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#IntDesignerChat March 11 Topic: Blending Past And Present With Fabric, Paint, and Wallpaper

9 Mar
Miles Redd~  photographer: Björn Wallander

Miles Redd~ photographer: Björn Wallander

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Designers Guild Fabric

Designers Guild Fabric

Join #IntDesignerChat Tuesday, March 11 for our topic; Blending Past And Present With Fabric, Paint, and Wallpaper.  Paints in cool hues are more prevalent in interior design,  wallpaper, and fabrics are among the decorating dos for 2014. Wallpaper in the last few years has made a huge comeback.  Through out the design centers, we have many “to the trade”  Paints, Textiles, Leathers, Fabrics, and Wallpaper Showrooms.  Tuesday March 11, join our Interior Designer  Chat conversation on Fabric, Paint, and Wallpaper.  How we are working with them in today’s design projects?  What new collections we are excited about?  How we work with the Vendors and Showrooms? Mark your icals for  6p ET, 5p CT, 3p PT, and 10 p GMT (this week only).

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#IntDesignerChat March 4 Topic: What Dining Room Trends Are Hot In 2014

2 Mar

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Traditional Home® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Tom Stringer

Traditional Home® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Tom Stringer

 

Tuesday March 4 , Interior Designer Chat’s world-class designers and design bloggers will chat, “What’s Trending In Dining Room in 2014.”   From traditional to chic modern boho,  to French bistro, there’s a style for everyone. Dining in style is the new gathering space in 2014. Often as designers we’re asked to combine the old and new to shape a fresh take on functionality.  Dining rooms are a space to do something strong and edgy that complements what you have done in the rest of the home.  Dining room decisions, involves discussions with the client, builder, architect and floor installer who “all have their opinions and input.  In 2014 there  has been a return to entertaining and socializing in a more formal and sophisticated manner.

  • Are you seeing the comeback of a formal dining room in 2014?
  • What are key design details you budget and plan for when designing dining rooms?
  • What paint colors are trending for dining rooms in 2014?
  • What furniture showrooms  are your resources for dining rooms?
  • Share some of you favorite new Wallpaper designs for dining rooms? 
  • What chic statement are you making with  illuminating and lighting in the dining room in 2014?
  • What dining room trends are hot in 2014?

Join #IntDesignerChat Tuesday March 4  for our topic: What’s Dining Room Trends Are Hot In 2014 at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm PST and 11p GMT.

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#IntDesignerChat Dec. 10 Topic: Designing The Master Bedroom

8 Dec
Balinese bedroom Style Traditionl Home

South Pacific style of jewelry designer Carolyn Tyler.

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Modern Bedroom by De La Torre Design Studio

Join Interior Designer Chat Tuesday December 10, 2013 for our topic: Designing The Master Bedroom.  The most interesting bedrooms express the passions of the homeowners, from art to travel.  A master bedroom is the most personal space in the home, so naturally bedrooms are designed often, as the stuff dreams are made of. Designing a master bedroom for clients is often the job of designing a private retreat. With today’s fast paced business life, often clients want their master bedrooms to reflect their own private piece of Heaven.  Join #IntDesignerChat on Twitter Tuesday December 10, and share Bedroom decorating and design ideas: from artsy to exotic at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm PST, and 11p GMT.

 

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#IntDesignerChat Oct.1 Sherwin-Williams Color Expert Jackie Jordan @SWDesignPros Guest Hosts Topic: 2014 Color Trends

24 Sep

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Guest Host Jackie Jordan  @SWDesignPros

Jackie Jordan is the director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams and has nearly three decades of experience in design, specification consulting and color marketing. She’s one of the fortunate few who turned a childhood interest into a lifelong profession. Her passion for color and interior design evolved into a successful career that has spanned more than two decades, applying her experience and expertise in the color and design arena.

Jackie joined Sherwin-Williams in 1985 as a sales associate. Since then, she’s held positions as color and design consultant with the Color & Design Studio in Cleveland; homebuilder account executive; and architectural and national account executive for various districts in the company’s southwestern division. Most recently, Jackie served as designer marketing manager for the southwestern division.

Her considerable color knowledge and rich interior design background lend credibility and value to her current role as director of color marketing. Foremost in this role, Jackie is responsible for developing and presenting the latest color trends and resources for do-it-yourself consumers and trade professionals. Additionally, she oversees the development of the company’s color tools, collateral and systems to ensure that Sherwin-Williams meets the color service needs of all customers.

Jackie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design from Kent State University and is an active member and chairholder of the Color Marketing Group (CMG). She is also a long-standing member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) as well as the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). She delivers numerous presentations on color and design trends to trade groups including homebuilders, architects and designers. Jackie and her husband reside in the Dallas, Texas area.

Join Sherwin-William color expert Jackie Jordan @SWDesignPros on October 1, 2013 at 6pm ET for an international conversation at #IntDesignerChat on 2014 color trends.

October 01, 2013  #IntDesignerChat has been graciously sponsored by Sherwin-Williams

#IntDesignerChat March 5 Guest Host Megan Weaver @meganweaverDSGN Topic: Paint And Wallpaper

1 Mar

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Guest Host Megan Weaver @meganweaverDSGN 

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Megan Weaver inherited her eye for design from her mother who turned their modest houses into beautiful homes on a strict budget. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University, Weaver worked for Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment. While she enjoyed the process of feature film development and production, Weaver was often seen moving furniture around and decorating the assistant’s offices to keep up with the Michael S. Smith designed offices of the President and VP.

As a Ford model, Weaver traveled the world on various photo assignments. Along the way, she picked up art and antiques inspired by design ideas she found in the scenic and unusual places she visited. In 2012, Weaver began working alongside general contractor Eric Stromer and his brother Kurt on Season 1 of A&E’s home makeover series “Hideous Houses.” The talented trio transformed the local town eyesore into the envy of the neighborhood with just four days and $20,000 to do it. Currently, Weaver and her Los Angeles based team work with an extensive list of clients through her business, Megan Weaver Designs, designing everything from Malibu lake houses to baby nurseries. http://www.meganweaverdesign.com/

Join #IntDesignerChat Tuesday, March 5, 2013 with Guest Host Megan Weaver@meganweaverDSGN sharing her global knowledge and inspiration on the  Topic:  Paint And Wallpaper.  6p EST, 5p CST, 3p CST, and 11p GMT

#IntDesignerChat Feb. 19 Topic: What’s Trending In Dining Style and Dining Rooms In 2013

17 Feb
Cynthia Rowley's dining room. The dining area's chairs, banquette, and bolsters are covered in a Cole & Son cotton; the wall covering was designed by Rowley. via ElleDecor

Cynthia Rowley’s dining room. The dining area’s chairs, banquette, and bolsters are covered in a Cole & Son cotton; the wall covering was designed by Rowley. via ElleDecor

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A dining room with sliding doors are an elegant and space-saving way to separate a formal dining area from the rest of the living area.

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Modernist setting dining room. Designer: Eric Cohler. Photo: John Bessler Traditional Home®

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Yellow is introduced as the primary accent color via a rug in the cheery dining room. – Traditional Home®

Tuesday February 19, Interior Designer Chat’s world-class designers, will discuss designing dining rooms.  From modern to traditional, Asian-inspired to French bistro, there’s a style for everyone. Dining in style is the new gathering space, and often as designers we’re asked to combine the old and new to shape a fresh take on functionality.   Dining room decisions, involves discussions with the client, builder, architect and floor installer who “all have their opinions and input.”

  • How as a designer you resolve widely varied decor dilemmas with panache.
  • How taste makers entertain in style in today’s chicest dining room.
  • Design details in formal dining rooms.  Drapes,  Doors,  Lighting,  Rugs, etc.    
  • Selecting dining room furniture that seats a crowd and dining chairs that keep guests comfortable.

Join #IntDesignerChat Tuesday Feb. 18 for our topic: What’s Trending In Dining Style and Dining Rooms In 2013 at 6pm EST, 5pm CST, 3pm PST and 11p GMT

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#IntDesignerChat Dec. 4 Guest Host Jackie Jordon Director Of Color Marketing At Sherwin-Williams

27 Nov

Guest Host Jackie Jordan @STIRmagazine

Jackie Jordan is the director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams and has more than 23 years of experience in design, specification consulting and color marketing. Jackie Jordan is one of those fortunate people who turned a childhood interest into a lifelong profession. Her passion for color and interior design evolved into a successful career that has spanned more than two decades applying her experience and expertise in the color and design arena. 

Jordan joined Sherwin-Williams in 1985 as a sales associate. Since that time, she has held positions as color and design consultant with the Color & Design Studio in Cleveland; homebuilder account executive for the west area; and architectural and national account executive for various districts and areas in the company’s southwestern division. Most recently, Jordan was designer marketing manager for the southwestern division. 

Her considerable color knowledge and rich interior design background lend credibility and value to her current role as director of color marketing. Foremost in this role, Jordan is responsible for developing and presenting the latest color trends and resources for do-it-yourself consumers and trade professionals. Additionally, Jordan oversees the development of the company’s color collateral, tools and systems to ensure that Sherwin-Williams meets the color service needs of all customers. 

Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design from Kent State University and is an active member and chairholder of the Color Marketing Group (CMG); she has been a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for 13 years; and a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) for more than a decade. She has given numerous presentations on color and design trends to trade groups including homebuilders, architects and designers. Jordan and her husband reside in the Dallas, Texas area.

Join Sherwin-William color expert Jackie Jordan on Dec. 4, 2012 at 6pm ET  for an international conversation at #IntDesignerChat on 2013 color forecast.

 

This #IntDesignerChat has been graciously Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams