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Jodi Berger, Shannon Hickok, Kiyonda Powell and Melissa Colgan. Photo by Michael Ventura.

Hot Talent

Four rising stars make their mark on the local design scene

Now in its 13th year, this annual feature spotlights local pros who have launched firms of their own. The women designers in this year’s group—whose stellar work is shown on the following pages—bring a seasoned eye and a fresh perspective to the table. Without further ado, Home& Design ’s 2020 Hot Talent designers are: Jodi Berger, Shannon Hickok, Kiyonda Powell and Melissa Colgan. We predict you’ll be seeing more of this fabulous four.



Jodi Berger





Shannon Hickok





Kiyonda Powell





Melissa Colgan

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