Los Angeles Designers We Admire
30 Collins – Nicole Heininger & David Corbin
As most of their design portfolio consists of high-end retail spaces, Nicole Heininger and David Corbin of 30 Collins design studio, really know how to make a space make a lasting impression. Their homes, like their retail spaces, are just as elegant as they are glamorous, with touches of silk and gold finishings, showcasing what it feels like to live in Hollywood.
Amber Interiors – Amber Lewis
Being born and raised in Malibu, CA has influenced Amber’s visions to incorporate what it means to live in California: comfort, beauty, and effortlessly exciting are just a few themes that you will find in all of her designs. Whether she is designing homes or posting to her blog, Amber Interiors’ style and infectious brightness is sure to inspire.
Ames Ingham – Ames Ingham
Ames Ingham began her career as an interior designer after co-founding a theatre company for a decade. Her love for design and understanding of the importance of good illumination has sparked the creation of a home lighting line. Each piece is crafted by local Los Angeles artisans and add an elegant element to her designed spaces.
Amy Sklar Design – Amy Sklar
Vibrant, welcoming, and above all else, comfortable, are just a few of our favorite things when it comes to home decor, and Amy Sklar really knows how to bring all of these aspects in to a home interior. Her feminine take on the California abode brings a fresh look to her client’s homes.
Becki Owens – Becki Owens
Beginning her career designing model homes for large developments, Becki Owens perfected the art of staging a space that is inviting and comfortable. Her clean, and elegant designs come into full effect in her line of handmade textiles and wallpaper which adds an artful touch to every room.
Brown Design Group – Ryan Brown
Brown Design Group is a Southern California interior design firm who implements the contemporary mid-century aesthetic we love without an overly bohemian or feminine feel. Whether BDG is revamping a residential or commercial space, their style, sophistication and experience is never neglected.
Burnham Designs – Betsy Burnham
“Done not overdone” is Burnham Designs’ mission, delivering elegant yet edgy design to clients all over Southern California. Betsy Burnham and her team bring a youthful and eclectic style that has been recognized in both the interior design and fashion industry. Betsy’s interior design has been featured in HouseBeautiful, as well as other respected design publications.
Chad McPhail Design – Chad McPhail
After graduating from Parson’s School of Design and ten years of experience in the high-end design world, Chad McPhail opened his own design firm, Chad McPhail Design. Chad’s firm works on both commercial and residential projects, incorporating color, texture, light and sophistication into every project, creating impressive and welcoming spaces.
Commune Design – Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela & Ramin Shamshiri
Commune Design is a collective of acclaimed designers from around the world who have come together to follow their passion for interior design, architecture, and brand management for residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. The high level of creativity that comes when working with a range of different people, from various background is eminent in their designs. The results of their collaborative efforts are unique and artistic environments that bring together the best design trends from around the globe.
Consort Design – Mat Sanders & Brandon Quattrone
Celebrity and fashionista favorites Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone co-founded Consort Design to demonstrate exactly how to create a trend-driven environment. Each project they have been a part of, whether it be for Jessica Alba, guitarist Joe Trohman, or the Revolve Social Club showroom, is pure perfection – from the paint color and custom finishings, to the coffee table books and candles, they never miss a detail.
Dex Studio – Glen Bell
Since 1999, Venice-based Dex Studio has been creating environments for their clients that emulate the diverse and dynamic communities surrounding each individual project. Principal designer Glen Bell brings tailored craftsmanship into every project, combining the elements of sophisticated authenticity with a progressive vision.
Early Work – Mimi Jung & Brian Hurewitz
Mimi Jung and Brian Hurewitz are branding masterminds when it comes to space planning and creating custom furniture and fixtures. Formerly Brook&Lyn, Early Work has designed the breathtaking showrooms and offices of Everlane in San Francisco, Bassike in Venice, and General Assembly in Atlanta. Early Work truly understands the beauty in simplistic design.
Emily Henderson Design – Emily Henderson
From residential remodels, to lifestyle pick me ups, Emily Henderson Design is a one-stop-shop for design inspiration. Emily Henderson and her team of creative confidants truly embody what it means to live with style in Hollywood. Henderson is New York Times Bestselling author of STYLED, TV personality, as well as founder of her own style blog.
FORM Design Studio – Rafael Kalichstein & Joshua Rose
Joshua Rose and Rafael Kalichstein use their well-manicured design vision along with their training in Feng Shui to transform residential, commercial and hospitality spaces worldwide. FORM’s designs reflect their mission, that a space should speak for itself, and it is the designer’s job to listen and create a harmonious environment where form follows function.
Giannetti Home – Steve & Brooke Gianetti
A classic design love story, Giannetti Home is not only the marriage of architecture and interior design, but also a story of a husband and wife. Steve & Brooke Giannetti founded their firm in 1994 and have taken their designs around the world. Blogs, books, and even a brick and mortar store (which doubles as their studio) embodies their new-age take on traditional design.
House of Honey – Tamara Honey
House of Honey is boutique design studio that combines everyones favorite elements of the interior design world: glamour, personality, and unparalleled creativity. Designing homes and hospitality spaces around the Los Angeles area, Tamara Honey has been recognized by countless publications for her impeccable style and collection of unique pieces.
Julia Wong Designs – Julia Wong
Every project of Julia Wong’s – whether it’s interior or fashion design, merchandising, or manufacturing – is executed with a sense of class and worldliness. Having spent extended periods of time in Japan, London, and Los Angeles, Julia incorporates the best elements from each culture into her designs. The simplicity of Japan, the tradition and luxury of London, and the fresh vibrant looks of California, comes together effortlessly, showcasing the beauty of interior design in any setting.
Justina Blackeney – Justina Blackeney
Justina Blackeney can do it all: designer, stylist, DIY master, author. Using her experience studying design in Florence, Italy, combined with her beatnik California aesthetic, Blackeney has recently launched a bohemian lifestyle brand, The Jungalow, featuring rugs and pillows and other amazing home accessories and style tips.
Katie Hodges Design – Katie Hodges
Seemingly new to the design game, Katie Hodges has quickly made a name for herself. Over the past 5 years Hodges has not only worked with some of the top design firms in Los Angeles, but has also started running her own business, which brings an eclectic bohemian style that will make you never want to leave home.
Kelly Wearstler – Kelly Wearstler
Kelly Wearstler has been recognized by the interior design industry worldwide for her luxurious designs, prominent cliental list, and of course, acclaimed Melrose boutique. Furniture, art and fashion are never too decadent for Wearstler, whose aesthetic is rich and filled with elegant works of art and decorative pieces.
Kerry Vasquez Design – Kerry Vasquez
Whether Kerry Vasquez is painting, planning luxurious events, or designing interiors, she brings a creative and fresh look to every endeavor. Mastering the art of balance in a home, by combining functionality with fashion, or personal treasures with new chic pieces, her designs seamlessly blend new style with individuality.
LiveStyle Designs – Francesca Messina-Deshae
Starting her own line of textiles and home decor as a young woman in San Francisco, Francesca has elevated her interior design career into an incredible business. She has traveled the globe, sourcing pieces from nearly every continent for her stores in Santa Monica, and (soon to be) Brooklyn, bringing a perfect balance of custom furniture, vintage finds, and polished pieces.
Natasha Baradaran Interior Design – Natasha Baradaran
Natasha Baradaran takes everything we love about Los Angeles and translates it into home decor. Glamour, class, and elegance are showcased at its finest when Baradaran designs high-end residential and commercial spaces for her clients. She has been regarded as an “interior designer on the rise” by top publications such as W Magazine and Town & Country.
Nickey Kehoe – Todd Nickey & Amy Kehoe
Duo Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe are the “hunter-gathers of good taste”. Nickey Kehoe creates extremely unique spaces from their clients’ personal treasures as well as new pieces from their eclectic Los Angeles storefront.
Park McDonald – Alice Park & Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald and Alice Park established their firm in 2003 after working independently at renowned architectural firms in Los Angeles. Their amazing ingenuity and refined styles have developed into masterfully created residential projects, and a collection of innovative products and furniture.
Ryan White Designs – Ryan White
Ryan White Designs is an interior design firm that creates homes that truly embody “american sophistication”. White worked in the fashion industry in Manhattan before moving to Los Angeles which has influenced his designs – the clean, cosmopolitan, and perfectly curated interiors make you feel as if you were living in a Ralph Lauren ad.
Wendy Haworth Design – Wendy Haworth
Wendy Haworth Design knows how to perfect a space and make it feel like an interior design paradise. Ever wonder why the food at Gracias Madre or Cafe Gratitude tastes so good? Wendy is responsible for the dreamy interiors of LA restaurants Gracias Madre and Cafe Gratitude – both of which have been celebrity-approved. Wendy Haworth’s love of funky tile, and use of indoor plants and sprinkles of vintage pieces make every space look like a Californian dream.