Kelly Wearstler

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Kelly Wearstler

Kelly Wearstler is an internationally recognised American designer who creates experiential residential, hospitality, commercial and retail environments as well as lifestyle product design collections.

After studying interior, architectural and graphic design, she established her eponymous studio in Los Angeles in 1995. Notable projects include Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Austin Proper Hotel, San Francisco Proper Hotel, Four Seasons Anguilla, BG Restaurant at Bergdorf Goodman, Westfield Century City, as well as custom residences for high-profile private clients.

The provocative concepts and expressive narratives demonstrated in her extensive body of work have gained her numerous design awards and publication features. Wearstler's accolades include Elle Décor’s A-List, Architectural Digest’s 2021 Hall of Fame and AD100, AD France AD100, AD Spain Top International Designer, Wallpaper Magazine Top 20 Designers, and Time Magazine The Design 100.


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