Learn About The Ultimate Must-Haves From These Florida Designers


South Florida designers and Next in Design 99 pros Emily Painter and Rodrigo Albir share their top picks and unique perspectives on design today.

Emily Painter Shares Her Top Design Picks


Blue-and-white geometric wallpaper in an entryway leading into a living space with Palm Beach decor by Emily Painter

A LUXE Next In Design 99 honoree and founder of her eponymous firm, Emily Painter shares her signature point of view and top design picks. Learn more about this promising designer.

Firm’s motto: Where classic design meets island style.

Go-to pattern: Anything block print.

Favorite paint color: All blues from Farrow & Ball.

Ultimate product collaboration: Custom lampshades are really exciting me right now, so I’d say patterned and painted shades.

Brand that’s catching my eye: Trove—I’m such a fan of all their pieces.

Art crush: Aldous Bertram. He’s a dear friend and an incredible artist and designer.

Palm Beach design destinations: Meg Braff Designs, Casa Gusto and Casa Branca are just a few of my favorites.

Design rule to live by: Measure, measure, measure!

Rodrigo Albir Explains His Insider Insights


Wood-slated wall behind dining table with three hat-shaped pendants hanging above by Rodrigo Albir

As founder of Studio Roda and a LUXE Next In Design 99 pro, Rodrigo Albir aims to create unique spaces with a contemporary modern aesthetic. Here, the Miami designer delves into more details.

Currently coveting: Enameled lava stone. It’s versatile, and there are endless color possibilities.

Ideal dinner party guests: David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem.

Every home needs: A comfortable bed and books that inspire you.

Favorite local haunts: Volvér, Garcia Nevett, Books & Books and Fika Flower Shop.

Dream collab: Hermés.

Studio slogan: Informed design.

Never forget to: Be critical of your own work, but always remember to be kind to yourself.