In our weekly digest, Chicago designer Kara Mann launches a home brand, natural gas takes a backburner to electric in new stove-related legislation, Apartment Therapy releases its first Design Changemakers List, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.
This week, Galerie named former Domino CRO Beth Brenner as president and Artsy alum Michael Rosen as digital director. BOH caught up with the new hires to find out how they plan to grow the brand’s reach (and revenue) without losing its insider cachet.
With her new company, The Eye, L.A.-based interior designer Estee Stanley aims to apply the talent agency model to the design world. If she’s successful, it could mean new industry standards for pricing and professionalism across the board.
Over the last decade, The Shade Store has grown from a regional company to a national presence with over 80 locations. BOH caught up with the brand to find out what’s in store for 2020, including expanding its trade audience and a prestigious licensing roster.