AD 100 Best Interior Designers of 2017 Finally Revealed! – PART I

Architectural Digest  has finally revealed their curated selection of 100 Best Interior Designer of 2017, welcoming the best interior designers and masters of architecture in an inaugural AD100 Hall of Fame. This year’s honorees—plus ten top tastemakers who have been elevated to the list’s first-ever Hall of Fame—are the men and women who are changing our world, one room, one building, and one garden at a time. Take a look and discover the entire list here!

Adjaye Associates

British architect David Adjaye has worked on monumental projects from Washington, D.C., to Beirut.

Aero Studios

Designer and firm founder Thomas O’Brien displays his proficiency with details and understated but impactful decor.

Agence Charles Zana

Learn more about the French firm, whose projects range from a Guy Martin restaurant at Charles de Gaulle Airport to a private home in Madagascar.

Agence Louis Benech

The French landscape designer deftly blends formalism and natural beauty.

Alex Papachristidis Interiors

The Manhattan-based decorator is looking forward to the return of chintz.

Alidad Ltd.

Alidad Mahloudji eschews minimalism in favor of ornamental textiles, opulent textures, and antique furnishings.

Arne Maynard Garden Design Ltd.

The English landscape designer creates lush paradises.

Ashe + Leandro

The New York firm is making its mark on the design world with interiors that are at once tailored and relaxed.

Atelier AM

Alexandra and Michael Misczynski describe their signature look as “edited.”

Ben Pentreath Ltd.

The London-based designer‘s work features beautiful details and classical proportions.

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BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group)

The Danish starchitect continues to make waves.

Bilhuber and Associates

The American designer’s client list includes stars like Mariska Hargitay and Iman and David Bowie.

Brian J. McCarthy Inc.

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Carrier and Company Interiors

An understated elegance defines Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller’s work.


 “Eclectic assemblages that work in harmony with their surroundings while paying homage to historic and international design,” according to principals Roman Alonso and Steven Johanknecht.

Cullman & Kravis Inc.

Founding designer Ellie Cullman says her firm is “redefining traditional design.

Dan Fink Studio

The designer‘s interiors make traditional style feel fresh.

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Deborah Berke Partners

From a minimalist Hamptons house to a 1960s revamp, these homes showcase the architect’s ability to balance modernity with warmth.

Deborah Nevins & Associates

The New York–based landscape designer creates landscapes in harmony with their buildings.

Décoration Jacques Garcia

The Paris designer‘s work is all about atmosphere.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The firm behind New York’s beloved elevated park reimagines urban spaces with beauty and imagination.

Dimore Studio

Founders Britt Moran and Emiliano Salci create nuanced spaces that blend classic principles with contemporary styling.

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Ferguson & Shamamian Architects

Francis Sultana

The interior designer tells us about his new book and which traditional decor styles are making a comeback.

François Catroux

François Catroux, who designs for the likes of Princess Marie-Chantal and Prince Pavlos of Greece, tells us where to find the best gardens in the world.

Frank de Biasi Interiors

The New York–based talent blends whimsical elements and simple style.

G.P. Schafer Architect

Since Gil Schafer III opened his Manhattan practice in 2002, the architect and author of The Great American House (Rizzoli, 2012) has turned heads with his roster of historicist residences that respect, as he puts it, “the character, detail, and scale of old houses and how those qualities can impart a sense of memory and home.”

Gachot Studios

The multidiscipline New York–based design firm blends modern minimalism with a sense of warmth.

Groves & Co.

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Herzog & de Meuron

Take a closer look at some of the Swiss architecture firm’s most noteworthy projects.

Ike Kligerman Barkley

John Ike, Thomas A. Kligerman, and Joel Barkley fill us in on their upcoming projects and more.

India Mahdavi

The Paris-based designer and architect creates statement-making interiors in a bevy of rainbow-bright hues.

Isabel López-Quesada

The Madrid-based designer shares what she’s been working on, including a house that once belonged to Ava Gardner.

Jan Showers & Associates Inc.

The Dallas-based designer on why a mix of high and low is the next big thing in design.

Jean-Louis Deniot

“Grand decors that are stately but cool, sexy, and atmospheric, all at the same time.”

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Stay tuned to discover AD 100 Best Interior Designers of 2017 Finally Revealed! -PART II 


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