Jessica Dailey

What’s the future of Hutch? Gaming

digital disruptors | July 18, 2019
Fresh off a $10 million investment from Zillow, interior design app Hutch pivoted from e-commerce to mobile gaming. Co-founder Beatrice Fischel-Bock tells BOH the story behind the brand’s new strategy. By Jessica Dailey

Holland & Sherry streamlines distribution and sampling with Maryland facility

show-rumors | July 12, 2019
Late last year, the 183-year-old British textile house consolidated its facilities into a 20,000-square-foot warehouse 20 miles outside Baltimore. The move certainly provided more space, but it was also about investing in the company’s core strategy: collaboration with the trade. By Jessica Dailey

Why you need to hire a technologist for your next project

industry insider | July 8, 2019
Jetson-esque smart tech features aren’t just for MTV Cribs or James Bond. Here’s why you should consider a technology integrator, the new key tradesperson no project should start without. By Jessica Dailey

Is rental furniture the next big thing?

digital disruptors | May 28, 2019
We live in a world where if you want something, you can rent it, often at the click of a button. So why not furniture? Two subscription platforms, Feather and Fernish, are aiming to make furniture rental work for millennials. By Jessica Dailey

What to know before outsourcing your social media

weekly feature | April 3, 2019
For many designers, keeping up with Instagram and client projects is like having two jobs. Could outsourcing to a social media management agency, PR firm or freelance guru be the answer? Business of Home talked to experts to find out how it works. By Jessica Dailey

Versace on line one: Inside Sasha Bikoff’s new Salone collab

industry insider | April 1, 2019
After spotting photos of Bikoff’s kaleidoscopic staircase at last year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House—and the designer wearing a dress from Versace’s Tribute line—the iconic Italian fashion house whisked Bikoff to Italy to design its latest home line, which debuts at Salone del Mobile. By Jessica Dailey

How succession planning works for designers

industry insider | March 14, 2019
More and more designers are grappling with succession planning: How do you ensure the firm outlives the name on the door? We spoke to four designers—David Kleinberg, Bunny Williams, Ellie Cullman and Jamie Drake—who have laid plans for the future in place. By Jessica Dailey

Industry West's new SoHo storefront signals what's to come for the brand

show-rumors | March 14, 2019
Direct-to-consumer furniture e-retailer Industry West is opening its first store in Soho, where shoppers can test products and view exclusive collaborations before pulling the trigger. Business of Home talked to founders Anne and Jordan England to find out what’s next for the growing brand. By Jessica Dailey

The race to disrupt general contracting heats up

digital disruptors | February 27, 2019
A slew of online startups are transforming general contracting to meet the needs of today’s consumer, promising to bring ease, speed and clarity to the tricky renovation process. By Jessica Dailey