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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

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

Designers set the table for Hope Lodge’s 10th year

industry insider | November 14, 2017
Nearly 30 design firms put on their party hats for this year’s Hope Lodge Birthday Bash fundraising gala. The gala featured the designs of Milton De Paul for Samuel & Sons, Brett Helsham Designs, Peti Lau, Marc Normand Gelinas, Arlene Angard Designs and more, each one hewing to a birthday-pa... By Katy B. Olson

A chic, roving collectible design showcase announces its winter edition

industry insider | November 14, 2017
Launched earlier this year in the former home of Karl Lagerfeld in Monaco, Nomad, a mobile showcase for collection-worthy design and contemporary art, will appear in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in February, before returning to Lagerfeld’s old abode for the April edition. Inside the Giustini/... By Katy B. Olson

A star-studded look back: The Rug Company celebrates 20 years

industry insider | November 13, 2017
Designers the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, an anniversary party hosted by Amy Astley of Architectural Digest and Kelly Wearstler, and a spotlight on developing handicraft in Nepal: business as usual at The Rug Company appears to be a star-studded and globally minded affair. ... By Katy B. Olson

Remodelista debuts minimalist-minded sister site

industry insider | November 13, 2017
Home design and renovation blog Remodelista has just launched a new sister site, The Organized Home, to showcase “simple, stylish storage and organizing solutions for every room and budget." ‘We believe in better living through organization,’ reads The Organized Home’s manifesto. A modes... By Melissa Studach

A first glimpse at Lee Broom’s glass pendant–inspired Christmas tree

industry insider | November 13, 2017
Lee Broom, design brand Nude and contemporary British restaurant Aqua Shard are teaming up in time for the holidays on a sophisticated handcrafted Christmas tree composed of 245 individual pendant lights in the shape of The Shard skyscraper in London. Designed by Broom and crafted by Nude in Ist...

Designer Kim Radovich wants to invigorate ASID NY Metro

industry insider | November 10, 2017
ASID New York Metro’s new president-elect has big dreams for the stalwart organization. What’s on her agenda? Getting on-the-rise students, emerging designers and longtime pros to collaborate, not compete. Kim Hendrickson Radovich of Kim Radovich Interiors, whose term begins next fall, chats wit... By Katy B. Olson

Met Home gets reinvented once again

industry insider | November 10, 2017
In the face of dwindling print advertising and major changes in the magazine industry, does the new Metropolitan Home have it figured out? Last week, it was announced that Condé Nast, which had already implemented a hiring freeze, will cut about 80 jobs and reduce publishing frequencies on its p... By Katy B. Olson

Salon Art + Design partners with 1stdibs on first-ever virtual fair

industry insider | November 10, 2017
International show The Salon Art + Design has launched its first-ever official online partnership with the introduction of a 1stdibs-hosted “virtual fair,” allowing design enthusiasts to purchase exhibiting products without even leaving their homes. Studio 65’s bright red Bocca sofa is am... By Melissa Studach
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