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Showroom doors swinging open this season

industry insider | May 7, 2018
There are a host of showrooms opening on both coasts this month. Read on for EAL’s roundup of the latest from across the country. John Derian shop in the West Village East Coast John Derian opened a 500-square-foot shop in the West Village inspired by Astier de Villatte in Paris ... By Taylor Barker

How Maxwell Ryan won with millennials

boh podcast | May 4, 2018
Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Ryan intentionally keeps a distance from the world of aspirational, high-end design. “Most people want homes that are juicy, lived-in and accessible,” he says on the latest Business of Home podcast. He says readers want to feel a sense of excitement and think, I... By Taylor Barker

Hot off the press: A roundup of the latest design books

industry insider | April 26, 2018
In this month’s book roundup, we have some of the top new releases to prime you for some spring relaxation. From contemporary California design by Grant Kirkpatrick to hosting and entertaining tips from Charlotte Moss, there is something for everyone. Home: The Foundations of Enduring Spaces ... By Taylor Barker

Behind the curtain with WantedDesign

show & tell | April 23, 2018
WantedDesign, one of the anchor shows of NYCxDesign, returns to New York next month with a roster of new exhibitors and programs highlighting design from across the globe. Founded by Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat in 2011, the show originally launched in Manhattan and expanded to include Broo... By Taylor Barker

Why direct-to-consumer is the future of furniture

boh podcast | April 20, 2018
Applying the direct-to-consumer model (think Warby Parker) to the home furnishings industry, Maiden Home delivers what it claims is a $6,000 sofa for just $2,000 by cutting out the middleman—and not just the retailer. With experience earned at McKinsey & Company, Google and Birchbox, Maiden ... By Taylor Barker

West Elm collab translates art to furniture

industry insider | April 20, 2018
Los Angeles–based art collective Zoe Bios Creative has launched its first collection of home products, which founders Caitlin Dinkins and Minh Nguyen collaborated with West Elm to create. The collection includes 16 SKUs of bedding, pillows and rugs. Caitlin Dinkins and Minh Nguyen; court... By Taylor Barker

Maximalism shines in two Tony Duquette collections

industry insider | April 16, 2018
Not one, but two Tony Duquette collections are debuting at High Point Market this week. Hutton Wilkinson, president of Tony Duquette Inc., collaborated with Maitland-Smith and Pearson on the collections, inspired by the pieces from Duquette’s and Wilkinson’s homes. Tony Duquette and Hutt... By Taylor Barker

A modern turnaround story

boh podcast | April 13, 2018
There’s no bigger champion of modern design than John Edelman, whose life story is perfectly scripted for his current role as Design Within Reach president and CEO. Rivaling his passion for furniture is his knack for business, which has been a succession of turnaround stories—most recently in hi... By Taylor Barker

Why this lighting maker believes in designer collections

industry insider | April 12, 2018
Hudson Valley Lighting is getting ready to make a name for itself at High Point Market this week. Not only is the brand debuting its first showroom at Market, but it is also unveiling its first (of many!) upcoming designer collaborations with Corey Damen Jenkins. David Littman, the founder of th... By Taylor Barker

Your Design ADAC cheat sheet

southeast | April 9, 2018
The Southeastern design community is getting ready to converge in Atlanta for Design ADAC over April 24 to 26. Find out the can’t-miss events to make the most of your trip to the annual event. Carolyn Englefield, Lisa Newsom, Dara Caponigro and Clinton Smith at Design ADAC 2017, photo by... By Taylor Barker
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