There are a few popular interior designers that you should know, particularly if you are interested in interior design or looking for one. They are Candice Olson, Vern Yip, Ron Dayan and David Bromstad.
Ron Dayan, the founder of Piccadilly Designs, has earned the nickname ‘The Interior Designer to the Rich and Famous’. Initially, he studied and explored famous buildings in Europe as a child. Architecture and interior design were his passion even when he was young. He graduated from the Polytechnic of Northern London which is a highly reputable university in London. He moved to Los Angeles to enroll at the Woodbury University in 1979.
His work have pleased many celebrities in the United States such as Louis Gossett Jr, John Couch and Barry Gibb. Some of his clients have nicknamed him as ‘the Sherlock Holmes of Interior Designers’, as he has an uncanny ability to read their minds and create the perfect settings for them. Such nickname is highly regarded by Ron Dayan as according to himself, he stated that he uses Holmes’ methods of detection in his design process to determine and meet client’s needs and expectations.
Candice Olson is the host of HGTV’s Candice Tells All and a HGTV Design Star judge. In the United States and Canada, she is a well known interior designer. Candice Olson graduated from the School of Interior Design at Ryerson University in Toronto and received awards and media attention before she accepted spots on television. She contributes for a popular biweekly newspaper column that spans in more than 400 newspapers in United States. She has appeared in popular TV shows such as Today Show, Live with Regis and Kelly and the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Furthermore, she have launched her own products such as wallpaper, bedding, fabrics, lighting and furnitures. According to herself, she summarized her unique style with this phrase ‘a fusion of traditional form, scale and proportions, with the clean, crisp, simplistic beauty of modern design’.
David Bromstad is the host of Color Splash and was the winner of the first season of HGTV Design Star. He was educated in the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota. He is best known for his out of the square thinking and enthusiasm. His passion and innovation has led to his creation of custom art and furniture.
His ability to combine vibrant colors with functionality makes him unique. His style is best described as a blend of realism and fantasy. On the show HGTV, he travels across America to visit fans in an 18-wheeler and surprise them with his unique room room designs.
Vern Yip is a HGTV Design Star judge, designer for the annual HGTV Urban Oasis home and the founder of Vern Yip Designs. His ability to transform restaurants and home on screen and off screen have earned him numerous awards. Some of these awards include 1999 Best New Night Club for DeuxPlex Bistro and Night Club in Atlanta, 2000 Southeast Designer of the Year and 1999 Best New Restaurant for Fusebox restaurant in Atlanta.
In addition, he has appeared in many magazines such as USA Today, Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times.Also, he has made appearances on big shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Early Show, CNN, Today and Live with Regis and Kelly. He has a master’s degree in architecture and science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Virginia. His style is often referred to as eclectic with Asia, Latin America and Europe influences.
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