business of home

19 Hours 2024: A milestone in design education

Mydoma is thrilled to host the fifth annual 19 Hours Virtual Design Conference, scheduled for June 13-14, 2024. This industry-leading event for interior designers is dedicated to showcasing innovative strategies and insights from some of the most influential figures in the design business world. 

Rooms in Bloom: Legends of La Cienega 2024 Recap

Legends of La Cienega returned for its 14th year with candid conversations on heritage and design to breathtaking showroom window displays that bloomed with creativity.

Who needs an interior designer?

Has a do-it-yourself mindset conditioned people to think they can manage the complexities of interior design on their own?

Yudi Kaufman, design business strategist and DNN Design Business Blueprint columnist, is sharing how to navigate the home furnishings and design business through ever changing times

Yudi Kaufman’s partnership with Courtney Porter, Editor in Chief of Design News Now, is excited to announce two insightful talks for growing your design business at the upcoming Spring High Point Market,  (April 13-17, 2024).

Design Business Blueprint: Sustainability and Earth Day

With Earth Day occurring near the end of the month, I find April to be a great time to renew our commitment to creating beautiful spaces that also foster sustainability. In this edition of Design Business Blueprint, we’re addressing the topic of sustainability and how interior designers and professionals in the home furnishings industry can pave the way for a cleaner, greener future.

Snubbed by Architectural Digest: The struggle of the American artisan

Gerald Olesker of ADG Lighting discusses a recent dispute with Architectural Digest’s cover story featuring the home of actress Sofia Vergara, which kicked off an industry-wide conversation over attribution. But the story spans beyond AD not giving proper attribution. The story is about what happens after: how it affects Main Street USA.

DNN’s Spring High Point 2024 events schedule

This High Point Market, Design News Now is teaming up with Lancaster, Ericka Saurit’s Marketing School for Creatives in the Universal Learning Center, Odette Furniture and Hooker Furnishings to bring buyers a series of panel discussions and fireside chats that will help them sell better, expand their brands and uplevel their business to enter the luxury market.

HPMA Releases Spring Market Event Schedule at The Point

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) releases its Spring Market programming and events scheduled for HPMA’s branded pop-up venue The Point, which operates daily from Friday, Apr. 12, to Wednesday, Apr. 17.

Joanna Gaines, Amber Lewis return for keynote encore at Spring market

For this season’s special presentation in the High Point Theatre, HPMA will introduce celebrity designer Brigette Romanek to the panel of successful design entrepreneurs. Once again moderated by Business of Home podcast host Dennis Scully, the discussion will expand on last year’s standing room only event including Gaines and Lewis, “Designing a Business You Love,” about creating a design-oriented brand with staying power.

Interior design industry insiders gather for an insightful conversation about the role of media in shaping client expectations at Spring 24 HPMKT

Entitled The Role of Media in Shaping Client Expectations, the panel will offer a thought-provoking discussion with a lineup of design industry experts including celebrity designer Kelli Ellis, Design News Now Editor in Chief Courtney Porter, and AD photographer Tori Sikkema.