Here are 6 Devon Influencers you should be following
PUBLISHED: 11:15 20 February 2020
A roundup of the Devon-based Instagrammers you should be following!
If you're tired of looking through a boring Instagram feed, why not spice it up? Whether you're looking for artists, explorers, photographers or musicians, Devon has something to offer everyone. These bloggers and influencers show just how inspiring and beautiful Devonshire can be and why it's such a hub for creatives!
Emily Powell's unique art style captures the quirky and colourful side of everyday life in Devon. From the flowers and plant life on the coasts to home comforts, her art shows off her love for the county. Emily explores the diversity Devon has to offer, with a contemporary twist. Her work is currently on show at the Bowie Gallery in Totnes, so go and see it for yourself!
Alex Moorehead captures the quieter side to coast. His photography often catches the one-of-a-kind scenery at dawn or dusk, and will project a sense of calmness into your day. Mainly based in Beer, his photographs will give you wanderlust and have you organising your next trip down to the beach.
If you're looking for unusual art, Look no further than Marikie Ringel. Marieke is a sculptor living on Dartmoor and loves to explore the relationship between animals and humans. She creates beautifully detailed sculptures ranging from adorable dogs to the rare animals found on Dartmoor. She also has a shop on Etsy where you can buy her work, and she often shows off new arrivals to her shop on her Instagram.
With a guitar, the sea, and a group of friends, Singer-songwriter Andy Jordan shows off the laidback lifestyle Devon is famous for. You may recognise him from his time on Made in Chelsea, but he is now known for his love for jazz and soul and his Devon and Cornwall clothing stores, Jam Industries. His carefully polished Instagram is a folky dream and captures the areas of Devon he describes as natures playground. You will definitely feel a bit envious looking through his posts, especially at his exceptional woolly jumper collection.
Looking for the best parts of the south coast? Then you should definitely follow Mad about Devon. Set up alongside an extensive and detailed blog, Mad about Devon showcases everything brilliant about the county. Even if you're a born and bred Devonian, you will find somewhere new to explore! Every post is a beautiful homage to a place the curator knows and loves, all while proving it's always sunny in Devon.
Stuck for ideas to entertain the kids? Jo Penhaligon knows just what to suggest. Her feed is full of family friendly walks and exciting activities to keep everyone happy. Jo understands the hectic life of a working parent, and shows the simplicities of life are what bring us together. She also suggests some great restaurants and coffee shops for when you need some cake and somewhere to rest!