If you are a design lover, this article is just for you! Get to know the best interior designers and architects of the world!
Contemporary Lighting ‘s Blog has done its research and has found the most amazing interior designers and architects divided by the top markets of the world, including the French Market, Italian, and the UK and USA market! Let’s see which are the dots that connect these different design projects from all over the world.
Let’s start this with one of the most important design markets in the entire world North-America! It’s impossible not to know Peter Marino and Bunny Williams, these two amazing icons of design!
Credits: Peter Marino
Peter Marino is one of the top names when speaking about New York’s Interior Design. Peter Marino Architect PLLC was founded in NY, in 1978, a studio that is already spread all over America and that does several different design projects for countries all over the world. His projects can be characterized as a reinterpretation of modern contemporary style.
Credits: Bunny Williams
This woman is one of the top interior designers of North America! Bunny worked during 20 years for a decorating studio called Parish-Hadley Associates, however in 1988, she opened her first interior design company. Besides her solo career, Bunny also created a furniture’s collection and accessories, known as Bunny Williams Home. Her designs and projects have a sophisticated and elegant style with an American touch!
Image Credit to Michelangelo Foundation/LailaPozzo
Some of the top names of French and European Design are India Mahdavi, Phillipe Starck, Jean Nouvel, Jean Louis Deniot and Patrick Jouin. For example, India, was one of the most popular designers in the entire industry. She is the great example of the Empowering Women Movement! Her projects are filled with color and modern trends, that is why she was considered the Color Queen of the Design world!
Credits: Phillipe Starck
A well known French designer and architect, a rebellious citizen of this world, that considers that “his duty to share his ethical and subversive vision of a fairer planet”. His projects are unconventional, and he puts functionality first, rather aesthetics. Besides a great designer, he is also an influencer!
Credits: Dimore Studio
Italy is one o the top markets of design. Actually, the Italian brands are also associated to the best of what design can offer us! Gio Ponti, Aldo Rossi, Carlo Scarpa or Giuseppe Pagano are some of the examples of the architectural legends. High-end projects with revolutionized techniques, such as the work of the amazing contemporary architects, Renzo Piano or Piero Lissoni.
Credits: Piero Lissoni
Credits – Zaha Hadid Architects
In 2004, Hadid became the first female recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered the Nobel Prize, but for Architecture! It is said that no one knows better how to design a building than her. “Her buildings are distinctively neo-futuristic, characterized by the “powerful, curving forms of her elongated structures with multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry to evoke the chaos of modern life”.
Credits: David Chipperfield
Here is another legend of the British world of Architecture! David founded his studio in 1985, and his international body of work includes cultural, residential, commercial and city projects. With more than 100 international awards – and counting – such as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Royal Fine Art Commission (RFAC) and American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards.
Credits – Twinkle Khanna
Besides a interior designer, Twinkle is an author, a newspaper columnist, a film producer, a former film actress and she is considered one of the biggest influences in India. She is currently the co-owner of the White Widow – a chain of interior design stores. She has produced a range os mesmerizing design projects, however she doesn’t have any degree in design – this is what we call a natural gift!
Credits – Luis Barragan Archive
One of the most famous names of Mexican Design Industry is, without any kind of doubt, Luis Barragan. His works are characterized by the love for design and craftsmanship, and how the passion for the Mexican ancient techniques transformed him into a legend of Mexican design.
Piet Boon is one of the most important designers and most famous Dutch architects of all time. Piet owns a team in his studio called Piet Boon Studio, and he is responsable for the most exquisite designs in The Netherlands!
Credits – Marcel Wanders