ON TAP: 2019 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

There are 23 spaces at this year’s New York Kips Bay Decorator Show House and we were transported in each one. Between the landscape murals, embossed mirrors and mirrored backdrops; there was no boredom to be had as we traveled between time zones and time periods. Trends accompanied us, as do the belongings of the […]

ON TAP: Maison & Objet’s Reportage at Lladró

Maison et Objet’s Global Trend Ambassador for Americas, Patti Carpenter takes trend searching by storm as she consistently travels between events, tradeshows and special trend-inspiring spaces to gather research for her Reportages which she presents to the trade. These Reportages give insight into the macro and micro design trends as Carpenter speaks to the relevancy […]

On Tap: A Rapturous Rendez-vous With Ressource

Last week, four French brands Ressource, Maison Sarah Lavoine, THG-Paris and Élitis co-hosted a revolving “Rendez-vous” event to celebrate their latest products and collaborations with each other. Throughout the day, guests leisurely traveled between regions in France via the D&D elevator, immersing themselves in unique wine pairings, product and people. In the THG-Paris Showroom, Élitis […]

Kips Bay Decorator Show House Show Stoppers

Every year since 1973, celebrated interior designers transform a luxurious NYC townhouse into a curated museum of extravagance. Each hand-selected designer is assigned a space from stairway to steam room to fashion with fine furnishings, finishes, art, and technology over the span of 10 weeks, culminating in a grand opening Gala and month-long public display. […]

On Tap: Florals For Spring! Actually Groundbreaking.

“Flowers are alive. They breathe and absorb CO2 and in order to bring more life into the home, we, for a long time, have decorated our homes with freshly cut flowers. Flowers create a new life and refreshing environment in any living space.” –Olga Sahraoui, Sahola Floral Art & Event Design   The Party: Spring […]

On Tap: NYC&G’s Brilliantly British

The Party: Tea-lightful! The DDB teamed up with NYC&G (New York Cottages & Gardens) and the Department of International Trade, in support of their Design is Great campaign, for the second annual NYC&G’s Brilliantly British event. Nine participating showrooms celebrated British design by offered quintessentially British experiences alongside their strategic brand partners. First, Style Library […]

On Tap: An Insider’s Guide To Maison & Objet

The Occasion: Au Courant! Patti Carpenter, Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet and Principal of Carpenter + Company, joined the DDB in the Robert Allen showroom to talk Paris and predictions. The third installment of the newly established Designer Forum Series, took guests on a virtual, international design journey through Maison & Objet. Whether […]

On Tap: European Treasures, Discovered

“The French word souvenir is actually ‘memory,’ and I love it because that’s what you do. When you’re buying antiques overseas, you’re buying memories.” -Toma Clark Haines, The Antiques Diva and Co. The Party: Shopping Tour de France! Last night, antiquing proved anything but antiquated. The charismatic, jet-setting Toma Clark Haines, CEO and founder of […]

On Tap: Masters of Design

The Party: Artistic revelry! Last night, Old Master paintings had a second avant-garde renaissance. 2018’s Stars of Design Award winner and master of dream spaces, Victoria Hagan joined forces with world-renown auction house, Sotheby’s and media partner, NYC&G for a night of art tête-à-tête and auction tips. The DDB’s first installment of their Designer Forum […]

Top 7 Stories of 2017

GDG has had a REally big 2017. Relaunched. Redesigned. Reimagined. Go Design Go’s 2017 had a new Editor, look and energy, featuring fresh content and bold visuals (if we do say so ourselves). Our daily content explored show-stopping collections, fresh features including the Behind the Glass series and Top on Tap events and Q&A’s with […]