Here at The Real Houses we are all about shining spotlight on the greatest talent, products, and services, while inspiring over a million design lovers - all on the leading social media platform - Instagram! 

Design Lovers 

Whether you're getting ready to build a home, remodel a kitchen, redecorate, find a design professional, or you're simply obsessed with beautiful homes (like we are), The Real Houses of Instagram is your number one resource for inspiration and access to the best products, materials and extensive portfolios from some of the most talented designers on the planet! With such significant following, our brand provides tremendous exposure - for that reason we are constantly being approached by thousands of designers and brands, which allows us to be extremely selective in the process of choosing the designers and products we feature on our platform and ensures that we deliver only the very best in the world of Interior Design, Home Improvement, Real Estate, and Luxury Living.


interior designers | architects | builders | design enthusiasts

There is nothing we enjoy more than shining spotlight on talent! If you've worked on projects that you believe belong on our page - send them our way! We are always on the lookout for spectacular spaces.

Click here to learn how to submit your portfolio to be considered for a feature on our platform


brands | manufacturers | retailers | real estate agencies | developers | PR agencies

To be a brand that people talk about, you have to be where people are - which, these days, is on social media. 

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Meet our founder and creative director

Kate Rumson

It's not common to transition from a successful career in finance to one of the most sought after design influencers in the world, but Kate Rumson managed to do just that, by launching one of the most popular interior design accounts - The Real Houses of Instagram. 

Kate is an interior designer, real estate developer, entertaining expert, content creator and a leading influencer in the Interior Design and Luxury Real Estate spaces.

Kate's partnerships include some of the biggest brands in the world of design: GE, Monogram, Brizo, Lenox, Arhaus, Realtor.com, Bernhardt, Rohl, Bassett, Hinkley and many more. 

Kate lives in central New Jersey but spends most of her time in New York City.

February 17th, 2016 - the day @real_houses_of_ig reached 1 million followers