Design Disruptors: 14 Names Shaking Up The Industry In A Major Way

Innovation is just a click away.

Photographed by Maria del Rio for Lonny.

If there's one common thread among modern industries today, it's that they are evolving at a dizzying pace. And, design is no exception. It has seen incredible innovations — like new and creative ways to hire designers to sourcing furniture — that have really shifted the way we approach interiors.

From sites like Homepolish that let you redesign your space without ever leaving your sofa to personalities like Justina Blakeney who have cemented a signature look and style all with the power of a single social-media hashtag (ahem, #jungalow) — it is an extremely refreshing time for design. This is why we’ve tapped some of our favorite luminaries in the industry who we believe are setting the pace in their respective fields.

We've grilled them on everything — from what makes their brand feel distinct to what you can do to carve out a name for yourself in the design space. And, the results are insightful takeaways — like defining your voice and checking your ego at the door — you're going to want to jot down. 

If you're looking for some serious design intel or just itching for some solid career advice, these names have got it in spades. Ahead are the game-changing names in design you need to know now

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