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Fall 2017 | Issue 5

Technology is finally able to address one of the biggest stumbling blocks faced by every furniture salesperson on the planet: the customer’s inability to imagine how a piece of furniture will look at home. In this issue, we spotlight how augmented reality and 3-D-embracing innovators are creative bellwethers for tech’s impact on interiors, the rise of design podcasts, and how consumers are transacting with taps, not just clicks.

Features
Augmented reality and 3-D-embracing innovators Hutch and Modsy are creative bellwethers for tech’s impact on interiors.
BY Dennis Scully
Podcasts used to be niche territory for subcultures and devotees looking to get their fix, but the masses have finally caught up. The design industry is len...
BY Mieke ten Have
Two new interior design platforms, Ivymark and Fuigo reach beyond simple business support. IvyMark co-founders Lee Rotenberg and Alexandra Schinasi ...
BY Jorge Arango
Has the industry’s favorite social media outlet become its newest sales channel? The design industry is hot for Instagram, not simply because of its blis...
BY Arianne Nardo
Departments
Scroll through the season’s notable design moments. @tonybaratta An expert reproduction by Kayel Guy De Angelis for an original client of Michael Taylor...
The juiciest bites from the Editor at Large news desk include departures (and arrivals) at ELLE DECOR, Amazon’s emerging design initiatives and a major merg...
Autumn welcomes a bounty of new shops, showrooms and expansions. Miami Moises Esquenazi Moises Esquenazi’s concept shop Waowig Studio give...
These mattresses are the new status symbol.  There has been a shift in consciousness about sleep recently—perhaps triggered by Arianna Huffington’s now i...
Brian Patrick Flynn and Drew McGukin get into the gloss. Brian Patrick Flynn and Drew McGukin Brian Patrick Flynn, Flynnsideout I personally ...
Dan Rak Squeaky Wheel “I recently had an issue with an extremely high-maintenance client who was experiencing ‘squeaks’ from a custom sectional ...
Designers can end up in sticky customer service situations with their manufacturers and clients if they don’t know how to best address unpleasant issues tha...

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