Boca do Lobo and COVETED Magazine have selected an exclusive list featuring the most influential interior designers in the field. After the huge success of the first issue, Coveted Magazine and Boca do Lobo accepted the challenge and returns with this special selection of the personalities in the most creative and innovative industry. We are proud to present you the exclusive list of US Top Interior Designers considered as world’s references of 2017.
Discover the curated selection of the Best Interior Designers of 2017, the renowned and the emerging, both passionate and geniuses. The Present and the Future belongs to the ones who think differently, the artists, inventors, storyteller-creatives, “right brain” thinkers, the passionate and the ones able to capture the spirit of their customers and the essence of spaces.
Best Interior Designers 2017 will present you the giants of Hospitality and the geniuses of Residential projects, both capable of telling us stories of who we are and where we want to be.
We hope that you get enthusiastic and inspired by our selection, interviews and mood boards. Take a look at the US interior designers that you can find on this list.
SIMEONE DEARY DESIGNSimeone Deary Design Group is an award-winning interior design firm with a distinct artistic perspective to create provocative spaces evoking imagination and conversation. Simeone Deary Design Group’s philosophy rests solely on the belief that there is no substitute for great design. Uncompromised artistry is the core mission of the firm and although the mediums may differ, adherence to developing a conceptual vision for each project serves as a driving force in everything they create.
KELLY WEARSTLERWearstler Studio has grown from a boutique interior design firm to a global lifestyle brand. Driven by the signature aesthetic and idiosyncratic spirit of its creator and namesake, the Los Angeles-based company boasts a diverse range of modalities, taking an all-encompassing approach to design that includes everything from residential and commercial.
RYAN KORBANYoung interior designer Ryan Korban has now been challenging décor aesthetics for a decade, give or take. Finding inspiration in classics like Monet and Helmet Newt, Korban’s design aesthetic can be described as “a mix of luxury, old-world romance and urban cool”. And it’s by mixing all these styles together that the designer has been creating “seductive, wondrous spaces”, trying to redefine traditional design
MILES REDDMiles is a remarkable designer that turned into an advantage the fact that he used to work as a set designer. Redd studied at some of New York’s best design schools before landing apprenticeships with such luminaries as antique dealer John Roselli and decorator Bunny Williams, who educated him in the arts of the antique dealership, shopping and, most importantly, timeless decorating.
Steven GambrelSteven Gambrel founded S.R. Gambrel, Inc. only three years after earning a degree in architecture from the University of Virginia. Steven is recognized for his endless dedication to creating customized interiors and architectural. Whether he is designing a polished uptown duplex, a rambling country house, or a weekend beach retreat, he serves the needs of each client with his passion for timeless and comfortable homes.
Event planner, interior designer and bon vivant, Ken Fulk is a master of maneuvering between the various spheres of San Francisco society, from blue blood to newly minted Silicon Valley tech titans and beyond. He knows intimately how today’s high-tech masters of the universe look for when it comes to their homes – and what they’re looking for isn’t necessarily the newest gadgets or the latest fads.
Stephen SillsStephen Sills is an interior designer that transforms interiors into timeless spaces with a unique and modern living ambiance. He is all about architecture, function, and history of the space, in which he likes to embrace the spirit of the client. Also, Stephen mixes his modern style with a classic twist and that is what turns spaces into beautiful projects. He approaches every project with sensitivity to the architecture, function, and history of the space, enriching the vision of the client.
INGRAOAnthony Ingrao is an internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm established in 1982 and based in the New York City. Her partners with Randy Kemper in design and is assisted by 36 designers and architects. With projects all over the world, Ingrao has not only redefined the world of the modern luxury but has also become a name synonymous with refinement, quality and unique style.
PETER MARINOPeter Marino, one of the top interior designers in the world, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, an internationally acclaimed architecture, planning and design firm founded in 1978 and based in New York City, with several offices around the US. He is widely known for his residential and retail interior designs for the most iconic names in the fashion and art worlds.
DRAKE DESIGN ASSOCIATES
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. Drake and Anderson bring a wealthy, practical experience and professionalism in project management, custom furniture design and other complementary areas to their already accomplished senses of style, ensuring that every aspect of each undertaking runs seamlessly.
Acclaimed for his distinctive ability to fuse classic and contemporary elements, Eric Cohler was dubbed the original “Mixmaster” by Traditional Home Magazine. They are known for designing spaces that look carefully composed yet are luxuriously comfortable – believing in putting “living” back into the living room. Cohler’s extensive experience in both residential and commercial interiors is seen in projects everywhere.
CONSORT DESIGNFounded by Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone, Consort is an innovative home decor concept launched by Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone. They offer a fresh take on comfortable, cool home design through their brick and mortar locations, which feature interior design services, a shoppable showroom. They bring a cutting edge classic look to consumers who enjoy a trend-driven lifestyle.
STEVEN VOLPE Steven Volpe approach projects with a spirit of collaboration with their clients, interpreting their dreams and ideas into something real and livable. They strive to constantly infuse their design process with new elements informed by their travels, study and the ever-changing world around us. The results are as unique and inspired projects.
ROCKWELL GROUPOver the past 30 years, Rockwell Group has carved out a unique role encompassing multiple ideas, design styles, clients and project types. Inspired by theatre, technology, and high-end craft, the firm creates a unique narrative for each project, ranging from restaurants, hotels, airport terminals, and hospitals, to festivals, museum exhibitions, and Broadway sets.
Rafael de Cárdenas/ 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. “We sample from music, art, fashion, and contemporary culture,” Cárdenas says. His approach, however, balances nostalgia and edginess. “We take diligent note of the past while daydreaming about the future,” he explains.
See also: Top Interior Designers 2017: New York
Martyn Lawrence Bullard 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. Martyn’s impressive mastery of a broad range of styles, paired with his unrivaled attention to detail and commitment to quality has earned him significant international acclaim.
BILHUBER AND ASSOCIATESJeffrey Bilhuber has a uniquely American perspective that breathes new life into tradition with a confirmed understanding of modern sensibilities. He mixes periods and design ideas with a confidence and instinctive style, whose rules are self-evident: practicality and sheer beauty. Jeffrey Bilhuber takes his design cues from understanding the importance of history while optimistically looking wards the future.
Darryl Carter Interior Designer Darryl Carter left a successful law career to pursue his love for design, a passion he has since exercised in spare, elemental rooms – as well as in his lighting collection for the Urban Electric Co., paints for Benjamin Moore, and his namesake Washington, D.C., shop. Signature style is a nuanced neutral palette, fanciful antique and vintage finds, and dramatic juxtapositions of scale.
Laura Day Laura Day is a New York City-based interior designer and entrepreneur, world traveller and veteran of TLC’s Trading Spaces. Her work has been featured in New York Magazine, Vogue, and Traditional Home. Known for mixing sophistication with classical themes, she plays with light, colours and patterns in furniture to create a clean and comfortable space. Her style is elegant, beautiful and functional.
JEFF ANDREWS Internationally celebrated interior designer Jeff Andrews creates sophisticated and livable interiors for families and celebrities alike. Jeff is skilled at pushing creative boundaries in ways that respect and redefine traditional design aesthetics. His refreshing approach makes him one of the most sought-after interior designers in the industry.
HIRSCH BEDNER ASSOCIATESHBA creates the signature looks of today’s luxury brands, independent contemporary boutique hotels, urban resorts spas, world-class residences, restaurants, and casinos. Leading the hotel design industry since 1965, HBA remains keenly attuned to the pulse of.
Lori Margolis Interiors Lori Margolis Interiors is a boutique interior design firm, based in New York, which specializes in creating beautiful living spaces and creative work spaces. With a distinct eclectic, sophisticated, high fashion artistic flair, Lori’s high-end clientele seek her out to create beautiful yet functional living and work spaces.
ROBERT COUTURIERThe New York-based Couturier maintains his place at the top of his profession, continuing to execute grand-scale commissions in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Russia. Couturier has contributed to major architecture and design books
AvroKOAvroKO has established a new paradigm in the industry, encompassing a multitude of disciplines and creating thoughtful, provocative architecture, brands, products, and environments. Since its launch, AvroKO has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative design firms in the field, due in large part to the group’s self-styled storytelling, integrated design process..
Mark Cunningham Mark Cunningham is renowned for his singular interior compositions. 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. Each is an individual expression of his clients’ lives and lifestyles. Mark Cunningham Inc. has worked on a wide range of diverse projects on every scale, from residential interiors to hotel design as well as architectural consultation and retail concepts.
Richard Mishaan Born in Colombia, Richard Mishaan began his career by apprenticing in the offices of Philip Johnson. “The Mishaan touch, stylistically, is an expansive one, which is not surprising—he himself is an expansive person. His combined knowledge of fashion, architecture, and interior design, plus his cultural roots, give him a deep understanding of luxury and quality” Pamela Fiori, Editor-in-Chief, Town & Country.
TSAO –MCKOWN Partners Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown have adapted their sensuousvision of modernism to projects of vastly different types and scales, always with an emphasis on materials’ emotional as well as aesthetic qualities.m“Our inspiration resides not in the grandiose and the monumental but in larger existential questions, and in focused observations of the sensual, the tactile, the unexpected”, they say.
Robert Stilin is known for effortlessly combining crisp, clean architecture with custom upholstery, antique and vintage furniture and modern and contemporary art to create casually elegant homes that are warm, comfortable and very livable.
TIHANY DESIGNKnown for creating hotel and dining interiors at some of the most iconic and luxurious properties around the globe, Tihany Design’s sophisticated, often groundbreaking designs are custom-tailored to fit the vision of the client and stay true to their location. Widely regarded as the world’s preeminent hospitality designer, Adam D. Tihany has created hotel and dining interiors at some of the most iconic and luxurious properties around the globe.
HOKHOK’s mission is to deliver exceptional design ideas and solutions for their clients through the creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. Hok design solutions result from a collaborative process that encourages multidisciplinary professional teams to research alternatives, share knowledge and imagine new ways to solve the challenges of the built environment.
JESSICA HELGERSONJessica Helgerson mission is to create thoughtful, beautiful interiors that meet our clients’ aesthetic, functional, and economic goals while honoring and celebrating the buildings that contain them. Her perspective is informed by a respect for historical architecture coupled with an appreciation of the playfulness and brightness of modern design.
Based near Miami, Interiors by Steven G.’s high-end interior designer studio has created astonishing projects throughout the United States and across the world. Interiors by Steven G. is a full-service interior design firm founded in 1983. Elegance and Sophistication are the inspiration behind every residence created by interior designer Steven G. The company’s motto has always been: listen to client’s wants, needs and desires. It’s all about the client, each and every one, no matter what the size of the project.
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