Created by the PDC in 1994 to honor top California talents across interior design, architecture, landscape design, art, photography and graphic design, the annual Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise Awards also served as the culmination of WESTWEEK 2017, honoring top names like interior designer David Phoenix and architect Patrick Tighe.
The honorees; courtesy Lisa Kelly Remerowski
STARS OF DESIGN
Patrick Tighe of Tighe Architecture
David Phoenix of David Phoenix Interior Design
James Doyle and Kathryn Herman of Doyle Herman Design Associates
David Wiseman of David Wiseman Studio
Jeri and John Heiden of SMOG Design
STARS ON THE RISE
Ryan White of Ryan White Designs
Kate Driver of West Haddon Hall
David John Dick and Krista Schrock of DISC Interiors
The winners join a long list of prior honorees, including Waldo Fernandez, Mary McDonald, Rose Tarlow, Suzanne Rheinstein, Peter Dunham, Blackman Cruz, Matthew Rolston, Art Streiber, Cesar Pelli (designer of the PDC!), Marmol Radziner, Rios Clementi, Michael Smith, Richard Landry, Kelly Wearstler, Dale Chihuly, Thom Mayne, Richard Meier, Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, Frank Gehry, David Hockney, Sally Sirkin Lewis and others.
Scenes from the celebration; courtesy Lisa Kelly Remerowski