Laurence Carr

home design business think tank
The Home Design Business Think Tank starts September 15.

Register for the Home Design Business Think Tank Series: Maximizing Profitability

During this time of coronavirus, it's more important than ever to get creative to attract and connect with the customers and clients that support your design or home furnishings retail business. Get…
SFC Brand Ambassadors named for 2020
Nine esteemed designers have been tapped as ambassadors for the Sustainable Furnishings Council.

Sustainable Furnishings Council Names Its 2020 SFC Brand Ambassadors

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has named this year’s team of dedicated professionals to its annual SFC Ambassadors program, selected to advance the organization’s mission to promote…
Madcap Cottage
This cheerful Catskills, NY, screen porch designed by Madcap Cottage mixes patterns and materials.

How Consumers Are Optimizing Outdoor Spaces in a Time of Coronavirus

Whether a sun porch, patio or balcony, taking advantage of outdoor living spaces has never been more on the radar than now, as the coronavirus pandemic around the globe has canceled travel and…
Laurence Carr Summer Outdoor Style
Laurence Carr shares her tips for spectacular summer outdoor style.

Styling Outdoor Spaces for Summer

Summertime is best spent outdoors, drinking in fresh air, soaking up vitamin D through the sun’s nourishing rays, dining al fresco, and… well, I would say socializing, but this summer it’s better to…
Laurence Carr Beyond Aesthetics Setting an Outdoor Table
Laurence Carr shares the importance of setting an ambience for outdoor dining.

Setting an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Table for Summer Months

As those of us in the Northern Hemisphere begin to experience longer and warmer days, we are drawn to our backyards, our decks, our terraces and our balconies. Whether we live in the heart of a big…
Laurence Carr Effect of Color
How does color affect our well-being? Design: Laurence Carr. Photo: Kelly Marshall.

At Home: Enhancing Our Well-Being with Color

Spring waits for no one, it is a life force, and it is here. Walking with our families through our neighborhoods, a patch of yellow daffodils catches our eye. Cherry blossom petals fall like snow,…
Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring
Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring. Image courtesy: The Assemblage Park

Spring into Home Renewal with New Designs and Biophilia

​Due to global health circumstances, people are traveling less and, as offices and schools temporarily close, working or studying from home. Laurence Carr Design is writing a series of blogs to help…

High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour Participants and Sponsors Announced

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA), in partnership with Esteem Media this week announced the participants and sponsors for the Design Bloggers Tour for fall market, Oct. 18-23, 2019. Returning…