Gold Medal Design

In the spirit of the Sochi Winter Olympics, I decided to celebrate some of the amazing Interior Designers around the world and their noteworthy projects. Here are a few great designers and projects from Russia, Japan, USA, Sweden, Canada, and France of which are truly deserving of a gold medal!

Russia: Geometry Design
Geometry Design is an Interior Design company established in Moscow, Russia. While the majority of their projects are in the hospitality industry, mostly restaurants, they also have residential and corporate design clientele. The restaurant below was designed by Geometry Design.

Strana Restaurant, Moscow Designer: Geometry Design
Strana Restaurant, Moscow
Designer: Geometry Design

Japan: Nendo
Oki Sato started Nendo in 2002 and has since opened design offices in Singapore and Milan. This award winning firm has projects all over the world including New York City, London, and Paris. Below is Nendo’s design of the luxury brand Theory’s Tokyo boutique.

Theory Store, Tokyo Designer: Nendo
Theory Store, Tokyo
Designer: Nendo

USA: Peter Marino
Peter Marino bases his practice out of New York City but his designs can be seen all over the globe. He is most known for his designs in the luxury brand market including Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Barneys, Dior, and more. The design below is the Chanel store in Soho, New York.

Chanel Boutique,  New York City Designer: Peter Marino
Chanel Boutique, New York City
Designer: Peter Marino

Sweden: Note Design Studio
Note Design Studio is based in Stockholm, Sweden and was founded in 2008. In addition to Interior Design, Note also does graphic design, product design, and architectural projects. The following images are of Note’s design of Cafe Foam in Stockholm.

Cafe Foam, Stockholm Designer: Note Design Sudio
Cafe Foam, Stockholm
Designer: Note Design Sudio

Canada: Yabu Pushelberg
Partners George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg run this award-winning design firm located in Toronto, Canada. Yabu Pushelberg specializes in luxury design whether it be hotels, restaurants, retail stores or residences. Below is the 5-star Hazelton Hotel in Toronto.

The Hazelton Hotel, Toronto Designer: Yabu Pushleberg
The Hazelton Hotel, Toronto
Designer: Yabu Pushleberg

France: Architecture & Associés

This international firm in Paris, France is owned by Pierre Beucler and Jean Christophe Poggiol. Their designs range from high-end boutiques to museums located all over the world. The project below is the Viktor & Rolf Flagship Store in Paris.

Viktor & Rolf Flagship Store, Paris Designer: Architecture & Associés
Viktor & Rolf Flagship Store, Paris
Designer: Architecture & Associés

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