A warm hello on this fine Monday morning from our Architessa family, and we’re excited to share our new top design inspirations of the week! March 8th brings us International Women’s Day, which is a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women from around the world. What better way to show appreciation to the women in our industry by highlighting 5 woman-owned design inspirations! This week holds a place close to our hearts as Architessa is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier for businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S.
Take a look through some of the best in the business and inspire yourself with these women’s stunning interior design skills. As always, Architessa thanks all the men and women in the architecture and design industries for their contributions. We love your feedback and hope you’re having a fantastic day. Check out this week’s featured articles below!
Our first featured article of the week showcases 17 design firms founded by inspiring women leading their industry. The article goes in-depth to each woman's design expertise with no shortage of photos to provide design inspiration for your next remodel; from Brigette Romanek, one of Architectural Digest's top 100 of the year, to Ashe Leandro, a New Mexico native known for her work with children's bedrooms. Check out the link above and get to know these inspiring women - and don't forget to check out their portfolio photos!
Our next article comes prepared with a whole book collection of women in interior design. There’s no shortage of talent here! The book includes female designers specializing in residential sanctums, designers who focus on office-design and functionality, civic structures, urban appeal, and hospitality spaces designed for leisure. You have every angle of design covered, featuring the best of the best. Check out the 160+ pages of design inspirations by the most talented female designers, and let us know your favorite!
Next, we bring you to the wonderful world of design and Instagram, a dynamic duo for the ages. Speaking of which, check out our Instagram @Architessa! Glamourbrings their top 11 female designers who you should know, and of course follow online as well.
From Glamour: “Through our Game Changers series, we spotlight women who have found success in their respective industries—from sports and politics to beauty and fashion. And with all of us spending more time indoors now more than ever, there's no better time to highlight the inspiring women leading interior design today.”
Check out their list and don’t forget to follow your favorites on Instagram!
Women Designers We Love, Architectural Digest
Our forth articles comes from Architectural Digest,as they highlight some of their most noteworthy female designers and decorators who lead their industry. While each of the 22 highlighted designers showcase unbelievable talent and unique designs, the one thing they share is “that their influence on the design world will be felt for years to come. That's what we call girl power.” Be sure to check out every designer as they each have their own unique sense of style, and admire their talents and efforts in leading the design industry to new heights. Enjoy!
Our final article of this week’s top 5 brings us to the top, the best female designers who represent their industry and showcase unbelievable talent with every project. Take Kelly Hoppen, who’s work is featured in the photo above. She’s achieved “iconic status” with her many works designing houses, hotels, yachts and jets. She’s in production of her own paint, fabrics, rugs and ceramics, and is the author of 7 books. Truly an inspiration for anybody in the design field! Check out the other talented female designers and let us know your favorites in the comments below!
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