TOP 100 INTERIOR DESIGNERS BY BOCA DO LOBO AND COVETED MAGAZINE – 3 – Boca do Lobo and Coveted Magazine have together prepared a fine and exclusive selection of the most influent interior designers. Meet the part 3 of that selection.
51- JEAN LOUIS DENOIT
Recognized worldwide for his eclectic and emblematic interiors, Jean-Louis Deniot plays in a multiplicity of repertoires, never sticking to the purity of style, rather letting his academic training translate into a vocabulary that is both informal and bold. Minimalism is not for Jean-Louis Deniot as neither is excess. Balance and osmosis are what identifies him, even offsetting the rigid facet of architecture with a deepest vision and refinement.
52 – MARCEL WANDERS
Marcel Wanders is a product and interior designer who drew international recognition for his Knotted Chair produced by Droog Design in 1996. His work is ubiquitous; designing for leading international companies such as Flos, Alessi, Puma, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, MAC Cosmetics, Cappellini, B&B Italia, Moroso and Target. Wanders also designs for architectural projects, such as the Kameha Grand hotel in Bonn, the Mondrian South Beach hotel in Miami and the Villa Moda store in Bahrain. In addition to running his studio, Wanders is co-founder and Artistic Director of the successful design label Moooi (2001).
53- DAVID COLLINS STUDIO
David Collins Studio, an interior design firm based in London, in 1985, collaborates with eminent brands and businesses that represent the best in their field, and with private clients that share the obsession with detail, innovation and functionality. Based in London, the studio has released projects across five continents, including the Wolseley, the Connaught bar and Harrods Shoes Heaven in London, Condé Nast’s Vogue Lounge and the Ritz – Carlton Residences at Mahanakhon in Bangkok, and the Delaire Graff Estate in South Africa. The studio has been instrumental in the store roll outs of Alexander McQueen, Jimmy Choo and Pret-a-Mange.
54 – MATHIEU LEHANNEUR
At the forefront of international design, Mathieu Lehanneur is one of the few designers of his generation who can embrace as many different fields beyond the furniture. It innovates with objects and magic architectures that brew design, science, art and technology for the well-being of its users. Air, water, sound and light are his favourite materials. His diploma project at ENSCI – Les Ateliers entitled “Therapeutic objects”, a work on the ergonomics of medicines, thus integrates immediately the permanent collection of MoMA. I
55 – JAIME HAYON
Hayon set up his own studio practice in the year 2000 and dedicated himself fully to his personal projects from 2003 onward. Today he is one of the most acclaimed creators worldwide. His singular vision was first fully exposed in ‘Mediterranean Digital Baroque’ at London’s David Gill Gallery, followed by many exhibitions and installations set up in major galleries and museums worldwide in venues like the: Vivid Gallery, Mak Vienna, Groninger Museum, Aram Gallery, London’s Design Museum, Mudac Museum, Gallery Thomas in Munich, Walker art centre, Centre Pompidou, as well as the Basel Art Fair, to name a few, attracting the attention of prestigious art collectors worldwide. Today his works are in the permanent collections of some of these institutions.
56 – MARTIN BRUDNIZKI
The Studio’s success rests in taking the utmost respect for a client’s brief and the unique character of the area or street in which a project is located, to ensure the finished product not only sits well within its environment but also meets the needs and expectations of the client. This is a winning combination which has translated perfectly to projects ranging from restaurants, hotels and private clubs.
57 – NATE BERKUS
Nathan Jay “Nate” is an American interior designer, author, and television personality. Founded in 1995, Nate Berkus Associates designs acclaimed and liveable interiors across the country and around the world. Since Nate established his award winning interior design firm at the age of 24, his approachable and elevated philosophy has transformed countless homes around the world through his design work, home collections, books, TV shows and media appearances. Nate’s work has been featured in publications including Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, VOGUE, InStyle, O Magazine, People and ELLE DÉCOR, which included him on their “A-List” of the world’s top designers.
58 – MASQUESPACIO
Masquespacio is an award-winning creative consultancy created in 2010 by Ana Milena Hernández Palacios and Christophe Penasse. Combining the 2 disciplines of their founders, interior design and marketing, the Spanish design agency creates branding and interior projects through a unique approach that results in fresh and innovative concepts rewarded with a continued international recognition by media specialized in design, fashion and lifestyle trends. They have worked on projects in several countries like Norway, USA, Germany and Spain.
59 – KELLY HOPPEN
Couture seamlessly blends her natural balance and timeless style to your brief creating a sanctuary that is all about you. Taking time to understand the lifestyle of those involved ensuring every job is tailor-made to your needs. Whether it is the side of the bed you wake up on to who does the cooking in your home, or the feel of a texture that exudes elegance on a luxury yacht, meticulous attention to detail creates a completely bespoke design that is both practical and luxurious while emphasizing the atmosphere you want to achieve.
60 – ESCAPEFROMSOFA
Escapefromsofa is a design studio established in Istanbul in 2009, catering to various design needs like interior and product design. Escapefromsofa creates high profile solutions by nurturing the contextual and contemporary values of their demographics.
They strive to create rich experiences with an original approach towards design considering the disparities in daily life.
61 – ERIC KUSTER
Eric Kuster is a Dutch interior designer who owns the label under the marque of Metropolitan Luxury with interior design ideas that inspire every professional of the area. There could not be two words better suited to sit side-by-side and describe his inimitable style, which relies on the perfect balance of classic and contemporary, European and international. In addition to exclusive residential projects from Curaçao to London, his projects also include yacht interior design and hotels, as well as commercial interior design projects. Kuster consistently exceeds the expectations.
62 – PIET BOON
Since Piet Boon founded his eponymous design studio more than 30 years ago, the Dutch designer and master craftsman has created his own iconic furniture and interiors. Together with a creative director Karin Meyn, Piet leads his own team of designers, interior designers, and architects completing projects around the world for a constantly growing group of clients. Those who wonder how Piet Boon succeeded to break through as a top designer not only in the Netherlands but also internationally, one look at his collection of furniture and home designs will provide the answer.
63 – ANEMONE WILLE VÅGE
Anemone Wille Våge is one of Norway’s most recognized interior designers. She runs the company Wille Interior AS in Oslo, who has been responsible for the interior design of several new constructions and remodelling projects. She started out with editorial work for interior magazines as a stylist. Today she has her own company where the focus is both on private and commercial projects. Anemone has created a characteristic style as well as an aesthetic synonymous with sophistication, luxury and grace. She is represented in Andrew Martins prestigious Design Award- book four years in a row.
64 – GREG CHRISTMAS
Greg Natale has been passionate about interior design for a long time, he studied design at Sidney College of art. His first project was his sister’s one bedroom apartment, which he decorated wall-to-wall custom-coloured Florence Broadhurst. Greg’s business has gone from strength to strength, with designs featured in numerous local and international publications, and many awards to his name, including Belle Coco Republic Interior Designer of the Year in 2011 and 2014.
65 – FRANÇOIS CHAMPSAUR
François Champsaur is a French interior designer. Born in Marseille, his work is influenced by his Mediterranean roots. From his earliest projects, François has displayed his ability to transform any space, considering each and every aspect from an architectural angle to the last detail. He intelligently reworks space, playing with light and volume, and completes the set with both elegant and contemporary furniture and fabrics. He has transformed luxury hotels (such as The Royal Evian and the Vernet Hôtel in Paris) and private homes using his own unique vision.
66 – DRAGON / ANDERSON
Drake / Anderson, a dynamic 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.
Anthony Ingrao is the principal of the Ingrao Inc. and internationally acclaimed architecture and design firm established in 1982 and based in the New York City. He 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 become a name synonymous with refinement, quality and unique style.
68 – MILES REDD
Miles Redd is a remarkable designer that turned into an advantage the fact that he used to work as a set designer. He likes decorating and designing the interior of a house to reflect the owner’s personality. 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 antique dealership, shopping and, most importantly, timeless decorating.
69 – YABU PUSHELBERG
With studios in New York and Toronto, he is comprised of highly experienced interiors designers, industrial designers and project managers that specialise in innovative luxury design. He has worked with some of the world’s leading innovators and brands including Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Thompson Hotels, Park Hyatt International, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, St. Regis Hotels, Ian Schrager, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud, Louis Vuitton etc. Yabu Pushelberg also designs furniture for companies such as the Toronto and New York retailer Avenue Road Furniture.
70 – ROBERT COUTURIER
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.
71 – FIONA BARRATT INTERIORS
Formed in 2006, Fiona Barratt Interiors has grown into a successful and vibrant interior design business. The studio works on luxury residential and commercial projects internationally. Its success is born from the dedication and experience of a talented team who work closely with their clients from concept to completion, delivering an exemplary service.
72 – CANDY & CANDY
Nicholas Anthony Christopher Candy (born on 23 January 1973) and Christian Peter Candy (born on 31 July 1974) are British luxury property developers. The range of design styles is virtually unlimited. In fact, the Candy & Candy designers are very proud of not having a House Style since this enables designs to be individually tailored to each client’s projects.
73 – YOO STUDIO
YOO is a pioneering vision for living and the result of a partnership between property entrepreneur John Hitchcox and the ubiquitous designer, Philippe Starck. Since 1999, YOO has worked with international developers, designing landmark residential and hotel projects throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, North and South America and the Middle East.
74 – HELEN GREEN
Helen Green Design is one of Britain’s leading interior design practices, known for its liveable yet luxurious interiors. The dynamic studio has an international portfolio spanning listed townhouses in Belgravia and country homes in Sussex to hotels in the Caribbean and has established a reputation for creating elegant, luxurious interiors for private clients as well as prestigious developments.
75 – KATHARINE POOLEY
Katharine Pooley creates incredible luxurious inspiring residential and commercial projects for the most discerning clients. Her refined yet eclectic aesthetic has earned her a position as one of the most sought-after interior designers in London. An innate sense of adventure has defined Katharine’s life and shaped her design philosophy. Katharine is an intrepid traveler and has visited more than 150 countries making dreams become a reality in each one of her projects.