25 Design Partnerships to Double Your Design Pleasure
One of the most wonderful things about design is that each individual person has their own outlook. Their own style. Each person sees beauty, form, and function through their own lens. Now add years of experience and a partner to bounce ideas off of and co-create with and design becomes a whole new paradigm! Read on to meet 25 design partnerships creating stunning interiors and architectural spaces around the world!
25 Design Partnerships to Double Your Design Pleasure
Reda Amalou | Founder/Partner & Stéphanie Ledoux | Partner
Stéphanie and Reda have been working together for more than 20 years. Their combined experience and collaborative design approach are applied to each AW² project resulting in stunning award-winning architecture.
Coe Mudford Interior Design
Carey Mudford | Founder/Partner & Erin Coe | Partner
When design forces unite, expertly refined, comfortable elegant living spaces are the result! At CMID, Carey and Erin work closely with their clients while ensuring innovative design concepts and expert solutions are at the heart of every project.
FORM Design Studio
Joshua Rose & Rafael Kalichstein | Co-Founders
Los Angeles, CA & Miami, FL USA
Emmy award-winning designer Joshua Rose and Chinese medical practitioner Rafael Kalichstein have one of those design partnerships where balance and harmony thrive. The duo believes that spaces speak and that in order for a design to succeed, it is imperative that the designer listen. And listen they do!
Sarah Cosentino & Felicity Slattery | Co-Founders
After meeting in the field Sarah and Felicity eventually decided to join their architectural and interior design forces and create Studio Esteta. Originating from the Italian word aesthete, a person who is appreciative of and sensitive to beauty, Sarah and Felicity’s designs are all about embracing beauty in its many forms to create refined, timeless interiors.
Humbert & Poyet
Christophe Poyet & Emil Humbert | Co-Founders
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Interior architect Christophe Poyet and architect Emil Humbert joined forces in 2007 to create Humbert & Poyet. Ever since then the duo has been designing stunning hospitality, commercial and residential spaces in Monaco, Paris, London, Dubai, and beyond!
Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design
Ron Woodson & Jamie Rummerfield | Co-Owners
Los Angeles, CA USA
True California style-makers, Ron and Jamie are Hollywood favorites. Specialists in high style interiors, this design duo masterfully combines opulence with artful living for a discerning clientele with their firm Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design.
Jamie Drake & Caleb Anderson | Co-Founders/Principals
New York, NY USA
When you think about design partnerships working, this one hits the nail on the head! Award-winning designers Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson joined forces in 2016. Together, the duo seamlessly blends modern and classic styles resulting in luxurious sophisticated spaces that always have a touch of the unexpected.
Krupa Zubin & Zubin Zainuddin | Principal Architects
“Work and Passion, what’s the difference”, this is the design philosophy of Krupa Zubin and Zubin Zainuddin, the duo behind ZZ Architects. Inspired by this philosophy since the beginning, Krupa and Zubin create exciting, distinctive, high-quality environments of all kinds, time and time again.
Osirys Mendez & Sabrina Vela | Co-Founders
Miami, FL USA
Executed with creativity and passion, each project Osirys and Sabrina undertake is profoundly thoughtful and personal. With the motto “The journey is not about design. The journey is about people,” the results of this design duo are bold yet serene environments, always imbued with a fearless sense of wonder!
Roman and Williams
Robin Standefer & Stephen Alesch | Co-Founders
New York, NY USA
Founded in 2002, Roman and Williams focuses on people and their experiences of a space. Having worked together for a decade designing sets for significant Hollywood films, the pair took their first steps away from film when they were asked to design a home in Los Angeles; Roman and Williams was born and the firm hasn’t looked back since.
Raymond Jimenez & Shannon Scott | Co-Founders
Miami, FL USA
Established in 2010, RS3 Designs is a diverse and multifaceted interior design and architecture studio specializing in both residential and commercial spaces. Working closely with their clients, Shannon and Ray facilitate all their needs while also creating beautiful, timeless, and functional environments.
Meghan Hackett Cassidy | Founder + Lead Designer & Erin Hackett | Partner & Project Manager
Bronxville, NY USA
After honing her skills under top NYC designers and completing a couple of projects on her own, in 2016, Meghan made the decision to bring a partner on board to take the business to the next level – someone with a background in business, a savvy sense of design and a strong work ethic. Her sister, Erin Hackett, was the logical choice.
Robert Novogratz & Cortney Novogratz | Co-Founders, Husband & Wife
New York, NY USA
Design partnerships come in many forms, and at Novogratz, this means mixing business and pleasure with grand results! Husband and wife duo Cortney and Robert Novogratz have designed and developed countless unique properties in Manhattan, LA, and beyond for over twenty years. Fun, hip and artsy this couple has rebuilt entire city blocks from the ground up and transformed them into fabulous spaces.
Marc Hertrich & Nicolas Adnet | Co-Founders
After years traveling and exploring the world of palaces and luxury, architect Marc Hertrich settled in Paris where he met Nicolas Adnet, a self-taught fashion fanatic who was working at the time for Lanvin. This marked the melding of two incredible characters, two different personalities that shared the same desire to adorn the functional with poetry and to create a “signature French style, adaptable and recognisable.”
Melandro Quilatan & Tania Richardson | Co-Founders
Toronto, ON Canada
At Tomas Pearce, it’s all about polished elegance. Tania’s passion, insatiable curiosity, and business acumen coupled with Melandro’s thirst for unique and creative design solutions make this one of those design partnerships that lives and breathes possibilities!
Anishka Clarke & Niya Bascom | Partners
Brooklyn, NY USA
Then financier, Anishka Clarke quit her job in 2006 in pursuit of her passion, interior design. Fast forward, Anishka and Niya meet and the duo decides to work together. Anishka’s ability to create “efficiently beautiful” spaces and Niya’s eye for design cemented from his years as a professional photographer combine resulting in design magic.
Casa do Passadiço
Catarina Rosas & Cláudia Soares Pereira
Casa do Passadiço interiors was born in 1992 when Catarina Rosas opened the showroom based in Braga, Portugal, in an 18th century Manor House and founded the atelier with the same name. Her daughters Cláudia and Catarina Soares Pereira soon joined her and began the architecture and interior design side of Casa do Passadiço. This duo’s specialty? Luxurious high-end private residences!
LeTricia Wilbanks & Selena Mackay | Co-Founders
Houston, TX USA
The WM Story: “The WM started as a fascinating synchrodestiny story in 2018 when designers Wilbanks and Mackay met at an industry event and connected over fashion. From there, a year passed while Wilbanks began working with a business coach and Mackay attended a business conference where both were encouraged to step outside of their comfort zones, get very clear about their desires for their future business, and put all of these things down on a vision board down to the last detail. Mackay reached out to Wilbanks recognizing a shared passion for modern design that seduces the senses and creates the best life for clients. Unbeknownst to her, Wilbanks had already created the exact same model. The two immediately created a “married in Vegas” feeling business partnership and the rest is history.”
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Run for the Hills
Anna Burles & Chris Trotman | Co-Founders, Creative Directors, Husband & Wife and Parents
Another husband and wife design duo, Run For The Hills was founded with the creative coming together of the established studio practices of interior designer Anna Burles and Graphic Designer Christopher Trotman. Design partnerships like this that mix complementary businesses are such a great match for clients in need of both services!
Prestige Global Designs
Michael Ong & Jeremy Tay | Co-Founders/Directors
Led by Michael Ong and Jeremy Tay, Prestige Global Designs creates luxurious interiors worthy of the finest properties. The firm seeks to exceed the expectations of business and homeowners accustomed to the finest life has to offer, by transforming their living space into a showcase of prestigious living.
Marcel Wanders & Gabriele Chiave | Creative Directors
On a mission to “create an environment of love, live with passion and make our most exciting dreams come true,” Marcel Wanders has been designing iconic experiences around the globe for private clients and premium brands for over 31 years. Founded by Marcel Wanders, under Marcel Wanders and Gabriele Chiave’s leadership and creative direction, this design duo, and their 52-person team is bringing the human touch back to design.
Martin Goddard & Jo Littlefair | Co-Founders/Directors
Established by Martin Goddard and Jo Littlefair in 2012, this pair’s luxury interior design studio is all about combining aesthetic perfectionism and boundless curiosity. Alongside their talented international team, Goddard & Littlefair work on multi-award-winning hotel, hospitality, and spa projects across the globe, as well as high-end residential schemes.
Hibou Design & Co
Korina Khamis & Eugenia Triandos | Co-Owners
Montreal, QC Canada
Syncing the best of their combined backgrounds, education, and experience, Korina and Eugenia create beautifully functional spaces. They also strive for a stress-free design experience, not always easy, but so important. Accomplished by doing their best to foresee and prevent common problems that result in wasted time and money.
Angel Cerezo Cerezo & Elisa Battilani | Founder Architects
Led by architects Angel Cerezo Cerezon and Elisa Battilani, CREAM is an award-winning multidisciplinary architecture and design firm. With a strong commitment to design excellence through innovation, sustainability, and dedication, Angel and Elisa and their talented team specializes in the full development of architectural, interior, urban design, and landscape projects.
By Anna Beck Bimba