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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…

New ASID memberships foster growth in the design community with accessibility to all collaborators in the built environment

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has unveiled an expanded membership structure designed to support professionals and organizations in the interior design industry. The new structure introduces four membership types—Affiliate Member, Firm Partner, Higher Education Partner, and Affiliate Partner—aimed at enhancing inclusivity and collaboration within the interior design community.

The Zen Collection by Draga & Aurel: Color-capturing tables with an “icy” effect

Draga & Aurel have continued their journey of experimentation into materials and transparency with the new ZEN collection of tables and coffee tables, presented recently at the Rossana Orlandi Gallery during Milan Design Week.

DESIGN MIAMI.BASEL concludes successful 18th edition of flagship Swiss fair

The week kicked off with positive early sales. Galerie Meubles et Lumières, winner of the fair’s Best Gallery Presentation award, reported the sale of two hero pieces within its booth very quickly upon opening: the Anemone sofa  by Jean-Pierre Laporte, a circular set of seating in a flower bud formation, and the large-scale, structural chandelier, Cassiopée by Max Sauze.

Romo’s past, present and future

Emily Mould, Design Director at Romo, is part of the fifth generation to lead the British textiles company founded in 1902. In our discussion, Mould shares her perspective on how the textiles industry has evolved over her tenure, from shifting design trends and consumer tastes to the importance of sustainability.

Regan Baker’s Expanding Sphere

We talk to the San Francisco-based designer about her growing business, what makes an ideal client, her new project in Lake Como, Italy — and why everyone needs a Lindsay and a Greta. (Just don’t steal hers!)

Hudson Valley Lighting Group unveils new collections for Mitzi and Troy Lighting at Lightovation

Hudson Valley Lighting Group, a leading name in the lighting industry renowned for its innovation and style, is proud to announce the launch of its highly anticipated new collections, set to debut this month at Lightovation in Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Designers launch new non-profit Designers For Dogs 

Through education, advocacy, and creative collaboration, Designers For Dogs aspires to bridge the gap between design and animal welfare, ultimately transforming the Interior Design community into a force for positive change in  the lives of rescue and foster dogs. 

Is it okay if the art matches the sofa?

By bridging the gap between artists, galleries, and designers, Moss ensures that remarkable art finds its way into beautifully designed interiors.

Arteriors appoints Aimee Sheeran as VP of Hospitality and Contract

rteriors, a leading provider of luxury lighting, furniture, wall décor, and accessories, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aimee Sheeran as the brand’s new Vice President of Hospitality and Contract. This marks the first time since the brand’s founding that a single executive will oversee all contract-related business. 

Now Open: Design Miami.Basel

The 18th edition of DESIGN MIAMI.BASEL is now open, spotlighting rare and unique presentations of collectible design from over 25 exhibitors at the fair’s established location, the Basel Messeplatz.