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!
#76 – ICRAVE
Founded in 2002, ICRAVE has grown from a two-person design-build star-up to a 40-person internationally-renown studio. Since its foundation, ICRAVE has collaborated with both Fortune 500 and up-and-coming companies across a variety of sectors. The path to where we are today is full of unexpected turns led by an insatiable curiosity.
#77 – Huniford Design Studio
James Huniford, known to everyone as Ford, is the founder of Huniford Design Studio in New York and one of the best interior designers in the US. Elegance and comfort are part of his signature look, and the designer believes that the spaces he creates are also a reflection of his client’s personality. With a vast portfolio of residential interior design projects, James Huniford and Huniford Design Studio blend traditional and contemporary design beautifully, creating timeless design inspirations!
#78 – Ike Kligerman Barkley
Ike Kligerman Barkley is known for a traditional but modern design through sculptural forms, taught details, glass surfaces and a certain playfulness. From the initial idea to the construction, they always choose the best material to work with. They have received several awards due to their incredible work in architecture and interior design.
#79 – Ingrao Inc
Partners Tony Ingrao and Randy Kemper are the founders of Ingrao Inc, a company established in 1982, and comprised of 36 interior designers and architects. Based in New York City, they have redefined the world of modern luxury and contemporary design. Refinement and quality allied, create truly unique spaces. It is only natural that they would be part of the best interior designers in New York.
#80 – Ishka Designs
New York interior design firm specializing in residential interiors, restaurant design, and vacation properties. Onboard with the best interior designers, Ishka Designs masters the modern eclectic style. In 2020 and 2019, Ishka Designs was named to the Elle Decor A-List.
#81 – JCJ Architecture
JCJ Architecture is a diverse planning, architecture, and interior design practice that offers comprehensive services to clients in the public and private sectors. Their engaged design process brings together their experience as professionals with a methodology of active and alert advocacy. Balancing owner/client goals, functional objectives, and physical context alongside project scope, constraints, and opportunities, they strive to resolve and manifest project qualities into built form.
#82 – Jeffrey Beers
The design group is based in New York but, as the name says, it has an international range. Founded by Jeffrey Beers in 1986, the design group embodies the founder’s background by creating sophisticated and incredibly creative interior design projects. Specializing in architecture, design, and planning they have been involved in a wide spectrum of projects, from hotel hospitality to resorts, from restaurants to residential.
#83 – Jessica Schuster Design
Jessica Schuster Design was founded by Jessica Schuster and is also led by her. Jessica celebrates her love of artistry in its many forms. Striving to maintain a harmonious balance between the new and old, the projects are laced with a certain trend so that the rift between the two grows ever smaller.
#84 – Saladino Group
John Saladino is one of the best interior designers in the world, and his work is recognized for being a blissful mix of traditional and modern. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, John Saladino founded Saladino Group Inc. which is a full-service New York-based architectural, interior design and landscape design firm with a multinational staff.
#85 – Jonathan Adler
Best known for his personal modern chic style and recognized for being a talented artist and a top-tier interior designer, Jonathan Adler has a brand and signature stores across the world and creates stylish and glamorous interior design projects.
#86 – Joy Moyler Interiors
Joy Moyler Interiors is a New York-based design firm that provides services in not only interior architecture and decoration but also art curation and project management. They are greatly influenced by textiles, color, depth, and pattern, which is undoubtedly their trademark. The design firm is also specialized in bespoke elements and they are currently working on many incredible international projects such as RAEVO, a luxury golf resort just outside Moscow, Russia with a notable course designed by the famed golfer Jack Nicklaus.
#87 – Juan Montoya Design
Juan Montoya’s style can be described by his unique way of mixing textures, colors, volumes and shadows. He loves to make the most of any space by carefully placing objects that reflect his interest in a range of cultures. Refusing to be pinned down to one particular style, Juan has a diverse and rich portfolio, yet it is entirely possible to identify Montoya’s interiors by looking closely at his projects.
#88 – Julie Hillman Design
Julie Hillman loves to tell stories through her designs, and of course, she is a necessary artist in our list of best interior designers. With an esthetic point of view and an underlying interest in the client’s history and dreams, she delivers solutions that result in contemporary living spaces with a story.
#89 – Katie Ridder
Katie Ridder is a New York City-based interior designer. Her firm has been included in the top 100 lists of House Beautiful and Elle Decor. Her line of wallpaper and fabric is carried by Holland & Sherry. Katie’s first book, Rooms, was published in 2011. A House in the Country, co-authored with her husband, Peter Pennoyer, features the couple’s house and garden in Millbrook, New York. Katie’s latest book, More Rooms, was published in September 2020. Katie is a member of The Friends of Horticulture at Wave Hill, and she serves on the board of the Garden Conservancy.
#90 – Kelly Behun Studio
Based in New York City Kelly Behun Studio is an interior design firm that specializes in creating perfectly customized and tailored spaces. Founded by Kelly Behun whose work has been featured in numerous domestic and international design and shelter magazines, books, and television shows, the design firm has collaborated with a variety of clients from all sorts of backgrounds. Kelly Behun is also an Architectural Digest AD100 Interior Designer and a member of Elle Décor Magazine’s A-List of Interior Designers.
#91 – Kemble Interiors
Balancing the aesthetic integrity of the project with the needs and personality of the client, Kemble was founded by Mimi Maddock McMakin. The designer has been recognized for her distinctive fusion of whimsy with respectful restoration. Incorporating the serendipitous and the sentimental without losing clarity or strength, Kemble’s success is a reflection of Mimi’s quirky decorating ethos and the best interior designers.
#92 – Krause + Sawyer
Krause + Sawyer is a New York-based boutique design studio that creates thoughtful, inspired interiors for hospitality and travel destinations. Founded by Tracey Sawyer, the award-winning firm has been developing unique design experiences since 2010, ranging from international brand prototypes to independent boutique destinations. The firm has worked with a wide roster of luxury and lifestyle clients, and numerous brands under global hospitality giants including Hilton, Hyatt, and Marriott.
#93 – Kravitz Design
Kravitz Design was responsible for the interiors of this amazing project in New York City‘s Nolita neighborhood. The initial two model units of the 38-apartment tower were designed by Kravitz and ASH NYC and were unmatched inspirations by themselves.
#94 – Leroy Street Studio
Leroy Street Studio is an award-winning architectural and design firm inspired by innovation in design, the craft of construction, and a collaborative approach. Their motto is to work with their clients as much as possible in order to fulfill their visions. The design firm provides services in both architecture and interior design, and they count on some of the best interior designers in the US. LSS creates unique interiors tailored to individual lifestyles, personalities, interests, and tastes. Their interior design projects are meant to be admired but also lived and enjoyed. LSS’s approach is unique as they do bespoke design like no other and also value craftsmanship.
#95 – Leyden Lewis Design Studio
Leyden Lewis Design Studio is a New York-based design firm founded by one of the best interior designers in the world. Over the last thirty years, Lewis’s company has created culturally sensitive interior design projects around the world. The versatile design firm brings together the worlds of art, architecture, design and performance, resulting in environments that are timeless and meaningful, true design inspirations that are meant to be lived and admired.
#96 – LS3P
LS3P is a multi-disciplinary firm offering architecture, interiors, and planning services to a wide variety of clients nationwide. Their vision, values, and mission become the foundation for their work, provide direction for their future, and structure our daily efforts towards collaboration, community, and a higher level of achievement.
#97 – Madison Cox Associates
Madison Cox Associates is a landscape architecture firm that strives to create harmony and order, as well as a sense of peace. Contemporary oasis to be lived and enjoyed.
#98 – Mancini Duffy
Mancini Duffy is a full-service design firm specializing in architecture, planning, and interior design. With offices in New York City and New Jersey, the practice complements its century of expertise with a contemporary entrepreneurial spirit and technological skill for clients in the commercial, education, financial and professional services, retail, sports, and tech and media sectors.
#99 – Mark Jeff
Mark Jeff believes that great design is the impetus for the beginning of a new story and a core foundation that allows people to experience and enjoy the many benefits of interior spaces that combine beauty with utility.
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