NYC-based photographer who captures inspiring images of interiors and exteriors (among other things) while traveling the globe. Wondering who that woman is in all his photos? That would be fave blogger Sincerely Jules.
Cool travel photos and home inspiration from around the world.
Benjamin Vandiver is a Nashville-based interior designer who has seriously refined taste. In addition to sharing his own projects (behind the scenes and the finished product) he also grams his inspiration from other designers.
Mostly minimalist designs.
Justin Chung is a NYC-based photographer who focuses on capturing natural and honest images. He has photographed for the likes of J. Crew, Club Monaco, and Rent the Runway, but also captures travel images and published a book of photo essays called “Faculty Department”.
Shots of beautiful people and places.
Jessica Helgerson heads up her own Portland, Oregon-based interior design firm. The team creates (and shares on the ‘gram) impressively designed spaces. Think modern rooms with personality and possibly an unexpected twist or pop of color.
Rustic, modern interiors, lots of natural lighting, and envious outdoor adventures.
This retail shop located Seattle sells all antique and vintage furniture and home goods. Run by husband and wife Michele and Ryan Tansey, the duo shares an endless amount of uniquely furnished home interiors.
Rooms with vintage vibes.
A popular online destination to buy art, this site’s ‘gram does not disappoint. This is a must-follow for guys whose favorite part of home decor is finding stuff to hang on their walls.
Cool prints and creative ways to hang them