Have no question that the 100 names featured on this list are amongst the most creative talents within the contemporary style. They know how to work this specific design style and they made their careers on the basis of their understanding and treatment of what trully makes a subline contemporary look!
Read More: Interview With AB Concept
AB Concept was founded in 1999 by Ed Ng and Terence Ngan, a designer and architect duo who together have throughout their career made a remarkable impact in the world of luxury design. The company has become a well-respected name in hospitality, wellness, F&B, commercial and residential properties with several offices across Asia. They are widely regarded as one of the best design studios of the world, a reputation that they have gained thanks to his amazing series of luxury design projects that boost a very strong contemporary vibe mixed with a clean modern styled elegance.
Born in 1970, Achille Salvagni is an Italian interior designer and the founder of Achille Salvagni Architetti, an architecture and design company based in Rome that specializes in luxury residential projects and interior superyacht design. In fact, superyachts with modern and clean lines are, without a doubt, one of Salvagni’s passions and they are part of his amazing design identity, after all, some of his most iconic projects are superyachts! Besides having an interior design studio, Achille Salvagni also has its own collection of modern furniture and lighting and is recognized as one of the top interior designers in Italy.
With a strong contemporary style that brings East and West together, Alevtina Vinokur started her career working for some design master like Jeffrey Beers and Tihany Design. But in 2017 she founded her own design studio, Alev Studios, that is known for expertly juxtaposes contemporary tastes with traditional design elements with a healthy regard for history overlaid with a clean and lively newness. The studio still awaits its chance to shine in the Top100 lists of famed publications like Elle Decor ou AD, but we can assure you that they will reach that list!
Alyssa Kapito is one of those really big interior design names that have a strong reputation within the design community, but also within the online design network. Named one of the Best Interior Designer Accounts to Follow on Instagram by some worldwide publications like Elle or Vogue, Alyssa Kapito has conquered the social media world, but before that she conquered the design world. In fact, Kapito has developed a worldwide positive reputation for creating elegant, bespoke interiors that focus on beautiful textures and clean lines but always with that irreverent touch that boosts her passion for contemporary design!
Amy Lau is a contemporary top interior designer that has been conquering the attention of the industry with her bold and powerful projects. In fact, this New York-based interior designer is known for cleverly mixing vintage with contemporary, and by doing so it creates powerful environments for every client. In fact, Amy Lau is not afraid to use color, textures, creating layers and layers of visual experiences, which have won her admirers, homes of personal identities.
In 1999, Antonio Citterio joined forces with Patricia Viel to create the Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, one of the most exclusive design studios on the planet that are mainly known for their amazing contemporary and hospitality projects like the ones they do for the luxury jewelry and lifestyle brand Bulgary. The studio, with headquarters in Milan, operates at the international level developing complex long-term projects in all scales, but they have a particularly strong expertise in creating bespoke interiors with millwork elements and detailed furniture.
ARRCC is one of the most famous design studios in Africa! Based in Cape Town, ARRCC specializes in interior architecture, interior design and décor that redefines laid-back luxury. Even though its main market is Africa, ARRCC has a global footprint since it applies its distinctly refined design sensibility to residential, hospitality, and leisure interiors around the world. Over the years, ARRCC has showcased the unique ability to create smart spaces and authentic emotive experiences with every budget possible, after all ARRCC has been demonstrating new ways of design living that are at once delightfully surprising and unmistakably innate.
Ashe + Leandro was founded by partners Ariel Ashe and Reinaldo Leandro and is a powerful design studio based in New York that has dedicated its professional existence to the crafting of spaces that innovate by virtue of experience, instinct, ingenuity, and humor. Serving the motto “We craft a vision for a project based on instinct, ingenuity, humor, and historical references”, Ashe + Leandro has been climbing up the ranking ladder within the Design Industry for quite some time now and, today, they are regarded as one of the most prominent, exclusive and powerful design studios in the competitive New York City design market!
Ben Wu’s journey into the design is one that has taken him from the study of traditional Chinese ink paintings, to the dizzy heights of high-end hotels in New York City. In 1998 Wu established WS DESIGN, a studio that now encompasses multiple design and lifestyle brands. His work transcends borders thanks to the unique design philosophy of ‘Modern Oriental’, which strives to combine the best of both Eastern and Western design. He is not only famous for interior design in high-end real estate and hotel but also well received in the overall design of interior furnishings with its high-end and unique customer target, which creates a wonderful effect and brings enormous profit to enterprises and owners. He recently won the highly acclaimed Andrew Martin Design Award of 2020!
Brendan Wong has been in the design industry for over twenty years! He is currently based in Australia, but Wong also worked in other competitive markets like London and Paris where he developed the amazing signature style that has earned himself a rock-solid reputation in all the right circles. From gracing the pages of the finest interior design magazines to gloriously transforming some of Australia’s most luxurious and enviable residences, Brendan Wong unmistakable trademarks of attainable decadence and princely sophistication have brought untold joy to many a creative, discerning, and property-owning eye.