STYLE Neo disco
PROJECTS ED’s own café at the Plaza hotel
COLLABS Fabric and wallpaper for Fabricut and Vervain
Sasha Bikoff is known for her flawless execution and technical know-how, and her style is heavily influenced by the multicultural flavors of her hometown, New York City, and her experiences traveling abroad. The baroness of bold, she was tapped by Donatella Versace for a collaboration during 2019’s Milan Design Week.
STYLE Serene gestures
CLIENTS Octavia Spencer
COLLABS Rugs for Alt for Living
New York City–based Shawn Henderson is known for interiors that are as serene as they are sophisticated. His past projects have included homes for Will Ferrell and director Tate Taylor.
STYLE Harlem meets Hudson Valley
NEWS Her Harlem Toile de Jouy wallpaper will soon be available at S. Harris showrooms
One of the country’s top decorators, Sheila Bridges creates everything from the handsome Harlem offices of former President Bill Clinton to elegant residential spaces for her New York clientele. Her light-filled spaces make her a favorite designer of academic institutions like Columbia University and Princeton University.
STYLE It’s a mod, mod world
CLIENTS Sting and Trudie Styler, Claude Arpels
PROJECTS The Manhattan offices of Soros Capital
A recipient of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, Shelton Mindel has a lengthy client list that includes Darren Star and John Atwater and Diana Nelson.
STYLE More is more
PROJECTS Literally wrote the book on Maximalism
NEWS The biggest project of his career: JHSF Village, a sustainable city near São Paulo, Brazil
A national treasure in his native Brazil, Sig Bergamin is a decorator and art collector with clients in the United States, Europe, and South America. A typical Bergamin project is exuberant and full of life, and the designer’s mastery of the mix has a tropical flair and modernist touches.
Stephanie Goto Design
STYLE Transcendent and meditative
CLIENTS Chefs Daniel Boulud, Paul Liebrandt, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, as well as galleries such as Hauser & Wirth
PROJECTS Designed the Alexander Calder exhibit at the 2019 opening of Pace Gallery’s new Manhattan flagship
Stephanie Goto is a New York–based architect whose practice is known for its deep understanding of form, structure, and materials. Since 2004, the firm has built a holistic approach considering the intersection between architecture, art, culture, and food.
Stephen Sills Associates
STYLE Eternal sophistication
PROJECTS Designed the interiors, lobby, and amenity spaces of a landmark 1886 building on New York’s Upper West Side
Stephen Sills has an extensive knowledge of design history and an intuitive grasp of today’s needs. He specializes in transforming interiors into timeless environments for modern living, and his commercial projects include the St. Regis New York and Vera Wang Bridal.
STYLE Drop the mic
NEWS His New York properties will soon be available to book
Whether he is designing a polished uptown duplex, a rambling country house, or a weekend beach retreat, Steven Gambrel creates timeless, comfortable homes that improve with age.
STYLE Parisian perfection
PROJECTS Soigné homes, superyachts
In the 1980s, Christian Liaigre set the tone for modern Parisian interior design, establishing an aesthetic of hushed discretion that relies on a palette of beiges, grays, and taupes and materials such as wood, bronze, and leather. Today, the acclaimed firm continues its legacy of rooms that whisper under the creative direction of Frauke Meyer.
STYLE Mongiardino reborn
STANDOUT ROOM A vaulted space with ancient tiles in Capri, Italy
The Milan-based duo of Roberto Peregalli and Laura Sartori Rimini, known as Studio Peregalli, specializes in baronial rooms that are steeped in history without being tied to any particular period. They fashion dramatic spaces that interpret the past without living in it, working with salvaged fragments and highly skilled artisans. The firm’s American projects include a Manhattan apartment for style arbiter Hamish Bowles, and a Gramercy Park townhouse for artist John Currin.
STYLE L.A. funk
CLIENTS Anne Hathaway, musician Beck
Sibling duo Pamela Shamshiri and Ramin Shamshiri struck out on their own from Commune to great success in 2016. Their star-studded client list includes Seth Rogan and Lauren Rogan, Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman, and Sophia Amoroso of Girlboss. “Our look is narrative and experience-driven, so it’s always changing based on the place, architecture, client, and historical context.”
STYLE Informed savoir vivre
CLIENTS Brice Marden, Tom Ford, Salvatore Ferragamo, and the Soho Grand Hotel
NEWS Designed the amenity spaces at the Landmark Residences at Steinway Hall in Manhattan
William Sofield, of Studio Sofield, is a modernist by temperament and a historicist by training. His work is marked by a holistic approach that embraces the necessities of living. Tour this New York City apartment he designed for a couple making a long-awaited return to the city.
STYLE Editorial whimsy
COLLABS A reedition of Hans Wegner’s Wishbone chair for Carl Hansen & Søn to celebrate its 70th anniversary
As the founder of Studioilse, London-based Ilse Crawford creates environments where humans feel comfortable, public spaces that make people feel at home, and homes that are habitable and make sense for the people who live in them.
STYLE Passionate pastels
PROJECTS Her sunny living room for the owners of the Cleveland Browns (ELLE Decor, April 2020)
COLLABS A new line of wicker for Ballard Designs
Incorporating the personal collections of her clients with fine art and antiques, contemporary pieces and custom-designed furniture, Suzanne Kasler creates meaningful, timeless interiors. She has also produced signature lines for Ballard Designs, Hickory Chair, La Cornue, Lee Jofa, and Visual Comfort.
STYLE Neoclassical panache
PROJECTS The New Orleans–born, L.A.-based tastemaker recently designed a San Francisco townhouse with a serious collection of antiques and pre-Columbian pottery
STYLE Queer Eye modern
CLIENTS Iman, Tina Fey, and Jennifer Lopez
PROJECTS The living room of his NYC apartment in the April 2020 issue of ELLE Decor
NEWS Competed with the original Queer Eye cast in the premiere of Celebrity Family Feud; new bedding for Eastern Accents
Interior designer Thom Filicia creates stunning modern interiors that retain an inviting aesthetic. His clients have included Tina Fey and Jennifer Lopez, among others.
STYLE Provenance and nonchalance
COLLABS Cowhide rugs for Kyle Bunting, tiles for New Ravenna
Los Angeles– and Paris-based Timothy Corrigan knows a thing or two about European elegance given that he’s owned three historic castles and penned An Invitation to Château du Grand-Lucé about one of the renovations. The jet-setting decorator tends to a clientele that includes Madonna and an array of Middle Eastern royals.
STYLE “Informality is my watchword,” he says
CLIENTS Well-heeled types who winter in the Bahamas and prefer true style over showiness
The work of Tom Scheerer includes projects in New York, East Hampton, Nantucket, Aspen, and the Bahamas. He emphasizes furniture planning, spatial relationships, and color and texture, and he is fluent in various styles. Scheerer prefers to use antiques sparingly and succinctly within the context of what he calls “relaxed modernism.”
Tucker & Marks
STYLE Personal chic
PROJECTS Redecorating the Auberge du Soleil resort in Napa Valley
COLLABS “House jewelry” (aka hardware) for Nanz
Founded in 1986 by Suzanne Tucker and Timothy Marks, Tucker & Marks has grown to be one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, designing extremely comfortable and inviting homes. These San Francisco–based virtuosos create rooms that pair old-world elegance with modern luxury.
Veere Grenney Associates
STYLE Stateliness with zero pretense
COLLABS Created a bed, bench, and pedestal for the Cape Weaver collection together with South African designer Justin Van Breda
British interior designer Veere Grenney boasts more than 30 years of experience in the interior design industry. Before launching his own company, he was a director at Sybil Colefax and John Fowler. Grenney’s talent extends beyond creating stylish and comfortable interiors—he also has a fabric and furniture collection.
Vicente Wolf Associates
STYLE Global intrigue
CLIENTS Julianna Margulies, Bryan Cranston
NEWS Finishing a Kennedy Center studio and performance space
A world-renowned interior designer, Vicente Wolf has published four design books, including The Four Elements of Design: Interiors Inspired by Earth, Water, Air and Fire. His portfolio includes the MGM hotel in Las Vegas and the Wynn Hotel in Macau, China.
Victoria Hagan Interiors
STYLE Pale fire
CLIENTS Conan O’Brien, Judd Apatow
COLLABS Window treatments with the Shade Store
Victoria Hagan’s projects have ranged from sprawling country homes to elegant city residences. Recent commissions have included a modern home carved out of the side of a mountain in Aspen, Colorado, and a Central Park penthouse perched on atop the legendary Plaza hotel.
Vincent Van Duysen
STYLE Smart and sustainable
COLLABS Creative director for Molteni&C
Belgium-born architect Vincent Van Duysen established his firm in 1990 and specializes in high-end residences around the world, with a focus on showcasing the relationship between architecture, interior design, and product design.
Virginia Tupker Interiors
STYLE Connecticut swanky
CLIENTS Lauren Santo Domingo, Derek Blasberg
Connecticut-based interior designer Virginia Tupker specializes in high-end residential and commercial projects. Her European upbringing informs her unique interiors, and she draws inspiration from a wide range of sources, from the work of the late Renzo Mongiardino and the Bloomsbury Group to the architect Le Corbusier and furniture designer Jean Royère.
STYLE Jet-set contemporary
COLLABS New furniture collections with Ligne Roset, B&B Italia, and Molteni&C
Founded in 1980 by George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, the design firm Yabu Pushelberg focuses on creating immersive experiences, unique destinations, and considered goods. The multidisciplinary practice has offices in New York and Toronto and works with an impressive mix of clients, from hotels to restaurants and entrepreneurs.
STYLE Modern romantic
NEWS A furniture line with EJ Victor
Detroit native Young Huh knows all about crafting a room with personality. Huh specializes in both residential and commercial interiors, and her vast knowledge of art and design history makes for timeless interiors.