New York City is home to many of design’s most cutting-edge and celebrated creative minds—and each year, the Decoration and Design Building recognizes distinguished professionals across all disciplines of art and design who are highly regarded for their significant achievements and contributions to the industry, with the Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise awards.

The 7th annual Stars of Design winners are as follows:



Lifetime Achievement: Bunny Williams



Interior Design: Jamie Drake







Architecture: John Ike, Thomas A. Kligerman and Joel Barkley of Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects



Landscape Design: Edwina von Gal





Graphic Design: Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker of Karlssonwilker, Inc.



Industrial/Product Design: Ayse Birsel



Photography: Oberto Gili



Art: Pat Steir

The Stars on the Rise category originated in 2012 and honors five architects and/or designers who represent the new guard of design—individuals who have come into their own and contributed new ideas and sensibilities to the New York design community and beyond.

The 2nd annual Stars on the Rise include:



Ben Bischoff



Brooke Gomez



Garrow Kedigian



Shawn Henderson



Tori Golub

On the evening of October 1, after a full day of Fall Market events, the DDB will shine the spotlight on the honorees as part of an invitation only black-tie dinner and awards ceremony at the Astra Café.