Three-month-old online design consultation platform The Expert has raised $3 million in seed funding, including high-profile contributors like Gwyneth Paltrow. Here’s a look at what opportunities and challenges lie ahead for the budding startup.
Though relatively new, The Expert has garnered buzzy designers and a growing wait list. In the latest episode of The Business of Home Podcast, the platform’s founders discuss plans to strategically scale and seize e-commerce opportunities.
Two new ventures, The Expert and Intro, aim to make designers (not products) the most valuable asset in the design process. Business of Home spoke with the innovators behind the platforms about how they could change the e-design industry.
Despite an intense blow to the travel industry, Airbnb is doing its best to adapt by launching Airbnb Online Experiences. BOH sat down with one interior designer on the platform who’s busier than ever.
This time last year, online interior design startup Laurel & Wolf had shuttered after a dizzying series of disasters tanked the business. Two weeks ago, two Canadian entrepreneurs relaunched the brand.