Editor's Desk

Another successful High Point Market is in the books. I had several people tell me that from a product standpoint, this was the best edition they had been to in quite some time — the introductions… more
I attended the ART + IDS joint conference in Scottsdale, AZ, the week before last, and besides the fabulous resort and great company, I really enjoyed being a part of this year’s community service… more
If you have at least five minutes, skim this BuzzFeed article titled "How One Generation Changed the Way We Think About Furniture" before reading on. Our Managing Editor Alison came across it while… more
This month, our Idea Boards focus on contemporary living. I’m sure an image popped into your head when you read those words — for me, at this moment, it conjures up scenes from my current obsession… more
We’ll be heading to High Point next week (!), and among other things, I’m looking forward to seeing the new directions for textiles this spring — color, pattern and texture are the best eye candy.… more
The Lighting & Decor team was on the road this week, making a stop at LEDucation to check out the latest offerings in the LED lighting arena. While there, I sat in on a session called “Is LED… more
Fashion lovers, brace yourselves: Your home can soon wear Badgley Mischka too. Known for glamorous eveningwear and accessories, the brand is making a foray into the home with the Badgley Mischka Home… more
As a resident of the Northeast, I get to enjoy the outdoors for approximately four months a year. During the other eight, I regularly get to escape to warmer climes for work and thus I’m never able… more
As we’re gearing up to debut our new supplement, Millennial Home, in April, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a Millennial — what defines us as consumers, what makes us different… more
Our first newsletter, Editor's Faves, is now up and running! In this weekly transmission you'll receive a note from me as well as my favorite products, straight to your inbox.  It seems like an… more
I’m not ashamed to admit that the phrase “smart home” still elicits reruns of “The Jetsons” in my head. It’s only momentary though, I promise, because I’ve seen firsthand over the last few years what… more
Every month, the Lighting & Decor team puts together stylish idea boards for our print issue, but we know you have some great ideas, too. That’s why we want to help our readers create their own… more
When I think of a brand launch, two emotions come to mind: excitement and anticipation. I’ve been experiencing both of them nonstop since October, and the time has finally come to show you what we’ve… more
There’s so much excitement going on today, I’m not sure what to talk about first.  I’m in Dallas this week for the summer edition of Lightovation, and our schedule is jam-packed with great events,… more
Coming off of the decorative- and design-oriented spring High Point Market, we switched gears and coasts almost immediately to travel to San Diego for Lightfair.  The show, which broke the West… more
Another Dallas market is in the books. For the first time as Lightovation, I have to say — what a great show. The new look and updated branding really took shape in the halls of the Trade Mart and… more