Industry Voices

Editor's Note: Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia shares her "Color Crush" with us this month: Willow. For more insights on color, pattern and design, visit Stacy's blog: Life-Styled. Willow: Soothing,… more
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, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab… more
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… more
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… more
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 Live Stylish Daily blog,… more
When naming their new luxury lighting collection with Dounia Home, Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of AphroChic chose to honor the collection’s Moroccan roots: “Amur Akush,” the original name of… more
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… more
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Feb. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, packs a ton of great products and events for interior designers of all specialties. This year, the boutique-… more
Let’s talk kitchen trends and how people are adding value and one of the most important rooms to revamp in the house. Whether the plan is to update before selling a home or to overhaul the space when… more
The winner of our First Look at Last Look contest, Charley Harold of Dear Charley Designs in Lexington, KY, specializes in approachable, relatable design. Her winning submission, this family room… more
Designer Jeffrey Alan Marks loves to bring the Southern California sunshine into his lighting designs, and while the styles in his new Point Dume Collection for Progress Lighting do have that SoCal… more
When he started working on this historic Hancock Park, CA, home, Steve Pallrand, Founder of Home Front Build, planned to remodel the kitchen, but zoning laws prohibited any additions. So Pallrand got… more
During a High Point Market discussion moderated by the Business of Home’s Julia Noran Johnston, designers Kerrie Kelly and Kimberley Seldon sat with Homepolish founder Noa Santos and pondered the… more
Designer and co-founder of CIRCLE Design Studio Theresa Dorlini specializes in designing spaces from the ground up. In this Charlottesville, VA, home, Dorlini started from scratch to create a home… more
Last summer, AmericasMart Atlanta announced it would be redesigning Floor 5 of Building 1, dedicating it to commercial and hospitality showrooms. The floor is now open, and it includes a lounge… more
At every High Point Market and local designer showroom, designers are faced with droves of patterns and motifs. How can we tell new from old? Where did textile and wallpaper patterns originate, and… more
Interior designer Denise McGaha would have felt right at home in Jay Gatsby’s mansion. The Dallas-based designer’s new collection for Currey & Company takes cues from the Art Deco and fashion… more