Good day, and welcome back to Curbed Young Guns, our first-ever roll call of the next guard. The public call for nominations closed June 7, and now it's time to introduce the esteemed group of industry folks from around the country who, along with local and national Curbed editors, will choose this year's class of Young Guns. The committee of leaders, a mix of interior designers, architects, and developers, represents large and small firms, residential and commercial work, projects for private citizens and the public good, influencers in shelter media, regions across the nation (Boston to the Detroit suburbs, Chicago to Miami, NYC to San Francisco), and yes, the all-powerful entity that is —wait for it—HGTV.
Over the coming weeks, this group will put their heads together to identify the most promising up-and-comers in the worlds of interior design, architecture, and urban development, whether they're a junior architect or draftperson, interior design assistant or fearless head of a newly launched firm. And all will unfold right here on Curbed. Here now, without further ado, the 2013 Curbed Young Guns Official Selection Committee: