After 17 years as an art director at Simon & Schuster, Stacey Bewkes left the corporate world to raise her four children in Connecticut. Her continuing love of design led to the creation of Quintessence, an award winning online guide to the best in style and substance. From interiors and fashion, to art and architecture, books, film, travel and more, Quintessence has become a trusted source for well researched original content and imagery. Stacey has been a sponsored blogger at design events from Las Vegas to London and Quintessence has been featured in a multitude of shelter magazines both in print and online. Stacey is also the co-creator, with author/design expert Susanna Salk, of the popular Stylish Shopping video series, now including “At Home” and “In the Studio” visits. She can also be found out and about on all major social media platforms.