While the pandemic has prompted a rise in mobile showrooms, the duo behind the road-based multiline Designer Library have gone in the opposite direction, opening a brick-and-mortar showroom in Washington, D.C.
We’re asking designers to peel back the curtain and walk us through how they landed a project, step by step. Here, New York–based designer Jenny Dina Kirschner of JDK Interiors tells us how a devastating fire brought her together with dream clients.
After acquiring Donghia in a 2020 bankruptcy sale, Kravet Inc. is planning the brand’s first debut: a 450-piece collection of textiles and wallcoverings. BOH caught up with Doug Garfinkle, a longtime Kravet executive and newly named creative director of Donghia, for more on the company’s plans to revive the Donghia brand.
We asked eight designers—Brianne Bishop, Regina Correa, Karen Ferguson, Kate Lester, Rebecca Plumb, Sarah Stacey, Missy Stewart and Maria Viola—how they get clients to see past retail and get on board with trade brands.