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18 Designers Every Decor Lover Should Know

06/24/2014 08:43 am ET | Updated Jun 24, 2014

Putting together an interior design list that celebrates great talent is no easy matter -- especially for those of us who love decor. How can one choose between a person who expertly infuses space with color and one who brilliantly highlights different silhouettes and textures?

Luckily, we didn't have to make such a decision. Below, we assembled a list of designers who offer varied approaches to decor that will inspire every room in your home. We scoured publications including Architectural Digest and Elle Decor, our own HuffPost Home archives and even turned to some of our personal favorites to find the designers who are constantly reimagining how to live in style.

We're all familiar with the marquee names (here's to you, Jonathan Adler), but whether they have decades of experience or are on the cusp of mass-market domination, these designers make us excited to write about decor day in and day out. And we have no doubt they will excite you to re-envision a corner of your life, too.

Love an interior designer who we might have overlooked? Let us know in the comments below!

  • 1 Danielle Colding
    James Ransom
    A Stanford University graduate and former professional modern dancer, Danielle Colding's love for travel and Paris shines through her designs. Here, an office she designed for a recent project in Harlem shows off her expert use of contrasting colors.
  • 2 Miles Redd
    Paul Costello
    Miles Redd spent 10 years as creative director of Oscar de la Renta Home so it's no wonder that his designs are infused with the sophistication and whimsy typically found in editorial fashion spreads.
  • 3 Carrier and Company
    With a client roster that includes Anna Wintour, husband and wife design duo Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller mix patterns and texture to create environments that feel as eclectic as the people who live in them.
  • 4 Victoria Hagan
    Courtesy of Victoria Hagan Designs
    Victoria Hagan's approach is often described as "cerebral." Her restrained designs play with contrasting silhouettes as demonstrated by the chairs in this photograph.
  • 5 Aaron Poritz
    Courtesy of Aaron Poritz Furniture
    Sustainable sourcing is the name of the game for New York City-based furniture designer Aaron Poritz. After sourcing wood from coffee and teak plantation trees on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, Poritz plays with geometric designs so that each piece of furniture uses only as much material as necessary.
  • 6 Katie Ridder
    Katie Ridder spent years working in the editorial departments of magazines including House & Garden and House Beautiful. Her rooms feel just as warm as they do sophisticated.
  • 7 Tilton Fenwick
    Courtesy of Tilton Fenwick
    Who knew a downtown loft in the New York City neighborhood of SoHo could feel so wonderfully rural? Founded by Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham just four years ago, Tilton Fenwick is a boutique interior design that just launched a fabric collection nationwide.
  • 8 Ashe + Leandro
    Courtesy of Ashe + Leandro
    Ashe + Leandro was founded by architect Reinaldo Leandro and interior designer Ariel Ashe, who formerly worked on the set of "Saturday Night Live." Check out one of the dressing rooms the duo designed for "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
  • 9 Asher Israelow
    Matt Granick
    This Brooklyn-based designer uses only ethically and locally sourced materials and produces handcrafted furniture in small batches. These two leather seats show just how wonderfully Asher Israelow mixes materials to create one cohesive look.
  • 10 Suzanne Kasler
    Erica George Dines
    Atlanta-based Suzanna Kasler emphasizes the notion of "collecting" over "decorating." We love how she added drama to this elegant bedroom with an oversized chandelier.
  • 11 Jeremiah Brent
    There's a good chance you fell in love with Jeremiah Brent as he served as the assistant to fashion stylist Rachel Zoe on Bravo's "The Zoe Report." Brent focuses on sleek, sexy designs as seen in this modern interior.
  • 12 Roman and Williams
    Courtesy of Roman and Williams.
    If you happen to find yourself in New York City, you must stop by the ever-popular Ace Hotel in Manhattan's Nomad neighborhood, which will forever change how you look at hotel lobbies. Part bar, part lounge and part library, the communal space designed by Roman and Williams caters perfectly to the lives of native New Yorkers and tourists alike.
  • 13 Sheila Bridges
    Sheila Bridges is known just as much for her expert decor advice as she is for her beautiful interiors. Her furniture designs have been sold at stores including Anthropologie and her work has been showcased in museums across the country.
  • 14 S. Russell Groves
    If you love contemporary comfort, than you'll love S. Russell Groves. This formal living room is just as warm as it is formal.
  • 15 Thom Filicia
    You probably know Thom Filicia from "Queen Eye For The Straight Guy." As shown in this photo, Filicia's interiors play with color and geometric shapes to create modern and fun environments.
  • 16 Celerie Kemble
    Oberto Gili
    For Celerie Kemble, interior design was just the beginning. She has previously appeared in J.Crew’s "Real Women" ads and has created to-the-trade fabrics and wallcoverings, floor coverings and a furniture collection.
  • 17 Thomas Jayne
    Pieter Estersohn
    Ever wonder how some of the most iconic royals or socialites would live today? Well that's exactly how Thomas Jayne designs his interiors. Harking on elements of the past but adding a modern spin, Jayne plays with historical design elements to add richness and character to rooms.
  • 18 Jeff Andrews
    Courtesy of Jeff Andrews
    Los Angeles-based designer Jeff Andrews knows a thing or two about Hollywood glamour. He regularly designs for celebrity clients including the likes of Ryan Seacrest and Michael C. Hall. This bold living room belongs to Kris Jenner.
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