2024's Visionaries of Design Excellence

The ELLE DECOR A-List is a coveted compilation that recognizes the crème de la crème of interior designers who redefine luxury, comfort, and innovation, exemplifying design excellence. This year’s list features an extraordinary array of talents, each bringing their unique flair to the world of interiors. Here, we spotlight five standout designers whose remarkable contributions to the field have earned them a place on the ELLE DECOR A-List 2024.

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ELLE DECOR A-List 2024


Nate Berkus: The Public Face of Contemporary Design

Nate Berkus, with bases in both Chicago and New York City, is a household name in the world of interior design. Known for his love of neutral palettes and natural materials such as leather, linen, and wicker, Berkus creates spaces that exude warmth and sophistication. His designs often feature handcrafted objects that add a personal touch to each project. Alongside his husband, Jeremiah Brent, Berkus has turned their Montauk, Long Island, retreat into a haven of style and comfort, a testament to his design philosophy that spaces should reflect the people living in them.

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Pamplemousse Design: French Flair with Modern Sensibility

Delphine Krakoff of Pamplemousse Design brings a touch of Parisian elegance to her projects. Born in Paris and now based in New York City, Krakoff’s designs are infused with an innate sense of style and French flair. Her portfolio is diverse, ranging from chic New York City apartments and townhouses to expansive ski lodges out West. One of her most notable projects includes a sprawling 33,000-square-foot house featured in ELLE DECOR’s Summer 2021 issue. Krakoff’s ability to blend classic French elements with modern design principles makes her a standout on the A-List.

ELLE DECOR A-List 2024


Rafael de Cárdenas Ltd.: The Visionary Architect

Rafael de Cárdenas, another New York City-based luminary, is celebrated for his bold, multifaceted approach to design. His portfolio is a testament to his versatility, featuring projects as varied as the interiors for St. Petersburg’s Au Pont Rouge department store and a luxurious 134-foot-long yacht. De Cárdenas thrives on change, continually pushing the boundaries of interior design with innovative concepts that challenge conventional norms. His work is a dynamic interplay of form, function, and aesthetic delight.

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Richard Mishaan: The Renaissance Man

New York City’s Richard Mishaan is a true renaissance man. His career spans various creative arts, including interior and furniture design, fashion, and retail. Mishaan’s distinctive approach involves a seamless blend of collectables and antiques with modern art and furnishings, resulting in spaces that are both eclectic and harmonious. His book, “Richard Mishaan Design: Architecture and Interiors,” published in 2022, showcases his ability to infuse elegance into every project, whether it’s a grand residential home or a boutique commercial space.


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ELLE DECOR A-List 2024


Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Elegance

Based in Atlanta, Suzanne Kasler is renowned for her ability to create interiors that are both meaningful and timeless. Her work is a delicate balance of her client’s personal collections, fine art, and antiques, complemented by contemporary pieces and custom-designed furniture. Kasler’s signature lines for Ballard Designs, Hickory Chair, and Lee Jofa reflect her sophisticated style. Each project she undertakes is a testament to her philosophy of blending the old with the new to create spaces that feel collected and curated over time.

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These five designers, each with their distinctive approach and unparalleled creativity, are leading the charge in the world of interior design. The ELLE DECOR A-List 2024 celebrates their contributions, offering inspiration for anyone looking to transform their space into a haven of beauty and functionality. Whether you’re drawn to Suzanne Kasler’s timeless elegance or Rafael de Cárdenas’ visionary concepts, this list is a reminder that exceptional design has the power to elevate our everyday lives.

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