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CovetED’s Selection of the Top French Interior Designers In the WorldThursday 5 April 2018
CovetED’s Selection of the Top French Interior Designers In the World ⇒ Nowadays France is not only the capital of fashion but also the heart of the modern interior design. In this charming country, there are countless renowned interior designers that have the capacity to create some of the most intense and luxurious interior design projects. These inspire and evoke unbelievable emotions, surprising everyone of those who just love this sector. Each of these designers has their own design styles, so take a look.
Philippe Starck is simultaneously an inventor, creator, architect, designer and artistic director. Above all, Philippe Starck is a man of honesty, in the purest tradition of the Renaissance artists. Starck believes that creation must improve people’s lives, in order to achieve that, artists must guide themselves by complementary principles like poetic and political duties, pragmatic and subversive attitudes, these should be shared by everyone. Besides, the designer has his own approach – “No one has to be a genius, but everyone has to participate.” Despite his thousands of projects and world fame, Philippe Starck has the mission to make life better for the largest number of people.
Born in Fumel, the designer started his creative path in France. He is Founder and Artistic Counsellor of the Architecture Biennale within the Paris Biennale. Jean Nouvel says about himself that he is not a designer, but an architect that designs. Together with his team, Nouvel specialises in the fields of furniture design, interior design, scenography and visual communications.
When it comes to interior design, Sarah Lavoine uses similar principles as she does while dressing herself. In her design projects, Sarah Lavoine never tries to look vulgar and she works the total look. The designer does her best and knows how to mix and combine different items. According to her opinion, there is nothing worse than when an entire room – or worse, an entire house – is designed with one theme all over.
Deniot is an interior designer, whose style equates lifestyle and must promote harmony and well-being. The Paris-based designer notes that he likes to “play with the layering of textures and materials,” juxtaposing midcentury flea-market finds with original older pieces to create subtly finessed interiors that are “a little theatrical”. The french flair is noticed in his works.
The french designer Christian Liaigre is known for his high-quality work in the world of design. In his point of view, interior design is far from fashion and trends, because comfort is all about delicacy and rareness. Since 2004, the brand Christian Liaigre has been considered a member to the Comite Colbert. Nowadays he devotes himself particularly to work for the private clients with his team based in Paris.
Being simultaneously an architect and a designer, India Mahdavi was raised by a Persian father and Egyptian- English mother. As a result, her upbringing and her lifestyle culturally diverse are reflected in her inspired and eclectic designs, which range from homes, hotels, and commercial spaces to furniture and aircraft interiors. Her design is characterised by a combination of humor, elegance, and sensuality.
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The late designer Alberto Pinto was not only a remarkable interior designer but also a traveller. He founded a photography agency in New York specialised in interior design and decoration. His legacy will live on his amazing and versatile projects, from apartments and private homes to palaces and hotels.
According to Didier Gomez, he practises an art dedicated to well-being. Through his agency DGID, the designer has completed some of the most iconic projects all over the world, including the Café Roset in Moscow, La Coupole restaurant in the Printemps store in Paris, the Asia Lounge restaurant in Almaty and the Méridien Montparnasse in Paris, and Joël Robuchon’s Yoshi restaurant in Monaco.
Charles Zana demonstrates a dual approach to every project, writing a new story and giving it greater conceptual value. In two decades the architect Charles Zana has found his voice, forging his style and axes of influence, looking for discerning clients demanding a unique vision.
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