The living-history museum has launched its newest endeavor, a category-spanning new brand called Craft & Forge that is inspired by traditional, handmade crafts and aims to capitalize on the design industry’s maker craze.
In our weekly roundup, a new global standard for carbon-neutral construction, insurance for houseplants, West Elm Kids draws upon one children’s book for inspiration, and Kengo Kuma is dubbed the world’s most influential architect. Read on for the latest announcements crossing the BOH news desk.
Sean Low is the go-to business coach for interior designers. In his BOH advice column, he answers designers’ questions—this time, what it means if your own firm isn’t getting as much business as your peers.
It’s one of the trickiest subjects in interior design pricing: the markup on product. Although there’s endless hand-wringing about what that percentage should be, how you talk about your markup matters far more than what that number actually is.