7 Design Influencers Distinguished In The Architectural Digest 200 List – These inspiring personalities have been influencing, throughout their incredible career, the interior design industry. Discover who are the top influencers distinguished in the Architectural Digest Magazine 200 influencers list!
Like every year, the Architectural Digest magazine has presented their incredible AD 200 Influencers list, that includes some of the best inspirations for the design industry. From renowned interior designers to artists and even journalist that are passionate about the world of decor, these inspiring design influencers been influencing every single aspect of the city’s interior design industry.
#1 Virgil Abloh
After the excellent work of Kim Jones at Louis Vuitton, Virgil Ablogh succeeded as the artistic head of the French men’s collections in 2018. He is one of the industry’s favorite creators and one of his most media-oriented by the way he can turn any piece into a cult object, and in recent months has been collaborating with renowned brands. The designer presented his first proposals for the luxury brand in Men’s Fashion Week 2018.
#2 Gary Hustwit
The independent filmmaker and photographer based in New York, has produced 13 feature documentaries, including the award-winning “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart” about the band Wilco, and “Mavis!”, the HBO documentary about gospel/soul music legend Mavis Staples. His film and photographic work has been included in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art New York, Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Design Museum London, Venice Biennale, Paul Kasmin Gallery New York, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Storefront for Art and Architecture New York, and the Colette Gallery in Paris, among others.
#3 Lindsey Adelman
Born in New York City, the renowned designer has been specialized in lighting design since 1996. Founded in 2006, her studio has grown into a group of forty with a recent location opening in Los Angeles. Her lighting design collections are driven by developing industrial modular systems to capture the ephemeral, fleeting beauty of nature. Adelman’s work has been exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Design Miami, Nilufar Gallery, and BDDW, among others
#4 Tyler Brûlé
Born on November 25th, 1968, Jayson Tyler Brûlé is one of the famous journalists in Canada. He is the editor-in-chief of Monocle magazine. Brûlé was a columnist for the Financial Times and has also written for the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, and Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag. His “Fast Lane” column – written for the weekend edition of the Financial Times – covered his observations on travel, international design trends, and high-end consumer goods.
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#5 Derek Blasberg
Derek Blasberg is a writer, editor, and New York Times best-selling author. He is Vanity Fair’s ‘Our Man on the Street,’ a senior staff member at the Gagosian gallery, and the host of the television show ‘CNN Style.’ Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Derek moved to New York City in 2000 to attend New York University, where he graduated with two degrees in 2004. He has contributed to many international editions of Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as W, Glamour, WSJ. Magazine, The New York Times, and The London Sunday Times
#6 Emily Henderson
Emily’s incredible interior design studio is based in LA and is specialized in mixing eclectic styles with moderate budgets. They bring high-quality design services at reasonable prices to all the interior design lovers that want to give a twist to their home decor.
#7 Uwe Brückner
Prof. Uwe R. Brückner, the founding partner, Creative Director and visionary head of the Atelier Brückner, is recognized both in Germany and internationally as a protagonist and opinion leader in the field of exhibition design. He studied architecture at the TU Munich and stage design under Jürgen Rose at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. In 1997 he and Shirin Frangoul-Brückner founded Atelier Brückner and in 2001 he co-founded the Institute for Interior Design and Scenography at the HGK Basel.