Newsletter 5: Design Trends

I recently spend four days in Highpoint, North Carolina at one of the world’s largest furniture and interior design trade shows. (For a longer narrative on what the week meant to me as a person who’s new to this field, check out my blog post: A New Designer at the World’s Biggest Furniture Trade Show).Continue reading “Newsletter 5: Design Trends”

Newsletter 4: Your Perfect Stay

Sometimes when I’m trying to gauge a client’s style, I’ll ask them to recall a hotel or AirBnb they loved staying at. Perhaps together we can tease apart what they adored about that cabin in the Montana mountains or that plunge pool villa in Koh Samui and use these elements to design a room thatContinue reading “Newsletter 4: Your Perfect Stay”

Newsletter 3: Using Your Own Inspiration in Home Design

I recently had a joyous day antiquing and popping into art galleries in Lambertville, New Jersey, which along with its sister city New Hope, Pennsylvania, located on the other side of the Delaware River, might be some of the cutest towns in America. A sign next to a painting called “The Rediscovery of Port NorrisContinue reading “Newsletter 3: Using Your Own Inspiration in Home Design”

Newsletter 1: Give a Gift of Good Design and Classic Holiday Movies that Inspire

Hello, happy holiday season, and welcome to the first issue of the Next Dinner Party Designs monthly newsletter where I’ll share tips and tricks and deals and also what’s inspiring me, design-wise. Separately, I’ve maintained a blog called The Next Dinner Party for the past decade and I write about life abroad, travel, dinner partiesContinue reading “Newsletter 1: Give a Gift of Good Design and Classic Holiday Movies that Inspire”