Recently, Architectural Digest released the AD100 2018. This popular list features the Top 100 architects and designers of the world! Within this list, Modern Home Décor has selected ten figures who must get to know in detail!
Dimore Studio – The duo behind this fast-growing Milan-based Studios roots their work in tradition, even as the atmospheric spaces they create spin entirely unique worlds. Recently, they’ve branched out from under-the-radar residential work to high-
Drake/Anderson – Led by award-winning designers Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, Drake/Anderson studio creates sophisticated interiors that are luxurious, refined and always have a touch of the unexpected. You have to keep in mind that dynamic eclecticism is the hallmark of this powerful New York-based firm, whose work forges a perfect balance between timelessness and today.
Ike Kligerman Barkley – This is an architecture and interior design firm based in New York City and San Francisco providing a high-end residential design. Their architecture and interior departments work throughout history and across styles, always seeking to enhance life through good design.
Selldorf Architects – You probably already heard about this architectural design practice that was founded by Annabelle Selldorf. The firm creates public and private spaces that manifest a clear and modern sensibility to enduring impact. By giving form to the needs and desires of clients and communities alike, the architectural solutions that emerge are equal parts purpose and poetry.
Stephen Shadley Designs – With clients such as Diane Keaton, Woody Allen, and Jennifer Aniston, it’s no wonder Stephen Shadley finds creative sustenance in classic motion pictures. His interiors, however, present an effortless tranquillity, a characteristic that he attributes to each project he embarks on.
Steven Holl Architects – This is a medium-sized innovative architecture and urban design office working globally as one office from two locations: New York City and Beijing. With each project, the firm explores new ways to integrate an organizing idea with the programmatic and functional essence of a building.
Waldo’s Designs – For over 35 years, Cuban born Waldo Fernandez has managed all elements of his own interior design practice, working on various projects all over the world. These studio projects include many high-end private residences, restaurants, hotels on both coasts, numerous Hawaiian estates, riding stables, executive offices, yachts and private planes.
Amy Lau Design – Amy Lau creates interiors known for their warmth, expressiveness and impeccable attention to detail. Amy has a reverence for the inherent beauty of natural materials and landscapes and thoughtfully incorporates elements of each into every project. Embracing both art and design, each personalized space is enlivened with dynamic mixes of vintage and contemporary pieces, and site-specific commissions.
Kelly Wearstler – This well-known American designer is a global lifestyle designer renowned for iconic, boundary-pushing design. Kelly’s world-class interiors projects, as well as her collections of home décor, furniture, and lighting, are inspired by her most beloved artists, vintage finds and her passion for pairing rich textures with luxurious materials and vibrant colours.
Rockwell Group – It’s probably one of the biggest names on the AD 100 Lista of 2018. This award-winning 250-person interdisciplinary architecture and design firm specialize in hospitality, culture, healthcare, education, product, and set design. Founded in 1984 by David Rockwell and led by partners Shawn Sullivan and Greg Keffer, they create extraordinary experiences and built environments the world over.