Whitney Houston once famously warbled that the children are the future. And it seems as if that future has arrived, at least in the design world (be it graphic, industrial, product, architecture, or otherwise). In every corner of the planet, more and more fresh-faced designers seem to be rising up the ranks of the world's top design firms and changing the way we see the world around us in the process.

From crowdsourced product design to innovative public housing projects, here are 10 Design Firms Lead By Young People That Are Changing the Way We Look at the World.

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