January 2, 2013

Ones to Watch: 2013 on the Horizon

M-Rad's interior terracing and a 'rolling' roof create a surreal sensation.

M-Rad’s interior terracing and a ‘rolling’ roof create a surreal sensation.

It was tough to pick just three—


brings you several designers whose creations are sure to spread like wildfire in 2013, and whose talents are applied to controversial outdoor parks, innovative wall panels, addictive new products and more…

Plumstead Headshot

In the design world, you come to expect that if a firm is called “McCarty Quinn” then it was probably founded by someone called McCarty and someone called Quinn. But this is not the case: McCarty Quinn is, in fact, Matthew Plumstead, a 38-year-old designer and graduate of Michigan’s famed Cranbrook Academy.

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Matthew Rosenberg

How does Matthew Rosenberg, a designer who’s just 30—who only finished his MArch studies at Los Angeles’ SciArc in 2009, and who launched his own office barely a year ago—already have a global practice with a presence in three cities on two continents?

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Billing himself as an “art designer,” the 32-year-old Alex Turco creates decorative panels that are at once individual works of art and part of an integrated lifestyle concept that he’s sought to make accessible to the broadest possible audience.

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