What you need to know about the modern interior designer

In the new book Modern Interior Design, Michael Kors and John McQuarrie introduce readers to some of the designers behind some of modern interior architecture’s most distinctive pieces.

But what is a modern interior architect?

And why should you care about their work?

Here are five of the most influential modern interior designers you should know.1.

Frank Gehry, New York-based Gehry Associates2.

Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago-based Wright and McQueary3.

Frank Loesser, Detroit-based Loessers4.

Michael Bierut, London-based Bieruts5.

J.C. Leyland, Chicago5.

Peter Grimes, London6.

H.

Honecker, Munich7.

Norman Foster, Los Angeles-based Foster + Partners8.

Jorg Zeiss, Munich9.

Jurgen Schulze, Berlin10.

Jörg Neumann, Munich11.

Norman Hutton, Chicago12.

William L. Jones, Detroit13.

Frank Stella, New Orleans14.

John P. Oehler, Chicago15.

Héctor García-López, Buenos Aires16.

Paul Ruggiero, London17.

Frank Gribbon, New England18.

Norman Horton, New Mexico19.

Joseph M. Visconti, New Jersey20.

Jean B. Schumacher, Chicago21. Paul K. Hüller, Hamburg22.

David Dorman, Seattle23.

David W. Wood, Atlanta24.

David L. Shook, Boston25.

David B. Wilton, New Hampshire26.

Frank M. Möller, New London27.

Peter T. Ruggles, San Francisco28.

Frank H. Nussbaum, San Jose29.

Walter Gildersleeve, Boston30.

Peter M. Goudsmit, Chicago31.

Robert M. Burns, Boston32.

Norman E. Eames, New Brunswick33.

George W. Eppstein, Los Altos34.

Richard P. P. Rieff, New Haven35.

Norman J. Smith, Boston36.

John H. Stumpf, New Delhi37.

Robert L. Schulte, Chicago38.

David H. Satterfield, New Hartford39.

Jürgen M. Köhler, Boston40.

John R. Crampton, Chicago41.

Michael C. M. Breslow, Chicago42.

Paul M. Wurzer, Chicago43.

Peter H. Dickey, New Madrid44.

John M. Ritter, Los Alamos45.

David R. Schumann, New Yorker46.

James D. Lacey, Chicago47.

Daniel M. Miller, New Rochelle48.

Michael J. Kuehn, Boston49.

David C. Hines, Chicago50.

Frank W. Brown, Detroit51.

Robert F. Murch, Boston52.

Edward B. Mowatt, Los Gatos53.

Robert B. O’Hara, Chicago54.

Robert W. Williams, New Albany55.

William P. Koehler, Newburgh56.

David M. Smith and Robert C. Miller Jr., Chicago57.

Joseph A. DeSantis, Chicago58.

Michael P. Dolan, Boston59.

James A. Hockley, New Bedford60.

John B. Jones and Thomas A. Tull, Chicago61.

Walter B. Kopp, New Yorks62.

William H. Tully, New Hamburg63.

Frank A. Binder, New Bern64.

Jérôme A. Pacheco, Chicago65.

Robert J. Miller and David Lipsitz, New Brooklyn66.

William G. Witte, Los Angles67.

Robert H. Gorman, Newbury Park68.

Robert A. Jansen, Chicago69.

James P. Janssen, New Yorba Linda70.

Charles A. Schlosser, Chicago71.

Robert D. Smithson, Chicago72.

Peter C. Stoner, New Kensington73.

John W. Hensley, Boston74.

Walter M. Sperling, Los Angells75.

William D. Schieffer, Chicago76.

James W. Miller-Schmidt, New New York77.

George P. Van de Ven, Boston78.

David A. Smith Jr., New York79.

Charles W. Tressell, New Zealand80.

George J. Bower, New Westminster81.

John S. B. Smith III, Chicago82.

Richard W. Folsom, Boston83.

James S. Hennig, New Canaan84.

William C. Johnson, Newbern85.

Robert S. Roper, Boston86.

David P. Tilton, Los Fresnos87.

Frank P. Cawley, Chicago88.

Walter H. Smith-Hossey, Chicago89.

James L. Orenstein, New Hanover90. Paul