Industry Voices

The Industry Voices blog captures the thoughts, insights and challenges of the lighting and home decor industry from those who know it best. We want to hear from showroom managers, interior designers, trend forecasters, manufacturers and other professionals who have a unique take on the industry.

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Blogs

Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
Kerrie Kelly has a successful career as an interior designer. Her trademarked motto, “Everyone Deserves Great Design” has served her professional development and her business,…
Courtney McLeod apartment design
With each project, designer Courtney McLeod applies a left- and right-brain approach: creative designs with analytical rigor. In this New York City two-bedroom apartment, McLeod brought out her…
pixabay phone instagram
Instagram may be the favorite platform for interior designers, but is it — and social media in general — really helping them grow their businesses? Not always, according to research from Unity…
Nina Magon spec home
For multi-award-winning designer Nina Magon, "minimal" doesn't mean boring. Known for her modern aesthetic that balances bold high design with glamorous appeal and her viral…
AphroChic Jeanine Hays Bryan Mason
When naming their new luxury lighting collection with Dounia Home, Jeanine Hays and…
Condo dining room
When her downsizing client asked her to redesign an untouched Toronto condo originally built in the 1980s, designer Cynthia Ferguson had a blank canvas and plenty to work with. See how she designed…
KBIS Edit rendering
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Feb. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, packs a ton…
Lexington family room
The winner of our First Look at Last Look contest, Charley Harold of Dear Charley…
Jeffrey Alan Marks Progress Lighting
Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks loves to bring the Southern California sunshine into his lighting…
Steve Pallrand kitchen
When he started working on this historic Hancock Park, CA, home, Steve Pallrand, Founder of Home Front Build, planned to…