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Two regional brands partner in the face of hurricane impact

texas edition | November 20, 2017
Dallas-based rug company Loloi and Florida-based Rifle Paper Co. have aligned to raise money for hurricane relief. Their effort, the limited-edition Texas Wildflowers Pillow, will support relief for areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Texas Wildflowers Pillow One h... By Katy B. Olson

An inside look at Patricia Urquiola’s Cassina HQ

real estate | November 20, 2017
Cassina is celebrating its 90th year with a revamped headquarters in Meda, Italy. Patricia Urquiola, Cassina’s art director, restored the entrance’s 1940s-era courtyard, and created a welcome area and new communal areas. The goal, says the brand: “Allow the true essence of the headquarters to tr... By Katy B. Olson

Your introduction to the Female Design Council

industry insider | November 20, 2017
The founding of the Female Design Council, a new designer-focused organization, was prompted by none other than Donald Trump. Its first panel, held with 1stdibs at The Standard, High Line, in New York last month, brought together industry leaders like Amy Lau of Amy Lau Design and Monica Khemsur... By Katy B. Olson

Design Miami visionary award honors collaborative project

florida edition | November 20, 2017
During this year’s Design Miami, to take place December 6 to 10, the annual Panerai Design Miami Visionary Award will be given to a collaborative project for the first time in the award’s history. The winning project, the Mwabwindo School in Zambia, was designed by the 14+ Foundation, Selldorf A... By Taylor Barker

Gracie opens doors in West Hollywood

showroom news | November 17, 2017
The lineage brand Gracie opened a new 800-square-foot space on Melrose Avenue, in the La Cienega Design Quarter, earlier this week. Introducing the new showroom, as well as dozens of new hand-painted wallpaper designs, were the company’s third- and fourth-generation leaders, chairman Brian Graci... By Katy B. Olson

NYC’s Holiday House unwrapped

showhouses | November 17, 2017
New York City’s design community showed up in droves to the Academy Mansion on Tuesday to toast and tour the 10th-annual Holiday House NYC, benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Holiday House founder and breast cancer survivor Iris Dankner hosted the opening-night gala alongsi... By Melissa Studach

A Santa Monica rose garden commemorates one designer’s life

industry insider | November 17, 2017
A year following the death of Los Angeles–based drapery designer Eric Soroe, a community of friends and designers—led by Soroe’s partner, landscape designer Jerry Galanti—has rallied on his behalf. Soroe, who died in November 2016 of stage IV cancer, had often spent time in the Stewart Rose Gard... By Katy B. Olson

Everything But The House hires former Dollar Shave Club exec

comings & goings | November 17, 2017
Everything But The House (EBTH) has hired Adam Weber, the former CMO of Dollar Shave Club, the monthly razor delivery service that was acquired by Unilever last year for some $1 billion. Weber will serve as CMO at the design sale site. Adam Weber “Adam brings an incredible wealth o... By Katy B. Olson

1stdibs launches first-ever catalog, expanding Contemporary section

digital disruptors | November 16, 2017
The online luxury marketplace is the latest player in the native content game. 1stdibs’s “Contemporary,” a shoppable catalog replete with editorial, has launched. The catalog spotlights new and customizable products found on the website. It’s the first edition in what will be a quarterly schedul... By Katy B. Olson

Cult brand Eskayel throws sale for a good cause

deals & steals | November 16, 2017
An upcoming sale at Brooklyn brand Eskayel will benefit a nonprofit in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season. As part of the Good Karma Movement, which partners brands and nonprofits, the sale runs online only, from November 23 to 27, and will devote a portion of the proceeds to Sea Shepherd... By Katy B. Olson
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