We asked eight designers—Amy Morris, Wesley Moon, Anita Clark, Jessica Schuster, Fanny Bolen, Andrea Small, Sara Hillery and Lauren Buxbaum Gordon—how they handle clients who think they know best when it comes to purchasing.
Last month, Stout announced that it had acquired the 125-year-old local textiles brand, Bassett McNab. The move paves the way for Stout to take a more prominent role in the high-end decorative fabrics market—but it also marks the merger of two Philadelphia-area family-owned brands with intertwined roots.
A rising number of companies in the home industry are publishing branded magazines as an authentic marketing move. BOH consulted with some of the brands producing these glossies to find out what drives their strategy.
With the opening of Real Simple's second-annual Idea House, BOH chatted with editor in chief Leslie Yazel about creating the space for her readers, why accessibility matters, and what design decision (briefly) kept her up at night.
The New School’s Parsons School of Design is partnering with luxury hand woven rug company, Obeetee, to give students the opportunity to experience every facet of the rug-making process—from meeting the weavers in India to interacting with customers in the brand’s New York showroom.
In our weekly digest, the rosewood furniture demand in China is damaging African forests, a new tech-design crossover trade show coming to New York this December, Cortney Bishop designs debut fabric line, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.