Hey fellas! Do you know where you will be next March? Now, you know. Save the date: 16th-19th of March 2017. It is the Architectural Digest Design Show, in NYC! Meanwhile, take a look at the top 100 architects and interior designers published by the famous magazine!
“Some current projects include: One Berkeley Street, a £600 million mixed-use residential redevelopment in London’s prestigious Piccadilly area.”
“I like practical and useful things as well as fine and rare things…”, Thomas O’Brien
Agence Charles Zana
“Referencing sculpture, abstraction, drawing and installation art, for each project he writes a new story, giving it greater conceptual value.”
Agence Louis Benech
“With a growing team (now numbering 12), Louis Benech has created over 300 garden and park projects, both private and public, stretching from Korea to Panama, Peru, Canada, the United States, Portugal, Greece and Morocco. He has worked for individuals of many different nationalities, and many international organisations such as Hermès, Axa and Suez.”
Alex Papachristidis Interiors
“The work of interior decorator Alex Papachristidis has been described as thoughtful, personal, sophisticated and eclectic.”
“Alidad is an award-winning interior designer internationally renowned for his opulent, elegant yet supremely comfortable interiors.”
Arne Maynard Garden Design Ltd.
“Arne Maynard is one of the most talented garden designers working in Britain today. Whether in the city or in the depths of the country, his gardens are a magical combination of architecture and romance, the classic and the contemporary and relate to their surroundings in subtle ways.” Tricia Guild
Ashe + Leandro
“ASHE + LEANDRO explores the relationships between the project and its surroundings to create an end-product that is distinctive and beautiful.”
“Atelier AM (run by couple Michael and Alexandra Misczynski) has won clients like Tom Cruise and Brad Grey by blending minimalistic architecture and classic antiques—an approach richly on display in their own Manhattan loft.”
Ben Pentreath Ltd.
“Our decoration office is small, but is renowned for creating a distinctive and playful style – that draws inspiration in equal measure from the great English practitioners of the 1960s and 70s, and from historical interiors of every period, but all infused with a fresh modern sensibility.”
BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group)
“BIG is a Copenhagen and New York based group of architects, designers, builders, and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, interior design, landscape design, product design, research and development.”
Bilhuber and Associates
“The future of design is seamlessly integrating a respect for the past with an optimistic view toward the future.”
Brian J. McCarthy Inc.
“McCarthy is honored to be a member of Architectural Digest’s AD100 and Elle Decor’s A-List and his work has been featured in many publications, including House Beautiful, Elle Decor, New York Magazine (100 Best), The New York Times, and Veranda, as well as in several books.”
Carrier and Company Interiors
“A design duo, Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, are a husband and wife that together combine a total of 30 years of experiences working with New York’s premier design firms before opening their own in 2005: Carrier and Company Interiors Ltd.”
“Commune is a Los Angeles-based design studio with a reputation for holistic work across the fields of architecture, interior design, graphic design, product design, and brand management.”
Cullman & Kravis Inc.
“Cullman & Kravis is known for providing the highest quality of design excellence and personal service since 1984.”
Dan Fink Studio
“Dan Fink is an interior design studio with a broad interest in history, art, and new American living, started in Silicon Valley in 2010.”
Daniel Romualdez Architects
“With more than a nod to the mid-century masters, Daniel Romualdez has made his mark among New York’s architectural, social and fashion glitterati.”
Deborah Berke Partners
“We design buildings and spaces that are elegant and authoritative. Our work reveals a knowing simplicity: fine and deliberate places that are complete when our clients occupy them.”
Deborah Nevins & Associates
“Deborah Nevins & Associates is a landscape design firm founded over twenty years ago.”
Décoration Jacques Garcia
“Jacques Garcia is an internationally acclaimed designer who is celebrated and sought after for his sophisticated opulence, nuance, and for his discriminating palette.”
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
“Founded in 1979 by Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, their early work tended more towards art than architecture, earning them a reputation as avant-garde theater and installation artists.”
“Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran invested in their individual experience with the profession and study of Design, Art and Fashion, and founded DIMORESTUDIO in 2003.”
“Drake / Anderson, a dynamic new design partnership, emerges from the union of two powerful aesthetic voices: Drake Design Associates, one of the most recognized names in the field today, and Caleb Anderson Design, one of interior design’s brightest young talents.”
Ferguson & Shamamian Architects
“Ferguson & Shamamian Architects, LLP is widely recognized for residential design in traditional styles, particularly those with classical origins. Since its founding in 1988, the firm’s core practice has been the design of custom residences, including city apartments, suburban houses and country estates. Now a ninety person firm, Ferguson & Shamamian has built an extensive body of work with projects across the country.”
“Francis was the Chair of the Patrons Committee of the Design Fund, established for the benefit of the V&A Museum for several years and now sits on the Development Advisory Board at the V&A.”
Frank de Biasi Interiors
“De Biasi’s career began at Christie’s New York, where he spent six years in the estates and appraisals department, acquiring a deep knowledge of art history firsthand.”
G.P. Schafer Architect
“I design houses to be comfortable, gracious, understated, and to stand the test of time,” Gil Schafer says.
“John and Christine Gachot, the charming husband and wife behind the three-year-old Soho-based Gachot Studios, are bringing their warmly personal version of contemporary design to an ever-growing list of New York–area clients.”
Groves & Co.
“Our style of layered modernism combines a singular, refined aesthetic with luxurious materials and finishes—bringing together the best of design, comfort and style infused with warmth and ease.”
Herzog & de Meuron
“Herzog & de Meuron is a partnership led by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron with Senior Partners Christine Binswanger, Ascan Mergenthaler and Stefan Marbach.”
Ike Kligerman Barkley
“At Ike Kligerman Barkley, our architecture and interior departments work throughout history and across styles, always seeking to enhance life through good design.”
“Architect and designer, India Mahdavi founded her studio in 1999 and opened her show room in 2003 at the 3 rue las cases”
“ANTHONY INGRAO IS THE PRINCIPAL OF INGRAO INC., AN INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE FIRM ESTABLISHED IN 1982 AND BASED IN NEW YORK CITY. HE PARTNERS WITH RANDY KEMPER IN DESIGN AND IS ASSISTED BY 36 DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS.”
“Her eclectic taste is a true mix of diverse styles, where one may find contemporary trends amongst traditional English or French decor.”
Jan Showers & Associates Inc.
“Dallas-based designer Jan Showers came to her signature style from diverse and unexpected inspirations, including movies and novels, contemporary and vintage fashion, art, architecture, fine antiques, and vintage pieces. Filtered through her unique sensibility, the culmination of these influences is usually summarized simply as “glamour.””
Jayne Design Studio Inc.
“For the past 25 years, Thomas Jayne has designed rooms that reflect a strong connection to history and place.”
“Featured on the ELLE Decor and AD 100 lists of the world’s preeminent talents in architecture and interior design, Jean-Louis Deniot has long been in the business of creating atmospheres.”
JP Molyneux Studio Ltd.
“Molyneux’s early studios, first in Chile and later in Argentina were gradually supplanted as the designer’s journey took him to newer and wider horizons.”
Juan Montoya Design
“Juan Montoya is one of the most acclaimed and prolific interior designers in the world today. Juan Montoya was born and spent his early years in Colombia.”
“Kelly Wearstler’s eponymous global luxury lifestyle brand is renowned for its distinctive designs and sophisticated soulful vibe pioneered by the celebrated interior designer.”
“Kemble Interiors, Inc. was founded in 1982 by Palm Beach native Mimi Maddock McMakin. McMakin has been recognized for her distinctive fusion of whimsy with respectful restoration in many a storied Mizner, Volk, and Urban designed estate or club.”
“Founded in 2004 in Paris by Luis Laplace and Christophe Comoy, Laplace has developed an international clientele sensitive to high-end design and execution.”
Leroy Street Studio
“LSS Architecture is an award winning architectural studio inspired by innovation in design, the craft of construction, and a collaborative approach that places our clients’ needs at the center of the design process.”
“Lorenzo Castillo is an interior designer from Spain. He balances very well the classic with the modern vibe. Castillo creates his own ambiances and you can really see his signatures in all his work.”
“GroupM is the number one global media investment management group. We offer the intelligence to find or create valuable audiences, the power to engage them most effectively and efficiently, and the ability to create desired marketing outcomes.”
Mark Cunningham Inc.
“Incorporating found pieces of both high and low provenance, furniture (often of his design), and fine artwork, each of Mark’s projects is completely unique.”
Mark Hampton LLC
“Since Alexa Hampton took the reins of Mark Hampton, her father’s iconic firm, as owner and president in 1998, she has advanced its legacy of elegant, practical, classically based interiors for modern living – and extended its global reach.”
Markham Roberts Inc.
“Markham Roberts is known for his ability to work in any design vernacular, bringing a fresh and modern approach to classical design.”
Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design
“Martyn Lawrence Bullard is a multi-award winning Los Angeles-based interior designer renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated and inviting interiors.”
Michael Maltzan Architecture
“Founded in 1995, Michael Maltzan Architecture is an architecture and urban design practice committed to the creation of progressive, transformative experiences that chart new trajectories for architecture, urbanism, and the public realm.”
Michael S. Smith Inc.
“Michael Smith is considered one of the most original and respected talents in the design industry today. With an international profile of residential, hospitality and commercial clients, Smith’s style is a seamless blend of European classicism and American modernism—always fresh, always evolving, always underscored by the belief that everyone should live with things they love.”
“Miles Redd embarked on his interior design career after graduating from NYU, honing his skills with luminary antiques dealer John Rosselli and decorator Bunny Williams. In 1998 he opened his own design firm in New York City’s NoHo neighborhood.”
Miranda Brooks Landscape Design
“To work with the land and nature with a deep understanding of and sympathy to its character; to connect the architecture to the natural world; to create a strong sense of place.”
“Designer Muriel Brandolini’s modernist-tropical college essay writing service palette is a mix of Vietnam, Venezuela, and France – reflecting the cultures she grew buy essay helper up with while inspiring her multi-layered designs. Brandolini’s intuitive approach to the interior of a house–portraits of those who live in them and of their mental landscapes has made her one of the most sought-after decorators on the international scene.”
Nicky Haslam Studio Ltd.
“NH Design is a leading British interior design firm. Established by prolific interior designer Nicky Haslam, the firm is internationally renowned for its original, glamorous and authoritatively realised commissions”
“Olson Kundig is a Seattle-based design practice founded on the ideas that buildings can serve as a bridge between nature, culture and people, and that inspiring surroundings have a positive effect on people’s lives.”
OMA New York
“OMA is an international practice operating within the traditional boundaries of architecture and urbanism. AMO, a research and design studio, applies architectural thinking to domains beyond.”
Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam Ltd.
“The design style of Nicholas Haslam Ltd has evolved continually over the years; whilst initially grounded in the principles of English design, the arrival of Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen brought a continental flair to the company which has resulted in a more international look.”
Paul Fortune Design Studio
“Fortune Design Studio, based in Los Angeles, has been operating since 1982, enjoying the patronage of discerning clients worldwide — especially in the entertainment, art, and media fields. Exhibiting a distinct style widely recognized by the design industry, these commercial and residential projects are uniquely geared toward accommodating the history and material integrity of each chosen venture. Paul Fortune’s forte lies in working with clients who have a clear vision to create immediately welcoming yet subtly enriching environments.”
Peter Pennoyer Architects
“Peter Pennoyer Architects is an award-winning practice in traditional architecture recognised as a leader in classicism and historic preservation.”
Pierre Yovanovitch Architecture d’Intérieur
“Extreme luxury tempered by a restrained, purist sensitivity defines the “Made in France” signature of interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch whose projects stand out for their refined sense of architectural scale over ostentation and fickle design trends.”
Rafael de Cárdenas Ltd./Architecture at Large
“Rafael de Cárdenas / Architecture at Large is a seasoned resource for design vision and execution with wide-ranging projects in architecture, residential and commercial interiors, temporary spaces, furniture, and integrated objects.”
Richard Keith Langham Inc.
“Richard Keith Langham was born in Brewton, Alabama and earned a degree in interior design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.”
Richard Mishaan Design
“The best interiors are layered and rich… I adore creating synergy between collected pieces whose common thread is a tonality, a texture, or simply the excitement they evoke in the client who chose them..”
Robert Couturier Inc.
“Robert Couturier made design history in 1987 when the billionaire financier Sir James Goldsmith, who could have engaged any architect and decorator in the known world to do his bidding, followed his legendary instincts and entrusted the 32-year-old Couturier with what would amount to the single greatest private commission of modern times: the re-conception, execution, and continuous embellisment – down to the last gilded detail – of Goldsmith’s 20,000-acre kingdom on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.”
Robert Kime Design
“Robert Kime, uniquely among decorators, has risen to eminence in the profession via antique dealing, textile collecting and an abiding passion for putting rooms together. His three strands of expertise run side by side as he creates decorating schemes for an illustrious, discreet and world-wide clientele.”
“We’re driven by a deep curiosity about the world. This keeps us open to possibilities—for our clients and ourselves.”
Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors
Rose Uniacke Studio Ltd.
“Rose Uniacke is an interior designer, a designer of furniture and lighting – for individual clients as well as for her showroom – and a dealer in both antiques and pieces by other, usually well known, designers.”
“Drawing on inspirations ranging from Monet paintings to Helmut Newton photographs, he creates seductive, wondrous spaces that surpass trend to redefine traditional design for a new generation.”
The Roger Thomas Collection
“The Roger Thomas story begins in Las Vegas, but continues around the world, where Roger finds inspiration in the decorative arts of many cultures. Captured in his sketchbooks, ideas turn into designs that captivate and seduce.”
Thad Hayes Inc.
“Thad Hayes, Inc. is a New York interior design firm specializing in sensitively conceived projects that are functional, livable spaces with timeless relevance.”
Tino Zervudachi & Associés
“The company was first established by David Mlinaric (as David Mlinaric Ltd) and in its early years worked on important London and country houses, often in association with The National Trust.”
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
“Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (also known as Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners) are a husband-and-wife architectural firm founded in 1986, based in New York. Tod and Billie began working together in 1977. Their studio focuses on work for institutions: museums, schools, and not-for-profits—organization.”
Tom Scheerer Inc.
“Tom Scheerer has been practicing architectural and interior design in Manhattan since 1985. His work is characterized by clear and logical architectural solutions combined with beautiful, comfortable furnishings.”
Toshiko Mori Architect
“Toshiko Mori Architect is known for over thirty years of innovative and influential work in a diverse body of projects that have received numerous design awards.”
Tucker & Marks Inc.
“Tucker & Marks, Inc. is an interior design and decorating firm based in San Francisco, California.”
S.R. Gambrel Inc.
“Steven Gambrel is the founder and president of S.R. Gambrel, Inc., an influential interior design firm specializing in both residential and commercial commissions, as well as custom product and furnishings.”
Sawyer | Berson
“Sawyer | Berson is an interdisciplinary firm practicing architecture, landscape architecture and interior design based in New York City. The firm’s work includes private houses and gardens, apartments, townhouses and urban roof terraces as well as commercial and institutional projects throughout the United States.”
“Selldorf Architects is a 65-person architectural design practice founded by Annabelle Selldorf in New York City in 1988.”
Shawn Henderson Interior Design
“I create interiors that feel comfortably sophisticated, rich and relaxed… Interiors that inspire you daily through nuance, harmony and contrasts… Interiors that reflect your needs and spirit… Interiors that truly feel like home.”
Shelton, Mindel & Associates
“The firm is the recipient of twenty-eight AIA awards for architecture, seven Interior Design Magazine Best of Year awards for residential and commercial interiors; eighteen design awards from the Society of American Registered Architects, a Progressive Architecture citation, three Roscoe awards for product design, as well as three Good Design Awards and two American Architecture Awards from The Chicago Athenaeum.”
Sig Bergamin Architecture & Design
“Comfortable, eclectic, unique, and full of personality.”
“Our work strives to enhance our sense of place, identity and relationship to others and the physical spaces we inhabit, whether feral or human-made. Museums, markets, reindeer observatories, landscapes and dollhouses get the same care and attention to purpose.”
Stephen Shadley Designs
“Each project is a narrative—a response to the client, site, and structure.”
Stephen Sills Associates
“Stephen Sills is a celebrated interior designer specialising in transforming interiors into timeless and unique environments for modern living.”
Steven Harris Architects
“Steven Harris Architects is an award winning design firm with extensive and varied experience in both public and private commissions.”
Steven Volpe Design
“We approach projects with a spirit of collaboration with our clients, interpreting their dreams and ideas into something real and livable.”
“Founded by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urbanism practice in Chicago and New York.”
“For Laura Sartori Rimini and Roberto Peregalli, “the trick is blending nostalgia for the past with curiosity for the present.”
Studio Sofield Inc.
“A Modernist by temperament and a Historicist by training, William Sofield believes that design must live as well as it looks. His work is characterised by a holistic approach to design that encompasses the requirements of living and a response to locale.”
“Ilse Crawford is a designer, academic and creative director with a simple mission to put human needs and desires at the centre of all that she does. As founder of Studioilse, together with her multi-disciplinary, London-based team, she brings her philosophy to life.”
Suzanne Kasler Interiors
“The traditional with the contemporary, high and low, linens and velvets.”
Veere Grenney Associates
“Veere Grenney has been at the forefront of the International interior design industry for over 30 years. He trained under Mary Fox Linton, and later was a director at Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler before launching his own company in central London 17 years ago.”
Victoria Hagan Interiors
“Victoria Hagan is an award-winning designer whose work reflects the New American Classic — a modern sense of luxury that is fresh, restrained and iconic.”
“Blending old and new to bring lasting personality to a space.” says Waldo Fernandez.
William T. Georgis Architect
“William T. Georgis Architect has designed and completed numerous residential, institutional, and commercial projects in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.”
“Wirtz Tuinarchitectuur NV is focused on building Belgian projects. In the field, our talented Wirtz landscapers learn how to transform a garden into a genuine Wirtz masterpiece.”
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