In the new issue of House Beautiful, out this week, editor in chief Newell Turner explores a dozen important personalities in his article "12 to Watch in 2012." Featuring designers, artists, and other visionaries, the list encompasses a truly inspiring mix of people. I chose five of my design favorites from Turner's list, and then chatted with Mr. Turner about his choices. Keep reading to learn more about five of the men and women on the list — including powerhouses behind brands such as Design Within Reach and Restoration Hardware. Then, pick up a copy of House Beautiful fo learn more about the other seven.
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