Fuel your imagination with our fortnightly edit of creatives and photographers who take Instagram to a whole new level, curated by writer Marcia Veiga. We spotlight global talents that will elevate your feed and inspire your own creative output, from interior stylists and architects to visionary image-makers.

Gillian Lawlee, interior consultant

 

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“Mere colour… can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways,” said Oscar Wilde. It’s a sentiment that Los Angeles-based interior consultant, stylist and creative director Gillian Lawlee shares via her joyful creations, such as stained glass windows, curated vintage pieces and her unfazed attitude to colour-clashing.

 

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Peter Ibsen, art collector

 

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Self-described ‘art addict’ Peter Ibsen is the proud founder of Sunday-S Gallery in Copenhagen. Ibsen’s distinctive passion for monochrome, abstract and minimalist works has attracted attention and landed him on Christie’s Top 100 Art-World Instagram Collectors To Follow list. His digital grid exhibits snippets of his tremendous collection and offers advice on how to use art to accentuate a space.

 

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Kim Mupangilaï, multifaceted creative

 

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Belgian-Congolese designer Kim Mupangilaï’s credits an array of cultures as inspiration for her wellness-infused designs. ‘I’ve always been driven by the interior and the psychology of it, so when I design, I seek a balance and assemble both worlds – the interior space and the mind space,’ she says. Now based in New York, Mupangilaï landed her first solo project as an interior architect in 2017 and channelled her natural curiosity and creativity into designing bars, restaurants and music venues such as Green Point cocktail bar Ponyboy.

 

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Andy Villasana, interior designer

 

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US-based Andy Villasana is an interior designer with a flair for upholstery, furniture and layering styles. ‘A designer’s house is never finished,’ he told St. Louis Mag. While that might be true of his own home, Villasana’s completed projects include a 1920s Spanish Colonial house and classic Edwardian build from 1913. His Instagram exhibits his eclectic style and showcases the works of fellow creatives of note.

 

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Sarita Posada, designer

 

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Colombian-American designer Sarita Posada specialises in hotels and furniture design, co-founding Studio SaySo and working as the lead designer for projects like Palm Heights and Hotel Joaquin. Posada’s social account acts as a digital archive, demonstrating that interior design can transmute any space.

 

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