Instagram grids are themes you can use to create stunning designs from your profile feed. Instagram grids are sometimes called Instagram “puzzles,” and you can create them by uploading related posts to your feed, combining the images to create a cohesive image. They typically consist of nine or 12 posts and there are several different types of Instagram grids that are popular with Instagram marketers.
7 Instagram Grid Examples to Inspire
Squares Zig Zag Pattern
If you’re looking for an Instagram grid layout that doesn’t require tons of planning but still looks like it does, just sticking with one or two colors for your images and using a consistent filter on each image is your best bet. Using similar colors makes your profile feed look intentional without spending tons of time thinking about which images to include.
Here’s an example of this Instagram grid from Square Zig Zag Pattern Instagram feed showing that you don’t need flashy colors to create a stunning profile feed: Of course, if you want to use flashy colors, this example from agastya design Instagram shows that it works just as well:
Involve the children in the process as well
This Instagram grid type is similar to rows except the content is arranged vertically. Some Instagrammers use colorful images in the first and last columns with a simpler image or text in the middle column. Let’s take a look at a couple of Instagram grid examples for this grid type.
Top Bottom - Checkerboard
Diagonal grids are a fun play on the row- or column-based grids. They look really complicated and, to be frank, they can be. If you want to create an entirely diagonal feed, you’ll need four general themes for the images you use. Some Instagrammers end up feeling stuck with the themes they’ve chosen, so we recommend not getting too specific on your theme.