With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you share the world around you from your smartphone, and gives you insights into what others are up to on its feed.
To help you find the best user experience and UI design influencers to follow on Instagram, we've compiled a list of some of the most inspiring, interesting and forward-thinking creatives on the platform. Follow these inspirational web designers and get daily inspiration for your own projects.
A daily showcase of best practice in UI and UX design, as curated by frontend developer Ilya Fedotov. There's inspiration from all over the world to be found here.
Yael Levy is the UX expert behind I am not my pixels. On this Instagram account, she regularly shares plenty of great UX advice and insights. For more in-depth discussions, check out her website.
With almost 40k followers, UX/UI Wireframes collects together all the best wireframe posts from around Instagram. Get inspired by web designers all over the world with this excellent account.
Twice a week, app design agency Cadabra sets a design challenge. This Instagram account shows what its designers can achieve in an hour, as well as inviting followers to join in – the results are pretty impressive.
AgenceMe is a product design agency with offices in San Francisco and Paris. Its Instagram feed is full of great UX/UI inspiration, with lots of clean and minimal interfaces peppered with gorgeous photography.
HumbleUX offers a curated collection of the best UX and UI wireframes. It also shares pictures of lustworthy work setups, to make you feel bad about your messy desk (speaking of which, check out these 16 super-cool design offices to stir the senses).
Get daily design inspiration on this Instagram feed, which features UIs from designers across the world. It's great to see a range of different styles and approaches.
Freelance UX designer Jürgen Leckie's Instagram feed is dedicated to showcasing his work. Take a look to see behind-the-scenes snapshots from projects and moments in time in his design process.
Beautiful micro-animations and clean UI work have earned freelance product designer Nick Buturishvili plenty of Instagram followers.
UX Design Mastery's feed shares UX ideas and tips, as well as interface design inspiration from leading designers and agencies. There's plenty to learn here.
UI animations are big news. This Instagram feed is dedicated to celebrating things that move, and regularly shares animated GIFs from designers.
This Instagram account collects together pictures of UX fails (and some successes), plus quotes and cartoons about design. Some of it is a bit flurry, but there are things to be learned here – and who doesn't love a good UX fail?
This Instagram account is run by Nicholas Tenhue, the host of The UX Blog Podcast. In it he shares a range of diagrams to help you make sense of design processes.
Follow this account for plenty of UX insights and quotes, linking to a bank of educational UX articles on the Interaction Design Foundation website.
Jessica Robbins – the woman behind this account – is a creative and UX director. In it, she shares the Post-It note insights she learns in her day job. This feed is packed with lo-fi but thought-provoking quotes on design.
Wireflow is a free online wireframe tool. Its Instagram account is dedicated to curating and sharing beautiful low-fidelity wireframes, sketches and flows.