Spurred on by the tragedy of a global pandemic, the home retail business has been on an absolute tear for the past two years. Now the ripple effects of another tragedy—the crisis in Ukraine—may be slowing it down.
By seeking out under-the-radar vendors (and getting flexible with how she charges for product), New York–based designer Eneia White is maximizing a high-low strategy to deliver her clients a custom look.
Tools like Google Lens allow users to wave a smartphone at a product and quickly discover what it is (and, potentially, how much it costs). BOH explores where the tech is now, where it’s headed, and what it means for the design industry.
On the latest episode of the Trade Tales podcast, the Los Angeles–based designer explains how she embarked on a second career in interiors with the intention of building a business giving her full creative control of the design process from the ground up.
After starting out as a clothing designer, Kelly Whitesell found the world of home goods intimidating. Here, she discusses how she finally figured out her true path through Eskell, her Chicago store that feels “like a mini vacation” for customers.
In our weekly roundup, a behind-the-scenes YouTube series highlights designers’ homes, celebrating Harlem Toile, and Cassina taps Antonio Citterio for collaboration. Read on for the latest announcements crossing our news desk.