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‘The Office’ Star Melora Hardin launches collage-style wallpaper line ‘Storyboards by Melora Hardin’

You likely know Melora Hardin as Jan Levinson on “The Office,” or Jacquline Carlyle on “The Bold Type,” but there is another facet to her creativity the world should know more about: Hardin is a collage artist, and now; wallpaper and product designer. Melora sat down with DNN Editor in Chief, Courtney Porter to discuss the inspiration for her new wallpaper collection, ‘Storyboards.’ They discuss her creative process, her partnership with Canadian mural-and-fine-art printer, NumérArt, and plans for an expanded home decor line.

7 trends driving design to dominance

It’s easy to think of the trend-oriented, design-focused side of the home furnishings business as…

DESIGN MIAMI.LA 2024 concludes successful inaugural edition 

The inaugural edition of DESIGN MIAMI.LA concluded yesterday, Monday 20 May 2024, following a five day show at a private Holmby Hills estate. The new West Coast fair offered a dynamic program of collectible design, serving as a testament to California’s rich design heritage as an international arbiter of taste.

Victoria McKenney on what it really takes to bring a designer furniture collection to market

Award-winning interior designer Victoria McKenney of Enviable Designs gets candid about the challenges and rewards of creating her debut furniture collection. Get her tips on working with manufacturers, identifying market gaps, managing costs without sacrificing quality, and the emerging trends she’s most excited about.

Designers’ favorites from ICFF New York

Keeping with the fair’s emphasis on original, sustainable design, we asked designers in attendance to share their favorite vendors, specific products, trends or other takeaways from the show. Here is what they had to say.

Sarah Merenda’s wallpaper obsession

As a former wallpaper installer who designs and prints her own wallcoverings, Sarah Merenda knows her medium like few others. And now she’s moving her designs into textiles, too.

Intiaro, Floorplanner collaboration unveiled at industry’s Hall of Fame

Design Your Room is a custom software co-developed by Intiaro and Floorplanner that allows users to experiment with creating a virtual room with industry-leading 3D tools to configure furniture and place it in a setting that reflects their style preferences.

Arclinea unveils revamped Nomad showroom during NYC x Design

Arclinea, the renowned Italian kitchen design brand, is delighted to announce the grand reopening of the Arclinea NY showroom in the heart of New York City, coinciding with NYCxDESIGN.

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.

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.

Young consumers want “in-house” design services

CIN research shows younger consumers, in particular, think it’s an important service for retailers to offer in-house design services. We dive into this finding and others about how retailers and designer showrooms can lure shoppers.

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.