Do you ever look longingly at show homes, magazines and Instagram accounts and wonder how people manage to get their homes looking so good? Is your creative flair more Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen than Kelly Hoppen? Perhaps you’ve just moved or your house is in need of a makeover. Either way, here are five great places to get all the interior design inspiration you need.
Flat 15 is an interior design and lifestyle blog created by Gabriella Palumbo – a designer who catches your attention with her impressive colour schemes. With a daily supply full of design ideas and market trends, if you’re looking for a modern and vibrant way to update your home, this is the place to look.
This online magazine uncovers everything that’s new and up-and-coming in the design world. With a focus on independent makers working outside traditional boundaries, this online forum provides all the ideas you could possibly need from loft design inspiration, wallpaper ideas, how to create the perfect bedroom and even 80s interiors.
If you’re looking for design inspiration which is truly elegant and sophisticated, head over to Ryan Korban’s Instagram account (www.instagram.com/ryankorban/?hl=en). The New York-based designer is known for his bold colours, sleek surfaces and anything-goes aesthetics.
With a philosophy of being ‘dedicated to pushing our practice into the future and reinventing our industry,’ his impressive list of clients includes Alexander Wang and Kanye West.
My Scandinavian Home
If you’re inspired by Scandinavian style interiors, make sure you check out the blog, My Scandinavian Home. Here you will learn how to create perfect Danish-style homes, how to embrace the grey, Swedish style, how to create mid-century inspired homes with beautiful lighting and much more.
Elle Decoration UK (www.elledecoration.co.uk/)
This beautiful magazine contains carefully curated ideas of everything from furniture, lighting and accessories to paints, wallpapers and fabrics. Hailed as the world’s leading home and lifestyle magazine, Elle Decoration is full of tips including best buys, upcoming trends, decorating news, insider guides, inspiration ideas as well as a comprehensive directory of suppliers.
Hailed as the largest online collection of home improvement ideas, this website provides inspiration for every room in the house. With more than a million pictures, there really is no better place to find ideas for your new décor.
If you’re looking for truly unique interior design inspiration, look no further than icreatived.com. Dedicated to high-concept interiors, you can marvel over floating staircases, steel chairs, multipurpose furniture, teardrop-shaped bookcases and much moular blogger, Carole King shares her thoughts on everything from modern trends to more traditional spaces which means her ideas suit all tastes. A designer who clearly has great taste, Carole is the proud owner of window shutters in her home office.
If your house looks great but you struggle with the finishing touches, this is the site to go to. Created by New Jersey artist, Jaime Derringer, here you will find ideas for anything from wine racks to umbrella stands.
Sarah Sherman Samuel
You might not be able to live in California but you can pretend you do with the Palm Springs Instagram sensation, Sarah Sherman Samuel. With more than 150,000 followers, this is a fantastic account to get ideas for creating distinctive spaces which incorporate a laid-back feel.