It's not just about spaces and stuff around here. When we talk to the people who design the rooms and create the products we love, it adds a whole new level of appreciation. Here are some of our favorite interviews with the fab designers, makers, and writers we chatted with in 2013:

  1. Design Q&A with Nicole Gibbons
  2. A Conversation with Marimekko CEO Mika Ihamuotila
  3. Design Q&A with Mary McDonald
  4. Design Q&A with Jeff Andrews
  5. Design Q&A with David Scott
  6. Design Q&A with Wendy Schwartz of CuffHome
  7. Meet the Maker: Hamish Robertson of Vacation Days
  8. Design Q&A with Molly Luetkemeyer
  9. Meet the Maker: Bianca D'Amico of Chaparral Studio
  10. Design Q&A with Cliff Fong
  11. Design Q&A with Ron Woodson & Jaime Rummerfield
  12. Design Q&A with Alex Papachristidis
  13. A Chat with Emily Winfield Martin on Her New Picture Book, Dream Animals
  14. Design Q&A with Kerry Joyce
  15. Design Q&A with Mark D. Sikes

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.