Social media editor Anna Aylward picks her high 10 Instagram posts of 2022, wanting again on the 12 months’s most clickable content material. From a beachside residence within the Brazilian rainforest and an ice-cold necklace to an inside take a look at the ABBA Area and Saint Laurent’s Moroccan menswear present, we had been entranced by huge builds, brilliant colors and the most effective in design.
TOP 10 INSTAGRAM POSTS OF 2022
01. Battersea Energy Station redesign
Battersea Energy Station is a much-loved piece of London structure and the hotly-anticipated reopening this 12 months was over 30 years within the making. The station is among the most distinctive landmarks throughout the town and all the time attracts consideration on our Instagram feed.
Structure studio WilkinsonEyre is behind its industrial structure’s refresh and reimagining right into a mixed-use hub with in depth public areas for all to take pleasure in. Whereas aiming to maintain the Grade II*-listed constructing’s historic parts and total character, WilkinsonEyre reworked this piece of London infrastructure into a fancy of economic, retail, public and residential house.
02. ‘Bodybuilders’ images guide
Within the images guide Bodybuilders, London- and Milan-based artist Alien celebrates the malleability of the human kind by way of her portraits of UK membership children and queers in drag. This bodily transformation struck a chord with our followers, succeeding within the guide’s purpose to convey these performers to a brand new viewers.
03. Pierre Gonalons’ Renault 5 Diamant
This fabulous one-off creation from Renault and French designer Pierre Gonalons induced a stir on Instagram when it was unveiled. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Renault 5, the best-selling ultra-compact hatchback, Renault and Gonalons teamed as much as reimagine the automotive in fully totally different supplies and an electrical powertrain.
Maybe all of us have desires of driving round in excellent pink model?
04. Ice necklace
Within the depths of the European heatwave in July, this cool necklace introduced some icy reduction to our viewers. From Amsterdam-based artwork jeweller Laila El Mehelmy and structure, artwork and design studio Golem, the ‘ooOoooOoooOh la l’ice’ necklace comes with its personal custom-made silicone tray and may be frozen at any time when the temper takes you.
The right accent for a sizzling evening out, it gives half an hour of candy reduction earlier than the water returns to a liquid state, when the design can proceed to be loved as a silver beaded necklace.
05. David Shrigley and Globe-Trotter’s suitcase collaboration
David Shrigley’s whimsical designs translate particularly properly on-line as his immediately recognisable and infinitely relatable drawings get shared time and again. However this collaboration with Globe-Trotter took his work offline and all world wide with two suitcase designs. Superb for those that desire travelling gentle, and light-heartedly.
06. Casa Azul by Studio MK27
Daydreaming about your dream home simply received actual with this residential masterpiece by Marcio Kogan and his companions at Studio MK27. Set within the Atlantic Forest in Guarujá, Brazil, with the ocean simply 500m away, the pure setting is a large affect on its structure because the crew ensured it fitted in seamlessly with its environment.
07. Saint Laurent’s S/S 2023 menswear present
The late Yves Saint Laurent’ love affair with Morocco started in 1966 throughout his first keep there with companion Pierre Bergé. From there, Marrakech started to seep into the home’s collections; Saint Laurent discovered rising inspiration within the cuts of conventional Moroccan gown, and the colors of its landscapes.
In 2022, present Saint Laurent artistic director Anthony Vaccarello returned to Morocco for an awe-inspiring S/S 2023 menswear present held within the Agafay desert, which we had been fortunate sufficient to attend.
08. ABBA Area
It seems the love of ABBA really is common as we explored the ABBA Area, the absolutely demountable dwelling of the groundbreaking ABBA Voyage present. Conceived by architects Stufish, the venue was designed particularly for ABBA’s progressive digital live performance, however after the present has run its course it could nonetheless be taken down and relocated elsewhere seamlessly.
09. Out of doors furnishings
It was love at first seat with these Michael Anastassiades’ ‘Ringer’ armchairs for Kettal. A part of our unending activity to supply the most effective outside furnishings for our dream villa within the Med, we will image this set occupying the most effective sun-drenched nook of the patio.
10. Brad Partitions’ ‘Swimming pools From Above’
If there was a images guide to covet this summer season it was Brad Partitions’ Swimming pools From Above. Overlaying swimming pools from all walks of life – from the general public pool you learnt to swim in to a rigorously designed yard oasis – it supplied a dreamy flick-through of the only of summer season pleasures: a swim.