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GOT AUSTIN: Our Favorites to Follow

Our Favorites to Follow: Interior Design

Whether your style is more contemporary or traditional, you’re sure to find some inspiration from a few of our favorite Austin interior designers.

Britt Design Group |

By integrating sustainability, architectural, and interior design solutions, the Britt Design Group designs beautiful, functional, and transformative spaces.

Cravotta Interiors | @cravottainteriors

This award-winning Austin-based interior design firm lets life unfold in livable luxury by creating spaces people love being in, escaping to, and telling the world who they are.

Fern Santini | @fernsantini

Overseeing projects from the initial architectural concept to move-in, Fern Santini gathers her inspiration from each client’s personal style and taste creating an environment that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Kristen Nix Interiors | @kristennixinteriors

This local designer is known for creating spaces that feel both contemporary and timeless. Clean lines and tailored details are hallmarks of Nix’s look, which is guided by principles of balance, scale, and simplicity.

Page Home Design | @pagehomedesign

A full-service interior design provider and retail environment that is devoted to creating a true sense of luxury and comfort that is never stiff or intimidating.

Sarah Wittenbraker | @sarahwittenbraker

Creating authentic environments for each client by specializing in mixing an appreciation for tradition with a modern edge, while layering prints, textures, and unexpected colors.

Our Favorites to Follow: Lifestyle

From eating at Austin’s best restaurants to everyday life, here are a few of our favorite local lifestyle accounts.

Camille Styles | @camillestyles

For anyone aspiring to a life well-lived — a life that includes a happy home, bringing people together, a passion for healthy food, a hunger for travel, and a strong sense of self.

EatingATX | @eatingatx

You’re gonna need some stretchy pants for this. Follow along with these friends who have an appetite to find the best local food spots in Austin.

Emily Travis | @champagneandchanel

A fashion and beauty blog based in Austin, where Emily shares her favorite brands and products alongside her husband, baby, and two pups.

Rachel Thornton | @austinfoodstagram

Starting as a food diary five years ago, Rachel’s mission is to document the rapidly changing Austin restaurant scene with her over ninety thousand followers.

Shelby Sorrel | @shelbysorrel

As a local Austinite, Shelby’s passion for photography, people, and food sprouted into a fun, bright Instagram feed where she shares everything from food to colorful murals.

A Taste of Koko | @atasteofkoko

Jane (more commonly known as Koko) is the blogger behind A Taste of Koko, one of Austin’s top food and travel blogs featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways.

Our Favorites to Follow: Local Shops

In Austin, we love embracing our local businesses! Follow these shops for some unique Austin finds.

Alexa James Baby | @alexajamesbaby

Alexa James is a family-owned, carefully curated children’s boutique whose goal is to bring modern children’s apparel and a charming shopping experience to Austin.

Austin Flower Co. | @austinflowerco

Inspired by European-style flower markets, Austin Flower Co. provides the finest cut flowers and greens as well as blooming plants. Head on over to their Instagram for a quick look at their current inventory!

Howler Brothers

Howler Brothers | @howlerbros

This design-driven, Austin-based company offers timeless apparel and accessories designed to help you and your friends heed the call – no matter whether that call is a big wave or a tiny ripple.

The Renner Project | @therennerproject

Providing customers with an everchanging source of inspiration, The Renner Project curates a vast selection of modern to antique pieces all with a distinctive point of view.

Valentines store interior

Valentines | @shopvalentines

Valentines is a luxury fashion boutique with two Austin locations, offering an impeccably curated selection of clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, and home décor.

Bed in Wildflower Organic store

Wildflower Organics | @wildflowerorganics

This well-known Austin shopping destination offers a curated collection of high-end furniture, accessories, gifts, and a full line of natural bedding products.

Our Favorites to Follow: Architecture

From urban oases to private residential retreats, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite local architects.

Alterstudio | @alterstudio

Known for their intellect in design, inventiveness, craftsmanship, and details, this full-service architecture firm specializes in creative buildings, landscapes, and interiors that enhance the surrounding environment.

A Parallel Architecture | @aparallel

Working closely with their clients, A Parallel Architecture focuses on a collaborative process to ensure each project is meaningful with exquisite architecture.

Cuppett Kilpatrick Architects | @cuppettkilpatrickarchitects

For over two decades, Cuppett Kilpatrick Architect’s work has been rooted in traditional forms of hearth and home interpreted in quiet modernism.

Lake|Flato Architects | @lakeflato

For over 30 years, Lake|Flato has focused on local materials and partnered with local craftsmen to create buildings that are tactile and modern, environmentally responsible and authentic, artful and crafted.

The design work of Matt Fajkus Architecture is based on the belief that each project is unique and it should be driven by the client, the site, and the functional requirements, rather than a singular, preconceived aesthetic.

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture | @hsuoffice

MHOA advocates a simple, edited design palette, using available materials and techniques to create unexpected results. They believe in the innate beauty of unadorned natural materials, carefully chosen, composed, and crafted.

Our Favorites to Follow: Austin Happenings

Not sure what is happening in Austin this weekend? Never miss a thing with these accounts that feature all of Austin’s happenings.


365 Things Austin | @365thingsaustin

From events to eating to outdoors to traditions and more, this trusted source is perfect for discovering the best things to do in Austin this weekend and next.

The Austinot | @the_austinot

Austinot is about all things Austin, Texas: food, entertainment, and culture. Written by locals who love the city as much as you!

CultureMap Austin | @culturemapatx

Your daily source for local lifestyle news, including where to eat and what to do.

Eater Austin | @eateraustin

Looking for Austin’s newest restaurants? Or where to grab a cocktail? Eater Austin is your one-stop shop for all of Austin’s food news and dining guides.

MML Hospitality | @mmlhospitality

Not sure where to eat? From authentic Italian to French Vietnamese fusion and everything in between, this hospitality group is behind some of Austin’s most beloved restaurants.

The Scout Guide | @tsgaustin

Live like a local! The Scout Guide Austin is the city’s curated guide that highlights premier independent businesses in Austin and its surrounding areas.

Our Favorites to Follow: Home Goods + Suppliers

Whether you’re looking for a bold wallpaper or that perfect antique piece, these Austin suppliers are great follows.

Austin Design House | @austindesignhouse

A one-stop shop for all things home design! ADH is an interior design company and small retailer focused on creating fresh and inspired spaces.

Nest Modern | @nestmodern

Not just a home furnishings store, but rather a design resource. This bright, airy shop features beautiful mid-century modern-inspired furniture, lighting, and home accessories.

New Native Gardens | @newnativegardens

With curated containers and custom plant designs, the brothers-in-law behind New Native Gardens have built a reputation for being the “icing on the cake” for homes needing that final touch.

Shabby Slips | @shabbyslipsaustin

A full-service interior design showroom where clients can come and experience the classic, timeless interiors that are shown throughout the space.

SUPPLY | @supplyshowroom

A boutique to-the-trade fabric and wallpaper showroom offering a curated mix of exclusive artisan-based lines from around the world.

Wendow Fine Living | @wendowfineliving

A chic Austin retailer offering a unique collection of antique and eclectic furniture, home decor, and textiles.

Our Favorites to Follow: Austin Artists

Austin takes great pride in its art scene! If you’re looking to add some handcrafted pieces to your home, check out a few of our favorite local artists and galleries that we’re sure you’ll enjoy as much as we do.

Painting by Diana Greenberg

Diana Greenberg | @dianagreenbergstudio

Both patterns from nature and figurative paintings are morphed into these abstracted color field studies featuring whites, vibrant color washes, and built-up layers of oil.

Ceramics by Keith Kreeger

Keith Kreeger Studios | @keithkreeger

With only five batches created a year,  pottery from Keith Kreeger Studios is among the most sought-after handmade ceramics in the city.

Roi James | @roijamesstudio

Using unorthodox methods while painting, Roi James’ art explores how uncertainty can lead to meaning and understanding, how harmony can be experienced even within tension and chaos, and how the recognizable can rise out of purely abstract form.

Wally Workman Gallery | @wallyworkmangallery

Wally Workman Gallery represents over 50 artists, specializes in emerging and collected talent, and each month opens a new show. The rest of the gallery is filled with work from contemporary artists.

West Chelsea Contemporary |

Focusing on 20th-century and contemporary art, this Clarksville art gallery represents emerging and mid-career artists working in a range of mediums.

Ysabel LeMay | @lemay.ysabel

Digitally composed panoramas of natural splendor that are so vividly realized that one feels drawn to step into them. While the technique is high-tech, LeMay’s hyper-collage process is instinctual and organic, allowing each piece to dictate its own destiny.

Our Favorites to Follow: For Smiles

Looking to get more laughs and joy out of your Instagram feed? From comics and cute furry friends here are some accounts that are sure to bring a smile to your face.

El Arroyo | @elarroyo_atx

With to-go margaritas and witty messages on their famous sign, it’s easy to see why El Arroyo is a local favorite!

The Good in ATX | @thegoodinatx

Showcasing the good in and around Austin, this account provides fresh angles on the places and people that make Austin such a one-of-a-kind place.

Moontower Comedy | @moontowercomedy

Bringing the funniest, wittiest, oddest comics to Austin, all year round, leading up to Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival in April.

Overheard Austin | @overheardaustin

Watch out Austin! Your witty comments, snarky remarks, and missed connections could end up for all to see on Overheard Austin’s account.

Texas Humor | @texashumor

Show your Texas pride through debates over tacos, “accurate” maps of Texas, and hyper-local pop culture.

ZilkerBark | @ZilkerBark

The photography project that now brings so many smiles to people’s faces started with just a man, a dog, and a camera.