Lina Quintero of Elements of Design Honored by The Arizona Republic and 35 Entrepreneurs, 35 and Under

The Arizona Republic and selected Lina Quintero as one of Arizona’s Top 35 Entrepreneurs, 35 and Under.

Scottsdale, AZ, November 05, 2009 --( Elements of Design, a full-service, luxury residential and commercial interior design studio in Scottsdale, Arizona with one of the largest showrooms in the State, is pleased to announce that The Arizona Republic and recently recognized Elements of Design’s owner and lead interior designer, Lina Quintero, as one of Arizona’s top 35 Entrepreneurs, 35 and Under. Quintero was awarded the honor after being selected by a panel of judges who determined the winners from a group of over 175 applicants. The group of applicants was initially divided into the top 35 male and top 35 female competitors. Then, the combined list of the top 70 males and females was pared to the definitive list of Arizona’s 35 Entrepreneurs, 35 and Under.

According to The Arizona Republic and, applicants were selected by a five-person panel: Dave Bittner, Beanstalk CFO Group; Anil Jain, managing partner of Endeaver Innovation Partners and a man recognized in the 2008 "35 entrepreneurs" competition: Robin Orchard, president, Orchard Medical Consulting; Andrew Johnson, business and innovations reporter, The Arizona Republic and; and Kathy Tulumello, business editor, The Arizona Republic and

Lina Quintero remarks, “This is an award I will never forget. To be recognized at 27 as one of Arizona’s up-and-coming business leaders is a remarkable accomplishment. Yet, with this accomplishment comes tremendous expectations for the future. This recognition will spur my motivation to take the next giant leap in my career.”

About Elements of Design
Founded in 1992, Elements of Design is a full-service, luxury residential, commercial, and hospitality interior design firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Spearheaded by owner and lead interior designer, Lina Quintero, the studio, which caters to commercial and high-end residential properties nationwide, features one of the largest showrooms in Arizona. The showroom offers a comprehensive inventory of interior products ranging from hard surface materials to designer soft furnishings and accessories. It also provides an extensive line of environmentally friendly, eco-chic products and interior remodeling materials. For more information, visit or call (480)443-9646.

About The Arizona Republic &
The Arizona Republic is one of the fastest-growing major metropolitan newspapers in the country and is the state's largest newspaper, reaching approximately 1.5 million readers per week. For more information on The Arizona Republic,, or any of their specialty publications, please visit or call (602)444-8000.

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