STYLE Modern English
CLIENTS The Duke and Duchess of York, Ringo Starr, Rod Stewart
COLLABS Textiles for Osborne & Little, frames for Carrs Silver, furniture for Oomph
British grande dame and decorator to the royals Nina Campbell is renowned for her contagious wit and brilliant sense of style. Her designs appeal to both young and old and sit well in contemporary and traditional interiors.
Oliver M. Furth
STYLE Eternal optimism
CLIENTS Arianna Huffington, Albert Brooks
Oliver M. Furth is a Los Angeles–based interior designer who has been championing talent and pushing the design dialogue forward in L.A. for years. His casual and confident interiors blur the lines between stark modernism and a cozy, layered appeal.
Paloma Contreras Design
STYLE Southern warmth
PROJECTS Her must-read La Dolce Vita blog, Houston shop Paloma & Co
A blogger turned interior designer, Houston-based Paloma Contreras is a modern influence who keeps an eye on traditional styles.
STYLE French twist
CLIENTS Collectors from New York to Miami
PROJECTS Standouts include owner and French native Delphine Krakoff’s homes with her husband, Tiffany & Co.’s Reed Krakoff
Paris-born Delphine Krakoff of Pamplemousse Design has an innate sense of style and natural French flair, which translates directly into her interiors. Projects have included apartments and townhouses in New York City and ski lodges out West.
Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam
STYLE Continental flair
COLLABS Fabrics through Lee Jofa
In 1995, designer Paolo Moschino took ownership of Nicholas Haslam, a company whose style has evolved continuously throughout the years. Though the firm is based in London, Moschino brought international influence and continental flair to Nicholas Haslam, which was initially rooted in the principles of English design.
STYLE Haute grandmillennial
CLIENTS East Coast families
PROJECTS Homes from Brooklyn to Boise
Founded in 2003 by Alexandra Pappas and Tatyana Miron, this firm is ushering in stately design with a modern slant for a younger generation of homeowners. Best friends since childhood, Pappas and Miron had combined backgrounds in art history, jewelry, real estate, and interiors before joining forces.
Peter Dunham Design
STYLE Paisley perfection
PROJECTS His textiles and furniture lines and his shop Hollywood at Home
Los Angeles–based Peter Dunham calls his style “sophisticated casual.” He started his design company in 1998 after a childhood in France and college in England, and design lovers flock to his Hollywood at Home to buy his fabric and wallpaper collections. His fans and past clients include Jennifer Garner, Steve Tisch, and Drew Barrymore, with projects restoring landmark homes, like a 1963 Horace Gifford house on Fire Island.
STYLE High-octane luxury
CLIENTS Andy Warhol, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel
NEWS Recently completed an art gallery in New York City and Louis Vuitton flagships in Seoul and London
PROJECTS A Cheval Blanc hotel in Beverly Hills
New York City–based Peter Marino is known for his commercial and retail designs as much as he is residential, and he has worked to redefine modern luxury worldwide with clients including Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Bulgari.
STYLE Playful haute
PROJECTS Penthouses for the XI in New York City
Inspired by his early work fashioning menswear, the Paris-based designer has found a perfect fit tailoring modern spaces under his eponymous firm, which he opened in 2001.
STYLE It’s Baroque, don’t fix it
COLLABS Schumacher wallcoverings, rugs with Patterson Flynn Martin
In 1998, Miles Redd opened his own design firm in New York City. David Kaihoi, an artist and decorator who was with the firm for 11 years, was just made a partner, resulting in the new name: Redd Kaihoi. The firm is known for its unique aesthetic vision characterized by high and low, a strong sense of color, and a traditional approach with modern gestures.
Richard Keith Langham
STYLE Park Avenue Southern
COLLABS Indian dhurries, available through Doris Leslie Blau
The New York–based, Alabama-born designer is known for his traditional yet imaginative style enlivening Park Avenue apartments, Mississippi hunting cabins, and the many homes of grande dames everywhere in between.
Richard Mishaan Design
STYLE Uptown meets downtown
COLLABS Furniture for Theodore Alexander, lighting for Visual Comfort
A leading architectural and interior designer in New York, Richard Mishaan is a renaissance man with a career that has spanned many creative arts, including interior design, furniture design, fashion, and retail. A master at presenting arresting personalized decor for his high-profile clients, Mishaan is renowned for his ability to blend collectibles and antiques with art and furnishings.
STYLE Romantic tweaks on mother Nina Campbell’s aristocratic stamp
PROJECTS The San Vicente Bungalows members-only club in Los Angeles
NEWS A color collaboration with kitchen makers Plain English
London-based interior designer Rita Konig knows how to create a space that’s both beautiful and comfortable. For the past 15 years, her relaxed decorating approach has resonated with clients both in the U.K. and abroad.
STYLE Parisian pedigree
PROJECTS Curated “French Connection” exhibition at a TriBeCa gallery
The French-born interior designer’s eccentric glamour delights high-profile clients ranging from writer Amy Fine Collins to hairstylist Frederic Fekkai. The look? A major mix of the grand and contemporary: Louis XVI commodes, cutting-edge modern lighting, flamboyant tapestries, and knockout works of art.
Robert Kime Design
STYLE British town and country
CLIENTS The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Beaufort, John and Gela Taylor
NEWS A new wallpaper and textile collaboration with Tory Burch, based on their trip to Japan
U.K.-based designer Robert Kime is a decorator to the stars—or rather, to royalty. His interiors, which are no stranger to antiques and vintage textiles, have charmed such clients as the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Beaufort.
STYLE Licensed to chill
CLIENTS Hamptons honchos
PROJECTS His 2019 book Robert Stilin Interiors sums up his vibe: laid-back but superbly curated
Robert Stilin is known for effortlessly combining crisp, clean architecture with custom upholstery, antique and vintage furniture, and modern and contemporary art. Current projects include a duplex penthouse on Fifth Avenue and a family apartment on Park Avenue.
Roman and Williams
STYLE Louche luxe
PROJECTS The Fitzroy tower on Manhattan’s High Line
NEWS Refreshed the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s British Galleries this past spring
New York City–based Roman and Williams court prestigious clients both old and new, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Facebook.
Romanek Design Studio
STYLE Laurel Canyon élan
CLIENTS Beyoncé, Gwyneth Paltrow
NEWS Opening a New York studio in 2021
The self-taught Chicago native specializes in outfitting spaces for her entertainment-world clients with a relaxed California elegance. Brigette Romanek got her start a few years back when friend and Baby2Baby cofounder Kelly Sawyer Patricof enlisted Romanek’s help for her Malibu home.
STYLE Perfectly undone ease
CLIENTS Oprah Winfrey, David Geffen
NEWS Her West Hollywood flagship has moved to a new location on Robertson Boulevard
Rose Tarlow is loved for her special regard for craftsmanship and history and has lines of furniture, textiles, lighting, and accessories.
STYLE Fabulous fierceness
CLIENTS Models, musicians, and brands such as Balenciaga and Aquazzura
COLLABS Furniture for EJ Victor, lighting for Niermann Weeks
For someone in his early 30s, Ryan Korban has made quite a name for himself. His strong point of view and a signature aesthetic—sleek, marbly interiors, geometric forms and muted color palette—is exemplified in a handful of stunning retail projects for the likes of Aquazzura, Balenciaga, and Alexander Wang.
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