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What are the biggest mistakes designers make with rugs?

industry insider | January 16, 2018
“A rug is not an accent piece,” says Edmond Hagopian, of Detroit Rug Restoration, a heritage rug company that cleans, mends and sells high-end rugs. A rug, he says, is an “accent piece,” and demands care in every process, from buying and selling to restoring and repairing. Hagopian, whose compan... By Katy B. Olson

Who’s who on the High Point Style Spotters team

show & tell | January 16, 2018
Michel Smith Boyd, Mary Douglas Drysdale, Stacy Garcia, Bria Hammel, Jeffrey Johnson, Justine Macfee, Holly Hollingsworth Phillips and Sarah Walker have officially begun their term as High Point Market Authority’s 2018 Style Spotters. The new team—which was announced at the October 2017 Market—i... By Taylor Barker

Designers fight to remove their ‘Million Dollar Decorating’ podcasts

industry insider | January 16, 2018
Twenty-one designers asked—and got—James Swan to remove their names from his podcasts. Swan, who last fall made headlines for failing to pay debts he owed a children’s nonprofit, was contacted by Michael C. Tarwater Jr., an attorney for designers whose podcasts appeared on the “Million Dollar De... By Katy B. Olson

Sean Low gets down to business with designer questions

industry insider | January 16, 2018
He’s the go-to business coach for interior designers. So for EAL’s inaugural design business advice column, we turned to industry insider Sean Low. As founder-president of The Business of Being Creative, Low—who has long consulted for design businesses and earned his law degree from the Universi... By Sean Low

Danielle Rollins crafts clothing from high-end fabric

southeast edition | January 12, 2018
Danielle Rollins, author and entertaining maven, is adding designer to her repertoire. Her Atlanta home, recently featured in Veranda, is an ode to the socialite's taste: layered, patterned, Southern. Rollins shares, in her own words, what she's been up to and the latest reasons her name has bee... By Katy B. Olson

Untitled, San Francisco kicks off today

show & tell | January 12, 2018
The second iteration of Untitled, San Francisco comes to the Bay Area today, with director Manuela Mozo, artistic director-at-large Omar López-Chahoud, and artistic advisors Christophe Boutin and Mélanie Scarciglia at the helm. Among the 50-plus national and international exhibitors at the three... By Katy B. Olson

Have you heard about this year’s AIANY winners?

awards | January 12, 2018
This past Monday, top architects, educators, critics, and planners hailing from outside New York City gathered to choose 32 winners from within the Big Apple for the 2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Design Awards. The awards were given across four categories: Architecture, In... By Katy B. Olson

This California mother-son design team is expanding

collaborations | January 12, 2018
Call it a family affair. Los Angeles’s Kathryn M. Ireland has teamed up with son Otis Weis to expand her business. Weis has acquired the textile brand, taking on the role of president, with Ireland remaining on as creative director, and the company is launching two signature collections this mon... By Katy B. Olson

Celerie Kemble, Frank Ponterio, Ray Booth named new Arteriors collaborators

collaborations | January 11, 2018
Arteriors is growing its guest collaboration program, with three new design partners signing on over the next two years. Celerie Kemble, Frank Ponterio and Ray Booth are the latest designers, following partnerships with Laura Kirar, Barry Dixon, Windsor Smith and Jay Jeffers. The first li... By Katy B. Olson

Susan North dishes on her new design role at Jim Thompson

industry insider | January 11, 2018
Susan North was brought aboard at Jim Thompson as a “globally oriented” senior design director within the furnishing department, a new role for her and the company. Susan North; courtesy Jim Thompson Most recently serving as creative director for Scalamandré, and having held top de... By Katy Olson
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