Pearl River Enterprises Praise of Time, Courtesy of Shi Xiang Wan He.
Pearl River Enterprises Praise of Time, Courtesy of Shi Xiang Wan He.

Interior Design’s Best of Year People Winners

Firm Leaders: Workplace

David Galullo and Sam Farhang

Rapt Studio
Project: MDR Truss, Marina Del Rey, California

David Galullo and Sam Farhang, Courtesy of Eric Laignel and Sam Gray.
David Galullo and Sam Farhang. Photography courtesy of Eric Laignel and Sam Gray.
MDR Truss, Courtesy of Sam Gray.
MDR Truss. Photography courtesy of Sam Gray.

Lifetime Achievement: Design

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

ODADA
Project: Ram’s Gate Winery, Sonoma, California

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, Courtesy of Orlando Diaz Azcuy.
Orlando Diaz-Azcuy. Photography courtesy of Orlando Diaz Azcuy.
Ram's Gate Winery, Courtesy of Sam Gray.
Ram’s Gate Winery. Photography courtesy of Sam Gray.

Firm Leader: Healthcare

Jenna Knudsen

CO Architects
Project: Arizona State University Health Futures Center, Phoenix

Jenna Knudsen, Courtesy of John Ellis.
Jenna Knudsen. Photography courtesy of John Ellis.
Arizona State University Health Futures Center, Courtesy of Bill Timmerman.
Arizona State University Health Futures Center. Photography courtesy of Bill Timmerman.

Rising Star: Product Design

Ara Thorose

Ara Thorose
Product: 7M chair

Ara Thorose, Courtesy of Sol Erez.
Ara Thorose. Photography courtesy of Sol Erez.
7M Chair, Courtesy of Ara Thorose.
7M Chair. Photography courtesy of Ara Thorose.

Firm Leaders: Hospitality

Vera Chu and Kuang Ming Chou

Vermilion Zhou Design Group
Project: Green Massage Lujiazui, Shanghai

Vera Chu, Courtesy of Yunpu Cai.
Vera Chu. Photography courtesy of Yunpu Cai.
Kuang Ming Chou, Courtesy of Chenman.
Kuang Ming Chou. Photography courtesy of Chenman.
Green Massage Lujiazui, Courtesy of Chenman.
Green Massage Lujiazui. Photography courtesy of Chenman.

Design Visionary

David Rockwell

Rockwell Group
Project: Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas

David Rockwell, Courtesy of Nikolas Koenig.
David Rockwell. Photography courtesy of Nikolas Koenig.
Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, Courtesy of Brigitte Lacombe.
Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas. Photography courtesy of Brigitte Lacombe.

Rising Star: Greater Good

Ryan Swanson

The Urban Conga
Project: Shifting Totems, Cleveland

Ryan Swanson, Courtesy of Savannah Lauren.
Ryan Swanson. Photography courtesy of Savannah Lauren.
Shifting Totems, Courtesy of Michael Flanagan.
Shifting Totems. Photography courtesy of Michael Flanagan.

Leader: Manufacturer

David Weeks

David Weeks Studio
Product: Sarus Mobile

David Weeks, Courtesy of David Weeks Studio.
David Weeks. Photography courtesy of David Weeks Studio.
Sarus Mobile, Courtesy of Brigitte Lacombe.
Sarus Mobile. Photography courtesy of Brigitte Lacombe.

Firm Leader

Nelson Chow

NC Design & Architecture
Project: Timber House, Hong Kong

Nelson Chow, Courtesy of HDP Photography.
Nelson Chow. Photography courtesy of HDP Photography.
Timber House, Courtesy of HDP Photography.
Timber House. Photography courtesy of HDP Photography.

Product Design Visionary

Phillipe Starck

Starck Studio
Product: Forest Club, Andreu World

Phillipe Starck, Courtesy of Philippe Starck.
Phillipe Starck. Photography courtesy of Philippe Starck.
Forest Club, Courtesy of Andreu World.
Forest Club. Photography courtesy of Andreu World.

Rising Star: Designer

Boris Lvovsky

DA Bureau
Project: Bio My Bio, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Boris Lvovsky, Courtesy of Sergey Melnikov.
Boris Lvovsky. Photography courtesy of Sergey Melnikov.
Bio My Bio, Courtesy of Margarita Smagina.
Bio My Bio. Photography courtesy of Margarita Smagina.

Interior Designer: Hospitality

Idmen Liu

Matrix Design
Project: Pearl River Enterprises Praise of Time, Guangzhou, China

Idmen Liu, Courtesy of Matrix Design.
Idmen Liu. Photography courtesy of Matrix Design.
Pearl River Enterprises Praise of Time. Photography courtesy of Shi Xiang Wan He.

Interior Designer: Workplace

John Mulling

Gensler
Project: Hudson River Trading, New York

John Mulling, Courtesy of  Gensler.
John Mulling. Photography courtesy of Gensler.
Hudson River Trading, Courtesy of Gensler.
Hudson River Trading. Photography courtesy of Gensler.

Interior Designer

Pallavi Dean

Roar
Project: Early Childhood Authority, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Pallavi Dean, Courtesy of Maiarelli Studio.
Pallavi Dean. Photography courtesy of Maiarelli Studio.
Early Childhood Authority. Photography courtesy of Ian Gittler.

Architects

Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdottir

Minarc
Project:  Mildred House, Los Angeles

Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdottir, Courtesy of Maria Elena.
Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdottir. Photography courtesy of Maria Elena.
Mildred House, Courtesy of Art Gray.
Mildred House. Photography courtesy of Art Gray.

Designer: Graphics/Branding

Giona Maiarelli

Maiarelli Studio
Project: NeoCon collateral, Chicago

Giona Maiarelli, Courtesy of Oculis Project.
Giona Maiarelli. Photography courtesy of Oculis Project.
Giona Maiarelli, Courtesy of Oculis Project.
NeoCon collateral. Photography courtesy of Oculis Project.

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