Introducing VMSD's Third Annual Designer Dozen Winners

Celebrating the best and brightest young designers in retail
Posted March 17, 2014

VMSD magazine is celebrating the best and brightest young designers in retail with the third annual VMSD Designer Dozen. In retail’s global, multi-channel and fast-paced market, it’s going to take more than business-as-usual to help propel the industry forward. This list of up-and-coming talent represents the ones introducing new strategies and concepts and impacting the shopping experience in the 21st century.

The 12 emerging stars recognized this year come from design firms and retail organizations across the country, including Swarovski, Procter & Gamble, Fitch, RTKL, Callison and more.

VMSD is proud to announce this year’s Designer Dozen award recipients:

Khalika Abrams
Director of Visual Merchandising

Kylie Bodiya
Architectural Project Manager
Swarovski North America

Taryn Cook
Project & Design Manager
Colkitt & Co.

Ryan Fetters

Gregory Flannigan
Manager, Corporate Visual Merchandising
Xanterra Parks & Resorts

Stephanie Jones
Designer/Project Manager
Bergmeyer Associates, Inc.

Kate Kyung-ha Lee

Maria Kuehn
Senior Design Manager North America Hair Care and Color
Procter & Gamble

Michael Munchoff
Senior Designer, Retail Environments
Chute Gerdeman

Matt Rush

Jonathan Tsurui
Project Manager/Associate
William Duff Architects, Inc.

Carly Tysh

Profiles of The Designer Dozen will appear in VMSD’s April issue and the winners will be celebrated at a party in their honor to be held during GlobalShop in Las Vegas this week.