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July 9, 2013
Our fifth installment of women to know in design focuses on the up-and-coming designers you need to know now, and five years from now. Check out Part One, Two, Three, and Four here.
Quite Strong design collective in Chicago, Illinois

Five young Chicago creatives prove why “five brains are better than one” as they work together to maximize their design potential as independent freelancers through studio Quite Strong.

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Originally appeared in Strength in Numbers
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Eva Franch i Gilabert illustration by Jonathan Puckey

The director of New York’s Storefront for Art and Architecture packs more punch than her 30-odd years would suggest. Eva Franch i Gilabert a Catalan architect-critic-theorist-curator shares her story to her seemingly charmed career. 

Originally appeared in Eva Franch i Gilabert
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Elisa Strozyk portrait by Bernd Schifferdecker

Elisa Strozyk became an instant design darling with her sculptural wooden textiles, which have earned her awards across the globe. Dwell is excited to see how Strozyk’s work evolves. 

Originally appeared in Elisa Strozyk
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modern quilt design by meg callahan

Dwell discovered Meg Callahan’s modern quilts last spring and loved the RISD graduate’s interpretation of the traditional craft. 

Originally appeared in Designer Spotlight: Meg Callahan
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Anna Karlin launched her first furniture and products collection, Anna Karlin Furniture + Fine Objects, in New York at the end of 2012 using a palette of natural materials and an impressive attention to detail.  We particularly love her brass-plated steel chess stools. Photo by Don Freeman

Originally appeared in Anna Karlin: Designing in 360 Degrees
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Quite Strong design collective in Chicago, Illinois

Five young Chicago creatives prove why “five brains are better than one” as they work together to maximize their design potential as independent freelancers through studio Quite Strong.

Photo by Daniel Shea.

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