Jeffrey Bilhuber, Susan Ferrier and more are on tap for Roundtop

texas | September 13, 2018
Designers Michelle Nussbaumer, Thom Filicia, Susan Ferrier and Jeffrey Bilhuber will all be on hand for this month’s Roundtop Antiques Fair. The third-yearly Designer Dream Spree, hosted by Julie Dodson of Houston-based Dodson Interiors, will bring the designers together to experience the show o... By Katy B. Olson

5 reasons to visit Dallas Design Week this month

show & tell | September 5, 2018
Everything’s bigger in Texas, and design weeks are no exception. Dallas Design Week will unfold September 17 to 21 with a lineup of top regional talent delivering panels, talks, tours and more. Read on for our takeaways from this year’s lineup. Spring 2018's Dine + Design event; courtesy... By Katy B. Olson

Designers land a spot on primetime, with Amy Poehler

texas | July 31, 2018
Making It, the new craft competition show hosted by executive producers Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, will feature two contestants who have—literally—carved a space for themselves in the design industry. Amy Poehler with contestant Joanna Gick, who owns an interior design firm; courtesy... By Robyn Smith

Four Hands acquires two companies

texas | July 19, 2018
It's official: Four Hands has acquired fellow Austin, Texas, company Wonderwall, whose handcrafted, made-to-order artisan frames will complement the home furnishing brand’s artwork, photography and specialty print products. It also acquired the Austin-based technology firm Adaptdev, with plans o... By Katy B. Olson

Lutron acquires lighting innovator Ketra

product preview | July 2, 2018
Ketra, the innovative LED lighting that drew its influence from the natural cycles of the sun, has been acquired by Lutron, the company known for smart lighting controls and automated shading products—including one of the first dimmers of its kind, invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira. (That... By Katy B. Olson

Is this the first interior design franchise?

texas | June 26, 2018
A new approach to interior design business? Texas designer Jillian O'Neill is launching a "collective" with offices in Chicago, Houston and London that are operated by "design agents," or directors, each of whom will reflect the founder's own work. The location directors are equipped with infras... By Katy B. Olson

New Four Hands exec focuses on innovation

texas | June 22, 2018
Austin, Texas–based furnishings company Four Hands has created a new role: vice president of Business Innovations. Douglas Estremadoyro, formerly Home Meridian International's vice president of Continuous Improvement & Business Intelligence, was named to the position earlier this month. The ... By Katy B. Olson

Why this jewelry nonprofit is entering the home market

texas | June 21, 2018
A jewelry brand with a mission to change the lives of women both at home (Dallas) and abroad (Uganda) is partnering with a home manufacturer to debut its first-ever tabletop and home decor line. Akola, which was founded in 2001, benefits marginalized women through employment, health care, educat... By Katy B. Olson

What you need to know about National Painting Week

show & tell | June 4, 2018
The seventh-annual National Painting Week may be ending today, but the benefits of Sherwin-Williams’s initiative will live on. Partnering with local affiliates such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Rebuilding Together, the paint brand’s employees were... By Katy B. Olson

Everything you wanted to know about lighting can be found here

product preview | May 25, 2018
The nexus of lighting innovations, cleverly dubbed Lightovation, kicks off June 20 at Dallas Market Center. The show’s summer edition will include four days of new products, programming, inspirational displays and the grand opening of the SMART Center. Arteriors will show its new line by... By Melissa Studach
Click here for more articles