The Whole Kit and Caboodle

Esteemed British Interior designer Kit Kemp spills about her widely celebrated projects in hospitality, you know, the Firmdale Hotels (including The Crosby Hotel and The Whitby Hotel, dream-stays of every New Yorker), retail, as we saw in her Bergdorf Goodman installation this spring, and textiles, particularly her latest collaboration with Andrew Martin, available through Kravet. […]

Tina Takeover

GDG handed the mic over to designer Tina Ramchandani to share some of her insight and inspiration regarding the recent unveiling of her 160 Leroy project. See her comments below! “The building was inspired by a quote from Oscar Neimeyer, and has diamond faceted windows that were meant to reflect the water and the sky,” […]

The Sourcerer of Sourcing

Houston-native and long-time luxury design and furniture appreciator Adam Cook is carving a name for himself inside-out of Houston’s design industry. Cook, the “Keeper of Shop”, opened Shop at the DCH in Houston, branded digitally as “Shop Called Shop”. Shop is a trade-focused showroom filled with partnered lighting and furniture companies, most of which are […]

Show House ROI

It’s all too familiar that show houses can bring real industry talent to light (Let us not forget Sasha Bikoff who spiraled into success following her Kips Bay 2018 Show House Staircase design). We asked some designers who’ve had their own major moments in show houses over the years what they consider their biggest return […]

Beat the Heat

Give your eyes a break from this heatwave. Behold Forbes & Lomax switches integrated in cool, light, fresh blue-toned spaces, many of which are from standout spring 2019 show houses. Established in London over 20 years ago, Forbes & Lomax has always approached lighting controls from an aesthetic point of view. They have since become […]

GDG’s IG Summer Capsule

It’s the dead of summer and everyone with the exception of your sun-burnt plant has come alive on their summer trips and projects! Thumb-scroll through GDG’s Instagram feed highlights from recent dog days. Holiday House Steele Marcoux, Veranda Editor in Chief DCOTA Troutbeck Resort, NY Designer Camp Hadley Keller, House Beautiful editor DDB Innovations Wallcovering […]

13 Tips for Creating a Charming Guest Retreat

Now that we’re in the thick of summer hosting, we’re sharing Dering Hall’s recent article of tips for curating the perfect guest accommodations. Take note!  Some people love hosting — while others loathe it. Whether house guests spark your joy or ruin your mood, the summer months often bring a steady flow of visitors, who […]

In With A Bang: Romo’s Grand Re-Opening

Hear that? It’s Romo, still buzzing from their showroom’s grand opening at the DDB Spring Market, in which they attracted people like moths. The party was set with a photo booth, bar, and DJ, Michael K. Lopez, who created Prada U.S.’s in-store music mixes. The room swarmed with the industry’s elite editors and designers, eager […]

You Can’t Spell Art Without Barnett

Known for her multidisciplinary work and influence in various A&D avenues, artist Malene Barnett is still evolving. For Barnett, her sabbatical this year has been career altering, reinvigorating her lifelong passion and commitment to art and heritage. Barnett explained how taking a step back from work to travel and rest can reconnect one with their […]

The (Environmentally) Friendly Textiles

James Dunlop Textiles and Mokum are known for their sustainable roots, plush performance fabric, and alignment with modern day practices, trends and developments in textiles. While James Dunlop and Mokum are distinct companies, they both have the same vision for the future: sustainability in the brands’ lifestyles, practices and footprint. GDG sat down with Ben […]