Meet the Curbed Young Guns Class of 2016
This year's winners represent varied disciplines, widening the net from interior and furniture design to video game engineering, community-based transportation apps, and animated artwork.
Hedge House Furniture Makes Modern Pieces in Amish Country
Run by a brother-and-sister team out of Goshen, Indiana, Hedge House is committed to its Midwest roots. Each piece of furniture is handcrafted by a team of Amish woodworkers from local hardwood.
Meet Asheville's Radically Generalist Design Duo
Karie Reinertson and Rob Maddox have found that their unconventional approach to design opens up the opportunity for collaboration.
The Architect-Turned-Video Game Creator
Block'hood, a new video game by Jose Sanchez, is part Sim City, part urban planning tutorial that encourages players to think about issues related to power, ecology, life cycles, food production, and development.
The Young Furniture Designer With an Ikea Alternative
Colin Westeinde, a senior at RISD, wants his furniture to be infused with the practicality and mobility of high-performance gear.
The Startup Revolutionizing Digital Art for the Home
With one screen, NYC-based Electric Objects brings 15,000 different artworks into the home.
Meet The Designer Transforming Transit Planning
Designer and developer Tiffany Chu's program Remix draws from numerous open-source libraries, maps, and data sets to create a seamless view of new transportation options for urban planners.
The Interior Designer Giving Startups a Minimalist Makeover
With her clean-lined, industrial aesthetic, 32-year-old interior designer Danielle Arps helps startups grow up, and has earned a name for herself proving that a fun office doesn't need to look like a McDonald's PlayPlace.
Young Guns: We Want Your Nominations!
A "young gun" encapsulates a spirit more than an actual age: Each year, we seek to honor as-yet-under-the-radar design professionals who are challenging the industry's status quo—and we need your help to do it.
Bridging design and development, ASH NYC aims to reimagine modern cities
How a New York City firm is bridging design and development to reimagine urban life.
Detroit's Golden Sign Co. leaves its mark on the city's rebirth
Two Detroit-area natives are quite literally giving local businesses brand new looks and starts
How Germane Barnes is reviving a forgotten Miami suburb
The urban planner is working to bring more resources and money to help the Opa-Locka preserve its unique architectural heritage.