3/4.13 Volume 34 / No. 2
One of the trend pavilions at the January edition of Maison&Objet was inspired by artists and designers working with food as a medium, such as these vessels made from bread and rope. Check out the trend report starting on page 28.
THIS ISSUE / IWCE: VISION’13 Show Issue THIS ISSUE 14
Getting Started With Internet Marketing IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– Simple advice to build a web marketing plan. By Steve Bursten
Telling Tales: Apply an Underrated Skill Convice your clients with stories, not sales tactics. By Maria Bayer
There’s No More Business As Usual The basics of building a design business in the new economy. By Gail Doby
Building a Website for the Right Audience IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– Focus your website on your clients’ needs and interests. By Tamara Coalwell
130 Years of Drapery Design A review of Capricious Fancy: Draping and Curtaining the Historic Interior, 1800-1930, written by Gail Caskey Winkler. By Judy Soccio
24 Faux Iron, Real Style A project profile from Vickie Sperry of Luxe Home Interiors.
Relearning the Art of Living IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– Official trends from the January 2013 edition of Maison & Objet.
Easy Elegance With a Definite Twist IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– An interview with New Orleans keynote speaker, designer, retailer, actor and author Bryan Batt.
Clutch Decisions IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program Vertilux introduces new roller shade clutch systems.
Let the Good Times Roll IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program Things to see and do outside the convention center while in New Orleans. By Sarah Sinkie
Seminars at a Glance IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program A handy guide for your time at the show.
Exhibitor List and Show Map IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program Current list as of date of magazine publication.
New Product Introductions IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program Some new items to look for on the show floor.
One Year On IWCE:Vision’13 Show Program Tips from past Envision and Ingenuity competition winners on how to leverage success.
EVERY ISSUE 8
Viewpoint: Our View President/CEO Grace McNamara
10 Viewpoint: InfoBar Home design project statistics from the Houzz & Home survey. 12 Viewpoint: I’m Officially Obsessed With IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– Jill Ragan Scully on her custom trunk show. 34
Featured Design IWCE:Vision’13 Preview– Two new projects from curtaineer Erik Bruce.
71 Product Showcase 72 What’s Next On the cover:
Detail shot of a bedroom window treatment designed by Heather Rabold, of Sheffeild Furniture and Interiors, one of last year’s Envision Design Competition winners. Featuring Kasmir fabric, Fabricut trim and a holdback from Orion, Inc., Photograher: Jon Friedrich