AN Interior reveals its top 50 interior firms for 2020

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For AN Interior’s third annual top 50 list, published in the Fall 2020 issue of AN Interior (out soon), we gathered the architects and designers from across the United States creating the most exciting interiors today. While the future of design is anything but certain, especially in 2020, these firms offer hope that the environments in which people play, work, and learn can continue to become more beautiful and humane.


New York

Hudson Square Lobbies (Magda Biernat, Courtesy of A+I)

Equinox HQ (Magda Biernat, Courtesy of A+I)

A+I team (Courtesy A+I)

Adjaye Associates

Accra, Ghana; London; and New York

The Webster (Laurian Ghinitoiu)

Alda Ly Architecture & Design

New York

Parsley office in West Hollywood, Los Angeles (Trevor Tondro)


New York and Richmond, Virginia

Quirk Charlottesville (Courtesy ARCHITECTUREFIRM)

Adam Ruffin (Courtesy ARCHITECTUREFIRM)

Kate MacNelly (Courtesy ARCHITECTUREFIRM)

Danny MacNelly (Courtesy ARCHITECTUREFIRM)

Architecture Research Office

New York

ECFS Tate Library (James Ewing)

Rothko Chapel Suzanne Deal Booth Welcome House (Elizabeth Felicella)

Architecture Research Office Principals (Dean Kaufman)

Bestor Architecture

Los Angeles

Bestor Architecture’s Ashes & Diamonds, a vineyard in Napa, California (Bruce Damonte)

Pitfire Pizza (Paul Vu)

Barbara Bestor (Courtesy Bestor Architecture)

Washington, D.C.

Grass House (Ty Cole)

Büro Koray Duman

New York and Istanbul

S10 Gym & Recovery Spa (Courtesy Büro Koray Duman)

Charlap Hyman & Herrero

New York and Los Angeles

Vitra Salone 2020 (Courtesy Charlap Hyman & Herrero)

Schloss Hollenegg 2020 (Courtesy Charlap Hyman & Herrero)

Adam Charlap Hyman and Andre Herrero (Courtesy Charlap Hyman & Herrero)


New York

New Llab (Brian W Ferry)

Dash Marshall

New York and Detroit

Raft Loft (Courtesy Dash Marshall)

Design, Bitches

Los Angeles

Midnight Room (Yoshihiro Makino)

Verve Mateo (Bruce Damonte)

Design, Bitches (Josie Ramondetta)

Float Studio

New York

Hungryroot (Courtesy Float Studio)

Elysium (Courtesy Float Studio)

Nina Etnier and Brad Sherman (Courtesy Float Studio)

General Assembly

New York

General Assembly (Matthew Williams)

Hudson Home (Matthew Williams)

Watermill (Joe Fletcher)9

Hamptons Pool House (Joe Fletcher)


Portland, Oregon

Berwick Hall UO - Bach Festival (Courtesy Hacker)

Heliotrope Architects


Heliotrope Cortina (Haris Kenjar)

Joseph Herrin (Courtesy Heliotrope Architects)

Mike Mora (Courtesy Heliotrope Architects)

Husband Wife

New York

Husband Wife (Courtesy Husband Wife)

Dumbo Residence (Courtesy Husband Wife)

Roll & Hill Milan (Courtesy Husband Wife)

Inaba Williams

New York

Playroom (Courtesy Inaba Williams)

IwamotoScott Architecture

San Francisco

160 Spear (Joern Blohm)

Pinterest HQ2 (Bruce Damonte)

IwamotoScott (Courtesy IwamotoScott)

Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects

New York

Hanson Place Penthouse (Courtesy Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects)

Leong Leong

New York

R 13 (Courtesy Leong Leong)


New York

Cultureplex Manchester (Andrew Meredith)


New York

Bleecker Street Loft (Chris Cooper Photographer)

Maria Milans Studio

Madrid and New York

Camp O House in Catskills New York (Montse Zamorano)

Sag Harbor Addition (Montse Zamorano)

Maria Milans del Bosch (Montse Zamorano)

Marlon Blackwell Architects

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Co-Op Ramen (Tim Hursley)

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

Austin, Texas, and Houston

Shake Shack Headquarters (Chase Daniel)

Montalba Architects

Lausanne, Switzerland, and Los Angeles

SL2 Residence (Kevin Scott)

Michael K Chen Architecture

New York

Concourse House (Alan Tansey)

Morris Adjmi Architects

New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia

(Courtesy Morris Adjmi Architects)

Norman Kelley

Chicago and New Orleans

Notre (Chris Leh)

Olson Kundig


Hale Lana (Nic Lehoux)

OMA New York

New York

Off-White Flagship Miami (Courtesy Off-White)

Peterson Rich Office

New York

Glossier Flagship (Glossier Inc/Jason Schmidt)

Nathan Rich and Miriam Peterson (Courtesy PRO)

Perrotin (Rafael Gamo)


Mexico City and New York

Fleischmann Residence (Taiyo Watanabe)

Rooftop Prim (Onnis Luque)

Carlos Bedoya, Wonne Ickx, Abel Perles, and Victor Jaime (Anna Hop)

Slade Architecture

New York

Virgin Lounge EWR (Anton Stark)

Stayner Architects

Los Angeles

Miles C Bates House (Tim Hirschmann)

Tamarindo Restaurant (Liz Kuball)

Christian Stayner (Monica Orozco)

Spiegel Aihara Workshop (SAW)

San Francisco

Cotton Street Residence (Bruce Damonte)

Void House (Mikiko Kikuyama)

SAW (Dan Megumi)


New York

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art (Iwan Baan)

Studio Blitz

Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco

(Courtesy Studio Blitz)

Studio O+A

San Francisco

McDonalds HQ (Garrett Rowland)

T.W. Ryan Architecture

New York and San Francisco

Three Chimney House (Courtesy T.W. Ryan Architecture)



The Citizenry (Lisa Petrole)

tres birds

Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco

THE DISTILLERY (Courtesy tres birds)



Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library (Anton Grassl)

Vladimir Radutny Architects


RDG Offices (Mike Schwartz)

Wolfgang & Hite

New York

Wolfgang & Hite’s Wish Atlanta boutique (Johnny Fogg)


New York

RISD Student Success Center (Bruce Damonte)

Worrell Yeung

New York

Chelsea Loft (Eric Petschek)

WRNS Studio

Honolulu, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle

Okland Construction Headquarters (Tim Griffith)