Meet 25 of the Most Charming Male Interior Designers & Architects

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While we love women at Love Happens, we also love men! And regardless of gender, we love innovative, inspiring designs! So, in celebration of male design talent around the world, we have curated this list of 25 of the most charming male interior designers and architects. Not only are their designs beautiful, so are they :)!

RAY BOOTH | MCALPINE

Nashville, TN & New York, NY USA

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Ray Booth
(Photo by Juan Pont Lezica)

One of our top picks for charming male interior designers, Ray Booth is a partner at McALPINE. Ray splits his time between Nashville and the firm’s New York office, keeping one foot in the city and the other in his native-south.

Change Agents, Nashville, TN by Ray Booth Design, Mcalpine
Change Agents, Nashville, TN by Ray Booth
(Photo by Pieter Estersohn)

WILLIAM MCLURE

Birmingham, Alabama USA

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William Rankin McLure IV

Another Southern native, William Rankin McLure IV was born in Louisiana and raised in Alabama. An artist at his core, William’s talents were first recognized when he was just 4-years old. Today he runs his own interior design firm and creates inspiring paper art.

Bedroom design by William Mclure
Bedroom design and framed paper art (R) by William Mclure

MARCEL WANDERS & GABRIELE CHIAVE | MARCEL WANDERS

Amsterdam, Netherlands

most charming male interior designers Marcel Wanders and Gabriele Chiave, Creative Directors at Marcel Wanders studio
Marcel Wanders and Gabriele Chiave, Creative Directors at Marcel Wanders studio

Founded in 1996 as Marcel Wanders the brand, today, two of the most charming male interior designers, Marcel Wanders (the man) and Gabriele Chiave, lead its 52-person team of product and interior designers. With a mission to bring human touch back to design, and create environments of love, Marcel Wanders has completed more than 1,900+ iconic experiences around the globe for private clients and premium brands such as Baccarat, Hyatt, Louis Vuitton, and Puma among scores of others.

VIP Centre at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, an iconic interior design by Marcel Wanders for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, 2020
VIP Centre at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, an iconic interior design by Marcel Wanders for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, 2020

orchidea sculpture by koket - metal orchid wall art light

RYAN KORBAN | KORBAN STUDIO

New York, NY USA

most charming male interior designers Ryan Korban
Ryan Korban

The youngest designer to appear on the AD100 list, Ryan Korban embarked on a career in interior design without any formal training. With his unique aesthetic, characterized by a mix of classic luxury, old-world romance, and urban cool, Ryan offers gorgeous products with his KORBAN brand and stunning interiors for his clients.

40 Bleeker Residence by Ryan Korban
40 Bleeker Residence by Ryan Korban

KRIS TURNBULL | KRIS TURNBULL STUDIOS

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Kris Turnbull

Established in 2007 Kris Turnbull and his extremely talented team are renowned for being one of the most desirable and esteemed design studios in the UK and throughout Europe & the Middle East. From architecture to interior design, the firm offers a holistic approach to make its clients’ hopes, dreams, and desires for their homes come true.

Sitting room design by Kris Turnbull featuring the Enchanted Side Table by KOKET
Sitting room design by Kris Turnbull featuring the Enchanted Side Table by KOKET

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ANDRE HILTON | JORDAN HILTON INTERIORS

Atlanta, Georgia USA

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Andre Jordan Hilton

Principal designer and founder of Jordan Hilton Interiors, Andre Jordan Hilton is known for his tailored curated style. Through layers and unique pieces, Andre creates rooms he often refers to as “cities”. “There are so many places you’d want to explore in whatever city you are in. I want my clients to be eager to touch, sit, feel, see, and enjoy everything around them, just as though they would in their city of choice.”

Interior by Jordan Hilton Interiors
Interior by Jordan Hilton Interiors

JORDAN CARLYLE | CARLYLE DESIGNS

New York, NY USA

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Jordan Carlyle
(Photo by Sigurjon Gudjonsson)

One of New York’s most charming male interior designers, Jordan Carlyle epitomizes modern elegance at its finest. The Alabama born designer began his career working for an antique dealer. Then in 2005, began his career as a visual artist—forming Carlyle Fine Art and selling his Pop Art at Crate & Barrel and Cb2. A successful home accessory line—sold exclusively at London’s Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores—soon followed. Next came Carlyle Designs, a residential and commercial interior design firm creating masterful spaces.

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Living room design by Jordan Carlyle

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FERRIS RAFAULI

Ontario, Canada

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Ferris Rafauli

Ferris Rafauli is an award-winning and renowned master designer and artist who conceives, designs, and creates ultra-luxury dwellings and lifestyle creations for an elite clientele worldwide. Designing every element, from the exterior architecture to the interiors to the furniture to the site landscaping, each dwelling Ferris Rafauli designs becomes its own complete harmonious work of art.

Kitchen design by Ferris Rafauli
Kitchen design by Ferris Rafauli

BAPTISTE BOHU | BAPTISTE BOHU INTERIORS

“Originally from the South of France & Traveling the World”

most charming male interior designers Baptiste Bohu
Baptiste Bohu

After a degree in finance, Baptiste Bohu’s passion for design and architecture took over. In 2008 he created his agency and thanks to a strong family background in real estate and construction he quickly mastered the trade. Today his style is sought after by A-list clientele worldwide. Inspired by Art Deco, French classicism, and contemporary design, Baptiste enjoys mixing different eras to produce unique and serene spaces.

Corridor design by Baptiste Bohu featuring the Ribbon Sconce by KOKET
Corridor design by Baptiste Bohu featuring the Ribbon Sconce by KOKET

SHAWN HENDERSON | SHAWN HENDERSON INTERIOR DESIGN

New York, NY USA

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Shawn Henderson

Shawn Henderson’s first design project came at a young age when he rearranged living room furniture in his own home. Ever since then, he knew he wanted to be an interior designer in New York City. A New York-native, Shawn’s aesthetic is comfortably sophisticated, rich, and relaxed. Inspiring his clients through nuance, harmony, and contrasts, each space Shawn Henderson designs truly feels like home.

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Design by Shawn Henderson
(Photo by Steve Freihon)

RAFAEL KALICHSTEIN & JOSHUA ROSE | FORM DESIGN STUDIO

Los Angeles, CA USA

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Joshua Rose & Rafael Kalichstein
(Photo by Matt Murray)

Rafael Kalichstein, a Chinese medical practitioner, integrates Black Hat Feng Shui into his design work, whilst Joshua Rose, an Emmy award-winning designer, brings his experience in visual effects and production design for film and television. The result—an unprecedented perspective on design, evolving the holistic and the pragmatic, never neglecting aesthetics or a client’s desires and personality.

Their cosmopolitan and inspirational work thrives from their constant state of challenging each other to take it to the next level, perfecting every aspect of their combined strengths. Imposing no limits but the need to be ‘fantastic’.

The Jewel Box residence by FORM Design Studio, Austin, TX
The Jewel Box residence by FORM Design Studio, Austin, TX
(Photo by Nathan Kirkman)

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RAMZY ALAA | RAMZY ALAA INTERIORS

Cairo, Egypt

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Ramzy Alaa

Ramzy Alaa founded his Egypt-based interior design firm Ramzy Alaa Interiors in 2017. Intrigued by art as a concept, Ramzy explored the process of creating a masterpiece before finding his way to interior design.

Ramzy Alaa’s distinct style resonates throughout his work. His signature revolves around the belief that mixing contemporary designs with hints of ancient architecture is not an impossible task. Inspired by classic art pieces Ramzy believes mixing different generations helps to create spaces anyone can appreciate.

Living room Design by Ramzy Alaa
Design by Ramzy Alaa

ELLIOT MARCH & JAMES WHITE | MARCH & WHITE DESIGN

New York, NY USA

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Elliot March & Jame White, Co-founders of MAWD
(Photo by Ryan West)

March & White Design is a global design firm of forward-thinking experts creating interiors for how we live today. Found in 2010 by architects Elliot March and James White, MAWD has offices in London, New York, and Los Angeles. Their interiors inspire emotions and enhance the quality of life across generations.

lantern house project by Elliot March & James White, March & White Design
Lantern House interiors by MAWD

RAYMOND JIMENEZ | RS3 DESIGNS

Miami, FL USA

most charming male interior designers Raymond Jimenez and Shannon Scott, Co-founders of RS3 Designs
Raymond Jimenez and Shannon Scott, Co-founders of RS3 Designs (Yes this article is about the most charming men – but when said charming man has a beautiful female partner you better believe we are including her!)

While the focus of this article is on charming male interior designers, in the case of RS3 Designs we are delighted to share a charming female interior designer as well. Raymond Jimenez and Shannon Scott launched their firm with the ethos “think different, design different.” And fittingly, RS3 stands for the partnership between the principals and their clients (hence the number 3).

Modera Douglas Station II by RS3 Designs
Modera Douglas Station II by RS3 Designs

DAVID BROMSTAD | DAVID BROMSTAD DESIGNS

Miami, FL USA

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David Bromstad

David Bromstad’s infectious blend of energy, creativity, and dedication to each project distinguishes him as a truly unique artist, design personality, and television host. After being the first-ever winner of  “HGTV Design Star”, David went on to host numerous design shows while creating his own
art and custom furniture, and designing stunning interiors. David’s art and designs showcase his keen and sophisticated eye for color and style.

House of Rock by David Bromstad
House of Rock by David Bromstad

BRAD FORD | BRAD FORD ID

New York, NY USA

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Brad Ford

With a highly edited vision and a strong hand, New York-based interior designer Brad Ford has developed a spare, modern aesthetic with a warm soul. Originally from Arkansas, he moved to Manhattan and established his own firm in 1998 with an emphasis on residential spaces. His interiors showcase signature designs that are understated yet sophisticated, straightforward, elegant, and functional.

In 2014, Ford created the event Field+Supply in the Hudson Valley. Field + Supply is a modern interpretation of a traditional arts and crafts fair. For the 2020 edition, the event will be virtual, check it out!

Design by Brad Ford ID
(Photo by Scott Frances)
Design by Brad Ford ID
(Photo by Scott Frances)

ERIC KUSTER | METROPOLITAN LUXURY

Huizen, Netherlands

Eric Kuster - most charming male interior designers
(Photo by Andreas Terlaak)
Eric Kuster
(Photo by Andreas Terlaak)

Top Dutch interior designer Eric Kuster’s own label lives under the marque of Metropolitan Luxury. There could not be two words better suited to sit side-by-side and describe his inimitable style, which relies on the perfect balance of classic and contemporary, European, and international.

The Dutch native says of his work: “There is a signature, but every project is bespoke like creating a haute couture dress or tailored suit. It has to be the perfect fit. I do not do copy and paste.”

Haarlem living room design by eric kuster metropolitan luxury
Harrlem living room designed by Eric Kuster

bloom chair by koket

RYAN SAGHIAN

Los Angeles, CA USA

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Ryan Saghian

Los Angeles native, Ryan Saghian knew he wanted to be an interior designer from the age of fifteen. He enrolled himself in the Art Institute of California’s CIDA design school and quickly went on to become a go-to designer for L.A.’s top tier.

living room design Interior by Ryan Saghian
Interior by Ryan Saghian

VICENTE WOLF | VICENTE WOLF ASSOCIATES

New York, NY USA

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Vicente Wolf

For decades, Vicente Wolf has been at the top of the interior design world, known for his inspired residential, hospitality, and commercial interior design. He has perfected the vocabulary of modern design with a strong reference to the past. When he is not guiding his design team, he takes photographs, gardens, attends the theater, visits museums, and travels to remote corners of the world.

“Vicente is a delightful combination of funny and dead-pan, hard-working yet an escapist, political and unconscious, political and concerned – all mixed into a Latino interior and covered in a shell of New York sophistication.”

Old Westbury project by Vicente Wolf
Old Westbury project by Vicente Wolf

MARTIN BRUDNIZKI | MARTIN BRUDNIZKI DESIGN STUDIO

London, UK & New York, NY USA

Martin Brudnizki
Martin Brudnizki

Martin Brudnizki’s love for design started at a young age. His mother was a stylist and his father a mechanical engineer; the combination of these elements embedded a deep understanding of aesthetics alongside a grounding in functionality. Following degrees in economics and interior architecture and a number of successful positions at renowned interior design firms, Martin established his eponymous studio in London in 2000 and a New York Studio in 2012.

Garden Terrace at Annabel’s designed by martin brudnizki Photography by James McDonald
Garden Terrace at Annabel’s
(Photo by James McDonald)

YURIY ZIMENKO | ZIMENKO INTERIOR DESIGN

Kyiv, Ukraine

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Yuriy Zimenko

Yuriy founded his Kyiv-based design studio over fifteen years ago. Today, Zimenko specializes in interior design and decoration, architectural projecting, custom-designed objects, and intuitive art selection. The studio is distinguished by a number of prestigious awards. And in 2019 Yuriy launched a unique collection of handmade rugs with Vandra Rugs, a Stockholm-based brand produced in southern Ukraine.

yuiry zimenko master bedroom design
An Art Lovers Master Suite by Zimenko

ALAN TANKSLEY

New York, NY USA

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Alan Tanksley

Last but most certainly not least when it comes to our favorite male interior designers, Alan Tanksley is one of America’s leading practitioners of residential design. An expert colorist, Alan Tanksley, pays particular attention to make every interior space both sophisticated and relaxing simultaneously.

master bedroom design by Alan Tanksley
Woolworth project master bedroom design by Alan Tanksley

Words by Anna Beck Bimba


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