Women of Design

Alena Capra Talks Tile Trends at Coverings 2021

Alena Capra, Industry Ambassador for Coverings, showcased some of the latest tile trends at Coverings 2021, the largest global tile and stone exhibition in North America. 

Capra started the presentation by describing some of the best reasons for using tile in your home decor. 

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Design innovators talk handmade crafts at Reconnections Virtual Market

Interior design professionals and lovers gathered virtually for the recent Decoration & Design Building (DDB) Reconnections Virtual Market, with one event, in particular, creating a place for handmade lovers to connect.

The event was moderated by Jacqueline Terrebonne, editor-in-chief of Galerie Magazine, a quarterly published art and design publication, who collaborated on the event with luxury showroom brand Holly Hunt.

“At Galerie magazine, we are all about the conversions of art and design but truly for us, craft is a part of that too,” explained Terrebonne. “It’s such an essential piece of the puzzle.” 

The webinar featured Lori Weitzner, Heidi Batteau, and Kate Hume, all individual craftswomen who thrive in their field of handmade interior design products. 

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Jennifer Farrell unveils Calif. vineyard show home ‘Calibu’

Jennifer Farrell, of Jennifer Farrell Designs, has been creating showcase homes for years, but she has never been able to achieve her vineyard dreams. That is, until now.

“Each time I’ve [created a showcase home], I have had this romantic notion of building a vineyard,” she said. “I’ve always been a Francophile and I’ve always loved wine and the South of France and the vineyard lifestyle.” 

While she has considered implementing a vineyard into past projects, it had never been practical, but with her newest project, Calibu, her vineyard dreams are coming true.

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