Boutique Design has selected the 12th annual Boutique 18, its yearly roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers in the hospitality industry. The 2017 honorees will be inducted at a ceremony at The Theatre at Ace Hotel during the fifth annual Boutique Design West (BDwest) trade fair and conference, April 5 and 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. They will also be profiled in the April edition of Boutique Design magazine.

Carlita Alexander, director of interiors, Josh Held Design

Nick Domitrovich, senior designer, Puccini Group

Mark Eacott, associate, Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA)

Christopher Evans, senior associate, Rottet Studio

Jennifer Fleming, partner, director of interior design, Rice Fergus Miller

Britni Flores, designer, Studio McCormack

Susan LaFleur, principal, director of hospitality and residential interiors, Stantec

James Lee, associate design director, Wilson Associates

Patrick Martin, Los Angeles director, Meyer Davis

Lindsey McPhail, manager, interiors, Holland America Group, serving Princess Cruises

Jaclyn Moser, partner, Harken Interiors

Chi-Thien Nguyen, designer, Elkus Manfredi Architects

Staci Patton, principal, interior designer, DLR Group

Jenna Rochon, project designer, Avenue Interior Design

Afrooz Sahraeo-Espfahani, interior designer, JBrice Design

Elizabeth Schlotzhauer Putnam, senior interior designer, Jeffrey Beers

Brooke Taylor, director of interiors, Arcsine

Kia Weatherspoon, president, Determined by Design

“This is our most seasoned and experienced class ever, and they demonstrate the creativity, innovation and passion for design that have always served as the hallmarks of the B18 honor,” says Matthew Hall, Boutique Design magazine.