Top Graphic Design Instagram Accounts to Follow

With Aaron Draplin visiting us here shortly at JMC Academy, we thought we would have a look at some of the top graphic design based Instagram accounts that definitely need a follow. Take a peak…

1. S_Harrington
Hailing from LA, California, Steven Harrington posts incorporate dynamic designs with bold, sharp lines and strong bursts of colour.


Finishing touches. #canvas

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2. JessicaVWalsh

Art director, designer and partner at Sagmeister & Walsh, Jessica Walsh’s Instagram showcases her past and current works, as well as her own personal inspirations.

Mango mountain for @thefrootilife #thefrootilife

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3. Katepullendraws

One of our own, this Melbourne-based artist, Kate Pullen blends sharp colours with bold patterns, creating an inspiring page full of typography and illustrative designs. 

4. Yippiehey

Jacob Eisinger is a 3D illustrator & art director whose designs look so real, it is definitely an instagram page that feels touchable. 

5. Thomasburden

Thomas Burden is a 3D Illustrator and as he describes a ‘bush-league animator’. His playful and strongly detailed works could have you staring at the same post for periods of time, in amazement and awe. 

A brief time-lapse of an upcoming magazine cover snippet. #3dillustration #c4d #vray

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6. Rodrigocorral

Designer of some amazing book covers, Rodrigo Corrals Instagram consists of beautiful book designs and beautiful inspiring pieces. Please hold all ‘judging a book by it’s cover’ jokes. This work is just too beautiful for puns. 

For Print Mag's 75th anniversary. Thanks @jacontreras for shooting and @rosiecheeksnyc for being Rosie

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7. wadejeffree

Wade Jeffree is a home grown Australian Designer and Art Director living in NYC. His vibrant designs mix with a selection of his own inspirations, past and current work. 

8. Rachelryle

Rachel Rye is an llustrator and Animator, whose instagram consists of amazing storytelling short videos, of which capture your attentions, inspiration and heart. 

Out Of This World #stopmotion #animation #art #sketch #drawing #spaceship #nasa #space #earth #moon #stars

A video posted by Rachel Ryle (@rachelryle) on

9. Jessiebearden

Jessie Bearden uses anything necessary to, as she puts it ‘make anything pretty’. This includes food, grass, and anything she can get her hands on. 

A little late but πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έβ€οΈπŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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10. Draplin

Of course we could not miss Aaron Draplin. Featured heavily in the VANS | OFF THE WALL series, Draplin’s use of colour, stroke and technique enable him to work on some of the world's most prestigious communication campaigns for brands as large as Nike down to small American bands as part of his “passion projects”. Draplin will be coming down under to present free to attend workshops at JMC Acadamy’s 3 campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. For tickets, visit http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/industry-events/aaron-james-draplin-at-jmc-academy

11. JMCAcademyDesign

And we of course had to include our own design Instagram page. With  posts from our students incredible work, this page demonstrates the work developed on the course about the design of The Web, Apps, Spaces and Experiences.

Skull candy. #artdirection #composition #digital #skull #candy #lollipop #glass

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Know of any pages you think we have missed? Let us know @JMCAcademy 

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