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Call it a survival instinct to be accepted by the tribe (or vanity or whatever), but there's something insanely satisfying about seeing "Like" notifications blow up on our phones. As any Instagram megastar will tell you, this simple self-esteem booster can require serious scenery scouting in order create the most visually stunning (and double tap-worthy) feed.
In addition to incredibly photogenic floors, LA is a never-ending source of 'grammable gold. To help you have the most beautifully documented year ever, we've updated our previous roundup of photoshoot spots with a few more colorful locales. From Paul Smith's ever-popular pink wall to Miley Cyrus-faved artist Jen Stark's drippy mural at Culver City's soon-to-open Platform, see over 15 stellar walls, street art, and more brilliant backdrops below.
What: Pink wall
Where: Paul Smith, 8221 Melrose Ave. (at N. Harper Avenue), West Hollywood
What: "Love Wall" by Curtis Kulig
Where: Smashbox Studios, 8549 Higuera St. (at Hayden Avenue), Culver City
What: Polka dot wall by The Most Famous Artist
Where: The Springs, 608 Mateo St., DTLA Arts District
What: Mondrian wall
Where: Artist & Craftsman Supply, 1660 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles
What: "Made in LA" at Cisco Home
Where: Cisco Home, 8025 Melrose Ave. (at N Laurel Avenue), West Hollywood
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What: "Angel Wings" by Colette Miller
Where: St. Regis Wine & Liquor, 8401 W. 3rd St. (at S. Orlando Avenue), Beverly Grove
What:Mural behind Wylie Wilson boutique, artist unknown
Where: 490 Santa Clara Ave. (between Electric Avenue & Abbot Kinney), Venice
What: Art by ROA
Where: Jesse Street & Imperial Avenue, DTLA Arts District
What: 4,300-square-foot mural by Kobra
Where: LGBT Youth Center & Annex, 1220 N. Highland Ave. (between Lexington & Fountain Avenues), Hollywood