Instagram has become one of the top outlets for Lebanese creators. It is one of the most popular social media platforms in the country and is chock-full of local pages waiting to be discovered. Here is a list of the best Lebanese Instagram accounts that should be on your feed.
Live Love Beirut is a page dedicated to all things Beirut and Lebanon. “Live Love” was started by two ambitious friends who grew the movement into a Lebanese phenomenon and have since become campaigners of the Ministry of Tourism. Part of the Lebanese “Live Love” franchise, pages like livelovelebanon, livelovetripoli and livelovebeirut are aimed at showing the beautiful side of Lebanon.
Youssef Nassar is a Lebanese photographer with a personal twist. He captures what he knows and produces vignettes that are soulful and artistic. He has become the go-to photographer for fashion, art and concept shoots around Lebanon. Don’t miss out on the chance to follow Nassar’s work.
Lebanese Society is dedicated to all things distinctly Lebanese. It is an endless campaign that captures what it is to be Lebanese. The sarcastic yet creative animation and designs make the page a must-see for anyone interested in the inner-workings of the country’s society.
Ashekman is a famous Arab graffiti group with ties in Lebanon and Dubai. The graffiti they create are ones of beauty, not vandalism. There is a poeticism in covering the war-torn building of inner Beirut in graffiti, a statement that is inexpressibly Lebanese. Follow this page for endless inspiration in a contradictory Beirut.
Art 7ake is a unique local treasure with art that is distinctly Lebanese. The page has grown from witty quips at Lebanese society to a source of t-shirts and merchandise that capture the Lebanese spirit. The designer Nader Dagher is definitely an entrepreneurial genius.
Serjios is a page about perspective and artistic expression. The photographer features clean lines and unlikely angles to create the most aesthetically pleasing and awe-inspiring results. This is architecture like you’ve never seen before. If you enjoy an endless play on shapes, this page is a must-follow.
If you love food, this is a page for Lebanese food unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The Lebanese Foodies is a community of local foodies with a knack for Instagramming their meals. See the best of the culinary scene in a series of mouthwatering photos.