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Designer Spotlights

Michael Dawkins | Designer Spotlight

Interior Design can be an incredibly rewarding career and if any of the readers are, like myself living and breathing design, there is simply no other option. However, I would caution to have realistic expectations about what it is to be an interior designer. It’s not at all the glamorous field many people might expect or hope it to be, but rather an extremely challenging and difficult job that requires so much more than good taste.... Read More...

Libby Mansour | Designer Spotlight

Of course there are many guidelines and "rules" of design but I love that there is something so intuitive and exciting about finding a piece and knowing in your gut that it is perfect. That feeling never gets old.... Read More...

Tina Anastasia | Designer Spotlight

I constantly sift through shelter publications for inspiration, there is always a towering stack on my desk. Then, I end up dreaming a lot of my ideas based on what I glean from those publications!... Read More...

Anelle Gandelman & Ariella Duker | Designer Spotlight

While a career in interior design can appear glamorous, our best advice is to spend time in the beginning developing organizational systems. Every project, large or small, has so many moving parts that it is so easy for essential details to fall through the cracks if you haven’t set yourself up for success.... Read More...

Manufacturer Spotlights

Robert James | Manufacturer Spotlight

Named after Erik's two sons' middle names, Chad Robert and Brandon James, Robert James, embraces the juxtaposition between organic textures and clean contemporary lines. And in case you weren't aware, Erik is also the President and Creative Director of Artifacts International, a line most of you will recognize for their outstanding custom furniture founded over thirty-three years ago.... Read More...

Hellman-Chang | Manufacturer Spotlight

One of our most popular pieces continues to be the Z Dining Table. It became an instantly recognizable design and is also is extremely customizable, including multiple options for the top, edge, base and extension pieces. I love seeing the variations we’ve made for interior designers - I'm still in awe of what they come up with.... Read More...

Leathercraft | Manufacturer Spotlight

Mark probed him with the question of what he'd be doing if he wasn't in the furniture industry. His cool response "Whatever my wife tells me to do." A man after our own hearts in more ways than one!... Read More...