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Rafael de Cárdenas

Rafael de Cárdenas is a New York-based studio.

It has wide-ranging projects in architecture, residential and commercial interiors, furniture and object design, and temporary spaces. Their distinctive approach to creating and engineering atmospheres and moods has garnered them a global clientele including Nike, Kenzo, Baccarat, Gentle Monster, Cartier, and Nordstrom. De Cárdenas and his studio have been the recipient of numerous awards and were the subject of a book-length monograph published by Rizzoli in 2017. Their projects span the North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Studio: Rafael de Cárdenas
Shortlisted for: Interior designer of the year
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