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Young Guns

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.

Meet Our 2015 Young Guns Winners!

ASH NYC Aims to Reimagine Cities By Bridging Design and Development

Sarah Lineberger's Unconventional Floral Designs Challenge a Trending Craft

Digital Artist Ben Keen Brings You New York City's Next Skyline

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.

Seattle Designer John Hogan's Glass Experiments Modernize an Art Form

Rooftop Farm Designer Gwen Schantz Wants to Cover New York City in Green

In Danny Montoya's San Francisco Woodshop, Kids Learn Tools for 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

Could Natalie Myers's Full-Service Firm Change Interior Design?

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.

Introducing Curbed's 2015 Class of Groundbreakers

Introducing Curbed's 2015 Class of Young Guns

Meet Adam Jordan: Hamptons Modernist and Curbed Young Gun

Meet Lindsey Scannapieco: Philly Developer and Young Gun

Meet Matthew Holdren: Salvage Wizard and Curbed Young Gun

Meet After Architecture: Inventors and Curbed Young Guns