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Kapito Muller, Consort and more earn spots on New Trads list
Jun 24, 2016

Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay, Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone, Liz Stiving-Nichols and more made this year’s roster of Traditional Home’s New Trad designers, by chosen by a panel that included the magazine’s design and style editors, Alexa Hampton, 2011 New Trad winners Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick, and blogger Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence. The crop of designers are center stage in the magazine’s July/August issue as well in the summer issue of digital magazine TRADhome.

Design by New Trads firm Consort

“There is nothing like watching someone do what they were born to do,” Traditional Home editor in chief Ann Maine says. “That’s why it gives us such pleasure to identify emerging designers. Our New Trads program has served as the launch pad for amazing talent over the past nine years.”

Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay; Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone; Liz Stiving-Nichols

Online voters narrowed down the nominees, and this year, readers were invited to nominate a designer. Readers cast more than 93,000 votes, choosing Kevin Walsh of Little Rock, Arkansas, as the first-ever Readers’ Choice winner.

The full list of 2016 New Trad designers includes:

Allison Dehn Bloom, Dehn Bloom (Mill Valley, CA)

Meredith Ellis, Meredith Ellis Design (Los Angeles and Austin, TX)

Robin Henry, Robin Henry Studio (Westport, CT)

Kristine Irving, Koo De Kir Architectural Interiors (South Boston)

Alyssa Kapito and Vivian Muller, Kapito Muller (New York)

Krista Nye Nicholas and Tami Ramsay, Cloth & Kind
(Ann Arbor, MI, and Athens, GA)

Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone, Consort (Los Angeles)

Liz Stiving-Nichols, Martha’s Vineyard Interior Design
(Vineyard Haven, MA)

Ashley Waddell and Courtney Whatley, Olivia O’Bryan
(Vero Beach, FL)

Kevin Walsh, Bear Hill Interiors (Little Rock, AR)

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