Kelly Richardson of The Farmhouse Store discusses how he decided to jump headfirst into retail, why his first hire was an interior designer and what owning a shop has taught him about the true meaning of home.
Monelle Totah and Gary McNatton, the founders of home goods brand Hudson Grace, explain how they’ve scaled while holding tightly to their vision, why they’ll always keep a candle burning and the unending importance of branding.
After starting out as a clothing designer, Kelly Whitesell found the world of home goods intimidating. Here, she discusses how she finally figured out her true path through Eskell, her Chicago store that feels “like a mini vacation” for customers.
Interior designer Nomita Joshi-Gupta operates a firm a floor above Spruce, her boutique wallpaper and fabric showroom. Here, she explains Spruce’s first iteration—and why she needed to change course nearly a decade later.
Interior designers Miriam Silver Verga and Hillary Kaplan of Mimi & Hill discuss their pop-up in Westfield, New Jersey, as well as the death of retail, the mango bowls everyone loves, and the agony of selling off their vintage wares.