For decades, American TV and movies have served up hollow depictions of interior designers, often laced with sexism and homophobia. When will on-screen portrayals of designers catch up with pop culture’s growing appreciation for design?
South Carolina designer Cortney Bishop’s clients were frustrated by the inconsistent performance of her receivers. Erratic billing didn’t help. She decided to turn a pain point into a business opportunity.
In 2020, Tony Piloseno was fired from Sherwin-Williams for posting explosively popular paint-mixing TikTok videos. A year later, he launched his own paint company, Tonester, which is gaining traction among the ranks of DTC industry disrupters.