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From left: Paul Miller, Laura Fox, Byron Risdon, Sallie Kjos and Katie DeStefano. Photo © Michael Ventura.

Hot Talent

Five up-and-coming pros bring a fresh perspective to the local design scene

Hot Talent This issue marks the 10th year H&D has spotlighted a group of young local designers producing outstanding work in firms of their own. After meeting this professionals-to-watch at BoConcept in Georgetown for interviews and portraits, we’re proud to share their work. We predict you’ll be seeing more of these rising stars.


Paul Miller




Laura Fox




Byron Risdon




Sallie Kjos




Katie DeStefano



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HOME&DESIGN, published bi-monthly by Homestyles Media Inc., is the premier magazine of architecture and fine interiors for the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia region.

The company also publishes an annual H&D Sourcebook of ideas and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. H&D Chesapeake Views is published bi-annually and showcases fine home design and luxury living in and around the Chesapeake Bay.

The H&D Portfolio of 100 Top Designers spotlights the superior work of selected architects, interior designers and landscape architects in major regions of the US.

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