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Nov 01, 2023

13 AI designers you need to follow on Instagram now

Who do you need to follow on Instagram now that AI has taken the world by storm? Don’t waste your time; here’s a list of top multi-hyphenate talents who combine the spark of human creativity with artificial intelligence programs while pushing the boundaries of conventional design methods with generative AI tools. Follow their mind-blowing accounts, and we’re quite sure they’ll fill your Instagram feed with tons of inspiration (and AI-generated artwork, for sure).


Str4ngeThing, the AI designer inspired by the Mandela effect
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His AI-generated looks for Nike went viral a few months ago, catching the attention of Vogue and Highsnobiety. Str4ngeThing is obsessed with Renaissance-inspired streetwear. He uses, a mainstream AI tools like Dall-E and Midjourney, to generate creative artwork.

In an interview for, he said: “I chose Nike as a brand to start with (so far, I’ve released artworks that incorporate Nike, Louis Vuitton and Stussy, Trapstar, Tommy Hilfiger and Chanel) because they have been part of the culture for so long, and a champion of artistic styles that I wanted to celebrate them.”


David Szauder, the digital and AI artist digging for alternate realities
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To properly master AI, you need a very human sensitivity. It’s the case of David Szauder (, a Hungarian digital artist and art curator who incorporated his Art History expertise into his AI experimentation. Some of his AI works have been featured by the Washington Post.


Helen Breznik, the photographer and graphic designer who plays with Polaroids
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Helen Breznik is a designer and photographer who usually works with mixed media. “In the end, it doesn’t matter what you shoot with… it’s the final image that matters,” declares the artist on her website. In her work, she combines digital and analogic tools, such as MidJorurney and old Polaroid cameras, to achieve something unexpected and unpredictable with an abstract twist.


Ken Kelleher, the monumental sculptor who carved his way into AI
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Ken Kelleher is a renowned sculptor, famous for his one-of-a-kind statement pieces of furniture and home decor like his blockbuster Rainbow Carpet. Under the nickname @anchorball, he works with AI, achieving mind-bending results like these inflatable black outfits. “In a world where imagination is often the first element of humankind to be ignored or tread into the ground, I seek to exalt what we are capable of making,” states the artist on his corporate website. “Why be content with the commonplace, or step back and watch machines or corporations replicate what is around us in a way that doesn’t acknowledge our existence, our lives, what makes us human? I hope my work compels and inspires you and pushes you to go beyond.”


Matthieu Grambert, the AI curator who worked with Jason Wu
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An AI curator from Paris, Matthieu Grambert recently worked with Jason Wu for the brand’s spring-summer 2024. He also participated in the AI Fashion Week contest. He made an impact with his edgy experiments with generative AI: water waves became bridal gowns, oil spilling in the ocean decorates blazers with arabesques, and a male Venus completely naked is covered in soft organza and water drops.


Ryan Taylor, the multidisciplinary artist messing with our sense of reality

Ryan Taylor is an award-winning product designer and owner of Object Interface, a multidisciplinary studio working in interactive, graphic and industrial design. He has also launched a generative AI project under the name of The Brigadoon Dispatch as a whimsical collection of visual stories presented on Instagram. Posting “vintage photographs from the future as described to a microchip,” he creates imaginative fashion photo shoots in real places, elaborating landmarks in the background with original fashion designs.


Doopiidoo, the enigmatic NFT artist looking for new forms of life
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Enigmatic digital artist Doopiidoo experiments with AI. His NFTs include Figoores. “For the past six months, I have been consumed by working with artificial intelligence, at times even obsessed. I generated hundreds of photorealistic portraits daily. I mixed images of contemporary culture, historical figures and styles, imaginary worlds, objects in my daily life, and various textures.” Most of his provocative artworks are inspired by aliens, organic matter and medieval armours and laces, resembling the first Alexander McQueen style. He also experiments with translucence to recreate the effect of plastic materials IRL.


Brik, the studio working on design, ideas and experiments across visual identity
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There are plenty of talents experimenting with AI under pseudonyms. Some, followed by hundreds of thousands, are actually teasing big brands with imaginative creations: Birk went viral later this spring with a fake Nike Soft collection and is thriving with a provocative Men bridal collection that goes “beyond the binary.”


Worldoftemplar, the account taking you on a journey into retro AI generated fashion
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We also dug for emerging talents that are riding the generative AI beast, trying to tame it for fashion design purposes. If you are in search of inspiration from the 70s, 80s and 90s, check out the amazing @worldoftemplar. Feast your eyes with knitted fabrics that look like they’re 3D printed but are actually created with AI, neon-coloured triacetate ski jackets, intentionally ugly sweaters and huge squared melamine eyeglasses.


Tokyote, the profile made by a human with the help of AI, bringing the ‘60s era to 2046 Japan
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Want to peek into the future of street style? virtually lives in 2046 Tokyo and creates vintage tank tops that match with astronaut helmets; Catwoman second skin suits in stretch Lycra goes with 60s swimming caps, punk-rock crop tops are equipped with Lara Croft-esques army straps. All in black and white.


ArtiMecAI, the place to find headsets, masks and visors created with MidJourney
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@artimecai masterpieces are headsets, masks, visors and exoskeletons that wrap the body like a second skin.


Emily_Filoni, where cotton-candy atmospheres meet tattoo-covered virtual models
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The AI fashion collection by @emily_filoni has a cotton-candy vintage appeal: she represents hyper-tattooed models at a country fair, mixing Emily in Paris atmospheres with 1970s Californian vibes.


Aiphotoguy, the talent going beyond the frontiers of physical fashion
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@aiphotoguy experiments with layers, generating sophisticated designs for accessories and garments with a very realistic ‘origami’ effect.



Gaia Giordani
Generative AI explorer and New Media Communication expert



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