How HGTV is Affecting Clients and Interior Designers – Janice Dietz

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Interior Designer Spotlight with Janice Dietz Owner of The Consulting House, Inc., Atlanta, GA Janice Dietz is an award winning interior designer with an architectural background who's been featured on HGTV and was named Best of HOUZZ 2016, 2015, & 2014. Janice has a long history of curating and purchasing museum quality art combined with business experience as executive of Fortune 500 companies. Join me as Janice shares her insights on how HGTV has changed client expectations, how interior designers are making better use of design technology and finding sources for more unique rugs, furniture, art, and fabrics... Read More

Why Designer Rugs Are the Hardest to Source — Jennifer Ribek

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Interior Designer Spotlight with Jennifer Ribek Owner of Jennifer Ribek Interior Design, Jupiter, FL Jennifer Ribek has been featured in Veranda, House, Design Times, Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens, Luxe Interiors and was named Best of HOUZZ 2015 & 2016 for Design and Service. Jennifer was born on Long Island, New York, received a degree in interior design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, worked as an interior designer/kitchen designer on Long Island for ten years and then moved to Florida with her husband Richard.  Join me as Jennifer gives us the inside scoop on designer rugs, luxury interiors, and on satisfying a client... Read More

New York is the Best City for Interior Design – Debbie Lori Travin

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Interior Designer Spotlight with Debbie Lori Travin Owner of DLT Interiors, New York, NY Debbie has been immersed in design and fashion all her life. Growing up in a family in haute couture, Debbie always had an innate sense of style and a keen eye for color. Frequently she would accompany her family on business trips to Italy where she bought high end men's couture. Later while remodeling her home in New York, Debbie noticed that when her architect did house showings, people always wanted to know who the designer was. When her three kids got older, Debbie decided to study interior design at the New York School of Interior Design. Now she runs a successful interior design firm in the city.   Join me as Debbie shares her excitement in being an interior designer in New York. Read More

Interior Designers May Disagree but Traditional is Back – Lori Miller

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Interior Designer Spotlight with Lori Miller Owner of Lori-Girl Creations, Long Island, NY While working on Rikers Island as a social worker, Lori Miller started at a wall paper store during her weekends. Her boss there encouraged her to go back to school for interior design, which she did. Upon graduating she worked at a furniture store and for an interior designer. Since 2000, Lori has owned her own interior design company, has been a Best of Houzz for the past two years, appeared in House, on the cover of LIhome, in USA TODAY and more. She holds degrees in both Interior Design and Psychology and is a member of the Interior Design Society and the American Society of Interior Designers. Join me as Lori shares her insights on decorating trends, myths about hiring an interior designer vs. doing it yourself and lots more... Read More

Interior Design Suffers From Too Much Sameness – Benjamin Dhong

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Interior Designer Spotlight with Benjamin Dhong Founder-owner Benjamin Dhong Interiors, San Francisco, CA Benjamin Dhong has been featured numerous times in House Beautiful as well as in Elle Decor, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Open House, San Francisco Cottages & Gardens and internationally in Architectural Digest/Russia, Elle Decoration/ Germany, House Beautiful/Australia and House Beautiful/Turkey. Benjamin's passion for interior design and innovation is second to none. His popularity in Silicon Valley has landed him such prized commissions as the heads of Sony and 20th Century Fox. Join me as Benjamin shares his insights on interior design, changes brought about by technology, online antiques and designer rug shopping and more... Read More