2022 DDA: Meet the Panel

2022 Detroit Design Awards – Judges

Interior designer Jamie Herzlinger is a sought-after and well-respected member of the industry.JAMIE HERZLINGER

Interior designer Jamie Herzlinger is a sought-after and well-respected member of the industry. Born in New York City, she grew up in the world of fashion; her mother was one of the top talents, along with Anne Klein, in the ’60s and ’70s. Although Herzlinger is known for her polished yet exuberant style, and embraces color and bold statements, the fact that her aesthetic is rooted in the classics renders her designs timeless. jamieherzlinger.com

 


Barrie Spang worked for a residential interior design firm in Cleveland, Ohio, for 22 years before starting her own firm and home décor store, Sapphire Pear, in 2015.BARRIE SPANG

Barrie Spang worked for a residential interior design firm in Cleveland, Ohio, for 22 years before starting her own firm and home décor store, Sapphire Pear, in 2015. Inspired by color, she encourages her clients to go beyond their comfort zone. Spang has completed projects in New York, Illinois, Kentucky, Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Colorado, and Greece. Her firm currently has projects in Grosse Pointe, Mich., Charleston, S.C., and Boca Grande, Fla. interiordesignrockyriveroh.com


From clothes to cars to spaces, Kayla Cooper has designed it all. KAYLA COOPER

From clothes to cars to spaces, Kayla Cooper has designed it all. Although her styles and practices have evolved over the years, her love for design and the creative process hasn’t waned. She began her career in Washington, D.C., but now travels to create modern, minimalist spaces with sustainable influences. Based out of Pennsylvania, Cooper loves clean lines and strong architecture. kaylacooperdesign.com

 


Rae Duncan, of Rae Duncan Interior Design in Chicago, is passionate about creating environments that reflect the unique personalities of her clients.RAE DUNCAN

Rae Duncan, of Rae Duncan Interior Design in Chicago, is passionate about creating environments that reflect the unique personalities of her clients. A firm believer in branded environments, she specializes in ensuring RDID’s commercial design work is flawlessly integrated and reflects an organization’s branding and culture. Fluent in a range of styles, Duncan has been called a “force” in the Chicago Interior Design Industry by Chicago Business Journal, and recognized for her bold aesthetic and innovative style. raeduncanid.com


Reginald L. Thomas, AIA, has worked with architectural/design firms in New York City for almost 30 years, and is the principal of his own studio. REGINALD L. THOMAS

Reginald L. Thomas, AIA, has worked with architectural/design firms in New York City for almost 30 years, and is the principal of his own studio. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, and also studied at the Institute of Classical Architecture. In addition to AIA, Thomas is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and serves on the Historic Preservation Commission of Plainfield in Plainfield, N.J.

 


For the past 25 years, Mariel Wright has lived in exciting cities like Manhattan, Paris, and Amsterdam, as well as on the remote island of Bali. MARIEL WRIGHT

For the past 25 years, Mariel Wright has lived in exciting cities like Manhattan, Paris, and Amsterdam, as well as on the remote island of Bali. Whether it was decorating a trendy loft in Soho, a luxurious island villa, or an eccentric flat in Paris, Wright — who’s based in Florida — has a passion for travel and design that enhances all of her projects with what she calls “joie de vivre.” marielwrightinteriors.com

 


Utah-based Kinley C. Puzey, AIA, has a portfolio that ranges from humanitarian efforts on a Navajo reservation to multimillion-dollar custom homes. KINLEY C. PUZEY

Utah-based Kinley C. Puzey, AIA, has a portfolio that ranges from humanitarian efforts on a Navajo reservation to multimillion-dollar custom homes. He holds a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Utah, where he was awarded the College of Architecture’s highest award, the AIA School Medal and Certificate for Merit and Excellence. In 2015, he founded Onyx Design Collective. onyxdesigncollective.com

 


Since 1983, Chicago-area interior specialist Anthony Michael has specialized in classical, contemporary, and eclectic interior design.ANTHONY MICHAEL

Since 1983, Chicago-area interior specialist Anthony Michael has specialized in classical, contemporary, and eclectic interior design. An extensive knowledge of architecture, art, and design history, as well as an education at the acclaimed L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris, adds dimension to his work. Michael has been the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, including the Designer of the Year and Retail Designer of the Year from the Chicago Tribune. anthonymichaelinteriordesign.com


New Preston, Conn.-based interior designer Karen Davis has more than 25 years of experience, including 18 years as the founder/owner of Davis Raines Design. KAREN DAVIS

New Preston, Conn.-based interior designer Karen Davis has more than 25 years of experience, including 18 years as the founder/owner of Davis Raines Design. Her work has been featured on the pages of Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, New England Home, and Architectural Digest. Her work was also featured in two episodes of Treehouse Masters. Davis has served as Connecticut’s president of the board of directors for the American Society of Interior Designers. davisrainesdesign.com


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