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Cristina Celestino was born in 1980 in Pordenone. In 2005, after graduating from the School of Architecture at IUAV University of Venice, she worked with prestigious design studios, focusing on interior architecture and design. In 2009 she moved to Milan, founding two years later her brand Attico Design. In […]
Elle Decor 2023 is here! America boasts a plethora of exceptionally talented interior designers who have made their mark in the industry with their unique artistic vision, innovative designs, and impeccable attention to detail. From coast to coast, these designers have transformed ordinary spaces into extraordinary works of art, creating awe-inspiring interiors that captivate and inspire. Their expertise ranges from residential homes to commercial establishments, hotels, restaurants, and beyond, making them the go-to professionals for anyone seeking to elevate their interior spaces to new heights. In this article, we will explore some of the best interior designers from America, delving into their creative philosophies, notable projects, and the impact they have made in shaping the world of interior design!
Born and raised in Rome, Alessandra Branca has called Chicago home for 30+ years. She acquired her love of classical beauty from her Italian upbringing and those roots still speak to her soul today. She believes living well involves comfort, elegance, and a touch of whimsical and she interjects this in her wide spectrum of projects. With her infectious energy and tireless work ethic, Alessandra Branca personally oversees each design project from offices in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. Her designs are anchored by classical details, rich colors, patterns, and textures, paired with antique and custom furnishings, modern and European art, and distinctive accessories.
Jessica Davis is the owner of Atelier Davis, a full-service design firm with locations in South Orange, New Jersey, and Atlanta, Georgia. The studio is in charge of managing furniture, product, landscaping, and interior design for homes and hotels. As the company’s leader, Jessica combines her skill in hand-sketching and space planning to create unique plans for her clients. Atelier Davis is renowned for its capacity to both modernize rooms with an unexpected combination of furniture and accents while also enhancing the original bones of an interior with finishes that are peculiar to a certain time period.
Based in Washington, D.C., this cerebral former lawyer turns out cool, calm, and collected spaces that are distinctive in their masculine rigor and minimal yet evocative atmospheres. They are full of smart neutral fabrics, dark-wood furniture with soulful patinas and strong silhouettes, and restrained accessories, often set against walls painted chalk-white to heighten the poetic effect. His rooms and his furniture designs are spare without being austere. In terms of color, Carter sticks to a mostly monochromatic palette that allows the antiques and unique objects he finds to take center stage. Upholstery is mostly washed linens and is casually comfortable. Pops of black accents are also one of Carter’s trademarks.
Interior designer Delia Kenza, based in Brooklyn, is known for her work completely remodeling urban dwellings. Nine years ago, she formally began her profession as a house designer, putting her own stamp on a variety of projects, including renovations for clients who have complete faith in her design vision for their homes as well as her own real estate investments. Even as a little kid, Delia Kenza could see that her grandmother was a person of quality and style with excellent taste based on the “emerald green slubbed silk” she used to reupholster her sofa and the “delicate porcelain dishes” in her cupboards.
Dune Hai designs with the elements but also with history, art, and varying cultural aesthetics in mind. They love coming up with unique spaces that grow from the forces on their site and that honor different design traditions. Dune Hai is a California based firm with services that include landscape architecture, garden design and planting design for residential, hospitality and commercial spaces. Their work on a project begins with concept generation all the way through construction administration.
The influential partnership between Heide Hendricks and Rafe Churchill is represented through the architecture and interior design firm Hendricks Churchill. This business is essentially a collaboration between the principals and their expert teams, between the departments of architecture and interior design, and between the firm and its clients. Every project that is started is the beginning of a transition that is driven by a common goal to design homes that are beautiful, cozy, and unique.
In 2007, Jean Liu Design, LLC was founded as a full-service interior design company with a focus on luxury residential and commercial projects. Since then, the company has expanded to a group of five people, all of whom would do practically anything for a picture-perfect environment. We are a team of design enthusiasts that are uniquely prepared to collaborate with clients, builders, and architects on all facets of interior design, including new construction, historic rehabilitation, space planning, furniture sourcing, and staging.
For 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Elle Decor A-List, Architectural Digest AD100 2021, 2022 and 2019 Top 20 Hollywood Reporter Interior Designer Joy Moyler – Fashion, for as long as she can remember has influenced and underscored the content of JMI’s projects. These influences of textiles, color, depth and pattern seep into projects carving their own place. They are punctuated with bespoke details often found in haute couture and men’s haberdashery. JMI has recently completed several incredible International projects. Among them, RAEVO a luxury golf resort just outside Moscow, Russia with a notable course designed by the famed golfer Jack Nicklaus. In progress is a renovated home in Cape Cod, farm in Pawling New York, English Country house and Portofino, Italy seaside villa.
Juliana Lima Vasconcellos creates a distinctive and personal body of work in architecture, interior design, and design from her base in Brazil. She is regarded as one of her generation’s most notable individuals. She owns her studio and specializes in custom interior design, architecture, and architecture from UFMG (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), where she earned her degree in architecture. She values natural materials like wood, stone, and metal and adores 20th-century design, particularly Nordic, French, and Brazilian styles. She appreciates the mix of light, color palette, and textures especially, with an exquisite aesthetic free of excess.
Kemble Interiors, Inc. was founded in 1982 by Palm Beach native Mimi Maddock McMakin. McMakin has been recognized for her distinctive fusion of whimsy with respectful restoration in many a storied Mizner, Volk, and Urban designed estate or club. She has over 40 years of experience bringing comfort and beauty to the homes of her clients across America. A graduate of Harvard, Celerie worked briefly in film production before quickly succumbing to what she calls a compulsion for design and the creation of thoughtful interiors that “put the person in the place.” Since then, she has spent the past fifteen years cultivating a portfolio of much publicized residential and commercial interiors that are as unique and diverse as her clientele.
Leyden Lewis is the founder of Leyden Lewis Design Studio, a Brooklyn-based firm that has created and curated poetic and culturally sensitive spaces for over thirty years. LLDS has been included in Architectural Digest’s AD-100 in 2021, 2022, and 2023 and ELLE Décor’s A List in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. Leyden Lewis Design Studio has also been published in Business of Home, Metropolitan Home, the New York Times, Interior Design Magazine, NY Magazine’s The Cut, The Washington Post, the Daily News, House Beautiful, Design Hunting, among many more.
Mary McDonald is an award-winning, internationally published Los Angeles-based interior designer. She is one of the stars of Bravo TV’s “Million DollarDecorators” & “Property Envy” series and is consistently ranked as one of House Beautiful’s Top 100 Designers. She is the author of “Interiors: The Allure of Style” from Rizzoli publishing and has been honored as one of the top 25 designers by Veranda Magazine. Her licensed product lines include an acclaimed fabric collection for F. Schumacher & Company, lighting for Robert Abbey, rugs for Patterson, Flynn and Martin, and furniture for Chaddock Home.
Founded in 2011, Michelle R. Smith Interiors is a boutique residential interior design firm specializing in interior renovations and design. The firm is currently working on the interior renovation and decoration of a townhouse in the West Village, a weekend house on Lake George, and a restaurant in New Orleans, among other projects. Most recently, Michelle’s Brooklyn townhouse was featured in World of Interiors.
Interior designer, author, TV host, and television personality Nate Berkus is American. He is the owner of the Chicago-based interior design firm Nate Berkus Associates and a frequent visitor on The Oprah Winfrey Show, where he gives viewers design tips and arranges surprise house renovations. He has published various product lines and written countless books.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, Nathan Turner was raised amid a sizable extended family. He spent a lot of weekends at the family ranch in Northern California, where they would ride horses, herd cattle, and prepare delectable dinners. He was deeply embedded in his Californian ancestry. Indeed, Nathan’s sense of adventure, which he conveys through his travels and varied lifestyle, was born at home.
Nicole Hollis – Nicole Hollis creates timeless interiors that uplift people’s spirits. You will be amazed and inspired to develop new interior designs with an integrated approach to the art of living through residential, hospitality, and product design. This award-winning company of interior designers, interior architects, and furniture designers is led by Nicole Hollis, creative director and principal, and her husband, CEO Lewis Heathcote.
Patrick Mele, known for his own approach to design and décor, draws inspiration from both the past and the present to produce spaces that are utterly unique, warm, and elegant. His aesthetic has been influenced by the development of art, architecture, decorative arts, and fashion throughout history. He holds a degree in Art History and Cultural Studies from the Gallatin School of New York University.
In addition to creating room for greater beauty, calm, and connection in its clients’ life, Pine House Edible Gardens develops and installs stunning, productive edible landscapes that provide abundant harvests of organic fruits, vegetables, cutting flowers, and herbs. Additionally, they take care of gardens, harvest and prepare food grown in gardens, or educate their clients how to do it themselves.
Sig Bergamin is well-known throughout the world for his groundbreaking work in the fields of architecture and interior design, as well as for his singular approach to designing outlandish settings. This renowned interior designer, a graduate of the Santos School of Architecture and Urbanism, has worked on projects in Brazil, the United States, and Europe for more than 35 years. He is mentioned in Architectural Digest’s AD 100 list and Elle Décor’s A-List for his work and has additionally received worldwide honors.
For more than three decades, Suzanne Kasler has created timeless residences in the Americas, Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa. Suzanne is renowned for designing radiant, distinctive, and ageless interiors. Her unique rooms exude an unforced charm that encourages a lovely and genuine living. Each design project is specifically created to integrate effortlessly with the architecture since Suzanne adheres to the notion that interior architecture creates the envelope for the interiors.
Owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects is Thomas Woltz. Thomas and his colleagues have been incorporating stories about the land into areas where people live, work, and play for the past 20 years. This has encouraged stewardship and sparked relationships between people and the natural world. The John and Alice Coltrane Home in New York, the Holden Forest & Arboretum in Cleveland, Cornwall Park in Auckland, and Memorial Park in Houston are just a few of the notable public landscapes that Thomas is now directing NBW in designing.
A multidisciplinary design firm with headquarters in New York City, Unionworks is renowned for creating intelligent places that have an air of effortlessness and are both attractive to look at and comfortable to live in. Their work celebrates uniqueness and is laced with contemplative moments of discovery and joy. Their business is based on the conviction that design is an individual process that succeeds when trust and openness govern their interactions with clients and colleagues.
Virginia Tupker was a house editor at Vogue and was asked by colleague Tabitha Simmons to aid her with home decor. The invites began to come in after that, and she began designing full-time, selecting a number of residences for a new generation of tastemakers. New interior designer Virginia Tupker works on upscale residential and business projects all over the world. Her background as a magazine editor provides her a distinctive perspective on interior design, making each client’s space individual and with a unique sense of style.