2016's up-and-coming designers to be fêted at BDwest
Boutique Design magazine has selected the 11th annual Boutique 18, its yearly roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers in the hospitality industry. The 2016 honorees will be inducted during a ceremony preceding the fourth annual Boutique Design West (BDwest) trade fair and conference, March 31-April 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and will also be profiled in the March edition of Boutique Design magazine.
This year’s honorees are:
*Renee Chiarelli, associate principal, tvsdesign
*Alicia Francis, associate, Simeone Deary Design Group
*Hayley Morgan Heider, associate, Looney & Associates
*Jenni Jane Hellstern, interior designer, Studio 11 Design
*Jennifer Kim, senior interior designer, HOK
*Daniela Maniezzo, project manager/senior designer, Clear on Black
*Jason Maringola, senior project designer, Streetsense
*Kayte McMillan, lead designer, BLINK Design Group
*Katrina Mosher, interior designer/resort interiors, Walt Disney Imagineering
*Stephanie Niebler, senior associate, Celano Design Inc.
*Andrew Pancer, designer, KNA Design
*Melissa Pyell, associate, Gensler
*Gwendolyn Schott, concept designer & visualization, FRCH Design Worldwide
*Ellen Tichenor, senior associate, Flick·Mars
*Sabrina Voecks, creative director/associate, JOI-Design
*Rebecca Weinstein, associate/senior designer, Wimberly Interiors
*Chris Williams, project manager/concept studio leader/associate, EDG Interior Architecture + Design
*Alex Woogmaster, concept studio manager, Wynn Design & Development
Honorees will be fêted at the BDwest Opening Reception, to be held March 30 at the Conga Room at LA Live. They will also take part in a panel discussion, “Meet the Boutique 18,” on April 1 at the trade fair and conference. Each designer’s achievements will be profiled in the March edition of Boutique Design.
“This year's Boutique 18 have worked on an astonishing variety of cutting-edge projects around the globe—in fact, three of the winners are based overseas,” says Matthew Hall, editor of Boutique Design and moderator of the April 1 panel discussion.
“We’re thrilled to announce this year’s Boutique 18 honorees and to recognize their accomplishments at BDwest,” says Michelle Finn, president, Hospitality Media Group, and senior vice president, ST Media Group.
For a look at last year’s B18 honorees, read the April 2015 edition of Boutique Design.
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