House Beautiful magazine hosted its annual Next Wave Luncheon at Hearst Tower in New York City on February 25, honoring 10 emerging interior designers: Caleb Anderson, Lindsey Lane, Robin Henry, Shaun Smith, Frank Bostelmann, Stephanie Sabbe, Amy Berry, Dan Fink, Rivers Spencer, and Antonino Buzzetta. All of the designers have been featured in the magazine in the past year. The event was led by House Beautiful editor in chief Sophie Donelson, who moderated a Q&A with legendary designer Jamie Drake to discuss his career as well as his upcoming company merge with rising star Caleb Anderson.
Elizabeth Blitzer, Blitzer & Company, with Next Wave designers Dan Fink, Frank Bostelmann and Antonino Buzzetta
Sabine Rothman, House Beautiful; Frank Bostelmann, Next Wave designer; Patrick Mele, Next Wave designer alumnus
Jamie Drake, Drake + Anderson, and Sophie Donelson, House Beautiful editor in chief
Kate Kelly Smith, SVP, group publishing director, Hearst Design Group; Next Wave designers Lindsey Lane, Frank Bostelmann, Caleb Anderson, Amy Berry and Antonino Buzzetta; Jamie Drake; Sophie Donelson; Next Wave designers Dan Fink, Robin Henry, Stephanie Sabbe, Shaun Smith and Rivers Spencer
Patrick Mele, Sophie Donelson and Jamie Drake
Next Wave spotlights rising talents in the next generation of designers, and this new crop of Next Wavers joins the ranks of previous honorees including Nate Berkus, Ruthie Sommers and Laura Kirar.