Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Congrats to New England Home Magazine's first 5 Under 40 awards winners!

New England Home has announced the 2010 winners of the first-ever 5 Under 40 awards, which recognize the hottest emerging talent in residential design in New England. Eligible categories include professionals in interiors, furniture, home accessories and architecture.

This year's winners are:

Hansy Better Barraza, Studio Luz Architects LTD. (Architecture)

Diva Lounge in Somerville

Meichi Peng, Meichi Peng Design Studio (Interior Design), but she also does handbags!

image courtesy of Stuff Magazine


 Patrick Planeta,Planeta Basque Boston (Interior Design)

Quentin Kelley, Infusion Furniture (Furniture Design)





Stephanie Horowitz, Zero Energy Design (Architecture)



(Zero Energy Design photos by Michael J. Lee)

The winners will be honored at celebratory reception on June 10, 2010, at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter in Boston.  Each of the winners will have the opportunity of design a custom rug that will be hand-woven in one of presenting sponsor Landry and Aracari's workshops in Nepal. The finished rugs will be auctioned off for charity on June 10th. 

Tickets to this event and more information are available here.

Congrats to all!

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Hill Country House Girl said...

What a great heads up! I love New England Home and it is fun to see a feature on young, fresh talent! I subscribe to the magazine and am so glad you are their blogger! I also love the Skirted Roundtable and probably do not say so often enough. Keep up the good work!

loribethswan said...

I like all the designs except the first one, the Diva Lounge. I don't know why, but it makes me think of plucked chicken skin.


Karena said...

Extremely talented young designers and architects!! I will certainly check their sites and work.

Thanks for sharing Linda!

Elli from Toronto said...

Yes, they know how to handle with open spaces. A lots of bright ideas! I will follow your next steps too! Elli from Toronto.

Melissa Rakowski said...

Hi Linda,

I love your blog and also follow The Skirted Round Table.

I have just started a new design blog that I would love for you to take a look at and hopefully follow. It is

Would love your thoughts...You are so pro and I am a newbie.

Thank you in advance for taking a look.


Melissa Rakowski

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