Top Interior Designers and Decorators from Around the World
Interior design has greatly evolved over the last 30 years, enriching its conceptual base and producing both luxurious and fantastic atmospheres in which exquisite taste has been shown off by many artists around the world. Here we give you 7 of some of the most famous and influential designers, featuring some interesting details of their lives and work. However, if you are looking for an interior designer in Hong Kong, give us a call to discuss your dream home.
Dutch designer Marcel Wanders must be included in our list. Born in 1963, Marcel was initially expelled from the Design Academy Eindhoven; however, this incident would not define this man's career. In fact, he got his education at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Institute of the Arts and graduated cum laude in the year 1988. He is well known and respected for his multisensorial approach in interior design, the usage of high tech materials in his products, some notable projects such as the prefabricated house he named “Eden” in 2015, and his Knotted chair. This creation of his gained him public attention in 1996. Wanders co-founded “Moooi” and currently works as its art director.
The versatile and innovative interior designer, Kelly Wearstler, was born in the United States in 1967. Her reputation built up quickly after she founded her own design company: “KWID” or Kelly Wearstler Interior Design during the 90's. She became well known for her taste and creativity. She had the chance to test those abilities in the hotel industry, for which she worked extensively. In fact, her work on the Avalon Beverly Hills Hotel gained her recognition and respect in the business. She has had some well-known clients such as Gwen Stefani (artist) and Cameron Diaz (actress).
She has been named "the reigning queen of restrained elegance" by Veranda. Hagan has been said to reflect the New American Classic spirit in the design work, that has gained her some of the most important distinctions for interior designers in America, such as the Architectural Digest’s AD100.
Born in Casablanca, Morocco, to Argentinian parents, this photographer and interior designer gained his fame in Paris where he created genuine artworks for apartments, yachts, and jets. He gained attention for his atmospheres influenced by his Arabic heritage, featuring geometrical shapes. Died in 2012, age 69.
This American Interior Designer has been awarded the Pritzker Prize and got a gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects. He has focused his work in museums, mansions, temples, and offices. Well known for his refined work, he privileges white in his style and follows a geometrical logic for the interaction between his creations and the surroundings.
This Irish interior designer focused his work in bars and restaurants but was also a close friend of Madonna and worked in some of the singer´s mansions. He was versatile, fashionable, and has been referred to as a true genius for his intervention in restaurants and bars such as the Artesian in which he displays some oriental influences and Pagodas including stools clad in purple faux-crocodile leather. Died in 2013 from Melanoma, shortly after being diagnosed.
Jean Louis Deniot
Featured in two well established French magazines as one of the hundred most preeminent talents in Interior Design and Architecture. This architect is well recognized for his eclectic and innovative style. He tends to privilege pale tones in his atmospheres and has stated that his work is orientated to create harmony and wellbeing. He also stands out for his originality and his opposition to purism in style.