Comings & Goings | May 18, 2015 |
Comings & Goings: Design professionals on the move
Boh staff
By Staff

Follow who’s who—and who’s where—with a roundup of the industry’s latest comings and goings.


Cynthia Frank, formerly a contributing editor at ELLE DECOR, is now contributing design editor at Architectural Digest.

Mieke ten Have is returning to ELLE DECOR as design editor at large, after a two-plus-year stint as home editor at Vogue.

Senga Mortimer has been appointed contributing design editor at ELLE DECOR, though she will continue her in her role as House Beautiful editor-at-large.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson has been named the site director for ELLEDECOR.com and Veranda.com.

Ivette Figueroa has joined the Luxe team as associate editor, a newly established role, where she’ll oversee regional content for the Scene and The Insiders departments for regions including Miami, Palm Beach, Arizona, San Francisco and Pacific Northwest.

Leia Bosco is the new marketing director of Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA).

Elizabeth FitzGerald has joined Lord & Taylor as PR director, leaving Hearst Magazines after three years, where she was director of public relations.

Stacy Montero joined UpSpring PR as communications director, leaving her role at Head & Hand PR.

Hal Rubenstein is Architectural Digest's new special projects editor. Hal was one of the founding editors of InStyle magazine and has contributed to several Condé Nast brands.

Catherine Dash has left her role as Market Editor at Lonny to pursue freelance opportunities.

Sarah Morse is now the Sales Marketing Manager at the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate. She was the Marketing Director at Dwell Media, and prior to that, Associate Marketing Manager for VERANDA,


Ira Glazer, CEO of Heritage Home Group since its formation in 2013, is leaving the company and Richard Lozyniak has been named interim CEO. Lozyniak has served as CEO of three portfolio companies of KPS Capital Partners, the controlling stockholder of HHG.

Marisa Marcantonio was named managing director of Christopher Spitzmiller, Inc. In this role, she will plan and implement business goals, lead as financial advisor and oversee studio production and showrooms. Marcantonio is a contributor to Editor at Large and the author of Stylebeat Blog, which she will continue to write.

Stephen Levine has joined Donghia as Director of Visual Merchandising, where he will create the visual brand experience in Donghia's 12 domestic showrooms. Levine previously served as Creative Director of Visual Display and Furniture Design at Rose Tarlow Melrose House in Los Angeles.

Tom Powell has joined upholstery and case goods manufacturer Swaim as its CEO. Powell was most recently president and CEO at Chaddock and was president of Directional Furniture from 1996 to 2011.

John Aylward is joining HSN Inc. as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for its HSN unit, a new position for the multichannel retailer.

Carol DeRogatis retired from Stark, where she was senior executive assistant and advertising-marketing coordinator.

Adrien Moens is now showroom manager at Maya Romanoff, following his stint as associate at the showroom.

Marie Taylor is now sales associate at Biasi Catani. She was previously the showroom manager at Michael Taylor.

Ashlee Harrison is now director for America at London- and Paris-based design firm Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Previously she has held marketing positions at Atelier Courbet, Design Miami, the D&D Building and DCOTA.

Rebecca Weiss has left Swann Auction Galleries for a new position as director of publicity at Aperture Foundation.

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