Masters of the Southwest
A passion for modernism compelled Alison King to become one of our city’s biggest advocates for preserving midcentury gems.
For this landscape designer, embracing the desert’s natural beauty is both a practice and a personal meditation.
Meet Anthony Salcito, the Luxury Homebuilder Who Has Crafted Some of the Valley’s Most Alluring Dream Homes
This second-generation luxury homebuilder carves his own path as an innovator with a can-do spirit.
Meet Wendy Black Rodgers, the Interior Designer Behind Some of the Valley’s Most Iconic Venues and Chicest Homes
As she cruises into her third decade of interior design projects, Wendy Black Rodgers reflects on influences, travel, lakeside living and rail cars.
Architect Craig Wickersham’s natural talents for art and design have made him sought-after in the Valley and beyond.
Look for the 2023 Masters of the Southwest issue on newsstands February 2.
Interior designer, author, retailer and fashionista—is there anything this dynamo cannot do?
After years of searching, this furniture designer found his higher purpose.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Valley builder John Gurley forges his own path.
An innovative architect and educator is ushering Phoenix into the future.
This Scottsdale architect may call his success a “happy accident,” but his robust body of work and raw talent prove otherwise.
Some 25 years ago, this landscape architect went out on his own, working from a spare bedroom in his Tempe townhouse. Today, with a staff of 300, he’s become one of the Valley’s most coveted estate garden designers.
Celebrating past Masters of the Southwest winners.
Marlene Imirzian honors Sonoran beauty with architecture that blends design with sustainability, history and context.
Interior designer Matthew Boland’s work is stylish, discreet and meticulous.
Known for his nuanced landscapes, photographer Art Holeman’s beneficent worldview goes beyond the lens.
Horticulturist Brian Kissinger brings a masterful touch to the art of designing desert landscapes.
Master ceramist Nicholas Barnard shapes a lifelong career in clay.
When it comes to interiors, Anita Lang goes for meaning along with style.
Phoenix architect Mark Tate’s love of design began at an early age and continues to inspire him in all walks of life.
Photos from our 2021 Masters of the Southwest award dinner, massively scaled back for health and safety reasons.
Masters of the Southwest Alumni
Architect Jon Bernhard designs domains marked by an artful balance between complexity and simplicity.
With an eye for style that spans eras and continents, interior designer Isabel Dellinger Candelaria infuses Valley homes with international élan.