Top 10 Friday Five Posts of 2023

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10. Palaash Chaudhary on Space Age Design, Quirky French Music + More

Indian designer Palaash is co-founder of soft-geometry alongside his wife, Utharaa Zacharias. Their San Francisco-based studio practice is focused on making collectible furniture, lighting, and objects centered around softness and hand-making.

Miami Surf Club \ Photo: Camera Department

9. Holly Hunt Loves a Good Espresso Martini, One-of-a-Kind Earrings + More

Texas-born and Chicago-based, Holly is a triple-threat with a good business mind, great taste, and striking instincts. Her 50-year career in interior design has inspired change and innovation throughout the industry, particularly in its approach to showrooms.

San Francisco Eichler \ Photo: Seth Smoot

8. Christine Lin Shares Her Favorite Music, City, Artist + More

Christine is the principal and founder of Form + Field, an interior design firm promoting joy and well-being through empathetic and creatively integrated interiors. A multi-disciplinary creative, she cultivates every project as a partnership.

The Grand Mulberry \ Photo: Glen-Gery

7. Morris Adjmi Appreciates Shaker Design, Industrial Landscapes + More

What Morris, founder and principal of Morris Adjmi Architects, is best at is revitalizing post-industrial neighborhoods and historic districts with architecture that bridges the past and the present.

Ironic Meets Iconic \ Photo: Corey Szopinski

6. Amy Pigliacampo Loves Defunct Neon Signs, Secret Staircases + More

Amy describes her approach as subtractive, peeling back the layers of a space to find the soul of every home. Her resulting modern rebuilds use thoughtful materials to enhance – not overwhelm – the space underneath.

Utah European Modern \ Photo: Amy Bartlam

5. Molly Kidd on Her Love of Floral Arrangements + Vintage Scandinavian Lighting

Molly, co-founder and principal designer at Light and Dwell, studied interior design as she grew up, fascinated by creativity and transforming spaces. Now, she designs homes where families can gather, entertain, and lounge while creating memories.

Harlem Brownstone Staircase \ Photo: Duplex Imaging courtesy Courtney Bolster

4. Anna Karp Shares 5 Things To Know Before Renovating

Anna is CEO and co-founder of Bolster, a New York City-based firm offering in-house design, architecture, and build services. So far, she has completed 100+ renovations throughout New York City and in Mexico, where she’s originally from.

Photo courtesy RISD Social Gretel

3. Dylan Mulvaney Looks to the Past to Create the Future

The New York-based graphic designer is Head of Design at Gretel. Dylan’s expertise lies in translating core values, strategy, and voice into striking visual executions for big name clients.

Rudolph Project \ Photo: Haris Kenjar

2. Steve Hoedemaker Shares His Most Treasured Possessions

Steve, partner, AIA at Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, is a third-generation Seattle native whose life always brings him back to the region and his family farm located in the San Juan Islands. He even names the plot as one of his most treasured possessions.

And the most popular Friday Five post of 2023 is…

MENU Stance Vase \ Photo: Rich Stapleton

1. Interior Stylist Colin King on Favorites and Arranging Things

Colin has mastered how to execute and capture visual storytelling through the arranging of objects. The experience has led him to make an unspoken promise to the forgotten corners of the home, that he would transform them into something worthy of attention.

Check out the rest of Design Milk’s end of the year coverage here!

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