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Ann Shogren Marcia Roman David Shogren Nancy Ruhling, Georgianna Lane, Scott Rose, Marcia Roman, Tierra Wilson, Betsy Head, Jude Steele, Randi Roberts Goins, Dave Shogren

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TIERRA WILSON A full time Professional Fashion Blogger and Social Media Consultant. Tierra focuses on interior design, jewelry, style, beauty, fashion, lifestyle, retail, luxury items, fashion brand building, and social media marketing. Tierra is the Social Media Expert for Premiere Designers, a Writer and is also our Assistant Editor. KEITA TURNER We are lucky to have top, New York and International Interior Designer, Keita Turner as a contributor. Experience an environment transformed by Keita Turner and you will discover that she is a Designer whose business is about creating safe, orderly havens. Turner’s mission is to create high-end residential and commercial environments that are clean and functional, warm and inviting, suitable and inspirational, and most importantly that uplift the human spirit. RANDI ROBERTS GOINS Randi Roberts Goins loves the culture of design. Her approach to writing tends to be historical and academic, which derives from having a very international background. She graduated in 1997 from Emory University with a degree in International Studies, inspired by having lived in both Europe and Asia. Randi has been immersed in the world of design for over 13 years, working with top designers and having the privilege of viewing some of the finest homes in the Southeast. DAVE SHOGREN Dave is a family man, motorcycle rider, pilot, cowboy, entrepreneur, wine maker, gentleman and sometime chef. This busy guy especially loves anything with a motor and helps us search the world for the best in great living ideas for men. MARCIA ROMAN A fabulous chef, known for her style, joie de vie and creating wonderful dining experiences. Marcia trained in France with Classic French Cuisine as her basis and has over 25 years experience enter-



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taining clientele from Palm Beach to Napa Valley. Since moving to the Napa Valley, Marcia has also added interior design and real estate sales to her repertoire. NANCY RUHLING New York City-based freelance writer who specializes in writing about art and interior design. Nancy has had bylines in more than 50 publications, including The New York Times. Her blog “Astoria Characters” appears weekly in the

GEORGIANNA LANE Seattle-based freelance writer and photographer focusing on art, gardens and travel. She writes a monthly profile of noted and emerging artists for Fine Art Registry and her botanical photographs regularly appear in garden publications worldwide.Many of her articles are accompanied by photographs from her own library of over 5,000 images of international gardens, flowers and plants. Georgianna works out of her home studio on a wooded wildlife habitat in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and travels frequently around the U.S, Europe and South America. SCOTT ROSE New York-based Scott Rose has written about yachts, cars, fine dining and wines, opera, literature and a wealth of additional topics. His by-line has appeared in Bon Appetit, Yacht Vacations, Boat International USA, Showboats International, Opera News and Caviar Affair. A novelist, he is the author of the satirical mystery Death in Hawaii. JUDE STEELE Live + Work + Play are three words that symbolize Jude Steele’s business, her collaborative team, and her life. Each word expresses her deep commitment to take on multi-faceted design projects that redefine eco-friendly while maintaining high style, luxury and resilience. As a Designer and green solutions consultant,  Jude assists clients in their transition towards greener projects that do not compromise beauty, function or comfort. A world traveler, Jude currently lives and works in Sonoma County, California. BETSY HEAD Interior Designer who owns and operates Affordable Interior Design, located in the heart of New York City’s West Village. Her portfolio won her an internship at Thom Filicia, Inc., the designer from QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY. In 2004, she left TFI to begin Affordable Interior Design, a design firm that gives clients of all budget levels a beautiful space that reflects who they are. Betsy was also featured in a pilot for HGTV in 2007 and was a finalist to be a new designer on “Trading Spaces.”



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