Whenever talking about designing outdoor and indoor settings, interior designers stand out as inspiring and making changes that few people expected. The job of the interior designer is that of innovation and all throughout history, there were some that stood out more than others. If you are looking for the most famous interior designers, these are the ones that will always be remembered.
Frances Adler Elkins
Frances Adler Elkins is from Milwaukee and is mainly responsible for the interiors of the Cypress Point Club, Zellerbach mansion, Casa Amesti and Yerba Buena Club during Golden Gate International Exposition. The style that she used was definitely futuristic and we have to consider the fact that she died in the year 1953. The way in which this interior designer complemented contemporary design with vintage design is truly impressive. Her love for colors is one that inspired many really popular designers of the time and after.
Dorothy Draper was a specialist of dealing with boring design and making it contemporary and modern, all for many public spaces, with the use of wild color combinations. The designer mixed striped designs with floral designs and almost always used elaborate furniture. We can describe her interior design style as modern baroque, all with a trace amount of mischief and boldness due to the color contrasts that were used.
You will surely appreciate her Metropolitan Museum Art work, together with the interior designs for Carlyle and Hampshire House in NYC. Her work is recognized all around the country and the year in which she died, 1969, was one in which interior design did lose a huge personality.
Elsie De Wolfe
Elsie De Wolfe is really well known for the interior design work that was done for extremely rich people like Beckwith and Barrymore. The advocated minimalist furniture and design, a combo that was really easy to maintain and clean. The style that she used was mainly Victorian but there were various innovations added through the use of metallic finishing, animal prints and fresh colors. For instance, she was among the first that used leopard skin for the upholstery of a foot stool. One of the most popular works that De Wolfe was responsible for was the New York Barnard College.
We can easily describe Laura Day as being among the best classic interior designers. She perfectly plays with lights, color and furniture in order to reach a sophistication that is not at all expensive. Natural elements are constantly used in design so that the end result is clean and with a comfortable amount of space. Out of the various different works, we can mention the Home Depot table used in the Diffa Dining design (Skyy Vodka) and the trading spaces of TLC.
Do you agree with us and our list of the most famous interior designers that modified the way in which we look at design these days? If so, let us know. If not, let us know what designers we should have included. We would love to hear your opinion.