Interior Designers

Get inspired by interior design profiles, projects and how they build their businesses

Running Wilder

Five plus years ago, a couple of significant life occurrences caused Josh and Ivy Elrod, two New York City-based creatives, to want a change of career — and scenery. Josh Elrod needed spinal surgery…
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How to Prioritize Quality Over Quantity in Your Digital Strategy

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, email …. just reading this list is likely to make your eyes glaze over. Tackling digital marketing and social media for your business can be overwhelming,…
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Make Instagram Work For Your Business

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…
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Cultivate Your Tribe

I am an avid Seth Godin fan. If you don’t know who he is, Google him. He’s an inspiring marketer who teaches through an everyday blog, disruptive marketing books, speaking engagements and coursework…

Last Look With Nina Magon

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,…
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Bet on These Trends for 2020

Maison & Objet — the twice-yearly lifestyle show for decoration, design, furniture, accessories, textiles, fragrances and tableware — is one of the best trend-spotting events worldwide. At the…
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SMART Technology goes beyond lighting

How Does SMART Home Impact Style? These Designs are Cutting-Edge

Sharp Spaces Indoor spaces keep getting smarter and smarter with new introductions made to grow and adapt as lifestyles change. From the new smart furniture company, 37˚C Smart Home, comes a…
MAK & CO. showroom
At MAK & CO. in Andover, MA, owners Lynn and John Makiej fill a restored mill with a unique mix of upholstered furniture, antiques, salvage pieces and custom items that clients can browse on their own or select as they work the showroom on design plans for their spaces.

Something for Everyone

In the fall of 2017, after working as an interior designer for eight years, Lynn Makiej opened the retail store MAK & CO. with husband, John, in Andover, MA, one of Boston’s northern suburbs. The…
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What Designers Look for in Retailer Partners

Consumers may make up the majority of your showroom sales, but you could be missing out on a key potential client base: interior designers. While designers often opt to shop directly from…
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Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason's new collection for Dounia Home celebrates Marrakech’s history and people.

Culture Through Design

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…