Traditional Home, creator of popular online shelter publication TRADhome, today revealed the list of the 2012 NEW TRADS, each of whom will be featured in the Spring issue of TRADhome, launching the week of April 17.
TRAD Home was created for design enthusiasts to celebrate a new “evolved traditional” aesthetic, and launched its premiere issue in the spring of 2011, where it succeeded in generating more than 25 million page views and 140,000 unique visitors. It also became the official digital platform for showcasing Traditional Home’s “hot list” of NEW TRADS, the rising stars of the design world. In the spring issue, 10 NEW TRADS will be featured along with the 10 design bloggers who submitted them via the recent “10 Days to 10 New Trads” Challenge.
“Design bloggers have always been integral in helping us identify emerging trends, ideas and new designers,” said Ann Maine, Editor in Chief, Traditional Home. “With the help of design bloggers, we selected 10 NEW TRADS we think everyone should keep an eye on and we’re thrilled to showcase their work in the spring issue.”
10 NEW TRADS OF 2012 are as follows:
Tamara Kaye-Honey nominated by Cassandra LaValle / coco+kelley blog
Christina Murphy nominated by Marisa Marcantonio / Stylebeat blog
Palmer Weiss nominated by Marni Elyse Katz / Style Carrot blog
Allison Hennessy nominated by Stacey Bewkes / Quintessence blog
Tammy Connor nominated by Ronda Carman / All the Best blog
Gideon Mendelson nominated by Nicole Gibbons / So Haute blog
Mona Ross Berman nominated by Naomi Stein / Design Manifest blog
Melanie Turner nominated by Patty Day / Patty’s Epiphanies blog
The design bloggers that “nominated” the winning designers and their projects will serve as a “guest editors” of TRADhomemag and work on the profile of the New Trad they submitted. They’ll receive a byline as well as a contributing editorial fee for their work.