Interior Design Powerhouse Kathy Kuo Is All About the Career Pivot

Glamour’s Women to Watch series spotlights women who are redefining what it means to be an influencer. Yes, they have “personal brands” and rapidly growing social followings—but in some way, each of these women is pushing the boundaries of what an influencer should look like, act like, or stand for. Their very presence is broadening the scope, which gives them the space to have actual influence: These women are changing conversations, dictating trends, and creating style. And they’re just getting started.

Every day more than a million people log in to Design Home, an interior design game that allows users to decorate virtual homes using real-life pieces from brands like Joybird, West Elm, and Williams-Sonoma. And if you’re one them, you might feel a slight thrill when you hear the name Kathy Kuo Home.

“People definitely recognize me now,” Kuo tells me. The interior and industrial designer opened her

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Designer, Home Improvement TV Insider Mark Brunetz Pulls Curtain Back On Obsession With Interior Design On Scandalabra: The Ugly Truth Behind Beautiful Spaces Podcast | News

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Emmy Award-winning designer, television host and author Mark Brunetz was right on the (stylish) ground floor of the early days of home improvement TV programming – from the “hay glued on the walls” heard around the TLC-verse to today’s obsession with married couples pulling off hometown makeovers in Laurel, Mississippi and Waco, TX.

He’s seen and heard a lot after 30 years in the industry, and now he’s pulling back the proverbial curtain on interior design with the launch of Scandalabra: The Ugly Truth Behind Beautiful Spaces podcast. The up front and personal format reveals behind-the-scenes secrets and never-before-heard opinions from some of the most provocative and fascinating people in and around the design community.

Hosted by Brunetz, co-host of Clean House on the Style Network, Scandalabra is the first podcast to critically examine the world of interior design. Curious, skeptical, and

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The Academy of Home Staging & Design Announces New Hybrid Bilingual-Spanish Home Staging Certification Courses or Interior Design Courses | News

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — New hybrid Bilingual – Spanish Home Staging Certification Courses or Interior Design Courses, combine two weeks of online study followed by three days of intensive hands-on training. Our new format allows students to take The Academy of Home Staging & Design’s exclusive hands-on training in the student’s own home with less time needed for classes and at a reduced cost in a bilingual Spanish Format.

The two weeks of online education include reading, exercises, activities, and quizzes followed by three intense days of hands-on instruction, with additional guest speakers to give the support needed to start and launch a successful business.

Hands-on training includes virtual home staging exercise, accessories exercise, mock presentation to owner, room redesign, 5-minute sales pitch, mission statement exercise, and much more. Guest speakers include a marketing expert alongside other specialized speakers in their area for each course.

The

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Theory Design features interior for Genova model at Esplanade Lake Club

Theory Design has completed the interior design for Seagate Development Group’s furnished Genova model – which is under contract at Esplanade Lake Club. Esplanade Lake Club is Fort Myers’ newest resort-lifestyle, gated community by Taylor Morrison. It is east of I-75, just one minute from Gulf Coast Town Center, a short drive from Southwest Florida International Airport and situated on a nearly 700-acre recreational lake. Theory Design also created the interiors for the furnished Santorini and Monaco models, both of which recently sold at Esplanade Lake Club. An architectural design by R.G. Designs is featured in all three model homes.

The furnished Genova model is 3,892 square feet of living space over four bedrooms plus a study, four-and-two-half baths, and a three-car garage. A global, modern concept reflects a world-travel style that is apparent in the art, fabrics, rugs and accessories. Examples are earthy colors with neutral backgrounds, particularly in

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