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Can Leta Austin Foster make the ‘room in a box’ concept work online?

digital disruptors | January 22, 2019
Last week, veteran Palm Beach designer Leta Austin Foster announced the debut of PREtty FABulous Rooms, an online service whereby clients can order all the components of a Foster-designed room and have them delivered and installed for a fixed price. By Fred Nicolaus

How Chairish founders Anna and Gregg Brockway are applying tech chops to design

podcast | January 21, 2019
Silicon Valley-steeped Chairish co-founders Anna and Gregg Brockway share their vision for a more transactable design world, their strategy behind the recent Dering Hall acquisition—and how their passion for antiques and vintage lead them to build the largest online platform for home furnishings in the U.S. By Mel Studach

How do you know if VC is right for your business?

magazine | January 18, 2019
Charlie O’Donnell is the founder of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, a seed-stage investment fund for New York–based startups, and author of the VC–focused newsletter, This Week in the NYC Innovation Community. We caught up with O’Donnell—one of designer and entrepreneur Nicole Gibbons’s backers in her direct-to-consumer paint company, Clare—to find out what he wishes more founders knew about venture capital.  By Robyn Smith

How Kravet sells a chair for under $1,000 without diluting its brand

industry insider | January 18, 2019
When designers started reporting to Kravet that clients were pushing back on price, the situation presented a challenge: could the brand make a chair for under $1,000 and stay Kravet? VP of furniture Maria Parasugo has answers. By Fred Nicolaus

The secret to fixing a strained client/designer relationship

trade tales | January 18, 2019
As any designer can attest, not all clients are a breeze to work with. Before considering firing one, take the advice of interior designers Harvey and Annie Elliot on how to best deal with trying personalities. By Mel Studach

Rue's new editor in chief on the magazine's next chapter

comings & goings | January 17, 2019
In 2011, the New York Times profiled four young publications: Lonny, Matchbook, High Gloss and Rue. In 2019, only Rue has stayed live and remained independent. We spoke with new editor in chief Kelli Lamb about how Rue has stayed afloat, her vision and how designers can stand out in a manic media landscape. By Fred Nicolaus

Two Memphis florists driving the farm-to-tabletop movement

show & tell | January 17, 2019
Garden District Memphis founders Greg Campbell and Erick New, who will speak at the Nashville Antiques and Garden Show in February, discuss why it’s important to know the source of your plants next time you curate a beautiful tabletop. By Robyn Smith

O. Henry House to debut 30th anniversary designer collaboration

industry insider | January 17, 2019
After recently becoming president of North Carolina–based furniture manufacturer O. Henry House, Laura Gregory talks with BOH about legacy, tradition and looking to the future as she keeps the upholstery brand relevant. By Robyn Smith
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