Harikrishnan's inflatable latex trousers

Dezeen's top 10 Instagram posts of 2020

Next up in our review of 2020 are Instagram posts, which this year included a pair of super-wide inflatable trousers and a pastel playground in China. Social media assistant Daria Casalini has picked out the 10 most popular.


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Thirty domestic bathrooms designed by architects

Dezeen's most popular post on Instagram this year was a round-up of 30 architect-designed bathrooms.

Our followers loved the green tiles inside the bathroom of this Edinburgh apartment by Luke and Joanne McClelland, pictured above. "I could date that bathroom," said one of our followers. "Yes! Bathrooms don't have to be boring," added another.

Read our bathroom round up ›


 

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Villa Mandra by K Studio

A holiday home with whitewashed walls on the Greek island of Mykonos also stole many hearts on our Instagram page.

"Take me there immediately," commented Jonquil LeMaster. "I am adding Greece to my list," agreed Alice O'Hagan.

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Copenhagen Islands by Marshall Blecher and Studio Fokstrot

Our followers were divided over this cluster of artificial islands set to be built in Copenhagen's harbour, but the post took the number three most-popular spot.

"This is going straight in my day dream catalog," commented one of our followers. "The ultimate hammock spot," added another.

But others had doubts about the environmental impact of the islands: "Where will all the rubbish go?" asked Erik.

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Harikrishnan's inflatable latex trousers

With more than 1,600 comments, the Instagram post about the super-wide inflatable trousers designed by Harikrishnan for his London College of Fashion graduate collection was our most commented of 2020.

"Latex Aladin," joked Erin. "Bowie would have rocked this look back in the day!" added Dale.

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Casa Mérida by Ludwig Godefroy

This concrete house in Mexico, which draws on Mayan traditions, also received a lot of love from Dezeen's followers.

Readers particularly appreciated its "sensational form", "magical vibe" and attention to detail.

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20 Bond apartment by Home Studios

Our followers clearly have a soft spot for beautiful bathrooms, with images of the washroom of this New York apartment designed by Home Studios reaching the top 10.

"Can I please live here?" commented Joris Bochman. "Look at those tiles...gorgeous!" agreed Bozan.

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Chalet Lakeside by Atelier Schwimmer

The sharp lines and contrasting colours of this lakeside house in Canada captured the attention of our audience.

"Such a nice use of negative space. Bravo!" commented Tim Mathiesen. But others, like John, would have liked to see more windows. "Why wouldn't you want to see the lovely outdoors?" he asked.

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Shenzhen Neobio Family Park by X+ Living

The pastel tones and curvaceous forms of this playground in China make it one of the most Instagrammable projects we've published this year. So it is no surprise that this post ended up in our top 10.

"This is exactly what I want to design when I open my own studio," commented one of our followers. Another one aptly described the playground as "Willy Wonka's dream".

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Atelier Villa by Formafatal

A low-lying holiday home in Costa Rica with an outdoor pool and a green roof was also very popular with our followers.

They specifically appreciated its "rusting finishes" and "the combination of materials against the lush background".

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AgriNesture house by H&P Architects

The last project in our Instagram top 10 is a house in Vietnam with a large space for agriculture and a system for rainwater collection.

"The bricks are gorgeous, the plants and the shadows are incredible, but it's that little refrigerator that makes it for me!" commented Georgia Marianne.

Find out more about AgriNesture house ›

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