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Duralee: A Focus on Excellent Value

We are proud to announce that Duralee has become a sponsor of the Design Bloggers Conference. Duralee is a family owned and operated company that was founded in 1952 and has consistently offered the interior design market quality products, designed for today’s lifestyles, while keeping a focus on excellent value and customer service. Duralee is…
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Attendee Profile: Carrie Leskowitz of Carrie Leskowitz Interiors

Every seminar I have been to in the last 2 years always emphasized the importance of social media. Being interested in driving traffic to my web site and promoting my design business, I created a Facebook page and started a newsletter. After a little over a year and a half the newsletter, while positively received, did not…
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Attendee Profile: Julia Edelmann of Material Girls

I am thrilled to be a part of the only interior design blog powered by 5 practicing interior designers from across the country- Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and New York City- Material Girls. The blog, founded by Emily Johnston and Lauren Haskett, approached me in September of 2008 to act as a guest judge…
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The Avenues – The Epicenter of LA Style

Suzanne Rheinstein, profiled in our last blog post, has owned Hollyhock, the antiques and decorative arts store, for over 20 years. Hollyhock is an exclusive resource for designers and discerning shoppers. Originally opened as a neighborhood shop, it is now located in a charming cottage in a section of West Hollywood known as The Avenues. When we…
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Suzanne Rheinstein: "Make Your Life Attractive Every Single Day"

Suzanne Rheinstein is an internationally recognized interior designer and owner of Hollyhock, the well-known antiques and decorative arts store.  She excels in creating understated, sophisticated and comfortable interiors, incorporating beautiful things. Born and raised in New Orleans, Suzanne has a deep appreciation for the traditions of that city: history, architecture, antiques, gardens and hospitality.  Her Southern…
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Barclay Butera: "In Interior Design, There Are No Rules"

The Design Bloggers Conference is thrilled to have the amazing Barclay Butera, President & CEO of Barclay Butera Inc., as a featured speaker in the session LA Confidential, where attendees will hear Butera and Suzanne Rheinstein, two of LA’s leading designers, talk about their current designs and projects. Attendees will learn first hand about their philosophy and trend-setting approach…
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Loren Ruch of HGTV to Speak at Design Bloggers Conference

We are excited to announce that Loren Ruch, Director of Original and Special Event Programming for Home & Garden Television (HGTV) will be joining us at the Design Bloggers Conference. Loren will be joining the panel for the exciting discussion What New Media Can Learn from Traditional Design Media. Loren oversees many of the network’s high…
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