I heart New York. The only thing better than going to New York is going for design inspiration. Earlier this week the Big Apple was host to ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) and Blogfest 2013, which included a tour of Kips Bay Show House. Inspiration trifecta! It was so fun to see designer/design blogger friends and meet new ones. Kravet did a spectacular job with Blogfest – everybody who attended had a wonderful time and learned a lot. I decided to share with you some of the faces of Blogfest and ICFF (the ones I happened to get solo shots of), obviously I couldn’t capture all faces, but these talented people will inspire you… so I am treating this like an informal blogroll. As you will find, they are more than just pretty faces: Continue reading
photo credit: William Brinson
About a month ago I took an Alt Summit online class on Copyright Issues for Bloggers, taught by Susan and William Brinson, creators of the gorgeous blog named House of Brinson- if you are not familiar with it I invite you to experience their visual feast. In their class they covered two specific scenarios: bloggers who create their own images and bloggers using others images. Both Brinsons are professionals in the industry- Susan works in advertising and Will is a professional photographer.
“Our main goal when we agreed to teach this class is to help the blogging community understand that using copyrighted work (specifically photography) without permission can have financial consequences.” -Susan Brinson
Their Alt class was so intriguing that I asked for a followup interview so I could share their insights with you. Here are some Q&A from our interview: Continue reading
”3 million people start blogs per month. 8% of them fail in the same month. It’s hard work.” -Charlotte Moss
Charlotte Moss, my new hero, is a blogger and social media user in addition to being a famous design icon. She is loaded with class, authenticity, sophistication and charm. One of the best things about her is that she say’s it like it is; her direct approach is refreshing. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to learn from her at Design Bloggers Conference in Los Angeles last week – I am sharing a few takeaways Continue reading
Please welcome Igor Josifovic, Editor of happyinteriorblog. I am inspired by his upbeat positive outlook and the way he sees the world through a colorful artistic lens. Igor personifies happy and charming, as you will see in the interview that follows. I had the pleasure of meeting him in Cologne, Germany, at an International Bloggers Meetup… was taking photos of his blogger friends. Igor is more than just a talented blogger, he is a lovely person as well. Let’s get to know him a little better through the Q&A’s below: Continue reading
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