Event Recap: Decoration & Design Building Honors Luminaries at Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise Event

On October 11, 2022 , YRB attended a special celebration honoring notables at the New York Decoration & Design Building (DDB) in New York City.

The Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise event in 2022 brought together those thought to be the future leaders in interior design, and the event was a part of Fall Market Week 2022.


The DDB hosts two major Market events each year; one in the Fall and another in the Spring.

The Markets, which are often held in partnership with the world’s top editorial voices and industry trade organizations, examine all aspects of design and the decorative arts. Over 2,000 design professionals and industry leaders attend these Market events, with over 200 in attendance at each of the DDB keynote presentations.

An expert panel consider the candidates for Awards in several categories and following a determination the following awards were presented at the event including;


Stars of Design 2022

Interior Design

Brian McCarthy



Axis Mundi



Laura Haleman



Graphic Design

Kervin Brisseaux



Landscape Design

Nelson Byrd Woltz





Tim Tadder




Product Design

Vonnegut Kraft


Stars on the Rise 2022


Courtney McLeod         



Chiara de Rege            


Michelle Murphy           



Robert Ventolo             



Keita Turner



Photos by: LMG


About the Decoration & Design Building, New York:

The Decoration & Design Building is located in New York City, at 979 Third Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets. Known nationally and internationally as the world’s most important home to over 130 showrooms, the DDB represents over 3,000 leading manufacturers dedicated to the very best in residential and business interior furnishings, educational opportunities and resource information. The D&D Building is open exclusively to the trade and welcomes design industry professionals from all over the world. The building also has on the 14th floor an event space, with catering and conference facilities.

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