5 Designers You Should Be Following On Instagram Right Now

Design
September 11, 2015

There’s nothing like seeing a great piece of work to spark your own creativity, and in the digital world, Instagram is an all-you-can-eat buffet of visual inspiration. We’ve done the hard work and trawled through the depths of Instagram to gather up the highlights. What’s left is a list of brilliant designers showcasing their wares on Insta to provide you with a fat stack of #designinspo. Behold our top five designers you should be following on Instagram.

Erik Marinovich

Specialty: Typography

Followers: 41.4k

Erik’s worked on some real high profile clients; we’re talking New York Times and Nike kinda big. His Instagram feed is a smorgasbord of typography and words with real diversity and character. If you’re looking for lettering there’s sure to be something to get the creative juices going in this bunch.

Erik Marinovich Typography

Riley Cran

Specialty: Packaging

Followers: 13.7k

Riley is a packaging design expert who posts snaps of cool illustrations, packaging and anything else he comes across that inspires him. Given his expertise in packaging the highlights of his feed often come from funky kitsch, vintage and obscure packaging that he manages to find.

Riley Cran Packaging design

Dudi Ben Simon

Specialty: Creative Composition

Followers: 21.3K

Simon is a master of repurposing material to create interesting and captivating optical illusions. His Instagram account is positively bursting with endless examples of ordinary items combined to create unexpected images.

Dudi Ben Simon Instagram post cup with crocodile photo skull

Rodrigo Corral

Specialty: Cover art

Followers: 6.4k

Rodrigo specialises in designing novel covers. He’s the guy behind the iconic cover of the modern smash hit ‘The Fault in Our Stars’. His Instagram account is a mixture of his finished art, sketches, inspiration and work in progress.

Rodrigo Corral Design

Steven Harrington

Specialty: Illustration

Followers: 51.3k

If illustration with strong, sharp lines and pops of pastel colour is your thing then look no further than LA based Steve Harrington. Steve’s feed is vibrant with creative animation and splashes of vivid colour.

Steven Harrington design post on Instagram

So there you have it 5 diverse designers to help kick start your imagination and spark the creative process.