Robert Jahns | @nois7
Robert Jahns is an Art Director and the World’s Leading Modern Digital Artist based in Hamburg. His Instagram is a fanciful look into a technicolour and magical world. Showing off his passion for photography, travel and digital art, his account is filled awe-inspiring images. It’s a must-follow for photography and modern digital design lovers, and you can even purchase some of these prints to enjoy offline.
Laura Klinke | @loveyourselffirst.project
Laura Klinke is a Leipzig-based designer, illustrator and creator of #loveyourselffirstproject. The project and Instagram account promotes self-love, care and respect. Laura’s posts use simple and powerful illustrations with inspirational messages to encourage her audience to practise more kindness and love themselves a little better. She also has a personal art account that is amazing in its own right, and well liked, with 17.8k followers.
Uwa Scholz | @uwa2000
Berlin-based street photographer Uwa Scholz uses black-and-white images and soft light to explore a different side of the city. Uwa documents the German capital’s unique subcultures and captures the city with a vintage, docile energy. Artful shots of architecture and poignant portraits fill up Uwa’s Instagram feed, offering a refreshing perspective of Berlin.
Aminata Belli | @aminatabelli
Aminata Belli is a Hamburg-based, German-Gambian journalist, presenter and fashion influencer. She was once a fashion assistant at GRAZIA, and now she’s a digital influencer with a huge following and inspiring YouTube channel. With her down-to-earth, versatile style and positive-message approach on social media, it’s clear to see why Aminata has mass appeal.
Marta Greber | @whatforbreakfast
A strong believer that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, Marta Greber lets this play out in her popular food blog, What Should I Eat for Breakfast Today, as well as her stunning Instagram profile. With a rustic, homely vibe, her feed consists of bird’s eye shots of delicious breakfasts and hearty brunches, along with pictures of various cafés and restaurants she visits, as well as other scenes from her travels around the world.
Selim Varol | @toykio
Selim Varol is the proud owner of an impressive art and toy collection. Born in Turkey, but raised in Germany, Selim a big name in the collector’s circles of Dusseldorf, and his vast collection is internationally renowned. His Instagram features image from the best in contemporary street art and toy art. Including the likes of Barry McGee bottles, Shepard Fairey prints and Mr Peanut statues, Selim Instagram is a nice scroll through contemporary and popular culture.
Siegfried Hansen | @siegfried_hansen
Hamburg street-photographer and teacher, Siegfried Hansen captures the electric and inviting streets of his city. He is one of 45 famous street photographers from around the world profiled in the book Street Photography Now, by Thames and Hudson, and a scroll through his Instagram feed will show you why. Colourful, vibrant and unique, his photos show the essence of Hamburg with a strong viewpoint.
Chaim Machlev | @dotstolines
One of the most sought-after tattoo artists in Berlin, Chaim Machlev, uses a minimal dot-and-line tattoo style, with modern art influences and precise, geometric patterns. His work is creative and interesting to look at, so naturally, it also makes for a stunning Instagram account. Pairing graphic design work with finished images of his tattoos, Chaim’s feed is a must-follow for anyone interested in contemporary tattoo culture and design.
Marco Di Stefano | @berlinimalism
Australia-born, but Berlin-based art director and photographer, Marco Di Stefano captures the unique architectural beauty of his adopted city. His minimal shots often depict a unique perspective, giving a refreshing look at the German capital, and showing Marco’s attention to detail. His Instagram lends an original perspective on Berlin and also features works from his travels. This is the account to follow for design and architecture buffs.
Linda | @lindaberlin
The aesthetic beauty of Berlin is brought to life by photographer and Instagrammer Linda Berlin. Her feed has the unique ability to capture the essence of Berlin, challenging the stereotypes and touristy appearance of the city and lifting the lid on Berlin’s unique German culture. Her photographs have a simple style, whilst also displaying detail and personality. She gives a particular focus to forgotten parts of the city, giving them a new lease on life.
Hannes Becker | @hannes_becke
Hannes Becker is a freelance photographer and self-professed ‘German Roamer’, whose stunning travel photography has earned him a massive following. Growing up in rural Germany, he specialises in outdoor adventure shots and stunning landscapes. His Instagram perfectly captures his travels, and a scroll through his feed will cause some serious wanderlust.
Laura Muthesius & Nora Eisermann | @_foodstories_
Born-and-raised Berliners Laura Muthesius and Nora Eisermann started their successful blog Our Food Stories when Laura was struggling with food allergies. In pursuit of the perfect gluten-free cake, they began cooking together regularly and ended up blogging and sharing their recipes. Now, they have a huge following and their rustic, warming Instagram feed is an extension of this. It’ll inspire the inner foodie in everyone, and is a great source of delicious recipes.