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Design Influencers Conference
March 1-3, 2020
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


Kevin O’Gara Lamps Plus DBC Scholarship WINNER

I’m Kevin O’Gara, founder and editor of the design blog Thou Swell. I’m based out of Atlanta, GA, but am currently in school at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. When I was 15 I created Thou Swell, named after the famous jazz standard and inspired by the song’s spirit and nostalgia. In just over five…
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Sarah Wilson Lamps Plus DBC Scholarship WINNER

Who am I? I’m Sarah Cleopatra Wilson and I’m… So many of us define ourselves by our jobs, our interests or our relationships and so I present myself to you. I was born on St. Lucia, WI but grew up on St. Croix, USVI. My mother taught me to sew when I was in the…
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Dayna Hairston Lamps Plus DBC Scholarship WINNER

Dayna Hairston is the founder of Dayziner LLC, a boutique design agency offering design tips, home styling advice, curated product selections and virtual interior design services. Our editorial mission is to make design accessible, affordable and inspired. We accomplish this by demystifying the complexities of abstract design principles and empowering the typical homeowner or design…
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Morgan Motsinger Lamps Plus DBC Scholarship WINNER

Back in the 90’s when weblogging was a squalling newborn, I was in grade school, so busy making elaborate dollhouses out of anything and everything that I didn’t have time to actually play with the Barbies. Two decades later I made the leap to start my own interior design business. As mom of three children,…
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From the experts at Lamps Plus, featuring designs from Minka Lavery, Five designer tips for lighting

1. Lighting is about contrast, not necessarily brightness. “Good Lighting” has very little to do with how bright you can make a room. Often, we desire much less light to create a more social or serene environment even when the area to be lit is a workspace. Bad lighting can cause anxiety, headaches, and can…
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Lamps Plus Invites Designers to Explore Color + Plus ™, the Custom Lighting Made Easy Program

Online shopping for colorful home furnishings has never been easier. For any tone or hue used in a room there are thousands of options in terms of shape, features, and brands. So what’s a busy designer to do with all these choices?! One solution is to use lighting to impart coordinating or contrasting color to…
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Follow Your Intuition to the Nathan Anthony Furniture x Ultrasuede® Insta-lounge

Register for an exclusive furniture giveaway and follow #nafurnitureXultrasuede Custom upholstery resource Nathan Anthony Furniture and luxury high-performance fabric Ultrasuede® team up for the first DBC Insta-lounge, open to attendees throughout the conference, just outside the main conference room doors. Stop by for a social media media break, or to catch up with new and…
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Win a Trip to High Point Market with Universal!

Universal To The Trade is an exclusive program for interior designers. But if you want to be a part of it, you’re going to have to give up a few things, namely: order minimums, long shipping times and being shopped at retail. But giving up something means getting something else in return. There are NO…
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DHP Furniture & Ameriwood Home are bringing their latest small space solutions to the 2018 DBC, and you can win them all!

This year, DHP Furniture and Ameriwood Home will be showcasing their trendiest and most functional small-space pieces at the 2018 Design Bloggers Conference. Guests will get an up close look at their latest furniture pieces in unique room designs. Who knows, you might also bump into The Novogratz design experts here… *Sneak peak of the…
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Design Bloggers Conference 2018

From the moment we drew down the lights on the final session at Design Bloggers Conference (DBC) in Los Angeles early last March, we kicked off our year-long organizing cycle for the upcoming March 4-6, Design Bloggers Conference 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.  Planning alongside the conference’s industry advisory board and Esteem…
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Benjamin Moore CENTURY is proud to be a sponsor for the 2018 Design Bloggers Conference

CENTURY is a new dimension in paint that builds upon the brand’s legacy of craftsmanship, precision and beauty. Formulated to exceed the creative desires of the most exacting designers and environments, this innovative paint comes in a curated collection of 75 brand new colors that are brought to life with the first Soft Touch Matte…
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HomeSquare & MuzeBoard : Connecting Designers with Real Online Revenue

With 2016 showing the first signs of a need to connect clients and designers through a digital platform, 2017 will define who the leaders are in this competitive industry. Arash Fasihi is the founder and CEO of leading online furniture store HomeSquare, A new curated furniture retailer that offers talented designer and influencers a platform…
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