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THE 1ST DESIGNER EXPERIENCE: NC

Designed to foster a creative and collaborative environment, the Designer Experience/NC is where interior designers learn, network and explore a familiar part of the world in a fresh, adventurous way.

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THE 1ST DESIGNER EXPERIENCE: NC
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WHY YOUR FURNITURE IS DETAINED

At the recent Furniture Today/AHFA Logistics Symposium the challenges the industry faces in the supply chain were discussed. Here’s what designers should know.

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WHY YOUR FURNITURE IS DETAINED
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THE HOUZZ AND HOME 2018 SURVEY

According to the seventh annual Houzz & Home survey of nearly 150,000 respondents
in the U.S. 2018 is on track to be another solid year for home renovations.

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THE HOUZZ AND HOME 2018 SURVEY
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HOOK UP WITH DT THIS SUMMER

Designers Today is headed to Americasmart and LVMKT in July with a roster of special events going on and I hope you can join in the educational fun.

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HOOK UP WITH DT THIS SUMMER
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SHOWTIME REVIEW: Cool Fabrics in Warm Tones

Craving cozy, calm, and unique, I walked the halls of Showtime and was drawn to gold, brown, cream and black, and anything that resembled a saddle blanket.

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SHOWTIME REVIEW: Cool Fabrics in Warm Tones
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TECH: CHANGING THE LOOK OF FABRIC WITH AN APP

Did you ever leave the house and then wish you had picked something different to wear. ChroMorphous, a new technology, will let you change the look of your clothes with an app.

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TECH: CHANGING THE LOOK OF FABRIC WITH AN APP
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HPMKT's STYLE REPORT FOR SUMMER/FALL 2018

The new 17-page HPMKT Syyle report has arrived, developed by eight home fashion gurus, all part of the HPMA’s 2018 Style Spotters team, who scoured the Spring High Point Market for the hottest must-have items and today’s trends.

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HPMKT's STYLE REPORT FOR SUMMER/FALL 2018
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BOOKS: THE SPIRIT OF THE BAUHAUS

DT asked native Berliner Frank Leyon to review the new Bauhaus book from Thames & Hudson. Leyon, Global Sales Director at Oly Studio, a worldly traveler, lover of the arts, and my beau, provides a thoughtful write-up.

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NEW DESIGNER COLLECTIONS

Angela Harris, Ryan Saghian, Shay Geyer and Charles Pavarini are some of the latest interior designers to announce new product collaborations. From furniture to permanent botanicals wood and wall coverings too, here are four recent designer collaborations worth noting

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NEW DESIGNER COLLECTIONS

THE NEW PBM DESIGN GROUP

I have exciting news about Designers Today. To paraphrase a press release, Designers Today and Exterior Design Magazines are joining forces as the PBM Design Group. With that said, it’s time you met Waynette.

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FABRIC NEWS

On the heels of Surtex and with Showtime on the horizon, with pattern and performance in mind, here is some of the latest fabric news.

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FABRIC NEWS
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GOING LIVE WITH BUSINESS COACH NANCY GANZEKAUFER

On Friday I was a guest on Nancy Ganzekaufer's Weekend Wine Down Facebook Live show. I hunkered down in the Theodore Alexander showroom with a bottle of Butter. Here is a link that will take you to our video session.

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GOING LIVE WITH BUSINESS COACH NANCY GANZEKAUFER

PILGRIMAGE TO LA CIENEGA

I just returned from Los Angeles with two very heavy suitcases, a sunburn, and plenty of inspiration. I had the pleasure of attending the 10th annual Legends of La Cienega, and as per usual, it did not disappoint.

PILGRIMAGE TO LA CIENEGA
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A GROUP OF DESIGNERS WALK INTO A PRISON

Interior designer Emily Morrow Finkell, CEO of Emily Morrow Home, recently hosted her company’s first Designer Summit. The highlight was the visit to the Turney Correctional Facility’s prison mill where the Finkells’ flooring is made.

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A GROUP OF DESIGNERS WALK INTO A PRISON

WORKING WITH MOTHER

My heart always warms to mothers and daughters who work together. This week, with Mother’s Day in sight, we celebrate the mother/daughter teams at: Paper Chase Interiors, Kelli Ellis, Loren Taylor Interior Design, and The Interior Design Studio.

WORKING WITH MOTHER

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: POSITIVE, EXCITING, AND NON-STOP CHANGE

Last week we were in Savannah for ART + IDS Annual Conference which included the Interior Design Society’s Designer of the Year Awards. Between the city’s beautiful sense of place, daily poolside cocktail parties and banquet-style meals, business casual dress, and the glorious weather, it was the first time in a very very long time that work felt a bit like a vacation.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY: POSITIVE, EXCITING, AND NON-STOP CHANGE

IDS 2018 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

It looked a bit like the Oscars of the design industry as interior designers from across the country gussied up for the Interior Design Society’s Designer of the Year Awards Ceremony.

IDS 2018 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
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RECENT VIDEOS WITH FRIENDS IN THE INDUSTRY

I keep getting in front of the camera, practicing, asking and answering questions, because I know from what I hear that video is all the rage.

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RECENT VIDEOS WITH FRIENDS IN THE INDUSTRY
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CURIOUS MINDS WANT TO KNOW

In order to make Designers Today totally awesome, it needs the voice and participation from real working designers. Here's a partial list of some of the ongoing topics we are covering in our magazine and blogs.

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