Design to the MAX

When GDG called designer Max Humphrey, the designer was leisurely sourcing at Portland, Oregon’s Schoolhouse Electric, a bespoke lighting, hardware and furniture gem to locals; GDG Digital Editor and Portland-raised, Isabelle Harrington can testify. A Portland transplant who could be mistaken as a native with his vintage, rustic outdoorsy aesthetic and love for Pendleton wool, […]

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,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Departure, the Élitis Way

Élitis’ new spring and summer collections take flight with their scattered birds, sprawling blossoms, and spotted oxidization displayed in their textiles and wallcoverings. They’ve juxtaposed Japanese and geometric elements to bring a dynamic take to design and you’ll find that Élitis looks back at the 70s, rebelling in their own fashion. Count on Élitis to […]

Berkus or Bust

Nate Berkus’ new home collection, Well-Traveled, greets you at the door. The celebrity interior designer outfitted Kravet’s entry vignette at the DDB with his worldly patterns and prints in plush chenilles, linens and velvets to create a collected and layered aesthetic to build upon for a lifetime. (Above) Nate Berkus putting his finishing touches on […]

How [She] Built This

Cheryl Eisen is the complete package, and so is her company. Interior Marketing Group, most commonly known as IMG, is indubitably the most successful zero-investment company to organically grow into a hybrid company that New York nor the rest of the country was prepared to bat against; a company that’s 90% led by a “female […]

DDB’s Design Confidential Spring Market

On May 22nd, the D&D Building hosted their annual Spring Market and designers didn’t just talk paint tips or where they seek inspiration. This Market, we widened the scope of conversation to stories that made us laugh, cry and learn a lot about the human truths within the design trade, which involved many untold secrets […]

Indoor Oasis of Outdoor Decor

You can’t help but let out a sigh as you enter McKinnon and Harris’ new airy showroom space at the D&D Building. The bespoke, family-run outdoor brand brought the outdoors inside, inviting guests to experience McKinnon and Harris as most do- lounging on a terrace, enjoying the natural, minimal and comforting disposition of the handmade […]