This is a monthly compilation of Readymag’s 10 favourite Instagram accounts of creative people and communities, whose lifestyle and sources of inspiration are consonant with our conception of aesthetics.
1. Draw Down Books
Draw Down Books is an independent publisher and distributor of small publications about photography, design, art and architecture. Great red & blue source for digging inspiration on graphic design and typography.
2. Studio SP-GD
Melbourne-based graphic design studio SP-GD can master any kind of a project from brand identity, campaign material to packaging, posters and motion graphics. They devotedly believe that good graphic design is based on good content. Follow the feed if you share minimalist and systematic approach to the design.
An amazing photo project by the Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar — people captured in the geometry of architectural facades. The photographer takes pictures on his iPhone 4 on the way from his advocacy work, seeing beauty in everyday life and seemingly ugly or not-so-appealing aspects of the world around him.
Instagram catalog of high-quality and time-tested logos. Greatest examples, concise and inspiring.
5. Sung Min Youn
Instagram account of an author of Korean lifestyle blog Outoutoutout is a moodboard for a contemporary living with deep appreciation of good design and functional minimalism. A beautiful Instagram gallery about everything that we like so much, brilliantly photographed without using any filters.
6. Erin O’Keefe
Erin O’Keefe works between two-dimensional representation and three-dimensional space. Her photographs examine space as an objective formal construct and place as a site of memory and desire, informed by history and culture. A combination of digital and analogue techniques that create a third dimension with new meanings and associations.
Atlas is the most awarded branding and design consultancy in Spain with over 40 years of international experience and knowledge. Clients list include Phaidon Press, IBM, BMW and Barcelona Design Museum amongst many others. Beautiful presentations of the latest projects and behind the scenes of the Atlas team’s creative weekdays.
8. Faculty Department
Faculty Department is a book-project by New York City-based photographer Justin Chung together with the very talented Studio Faculty. The book explores the lives of 13 noteworthy creative individuals while at work, inside their homes, during a particular daily routine or within the stillness of a moment. “A glimpse inside the life of” became a popular genre and fair enough, as getting to know other people’s philosophies and approach to life we learn to act or to simply appreciate.
Xiamtounv’s unique photography forms an unusual format of an Instagram feed, reminiscent of some kind of mysterious Japanese movie storyboard. This Instagram account is intriguing to follow, eagerly waiting for a new beautifully directed mystical scene.
10. Folch Studio
Folch Studio was founded in 2004 by one of Spain’s most prolific graphic designers Albert Folch. The studio works across different media: from magazines, posters, visual identities, books and stationery to websites, video and exhibition design. Highly recommended to follow, particularly for editorial design inspiration.