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:
Director of Visual Merchandising
Architectural Project Manager
Swarovski North America
Project & Design Manager
Colkitt & Co.
Manager, Corporate Visual Merchandising
Xanterra Parks & Resorts
Bergmeyer Associates, Inc.
Kate Kyung-ha Lee
Senior Design Manager North America Hair Care and Color
Procter & Gamble
Senior Designer, Retail Environments
William Duff Architects, Inc.
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.