Find Inspiration in the AD Top 100 Architects and Designers
To celebrate and honor the french designers who were selected by Architectural Digest as the top 100 architects and designers of 2016, Paris Design Agenda made this article. Here you will find how each one of these famous interior designers has been changing the world with their creations. These ground-breaking designers are always willing to go beyond their limits in order to create the most extraordinary products of artistry. Here is the AD top 100 architects and designers. Get to know them and find yourself design inspiration.
Agence Louis Benech
Known for combining French formalism with English naturalism, the French designer was responsible for creating the first new garden in Versailles. You can see his featured work in the image above depicted of a landscape garden in Dar Ahlam. Amongst his main clients are Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, and the princess of Monaco.
Agence Charles Zana
The Forerunner of the French firm best described his style as contemporary classicism. Within, his recent projects were a London’s Kensington House Hotel and a Guy Martin restaurant at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Catraux’s technique results in a combination of discipline, clarity, and glamor. His top clients are Diane von Furstenberg, Princess Marie-Chantal and Prince Pavlos of Greece. For his next projects, the designer will be focusing more on art itself instead of decoration.
When creating, Mahdavi always makes a statement with flourishing and groundbreaking interiors in a rainbow-bright palette, this is clearly evident in her showroom in Paris (picture). The French designer guides herself through the philosophy of bringing joy into other people’s lives through transformative designs.
Décoration Jacques Garcia
“I am, before everything, a creator of atmospheres.” – this were the wise words from Parisian architect and interior designer, Jacques Garcia when regarded about his philosophy on creating art. Garcia designed the Wolfgang Puck’s Cut restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York (above depicted).
Deniot’s impressive designs have become quite renowned worldwide, they are simultaneously portrayed for being cutting-edge and provocative. He has recently premiered a furniture and lighting collection for Baker and design enthusiasts can expect for more as the designer assures to go into a “High-voltage French style” project.
When designing, the Argentian designer based in Paris is mostly influenced by his architectural studies. The designers blends simple elements of modernity with elegance, his designs are often conceptual of cultures or traditions. According to Luis Laplace, his next project will deliver “rigor, harmony, and simplicity.”
French Designer, Pierre Yovanovitch is known for merging vintage pieces with modern ones originating in extremely luxurious designs – “I like to combine vintage masterpieces by the likes of Folke Bensow, James Mont, and Paul Dupré-Lafon with contemporary custom-made pieces.”