Designers present to you the 2nd of 4 parts of a big article that will serve as an honouring piece for those we were selected by Architectural Digest. As the top 100 architects and designers of 2016, the world-renowned magazine has released the long-awaited AD 100 List 2017.
Cullman & Kravis Inc.
Founded by Ellie Cullman, the firm’s aesthetic work is specified as redesigning traditional projects. They are presently elaborating hand-knotted rugs for Crosby Street Studios.
Groves & Co.
Architect and designer Russell Groves is responsible for the New York-based studio, and Groves characterises its style as “Layered modernism infused with warmth and ease.” Groves’ firm is simultaneously working on a residential tower in New York and a Napa Valley estate.
Jayne Design Sutido Inc.
The studio’s style can be translated as fashionable historic as Thomas Jayne tries to combine time-honoured details with cutting-edge designs as you can see in this French-styled home whose walls entail elaborate mouldings outlined by sophisticated furniture.
Recounted by their eye-catching creations, M (Group) is led by Hermes Mallea and Carey Maloney. The Group’s main purpose is to create sumptuous and gracious residences. They are currently restoring a 19th-century Hudson Valley Home in Mexico.
Mark Hampton LLC
According to Alexa Hampton, their signature style can be particularised as an “Eclectic design that is as logical as it is unique.” Their upcoming creations will include lots of patterns.
Michael S. Smith Inc.
Recently launching three exclusive outdoor collections of furniture for Brown Jordan, the designers describes his design methodology as “pure classical design traditions with unexpected elements.” This year, Smith was awarded the 2016 Sorolla Medal for promoting Spanish arts.
Richard Keith Langham Inc.
The ensuing comment by the studio’s leading man provides intel on how they view and design interiors, “rooms should be comfortable, layered, and appointed with furnishings and details that acknowledge the past, albeit with a fresh and clear approach.” which can only be confirmed by their blooming decor of a Mississipi home.
Suzanne Kasler Interiors
Their design technique can construe as an amalgamation of aspects by both traditional and contemporary design, often recurring to the use of velvets and linens. They frequently seek influences in the work of Peter Marino and Thierry Despont. According to Kasler, what can be expected from the interiors company is “Decorating that isn’t so perfect.”
Tucker & Marks Inc.
The High-end residential interior design firm principals, Suzanne Trucker and Timothy Marks embrace on a daily basis the individual and magnificent forms of design. Depicted atop, you can see their transformation of a neoclassical-styled San Francisco apartment in a collaboration with Andrew Skurman Architects.
Victoria Hagan Interiors
Hagan’s designs exude sophistication in the use of neutral palette, something you can observe in this 19th-century home in Connecticut. Her designs are described by herself as Timeless American.
“The Connoisseurs – The sophisticated stylists who know how to curate five-star interiors”
Daniel Romualdez Architects
Epitomising the essence of luxe interiors, Romualdez believes that “form follows function—a home, no matter how beautiful, does not succeed if it’s not comfortable.” A particular distinction of this designer is the considerable amount of styles he utilises when decorating, always having in consideration thought-provoking and cultivated perspectives.
Frank De Basi Interiors
Characterised by a simple and playful style, the New York-based firm longs for combining contrasting approaches. Among their recent projects, one can discover a Victorian townhouse in London, a villa, and a residence in Tangier.
JP Molyneux Studio Ltd.
Molyneux goes beyond limits to incorporate historic thematics into his designs, while sometimes linking it together with modern details always providing the best craftsmanship services.
Paul Fortune Design Studio
Based in Los Angeles, Paul Fortune best described the studio’s philosophy as “We pay attention to history and provenance and then make the project work in the present.” Marc Jacobs and Sofia Coppola are two of their most distinctive clients.
Stephen Sills Associates
One of the most important aspects of design to Sills is developing a creative design according to the clients’ needs and wants. When asked about what the future holds for Sills and associates, he said, “A return to living with antiquities, and more modern, multicolor rooms.” Legend Tina Turner is one of his most powerful clients.
Steven Volpe Design
The designer from San Francisco defines his signature style as being “thoughtfully modern”, meaning everything is maximised to detail and knowledge while being aesthetically pleasing. You can clearly see this tranlation in his his rendition of a dining room area in a San Franciscan residence.
The Studio is driven by Laura Sartoni Rimini and Roberto Peregalli. They conduct designs through two unique strategies which are creating nostalgic elements for the past and by always being curious about the present. Within their resumé are an apartment for Vogue’s Hamish Bowles in Manhattan and a penthouse in Tel Aviv.
Studio Sofield Inc.
In regards to his technique, Sofield discloses that “I am grounded by all forms of craft as articulated through functionality, personality, and value.” So as to understand his statement, you can see how coherently his design of Tom Ford’s flagship store in Miami, truly is. His upcoming projects will be represented by an individual and idiosyncratic outlook.
Thad Hayes Inc.
Based in New York, the designer’s creations are perceived as tailored interiors imbued by a knowledge on various areas of interest, from architecture to fine arts.
Focusing on bringing personality to a space, Waldo Fernandez mashes elements from venerable styles with groundbreaking novelties. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are among his most valuable clients.
In his designs, Alidad Mahloudji gives preference to decorative textiles, luxury textures, and antique furnishings. Above all, the designer gravitates towards comfort and opulence.
Sultana emphasises that his style revolves around “sophisticated luxury built on noble materials, quality, and craftsmanship.” He named the Heydar Aliyev Center designed by Zaha Hadid Architects as his favourite building. The Interior designer is also looking forward to working on traditional techniques, such as marquetry and églomise.
Nicky Halsam Studio
Haslam is not entirely too concerned about the aesthetics of design instead he sees the art form as intuitive and perpetual. Recently, he developed a colour collection for Paint the Town Green.
Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam Ltd.
Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen’s style lies on mixing the affluent perspectives of traditional designs with unforeseen aspects. The duo often operates with moody metallics and glossy surfaces.
Robert Kime Design
Characterized by utilizing a varied range of patterns and decorating to the smallest detail, Kime is able to create an everlasting sensation in fairly new rooms. He is also recognized for his classic English creations with slight hints of exoticism and worldwide textiles. He is currently adding more material to his collections of fabrics and wallpapers.