Our Team

Robin Martinez

Robin Martinez

Publisher & Maxxinista

Robin Martinez brings extensive business management & sales experience to Designers Today. She combines a MBA with on-the-ground knowledge of how to develop custom solutions for clients. Outside of work, Robin enjoys cooking and entertaining and has thought about opening a restaurant on more than one occasion.

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Cindy Hodnett

Editor In Chief & Part-Time Fixer-Upper

Prior to her role with Designers Today, Cindy attended markets as both a consumer home furnishings editor and interior design client. She has written about the design industry for more than 15 years and still finds editorial inspiration in every corner of the world, from Italian villas to Atlanta urban lofts to country escape tiny homes.

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Ryan Zanardi

Content Manager & Happy Hour Enabler

Ryan lives at the crossroads of marketing strategy and content curation. As Content Manager for Designers Today, Ryan strategizes with companies to develop integrated marketing campaigns via custom content and other vehicles. After 5pm - Ryan plays guitar and keyboard in a touring band called Bear With Me.

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Jason Clayton

Features Editor & Mondebvu

As a Features Editor for Designers Today, Furniture/Today and Kids Today - Jason stays busy laying out content and contributing, as needed. Wondering what Mondebvu means? Apparently, it is Shona for "man sporting beard" - a nickname he picked up while on a mission trip to Zimbabwe. 

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Andrea LilLo

Features Editor & Brooklyn Babe

Andrea is passionate about home design, and has covered the industry for most of her journalism career. As Features Editor for Designers Today - and a true New Yorker - she writes about design and retail trends. Andrea lives in beautiful Brooklyn, where she could very well be the only person without a tattoo.

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Thomas Lester

Features Editor & Swiss Army Knife

Thomas Lester covers rugs, top-of-bed and other topics for Designers Today, and our sister publications: Furniture/Today, Home Accents Today and Kids Today. He’s been a professional journalist since 2000, covering everything from local and major collegiate sports to local government, schools, crime and courts.

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Bridget Driscoll

Features Editor & Silly Face Maker

For Designers Today, Bridget deals with content - writing her own and editing guest material. Managing the production of website content, she works closely with social media and digital materials. Keep up with her blog series, where she navigates the world of design through the lens of a Millennial shopper.

Mynda Bullock

Mynda Bullock

Digital Media Editor & Professional Geek

As Digital Media Editor for Designers Today, Mynda is the one behind all the video magic. In addition to Designers Today, Mynda also works with Furniture/Today, Home Accents Today and all the other brands associated with Progressive Business Media. Shoot her an email!