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Rise of The Hotel Lobby Home ™

It’s time we bid the modern farmhouse adieu. There’s a new suburban architectural trend that finds its influences from the rise in popularity of vacation rentals and boutique hotels. We’re calling it the Hotel Lobby Home.

Whole home health and designing with heart

Austin-based firm Triple Heart Design, led by principal designer Shelagh Conway, has carved out a unique niche focusing on “whole-home health” – integrating principles of sustainability, natural elements, and spiritual wellness into every design project.

CarbonShack embraces Art Nouveau and the Arts & Crafts movement, delivering nature-centric, biophilic design to interiors

The embrace of nature, and consciousness of our impacts on it, are now an accepted part of the design discussion–whether discussing processes or final materials. But above all, nature is a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration, which those of the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts movements understood. CarbonShack, led by founder Stephen Pallrand, has been working and thinking through this lens for years.

Fashion forward: unveiling the top interior design trends of 2024

Discover the top interior design trends for 2024, including the fusion of fashion and interior design, the rise of quiet luxury, the latte decorating aesthetic, home and garden design trends, strategies for positive impact through design, ASIDs 2024 design trends, and the long-term implications for designers and homeowners.

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Creating Harmony: The Power of Wellness Design

An overview of wellness design, its impact on physical health, emotional well-being, social engagement, and sustainability practices, as well as key considerations for implementing wellness design to create healthier and more supportive environments for building occupants.

Wellness design for your mind, body and spirit with Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith discusses his “Find Your Home Within” wellness design philosophy and how he uses neuroaesthetics to make customized design decisions for his clients and for his new furniture line, Hedra, in collaboration with Model No.

The New York Design Center’s chief marketing officer on how to market a design center

As The New York Design Center celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, the venerable institution is thriving. With a remarkable 98% occupancy rate, the NYDC is attracting some of the biggest names as new tenants, from international design stars like De Le Cuona and House of Hackney to regional powerhouses like Atlanta’s R. Hughes and LA’s Hollywood at Home. In a wide-ranging interview, with DNN, the building’s Chief Marketing Officer, Alix Lerman, discussed how the NYDC remains ahead of the curve through innovative programming, a focus on tenant success, engaging editorial content, and an overall commitment to evolving with the times.

Jennifer Miller blooms where she is planted 

Los Angeles-based designer Jenny Miller infuses a warm, California-cool aesthetic into her interiors, and she is bringing those same sun-drenched landscapes to her premier collection of wall coverings and art prints at Miller House, aptly titled “The California Garden Collection.”

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.