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Our Favorite Design Websites and Social Media Accounts, January 2024

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January 10, 2024

Our Favorite Design Websites and Social Media Accounts, January 2024

When looking for inspiration and reference images, we return again and again to the following websites and social media accounts.


  • Architectural Digest: an international design authority for over 100 years, AD features the work of top architects and designers around the world in its monthly magazine and online website.
  • Clever: from the editors of, Clever was established in 2017 to provide design advice to help make a space your own.
  • Elle Décor: a magazine and website dedicated to inspiration for home décor, interior design and lifestyle.
  • World of Interiors: another monthly print publication with a vast digital platform, World of Interiors showcases originality in design, decorating, arts and culture for over 40 years.
  • House and Garden UK: When you can’t get enough BritBox, check out dreamy English cottages and manors here.
  • Remodelista and Gardenista: These sister websites include beautifully curated guides, tips and inspiration for your home and garden.

InstaGram Accounts

  • Michael S. Smith,@michaelsmithinc: Los Angeles-based designer, Michael’s talents are called on by clients worldwide looking for a refined, luxurious and sophisticated home, including such illustrious clients as former President and First Lady Barrack and Michelle Obama.
  • Williams Lawrence Interiors, @williams_lawrence_interiors and @bunnys_eye: Over the past 3.5 decades, Southern-born interior designer Bunny Williams has built a following of clients and fans who come to her for her lyrical but livable sensibilities. In 2023, longtime BWI designer Elizabeth Lawrence joined Bunny at the helm. The firm, which became known as Williams Lawrence Interiors, is poised to carry on their legacy of designing timeless, sophisticated yet livable spaces.
  • Beata Heuman, @beataheuman: Swedish born/London-based, Beata is an interior designer and maker of homewares and furnishings that always make me smile with their creative and whimsical approach. 
  • Corey Damen Jenkins, @coreydamenjenkins: HGTV Design Star Corey Damen Jenkins has a dazzling smile and an equally dazzling portfolio of residential design projects and brand partnerships. 
  • Susanne Fox, @susannefoxdesign: After logging more than a decade at top-tier design firms, Susanne has amassed an extensive portfolio ranging from the Warby Parker headquarters to Bobby Flay’s personal residences to Jim Henson’s “Muppet Mansion” on Park Avenue.
  • Kelly Wearstler, @KellyWearstler: the creator of eclectic yet glamourous interiors for homes and high-end hotels, including the award-winning Downtown Proper in Los Angeles.
  • Arne Maynard Garden Design, @arnemaynardgardendesign: Nowhere is Arne Maynard’s talent for dreamy garden design more apparent than his own home, Allt-y-Bela in the Welsh countryside. Frequent posts from there show the glory of the home’s gardens in all seasons.
  • Flower Construction, @flowerconstruction: Peek inside the elegant, finely crafted homes constructed by Flower Construction for lucky homeowners across Florida and the NY-NJ-CT-PA area.
  • The Lagassé Group, @thelagassegroup: Its easy to see why the Lagassé Group has racked up awards for their work constructing, renovating and customizing homes across New England.
  • Erin Stetzer Homes, @erinstetzerhomes: We love watching custom home builder Erin Stetzer’s informal but informative videos discussing the practices and pitfalls of home construction.
  • @Vernacularology: Curated by University of Miami School of Architecture professors, Carie Penabad and Adib Cure, Vernacularlogy’s posts are dedicated to charming artifacts of our built environment.
  • Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA), @classicist_org: a nonprofit organization that advances and recognizes the appreciation and practice of traditional architecture and its allied arts.
  • The Parson’s Nose, @the_parsons_nose_antiques: Brad Stanwick procures and showcases English antiques, all available for sale to those quick enough to scoop them up.
  • Obsolete, @obsoleteinc: it’s fun to peruse Los Angeles-based Obsolete Inc.’s collection includes unique furniture, lighting, and quirky curiosities.
  • Douglas Friedman, @douglasfriendman: The handsome face of photographer Douglas Friedman ends up in his posts as often as the sumptuous travel locales and celebrity friends he shoots.

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