I didnt think I’d be writing this, but since I’m receiving such a wealth of love and support and I’ve run out of time to send out a fall/winter newsletter, or even do a proper blog post (the “DXV Big Reveal” post is 90% finished. Watch for it in about 4 weeks.) I’m going to share with you that I have colon cancer. There I said it. This will be the only really Continue reading
You know, sometimes you just have to say it. I think the world would be a lot better off with women running the show. Now, mind you, that is solely my opinion, but I also know first hand that there are some AMAZING women interior and product designers out there in the home design world. So let’s start there, shall we?
Two of the top women product designers in the U.S. home furniture industry today are Robin Baron of Robin Baron and Tina Nicole of Nathan Anthony. They both happen to be launching incredible new furniture pieces at the upcoming fall Highpoint Market October 13 – 17th, starting this weekend, in Highpoint, North Carolina.
When it comes to the launch of a new product for any design business, Continue reading
Twelve years ago I went shopping at the Austin Junior League Christmas Bazaar, and I discovered this incredible jewelry line. Full of texture and color, I was instantly drawn to it and started chatting with the owner. The designer, Cynthia Bloom, and I hit it off immediately. As we became friends, it was funny to realize that we were also neighbors, both living in Austin’s coveted 78704 neighborhoods for 30 + years, Continue reading
Art heals. I know this first hand. You see, before I ever started making luxury pillows I got sick. Although I still have chronic health conditions that go unseen, but often limit me, I’m extremely grateful to be much better. The reasons are many. Having a fantastic husband and supportive friends and family are at the top of the list. But one primary reason I am better is because I discovered my passion for creating pillows. And through that discovery of “my art”, it literally helped me heal. (You can read about it HERE.)
I’ve often shared artists and their artwork with you here on our blog, especially in the last two years during the WEST Austin Studio Tour. Today I want to talk more specifically about how art heals, by featuring my dear friend, artist Linda Stabinski.
Linda has a show opening TODAY, Friday September 7th, from 5 – 9 p.m. (EDT) and running through September 29th that you should Continue reading
There is big news for the industry’s premier online magazine production team, Leslie Carothers and Sam Henderson of Savour Partnership! They just designed, wrote, produced and launched a brand new consumer focused bi-monthly online magazine, Seasonal Living Magazine, for their client, publisher Gary Pettitt. Gary is the owner of one of the country’s leading boutique indoor/outdoor furniture, lighting and decorative accessories manufacturers, Seasonal Living, which is well loved by interior and hospitality designers globally.
Consumer focused Seasonal Living Magazine inspires its readers with beautiful imagery and helpful articles on travel, food, entertaining and home decor. Although starting out online, publisher Gary Pettitt has plans to grow it into a print publication. I’m so excited about this!! I hope it happens sooner rather than later, because I love print magazines and I know a lot of you, dear readers, do too!
You’ll also find lots of video in their new online magazine, as well as live links to several of Seasonal Living’s colorful ceramic tables and cordless lighting, perfect for seasonal indoor/outdoor decor!
Manufacturer Seasonal Living launched the new magazine on their website’s home page, and it is FREE to enjoy right now. No download or email sign up required! See it HERE!
And while you’re there, see their new blog post about it, here, too! Continue reading
With Vegas Market starting up this weekend, I thought I’d better take a break from vacation and share with you The Pillow Goddess Top 5 Product Picks from Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and LIGHTOVATION, Dallas International Lighting Show. To say Dallas Market was a fantastic tradeshow is an understatement! Truly, there were so many amazing events to attend (See our TOP 5 Pre-Market Picks HERE) and products to see, I was lucky Continue reading
Summer vacation has started for me and my husband David. We’re in NYC right now visiting our son, and the above photo was taken today on a sailing cruise. So much fun and gorgeous weather! But I don’t want to leave you high and dry on the blog, so I thought I’d share below THE #1 Pillow Goddess post that’s helped homeowners the most. – “When the Color of Your Roof Matters.” Continue reading
I’ve discovered a new lighting company! Well, actually, it’s not new, but it feels like it when I talk to the new National Sales Manager, Maher Shaheen. He is bursting with excitement about their new designs and future plans. CWI Lighting (formerly known as Crystal World) has been transforming their image, but most importantly Continue reading
What better way to kick off the GRAND OPENING of your NEW Dallas Showroom than by featuring your Brand Partners and having a BOOK GIVEAWAY! Brand Partners are very special and talented interior designers, authors and, most importantly for Global Views, amazing product designers!
Both The Global Views + Studio | A Home – A Global Views Company brands attract the cream of the crop when it comes to partnering Continue reading
This is the week!! We’re so excited for the start of two amazing tradeshows, LIGHTOVATION and the Total Home & Gift Market, both at the World Trade Center, Trademart and the Interior Home + Design Center at Dallas Market Center. There’s always waaaaay more to see and do then humanly possible, so you’ll want to plan ahead. To help you navigate all the fabulous events, (obtain CEUs if you’re a designer), hear the wonderful speakers, and see all the Continue reading