We are constantly inspired by designers and enjoy being a part of the evolving world of design. Some have influenced the way people think about design by making it more accessible, others were selected because they are iconic and a source of inspiration for many, and others yet because of the way they challenge and inspire through their media presence… So, we selected the best interior designers in New York that we feel have made an impression on the design industry in a big way!
#51 – Drake/Anderson
Led by two of the best interior designers in the business, Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, Drake/Anderson is an award-winning design firm based in New York City. They are the essence of luxury and refinement and their work is the perfect combination between the classic and the contemporary design, which is why, according to the design firm, dynamic eclecticism is their hallmark.
#52 – DSP Design Associates
DSP Design is an internationally acclaimed Architecture, Interior Design, and Smart Building Advisory practice governed by the core principles of design excellence, client satisfaction, and an undeterred focus on delivering an experiential return on investment for spaces designed by DSP Design. A tech-willed architecture and design firm since inception, DSP Design’s 34-year legacy is reflective of transformative, data-driven, high-performance design. DSP Design has been successful in carving a niche throughout its portfolio of multi-formatted projects within the High-Density Residential, Corporate & Commercial office spaces, Hospitality, Industrial, Retail, and Education sectors.
#53 – Dutch East Design
Dutch East Design creates bespoke environments with artistry and technical precision. The team carefully evaluates the uniqueness of each project by listening and identifying its needs. The collaborative work between owners, operators, and consultants results in finding opportunities for innovation.
#54 – Dieter Cartwright
Dieter Cartwright is a founding partner of Warren Red, a design practice specializing in hospitality design. At present Warren Red is working on the naming, branding, and interior design of two boutique hotels in the U.S. Dieter started his design career in Sydney at PTW Architects, one of Australia’s oldest and largest architectural firms. During his time there he worked on the interior architecture of a Foster & Partners-designed multiuse high-rise development, as well as large-scale residential and public art projects.
#55 – Elizabeth Roberts Architects
Elizabeth Roberts Architects, led by Elizabeth Roberts, is an architecture and design studio based in Brooklyn, New York. This amazing studio is known throughout the United States for the amazing original elements and aesthetics that they bring into a project. These amazing spaces are perfectly tailored by Elizabeth and her team, by working together with their clients, which leads to interiors that showcase both the client’s wishes, as well as the team’s expertise.
#56 – EvensonBest
EvensonBest guides leaders to make confident, intelligent office furniture decisions. Function and aesthetics meet to create spaces that are meant to be lived. Their projects are complex and they provide a variety of services including interior design.
#57 – EwingCole
EwingCole explores and designs inventive solutions to complex projects that better their clients’ everyday life, our community, and our world. Their clients are leaders in their respective industries. EwingCole partners with them to bring the latest thought leadership to each project, and to deliver buildings, spaces, and places that advance their mission. This diverse group of professionals takes that responsibility seriously. As their trusted advisors and stewards of responsible design, EwingCole is always looking for opportunities that enable them to make a positive impact.
#58 – Fawn Galli Interiors
Fawn Galli is an explorer who draws inspiration from several elements, which is why her interior design projects are layered and employ a great variety of materials and furnishings. Fawn Galli is one of the best interior designers out there and she founded her own full-service residential and commercial firm. Fresh and vibrant contemporary design is melded with traditional elements to create unmatched design inspirations. Some of Fawn Galli Interiors’ recent projects include a Newport estate, homes in Connecticut and the Hamptons, a West Village townhouse, Soho offices for a film company, and a classic Brooklyn brownstone.
#59 – Flad Architects
Flad Architects is a national planning and design firm committed to creating environments that enhance human potential. In partnership with leading research organizations, universities, healthcare institutions, and science-based companies, Flad designs innovative facilities, with a standout dedication to detail. These advanced spaces enable the firm’s clients to make revolutionary discoveries that have a profound impact on society.
#60 – Fogarty Finger Architecture
Founded in 2003 by Chris Fogarty and Robert Finger, Fogarty Finger is committed to redefining the urban built environment through projects that are as evocative as they are pragmatic. The firm’s award-winning work captures the spirit of its surroundings while creating a layered sense of materiality and refinement. The end result encapsulates smart design solutions that are responsive to the moment yet timeless in appeal.
#61 – FORMARCH + Interiors
FORMARCH is a full-service Architecture and Interior Design studio. Residential design and architecture drawing is one of the firm’s passions, the result of the vast understanding of many sensibilities and unique ability to listen and express their client’s thoughts in built form. FORMARCH creates spaces that provide for a beautiful experience of life.
#62 – Fox-Nahem Associates
Fox-Nahem Associates is a personal, client-oriented, hands-on firm, founded by Joe Nahem and Tom Fox. Joe’s design signature lies in the ability, from the first meeting on, to dig deep into his client’s minds, to realize their ideas, needs, and individual tastes. Fox Nahem has been included in a number of best interior designers lists created by worldwide magazines.
#63 – Frank de Biasi
Frank de Biasi is an interior designer based in New York City, whose trademark is the use of bold colors and an international flair. The designer has been nominated as one of Architectural Digest’s top 100 designers in the world for the last four years running and has also been featured as an Elle Décor A-List member. Current interior design projects include private residences and commercial projects in London, France, and Morocco, as well as New York City, Long Island, Greenwich, Palm Beach, Miami, and Los Angeles. Frank de Biasi is truly one of the best interior designers in New York!
#64 – G. P. Schafer Architect
G.P. Schafer Architect is a truly unique New York-based architecture firm, their sense of history and heritage is combined with elegance and charm, creating truly sophisticated interior design projects. The versatile award-winning firm focuses on active collaboration between some of the best interior designers and architects to achieve both historic house renovation and construction. The heritage of history combined with all the comfort of modern life! Amazing design inspirations and unmatched interior design.
#65 – Gachot
Interior designers John and Christine Gachot created Gachot Studios in 2012. The couple is an expert not only in interior design but also in real estate and art direction. They seek to create a refined aesthetic with a strong sense of place. Their values lay on elegance and simplicity with special attention to detail.
#66 – Gensler New York
Gensler is a global architecture and design firm with 48 locations and more than 6,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm strives to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful. Their global team counts with some of the best interior designers in the world, and they reimagine the future of cities through design.
#67 – GILT
Gilt Studio is a creative consultancy committed to elevating your brand via superior design and visionary thinking. They work closely with clients to understand the very core design values, ethics, and systems essential to creating the perfect design or commercial strategy for human-centered living.
#68 – Ghislaine Viñas
Ghislaine Viñas is a radical visionary whose renown stems from her studio’s award-winning, international interior design, product design, and creative direction. Originally from the Netherlands and raised in South Africa, Ghislaine launched her design studio in 1999 in New York City, which still functions as the nucleus for the Ghislaine Viñas brand, and a laboratory for all of her creative endeavors.
#69 – Gomez Associates
Founded by Mariette Himes Gomez in 1975, Gomez Associates focuses primarily on residential and some commercial projects. Mariette’s daughter has been working with her for over 18 years as a senior designer and Vice President to create unique interior design projects. The design firm’s work has been widely published in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, House Beautiful, and Town & Country. Two of the best interior designers in New York!
#70 – GRT Architects
Founded in 2014, GRT Architects is an architecture and design firm based in New York City. Their portfolio is impressive as they have worked for residential, commercial, and hospitality spaces. Their trademark is work that allies aesthetics with technical excellence, often in dialog with a historical fabric.
#71 – Handel Architects
Handel Architects LLP is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm that began in New York City in 1994. Founded by Gary Handel, the firm has grown to include more than 150 architects, interior designers, planners, and support staff in New York City, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Abu Dhabi. The firm has gained national and international recognition for work such as the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC, and the World Trade Center Memorial in Lower Manhattan.
#72 – HLW International
Design firm established in 1885 that combines elegant aesthetics with innovative technologies. HLW works with some of the best interior designers out there who are committed to the Architecture 2030 Challenge of achieving ambitious energy reduction targets and being carbon neutral by 2030.
#73 – HOK
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering, and planning firm with a team that counts with some of the best interior designers and architects in the world. They collaborate across a network of 24 offices on three continents and design buildings and spaces that are meant to be admired and lived, inspiring clients and communities. HOK focuses on sustainable living and they work not only in residential projects but also in hospitality, corporate and commercial design.
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