Best Friday Five Posts of 2014

Every Friday, we ask a different designer or design professional to give our readers a little insight into their creative minds by sharing five things they love or keep them inspired. Each candidate takes a different approach and the answers are always intriguing. After approximately 50 people featured in 2014, let’s take a look back at the most popular posts from our Friday Five column.

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Best Friday Five Posts of 2014

10. Friday Five with Morten Bo Jensen of Vipp
Take a look at influential designer Morten Bo Jensen, Vipp’s Chief Designer since 2006, and the areas of design and creativity where he finds inspiration.


9. Friday Five with Cecilia Dupire
Want to know where designer Cecilia Dupire of Cezign finds inspiration? Take a look at her five picks, which includes people, places, and martial arts.


8. Friday Five with Noa Santos of Homepolish
Stanford graduate Noa Santos set out to change the interior design game when he co-founded Homepolish, an hourly interior design game-changer in six cities.


7. Friday Five with Bells & Whistles
We talk to the interior design duo, Barbara Rourke and Jason St. John, that make up Los Angeles-based Bells & Whistles to see what inspires them.


6. Friday Five with Marc Kushner
Not only is architect Marc Kushner, co-founder and CEO of, he’s a partner at HWKN, and we had him share with us what keeps him inspired.


5. Friday Five with Leonhard Pfeifer
Designer Leonhard Pfeifer, who designs top quality furniture with a signature minimalist aesthetic, shares 5 things he doesn’t leave home without.


4. Friday Five with Sir Terence Conran
It’s impossible to think of modern design without mentioning Sir Terence Conran in the same breath and this legend gives us a look at his design favorites.


3. Friday Five with Kristin Moses of DesignGood
Take a look at the five beautiful, design-centered choices that DesignGood founder Kristin Moses selected in this edition of Friday Five.


2. Friday Five with Julie Carlson of Remodelista
Let’s see how influential tastemaker Julie Carlson of Remodelista would spend a day in Los Angeles at some of her favorite spots in this Friday Five.

And the top Friday Five post of 2014 is…


1. Friday Five with Thomas Overthun of IDEO
Busy industrial designer Thomas Overthun of IDEO sheds light on things he loves that can be found in his home from fashion to home decor objects.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.