It’s Official: These Are Our 25 Most-Liked Instagram Posts of 2021

Let’s take a glamorous walk down memory lane, shall we?

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Simon Upton

As the year winds down, we can’t help but feel wistful about all of the beautiful homes we’ve...scrolled past on our Instagram feeds. If you feel the same way (perhaps from the comfortable confines of your own beautiful home?), then join us on this walk down memory lane: a roundup of the places and spaces our followers loved most in 2021. From a blue-hued Parisian apartment to the Majorelle garden, prepare yourself to be wowed—and don’t forget to follow.

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The striking pool courtyard of the late architect Mario Connio’s Uruguay home lured in likes with an abundance of jasmine.


Designer Nicole Davis curated an eye-catching monochromatic gallery wall for her client’s Park City, Utah, home.


The high-ceilinged dining room in this Lisbon, Portugal, apartment is a master class in bold design choices. (And proof that every room pops in pink.)


The tiled walls and ceiling (not to mention that floor!) of designer Steven Gambrel’s Chicago kitchen dazzled our audience.


The grand sitting room of this Italianate Savannah, Georgia, townhouse is the work of local designer Chuck Chewning.


A view onto the Eiffel Tower from Aerin Lauder’s Paris apartment is one surefire way to get people’s attention.


The kaleidoscopic Greenwich Village home of Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan embraces pattern play and grandiosity in equal measure.


Yves Saint Laurent’s dreamy Majorelle garden is surrounded by bougainvillea—and parts of it are even open to the public.


This staircase in a New York City apartment by Workshop/APD struck a chord in the hearts of modernists everywhere.


Followers fell for this bright blue dining area (with floor-to-ceiling, built-in shelving to match) in a Los Angeles home designed by Kathryn M. Ireland.


A powder room vanity designed by architect Michael K. Chen delights with brass and veined marble.


The living room of a princess’s Paris apartment, designed by Jean-Louis Deniot, makes the case for cool-toned symmetry.


The blue primary bathroom of the same Paris apartment designed by Deniot is finished with high-gloss paint for a feminine flourish.


The dining area of a New York City apartment designed by Kevin Dumais spoke to followers who love a muted palette.


The powder room of a Brooklyn townhouse designed by Home Studios made a graphic impact with contrasting tiles and a Le Corbusier–inspired wall mural.


The interior of Café Lapérouse in Paris evokes “far-flung voyages” with its masterful mix of colors, patterns, and textures.


The White Company founder Chrissie Rucker’s tasteful open-air kitchen was designed by the incomparable Rose Uniacke.


The interior of a Maui estate designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard wowed followers with its koa wood spiral staircase.


The foyer of an Illinois family home designed by Project Interiors presented another dramatic entry, this time with a textural black and white twist.


The “White Room” of director Baz Luhrmann’s New York City townhouse is a pale stunner, with moldings that just won’t quit.


A New Orleans mansion designed by Sara Ruffin Costello melds global influences and—who else?—Kate Moss.


The monastic foyer of this New York City apartment designed by Bradley Stephens was influenced by Art Deco styles.


One of the best new hotels in Italy is the Umbrian estate, Castello di Reschio, set upon an astounding 2,700 bucolic acres.


A TriBeCa, New York, home designed by Ariel Okin catered to more traditional tastes to the tune of almost 40,000 likes.


The entryway of designer Johanna Ortiz’s Cartagena, Colombia, home brought all the heat this year, at once grand and rustic with outsize art and objets to boot. What’s not to like?

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