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Interior Designers on The Creative Process

Designers come from all walks of life -- some have ambitions of being in the design world from the time they are young, and some may come from industries that are completely unrelated. This is what makes our interiors communities so vibrant!

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Get Involved: 3 Interior Design Nonprofits to...

Interior design communities are tightly connected, creative groups with big hearts -- so it’s no wonder that we have many amazing industry-related nonprofits that allow us to use our time and talents to help those in need!

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Mitchell Channon on Artistry, Intelligence, a...

Award-winning Chicago designer Mitchell Channon is on a mission to create spaces that are one-of-a-kind reflections of his clients' unique personalities and lifestyles. Each project reflects an artist’s eye toward color and materials, as well as a expert sense of space and...

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7 Design Books Your Holiday Guests will Love ...

To ensure your living room is stocked with things that are both beautiful and entertaining, turn to one of our favorite design staples: coffee table books. Here are 7 new releases that will spark conversation, or simply serve as interesting decor.

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Designers' Tips on Freshening up Your Holiday...

Our member designers have some fresh perspectives that will leave you inspired and ready to revamp the old standby icicle lights and artificial trees.