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Stacy McLaughlin
Founder and President of Stacy McLaughlin Communications

Lee Broom
Lee Broom

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

200 Lex hosts What’s New, What’s Next

The New York Design Center hosted the eighth annual What’s New, What’s Next on September 22. This year’s event drew record numbers for designer conversations, panels and presentations, with over 80 participating showrooms. Mark D. Sikes, Allegra Hicks, Barclay Butera, Jay Jeffers, Windsor Smith and Sasha Bikoff were just a few of the designers who participated in the event celebrating the “new” and “next” things in design. Editors from publications such as Traditional Hom...

New survey says renovating homeowners keen on technology

Forty-five percent of renovating homeowners are implementing smart technology during their projects, says a new Houzz Smart Home Trends Survey, issued in collaboration with CEDIA. Renovated homes are more than twice as likely to include a smart system or device than before the renovation, says the company. The tech is most likely to be used as part of home security or safety, then in categories including entertainment, climate, and lighting upgrades.  Nino Sitchinava...

Quintus partners with Coupar on design space

This past spring, Quintus partnered with Coupar Communications to showcase its products in a pop-up within the marketing and PR firm’s San Francisco Design Center showroom. The concept met with success, and now the pop-up has become a permanent showroom space for Quintus, showcasing an ongoing rotation of furniture along with lighting and accessories, including brands like Studio Bel Vetro, Création Baumann, Evitavonni, Fabric & Steel and Elworthy Studio.  Ab...

Baton Rouge designer lends hand during historic floods

Baton Rouge’s historic floods, which this past August devastated hundreds of homes and businesses, has been named the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina. Area interior designer Rachel Cannon Lewis mobilized during the floods to gather donations and support for her neighbors who lost homes and possessions in the disaster. She recently sat down with EAL to discuss the catastrophe and the design community’s response.    From left: Lewis delivering hot meals t...

Designer Carla Carstens makes move from fashion to home

Designer Carla Carstens has parlayed her experience in fashion—in both PR and styling for brands including Jennifer Fisher, Chopard and Jonathan Simkhai—into a new home accessories collection that will make its debut at Shopbop this coming holiday season. Carstens sat down with EAL to chat about the inspiration for her new line and how she’s making the transition from fashion to home.     Decorative boxes from the Melange Buffalo Bone collection by Carla Carstens G...

Sebastian Cox, others, win Decorex honors

Judged by Suzy Hoodless, Staffan Tollgard and Mark Gillette, the Decorex International awards honored design excellence at its London design fair. This year’s winners include Sebastian Cox, for Best New Exhibitor; A Rum Fellow, for Best New Product Launch; Christophe Delcourt, for Best International Exhibitor; and The Water Monopoly, for Best Stand. Sebastian Cox, Best New Exhibitor A Rum Fellow, Best New Product Launch Christophe Delcourt, Best Internation...

Christiane Lemieux offers look inside her new tome

“The best way to learn is by asking questions,” Christiane Lemieux, founder of DwellStudio and author of Undecorate, says in the opening of her new coffee table tome meets textbook, The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles and Details (Clarkson Potter/Publishers, $60). “But, with respect to making design decisions about your home in this do-it-yourself culture, whom do you ask? You’re lucky if you happen upon a well-informed salesperson or work closely with an inter...

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French chef Gabriel Kreuther on how tableware enhances the dining experience (New York, NY, September 2016)
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