| Feb 28, 2012 |
Traditional Home announces 10 'New Trad' designers
Boh staff
By Staff

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

Grant K. Gibson nominated by Crystal Gentilello, Rue Magazine / Plush Palate blog

Nick Olsen nominated by Anne Maxwell Foster + Suysel dePedro Cunningham, Tilton Fenwick /Curators of Chic 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.

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