Part 3: Famous Interior Designers and Their Styles In Interior Design

Modern Designers

Jean RoyereJean Royere has been regarded as one of the most renowned French interior designers. His entire career spans from 1931 to 1970, when he opened galleries in 3 continents solely for the purpose of displaying his designs. Some of his clients included royalty and the elite of the world. He was also entrusted with designing the interiors for palaces and the most exclusive houses in the world. His works were also displayed in numerous art galleries and exhibitions.

Jed Johnson Jed Johnson founded his interior decoration and design business in the 1960’s, starting from Andy Warhol’s Manhattan home. He would work on projects for celebrities like Mick Jagger, Pierre Berge, Barry Streisand, Richard Gere and Jerry Hall. He was presented with the Interior Design Hall of Fame Award in 1996 as recognition of his outstanding contribution to the profession.

Verner Panon Verner Panon is widely regarded as the greatest Danish interior designer and furniture maker of the 20th century. They were not only a hallmark of the 1960’s but also helped to define interior decoration and furniture styles. His work was often regarded as modern and futuristic. He used vivid colours and the latest technologies. He was the first to design the ‘form-moulded’ chair, which was made entirely of plastic and without joints. He is considered one of the greatest contributors to interior decoration and design during the 20th century.

Terence ConranTerence Conran has won many awards for his contributions to interior design and architecture. He was the founder of the highly-acclaimed ‘Habitat” furnishing chain, which expanded to 36 stores across France, Belgium and Britain. Conran Associates, the European leading interior design firm, was also established by him. He was a key figure in the restoration and rehabilitation of large areas of London’s historic riverside. Many books have been published on his various topics, but mainly on interior design.

Kelly Hoppen Kelly Hoppen is an award-winning interior designer who is a true trend setter in interior design. Kelly Hoppen’s style is known for its simplicity, individuality and excellence. She incorporates natural colours to create a timeless, luxurious and simple atmosphere. She is also an accomplished author in this field, having published several bestsellers. While her designs are diverse and dynamic, her signature style, “East Meets West”, is what makes her most famous.

Mauro LipariniItalian Mauro LIPPERINI is another eminent designer of interiors. His ‘natural minimalism style is perhaps his most well-known characteristic. The style of Lipparini is filled with wonderful moments of joy and pleasure. His bold use of colors and creative visual ideas communicates many elements of the artistic. Lipparini’s contributions to industrial design have been numerous. He has developed products for high-reputation European and Japanese companies. He has received the International Du Pont Award Koln as well as the Young & Designer Milano.

Ron Arad A well-known name from the Middle East who has graced interior design and served the needs of the wealthy and famous, Ron Arad, an Israeli-born designer. Ron Arad, a self-taught designer and maker of sculptural furniture, gained popularity in 1980’s. His works are featured in numerous architectural and design magazines around the globe, including the Ron Arad Studio in Como. He has also been a guest at many galleries and museums.