Architectural Digest Reveals 2024 AD100 List of Influential Designers

Architectural Digest has unveiled its highly anticipated 2024 AD100 list, honoring the most influential figures in interior decoration, architecture, and landscape design. The list features both established names and emerging talents from all corners of the design industry, showcasing the diverse and innovative approaches to great design.


New Additions to the AD100 Hall of Fame

The 2024 list includes seven designers who are making their debut in the illustrious AD Hall of Fame. Notable inclusions are Francis Kéré, the recipient of the 2022 Pritzker Prize for his groundbreaking sustainable architecture, and David Rockwell, founder of Rockwell Group known for his hospitality designs. Victoria Hagan, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Waldo Fernandez, Veere Grenney, and Tino Zervudachi are also recognized for their influential contributions to the world of design.

Innovators and Visionaries

The AD100 list showcases a range of design innovators and visionaries making waves in the industry. Bryan O’Sullivan, known as the "hotel hitmaker," is honored for his designs in luxury hotels, restaurants, and apartments. Joshua Ramus, founder of REX, is praised for his bold and transformative designs in the performing arts sector, including the Perelman Performing Arts Center in Lower Manhattan.

The list also features rising stars who have gained recognition through social media, such as Sarah Sherman Samuel and Ryan Lawson, as well as industry talents like Yinka Ilori, Thomas Bercy, Calvin Chen, and Laura Gonzalez.

The diverse lineup of honorees on the AD100 list reflects the myriad paths to success in the world of architecture and design, celebrating a wide range of talents and approaches.

The Legends of Design

Architectural Digest's January 2024 issue, titled "Legends Only," will feature the full AD100 list, showcasing the influential figures who are shaping the future of design. The list represents a departure from traditional norms and embraces the evolving landscape of the design industry. With an emphasis on creativity, sustainability, and innovation, the AD100 list highlights the power of design to transform spaces and enrich our lives.