California is known for the beachessurfingHollywoodDisneyland, and wine, as well as its large economy and progressive politics. California is arguably the most famous state in America and millions of tourists travel there every year for the nightlifescenery, and sunshine. From San Francisco to Los Angeles, these are the best interior designers in California. Stay tuned!



#151 – Studio Dardo


Studio Dardo is a collaborative intersection between architecture, building, art, materials, and design-led by the top interior designer and artist Mattia Biagi. This studio brings a new perspective to private residences, estates, commercial, retail, and development endeavors. Their deep knowledge and experience in different areas of architectural styles and interior design allow the team to provide a complete service and easily make their clientele’s vision come to life.

#152 – Studio Munroe


Drawing inspiration from the warmth of California design, Emily Munroe’s designs incorporate modern luxury with a chic west coast sensibility. Her eponymous firm has designed both commercial and residential spaces, everywhere from wine country to downtown San Francisco. Studio Munroe‘s work has been featured in HGTV, Rue, Lonny, Apartment Therapy, Redbook, San Francisco magazine, SF Cottages & Gardens, Luxe Interiors + Design, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Curbed, Sunset, California Home + Design, and many more.

#153 – Studio Shamshiri

Designed by Studio Shamshiri. Photo Credit: Trevor Tondro

Studio Shamshiri is a multidisciplinary design firm. They are driven by experience, narrative, and the belief that thoughtful design can be a means of living life to its fullest. The studio maintains a perspective that is highly collaborative and driven by responsibility and research – looking towards the future with support from the past. They dive deep into archives, support historical preservation efforts, and apply traditional building methods to construction and furnishings. They believe in collecting vintage and investing in quality.

#154 – Studio SHK


With a client and site-specific approach, Bay Area interior designers Studio SHK delivers creative and thoroughly modern decor with a commitment to functional and artistic design with environmental responsibility. When looking to keep your house green, modern-minded interior decorators should be able to accommodate your efficiency requirements without skimping on style… just like Studio SHK does.

#155 – Studio Volpe

For more than two decades, Studio Volpe has helped its clients realize their particular vision of living graciously and beautifully. Their guiding principle is that true, original style can only emerge from substance – architecture, landscape, furniture, and art.

#156 – Studio William Hefner

Studio William Hefner‘s diverse portfolio is distinguished by modern and traditional as well as regionally specific architecture. All of their projects share a spirit of warm livability with the luxury of details and materials. The approach to design centers on their clients. They listen to their dreams as well as their practical requirements. They observe; they talk; they study; they test ideas and options. Their work begins with how the client will actually use a space, designing from the inside out. Their process builds on that vision, to create environments that will enrich life in intuitive and meaningful ways.

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#157 – Susan Strauss Design

Susan Strauss Design is well established as a leading full-service design firm creating elegant, one-of-a-kind spaces. Founded by Principal Susan Strauss, the firm has been creating luxurious living environments for clients of the most discerning tastes for over a decade. Susan Strauss’ signature design aesthetic has kept the firm growing by leaps and bounds, attracting clients locally, nationally, and globally.

#158 – Suzanne Rheinstein

Born and raised in New Orleans, this top interior designer keeps a deep connection to the traditions of that city. However, her Southern sense of style and hospitality, the visual sophistication she obtained living on the East Coast, and her taste for the tranquil and relaxed lifestyle of Southern California have made her a wanted talent. Suzanne Rheinstein is known for her signature style that is often described as Elegant Civility — “Fewer Things But Better Things”.

#159 – The Archers

Richard Petit and Stephen Hunt’s boutique agency, named after the English production company behind such evocative films as The Red Shoes and Black Narcissus, is known for visually dramatic, highly composed moments. The Archers are historically minded and research-oriented, and although the scale and nature of the studio’s work vary dramatically, every project shares a commitment to authenticity, the resonance of material, and experimentation rooted in precedent.

#160 – The Ness Group

The Ness Group was founded by Vanessa Waldner in San Francisco, California, providing procurement services internationally. Vanessa built the Ness Group on the principle of providing the highest-quality client service, leadership, and efficiency to each client.

#161 – The Real Estate Agency

The Real Estate Agency is a group of highly skilled individuals gathered around one idea: doing things better. Sure, they provide marketing and sales expertise for resort and urban developments, but they also bring a little something more to the table. From pre-development consultation through the final sellout of a building, The Agency remains present throughout each step of the development lifecycle. Together with their clients, they are redefining skylines, molding communities, and curating lifestyles. After all, it takes an unbridled imagination to transcend the ordinary and turn an idea into something iconic.

#162 – Timothy Corrigan

Timothy Corrigan is a top interior designer who works and thinks big. With offices in Paris and Los Angeles, Timothy’s is a neoclassic art fan who loves the West Coast lifestyle. His timeless design philosophy unites European elegance with California comfort. The company’s clients are royalty, Hollywood celebrities, and corporate leaders.

#163 – Trip Haenisch

Trip Haenisch has been working as a designer since the mid-80s, first with Waldo Fernandez and later with business partner Martyn Lawrence-Bullard. Today, he heads his own firm in West Hollywood, working on high-end projects for a clientele that includes celebrities, socialites, and media moguls. Possessing an extraordinary eye for detail and unwavering commitment to style, Trip’s signature design aesthetic consists of sophisticated, collected spaces with a laid-back twist that embodies the quintessential California living.

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#164 – Tucker & Marks, Inc

Tucker & Marks, Inc. is an interior design and decorating firm based in San Francisco, California. Founded in 1986 by Suzanne Tucker and Timothy Marks, the firm has grown to be one of the largest of its kind on the West Coast, designing luxurious and elegant, extremely comfortable, and inviting homes. They create a broad spectrum of living environments – from well-appointed family homes, mountain lodges, and beach houses, to country villas and estates as well as large apartments in some of San Francisco’s most prestigious addresses – for a steady stream of new and longtime clients.

#165 – Vanessa Alexander

“Malibu wasn’t known for its architecture,” says Colony native Vanessa Alexander, “but it always had this big surf break that attracted people,” including clients David Duchovny and Gerard Butler. Now living in Bonsall Canyon with her husband, ICM partner Steve Alexander, the designer has helped change that. While her design for the Malibu Farm restaurants exports the more casual side of California style to Miami, Hawaii, and New York, it’s her interpretation of its relaxed luxury that endears her to attorney Kevin Yorn, director Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man), producer Matt Tolmach, Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.

#166 – Waldo Fernandez

The Cuban native made himself home in New York before relocating to Los Angeles and enrolling in UCLA to study design and architecture. He started out as a set designer for Walter Scott, but it was his furniture commissions that earned him his early reputation. After designing for film director John Schlessinger, his work caught the attention of a plethora of celebrity clients, including Elizabeth Taylor. Waldo’s Designs has been a fixture on Almont Drive for over 28 years.

#167 – WATG Honolulu

With care, insight, and imagination WATG is consistently inspired by and celebrates the people, cultures, and environments in which they work. From their dawning days in 1945 Honolulu, they have pioneered hospitality, tourism, and destination design. Independent to this day, they are a global multi-disciplinary design firm specializing in strategy, master planning, architecture, and landscape. They are a team of 500 creative, world-traveling professionals designing landmark urban and leisure destinations with eight offices across three continents.

#168 – Wegman Design Group

Wegman Design Group is an award-winning Naples-based interior design consultancy with local, regional, and national projects. With 20 years of experience, this firm has proven successful in developing world-class designs and professional leadership. Their areas of design expertise are focused on the clubhouse, senior living, hospitality, and medical work. The collaborative process aims in merging the client’s needs with a vision for each project and the results are high-end and exclusive environments.

#169 – Western Office

Often companies view their organizational structures in the context of what works best for the company. Western Office views it differently. Organizational structures should serve the needs of the customer. Although the concept of distributed services is certainly not unique, they believe their specific customer-facing approach results in the whole, truly being greater than the sum of the parts.

#170 – wHY Architecture

wHY Architecture is a team of interdisciplinary makers and thinkers, committed to creating lasting connections between people, culture, and place.

#171 – Wilson Associates

At Wilson Associates, they seek to redefine the creative industry by inspiring, enriching, and engaging the human experience. For nearly 50 years, their dynamic talent and collaborative spirit have inspired and created some of the world’s most iconic, avant-garde spaces.

#172 – Wimberly Interiors

With special emphasis on hospitality design practice, Wimberly Interiors keeps the commitment to designing excellence in the Americas and beyond. Focused on lifestyle, entertainment, urban design, mixed-use, residential and public realm.

#173 – Woods Bagott Los Angeles

Located at the historic Bradbury Building, as part of Neuehouse, the Woods Bagot‘s L.A. studio is a private workspace and cultural home for a team of creators, innovators, and thought leaders. This team has been involved in an enormous variety of projects all around the globe, such as workplace interiors, aviation, hospitality, and mixed-use, and works collaboratively with the San Francisco studio on pursuits and projects throughout California.

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#174 – Zehana

Zehana comes from a lineage of civil engineering since their forefathers built their first house in 1958 in Southeast Asia. The agency’s portfolio has been growing ever since including award-winning museums, public infrastructure, and luxury hotels. Nowadays, with an in-house interior design team as an independent firm, the approach to interior design is made with a multidimensional language as every project and every task is unique. As a design firm, their purpose is to analyze the relationship between the old and the new so they can give each project a sense of meaning and belonging.

#175 – ZGF Architects

A design firm with an intentionally varied portfolio that designs buildings, plans communities, creates art, and develops responsive, humane environments for all generations. ZGF thinks beyond technical solutions to integrate beauty, materiality, and craft into everything they touch. This team of designers and architects believes the physical environment has a big influence on human performance, well-being, and inspiration.




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