Matt Dilling, founder of Lite Brite Neon, chats with BOH about the resurgence of neon in an Instagrammable world, the medium’s surprisingly controversial history, and why it tends to have a polarizing effect.
A group of 14 vendors has launched High Point x Design, an initiative that will create the framework for year-round local showroom activations—and ultimately contribute to a thriving permanent creative community.
Two years ago, a cold call from a Ferrell Mittman sales rep to Robert A.M. Stern led to a fruitful partnership between the two companies. Now, their first line of product together is hitting showrooms.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council has tapped nine designers—Laurence Carr, John Eason, Thom Filicia, Anelle Gandelman, Laura Hodges, Breegan Jane, Corey Damen Jenkins, Jennifer Jones and Libby Langdon—as part of its revamped ambassador program.
Mallory Solomon, founder of Moroccan rug company Salam Hello, is tackling the system that’s been preventing Berber women weavers from making a fair living. BOH caught up with Solomon—a Brooklyn-based entrepreneur who’s currently stuck in Morocco—to find out more about her mission.
In his new show for HGTV, Orlando Soria helps clients overcome personal tragedy with the power of great design. He chats with BOH about the inspiration for the series and explains why it’s hard to be a designer on TV and in real life at the same time.
Earlier this month, House Beautiful put out an open call on Instagram inviting designers to set up free 30-minute portfolio evaluation sessions with style director Robert Rufino. Three weeks in, we asked Rufino what he’s seeing and why he thinks the time is right to become a mentor.