ASID honors Ones to Watch for 2024
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by Design News Now
4d ago
Program Supports Industry Professionals from Underrepresented Communities   (July 16, 2024 – Washington, D.C.) – The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)  announced the winners and scholars of its Ones to Watch program, an initiative dedicated to recognizing and supporting talent and career accomplishments from interior design professionals from underrepresented populations. Through applications and interviews, the 2024 class of scholars and winners showcased a particularly impressive eagerness and desire to become thoughtful leaders and advocates in the profe ..read more
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Last call to enter ISFD’s prestigious 2024 Pinnacle Awards®
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by Design News Now
4d ago
Attention all professional and student product designers, Pinnacle Awards deadline is July 26 High Point, N.C. July 16, 2024 — This year’s deadline for the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) 2024 Pinnacle Awards is quickly approaching. Professional and student product designers in the furnishings and textile industries are urged to enter their best product designs by Friday, July 26th. The 28th annual Pinnacle Awards are open to all furniture and textile designers, and manufacturers who are directly involved in designing home furnishings, décor, or textile products available f ..read more
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A hymn to Italianness
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by Courtney Porter
4d ago
In a fusion of Italian craftsmanship and contemporary design, MC+ Studio founders Mattia Biagi and Cardenio Petrucci have partnered with luxury rug maker Illulian. The collaboration has produced the Orbis rug, a piece that blends MC+’s multidisciplinary approach with Illulian’s 50-year heritage. Both companies discuss their creative process, inspirations and the challenges of marrying tradition with modern aesthetics in this exclusive interview with DNN. What led to MC+ DNN: As a new brand, MC+, how have each of your backgrounds in art, product design, and architecture shaped your multidiscipl ..read more
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Tackling diversity and creating playful company culture with PKA Architecture 
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by Courtney Porter
4d ago
PKA Architecture, a Minneapolis-based firm founded in 2009, is challenging industry norms through its approach to diversity and cultivating collaborative design processes in their ever-expanding firm. Their innovative methods extend from their hiring practices to their design philosophy, setting them apart in the competitive world of residential architecture. Click play on the video below to watch our discussion with PKA Architecture’s Managing Principal Kristine Anderson and Associate Principal Andrew Edwins: Tackling the diversity gap in residential architecture Kristine Anderson and Andrew ..read more
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The plastics problem
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by Julie A. Palm
4d ago
There’s that line from the classic film “The Graduate,” when a friend of his parents tells a young Dustin Hoffman, whose character is flailing around after his college graduation, that the future is in “plastics.” That film was made nearly 60 years ago. Today, there’s a growing movement to make plastics a thing of the past, too, as their environmental and health hazards become clearer. Will it be possible, given their ubiquity, to eliminate plastics? No. We love them because they’re lightweight, resilient, versatile and durable. But there’s compelling evidence that we would be wise to reduce o ..read more
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Tom Stringer Design Partners announces promotion
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by Design News Now
4d ago
Chicago, IL – July 2024 – Tom Stringer Design Partners in Chicago, IL, announces the promotion of long-time team member Kruti Zaveri to Partner effective July 1, 2024. As a Partner, Zaveri will continue to build upon the firm’s legacy and lead the next phase with the Studio’s high-end clientele. “I am delighted to celebrate Kruti’s work and achievements with Tom Stringer Design Partners with this honorable promotion,” said Tom Stringer, Founder and President. “Her dedication and commitment to the firm has helped the departments run seamlessly.” Originally from India, Zaveri holds degrees in In ..read more
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Pom Pom at Home appoints Sam Leiaghat as CEO
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by Design News Now
4d ago
Founder of Pom Pom at Home, Hilde Leiaghat, passes CEO role to Sam Leiaghat  Los Angeles, California (July 16th, 2024) – Pom Pom at Home, the Los Angeles-based luxury bedding & textile brand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Leiaghat as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sam steps into the role from his previous position within the company as the Chief Operating Officer. Having been with the company since 2007, Sam brings extensive experience and a profound understanding of the company’s operations. This transition is particularly sentimental Pom Pom at Home is a family-own ..read more
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The art of wellness: poetry, breathing, and your design process
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by AUSTIN ALLEN JAMES, MFA,MBA
5d ago
I earned my Master of Fine Arts in Poetics from Naropa University.  Naropa is a contemplative university in Boulder, Colorado, where reflective thought and meditation are cornerstones. Through my nearly thirty-year career in visual art, object design, and poetry writing, I have realized that if I center on my breathing as I create, my work is calm and blessed with intention. The word “intention” is significant.  “Intention” suggests that one works towards a purpose.  My purpose always includes a form of kindness and consideration for the client.  We all have a different “h ..read more
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Rockford Wholesale rebrands as RW Collective
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by Design News Now
1w ago
ROCKFORD, AL— Rockford Wholesale, a one-stop, to-the-trade resource for retailers and designers encompassing a portfolio of brands with a passion for product design, high value, and affordability, has rebranded as The RW Collective. The new name better reflects the company’s current identity and future aspirations as a collective representing all home furnishings product categories.  Launched five years ago by Michael Carey, owner of Atelier Home and president of Stock & Trade Design Co., one of the hottest design-focused home furnishings chains in the Southeast, and Rebekah Osborn, o ..read more
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Rebel Nature: Christopher Grant Ward on design, history, whimsy and wonderment
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by Courtney Porter
1w ago
Christopher Grant Ward is an award-winning multi-disciplinary artist and naturalist whose work seamlessly blends historic home renovation, bespoke furniture design, and a deep appreciation for nature. Through his furniture company and design company, Rosemary Home Design, Ward has carved out a unique niche in the world of interior design and restoration, focusing on telling stories through spaces and objects inspired by nature, history, and fantasy. Room and furnishings by Christopher Grant Ward in the Pasadena Showcase House | Photography by Third Wall Photography Beyond his visual art and de ..read more
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