August 2021

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Bold patterns, unique shapes and extreme texture make these furnishings right at home in a maximalist space. In the Estrella Collection from Allegri Crystal, many slender metal rods in a Brushed…
Varaluz maximalism
For Ron Henderson, President of Varaluz, maximalism is “artful clutter with a healthy dose of eclecticism.” Here the lighting fixture, Socket-to-Me, has “a very early ‘70’s vibe,” and remains impactful while allowing the other elements of the room to shine.
Maximalism is a style rooted in personality. Its bold, distinctive nature means it won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but those who gravitate toward it tend to go big in their design, patterns, palettes…
Wildwood House
Brittney Herrera and Terry Blaskowsky are tapping the home office market through HBx Studio and Wildwood House.
Brittney Herrera has had an affinity for the workspace since she opened her architect and design business, HBx Studio, three years ago, in Portland, OR. Her foundation in that business has been…
Last Look, Caroline Brackett Studio of Design
Caroline Brackett pairs old and new to create this classic dining room with modern touches.
 Caroline Brackett Studio of Design, in Greenville,  SC, set out to create a stylish yet comfortable dining room. The materials, motifs and antiques make this room a classic.   Design Points of…
Jenna Gaidusek
eDesign Tribe’s exclusive rendering tools create photo-realistic designs for customers and can include shoppable links.
Considering e-design as an addition to your full-service design business or just starting out and looking for some e-design options? Head on over to eDesign Tribe, where you can find the community,…
Ginger Curtis Urbanology Designs
Ginger Curtis, of Urbanology Designs, turned to Zoom in her design business when COVID hit. She learned that video client consultations made valuable training videos for new designers and staff.
How do you see new design clients across the country when you can’t travel? You deliver virtual options — from Zoom discovery calls to realistic digital renderings, design and shopping lists. While…
Image by Muhammad Ribkhan from Pixabay
Image by Muhammad Ribkhan from Pixabay
Whether you’re a brick-and-mortar retailer — with or without a website, although a website is a calling card these days — or have a focus on e-commerce, it’s important to stay connected to your…
Image by Aura Kitchens & Cabinetry Inc from Pixabay
Image by Aura Kitchens & Cabinetry Inc from Pixabay
As homeowners spent much of last year inside their homes, they had ample time to consider redecorating, renovating and completing other home improvements that they may not have had the time, money or…
Image by talha khalil from Pixabay
Image by talha khalil from Pixabay
Today’s email marketing platforms are more advanced than ever before. With retargeting, automated communications and e-commerce integration, retailers and designers alike can stay in front of their…
Image by Bob Dmyt from Pixabay
Image by Bob Dmyt from Pixabay
Industry associations, buying groups, Facebook groups, business coaches and more. There’s no shortage of support systems in the home furnishings industry, whatever your role. The question is: Are you…