Boca do Lobo and COVETED Magazine have selected an exclusive list featuring the top interior designers in the field. After the huge success of the first issue, they return with this special selection of the personalities in the most creative and innovative industry, the interior design world.
In New York, there are a plenty of prestigious and internationally famous interior designers, their style is very distinguishing and each of these designers has their own personal and unique touch. Get amazed and inspired by the top interior designers from New York.
Known 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.
Kelly Wearstler Studio has grown from boutique interior design firm to 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.
BILHUBER AND ASSOCIATES
Jeffrey 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 towards the future.
Anthony 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 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, like Philadelphia, Miami and so on. Marino’s designs can usually be characterized by emphasized materiality, texture, scale light and the constant dialogue between interior and exterior. He is widely known for his residential and retail interior designs for the most iconic names in the fashion and art worlds. Notable and recently completed retail projects include Ermenegildo Zegna flagship stores in Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo and Shangai or Chanel boutiques in Paris, New York and Singapore.
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.
Over the past 30 years, Rockwell Group has carved out a unique role encompassing multiple ideas, design styles, clients and project types. Inspired by theater, 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.
Miles 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.
The 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. His work has been featured in such publications as Architectural Digest, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Town and Country, the New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, House and Garden, the Robb Report, and Elle décor.
Partners Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown have adapted their sensuous vision of modernism to projects of vastly different types and scales, always with an emphasis on materials’ emotional as well as aesthetic qualities. “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.
RAFAEL DE CÁRDENAS
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. In addition to crafting urban residences for the likes of model Jessica Stam and actress Parker Posey, Cárdenas is best known for his imaginative retail spaces, among the latest being Baccarat’s new Manhattan flagship and a forthcoming department store in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Steven 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.
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.
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.
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