DESIGN SCHOOL: French & French Interiors

Hello and welcome to our Design School series! If you are new to the blog or the series, this is where…

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Style Library Announces Partnership with Centered by Design as 2019 Brand Ambassador

Style Library Announces Partnership with Centered by Design in Chicago as 2019 Brand Ambassador   MARCH 2019 (New York, NY) –…

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MORRIS & CO x H+M

“Think first of the walls, for they are that which make your house a home.” –  William Morris (1832 – 1896)…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Lauren Nelson

Welcome to another edition of DESIGN SCHOOL. If you are new to the blog DS is a question and answer interview…

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CS Magazine | Modern Luxury Feature October 2018

We are thrilled to announce our latest press feature in CS Magazine | Modern Luxury, Om Home, is an article chronicling…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Josh Young Design House

September 11, 2018 Interior Design, Interviews 0 Comments

Happy day design lovers! I’m thrilled to have Josh Young Design House on the blog today. Josh is a recent Chicago…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell

DESIGN SCHOOL: INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN O’GARA Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell blog and Kevin Francis Design hails from Atlanta but is…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Summer Thornton Design

There’s no better time than the first day of SUMMER to share my interview with Chicago designer Summer Thornton. I’m really thrilled…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Lynn K. Leonidas

I first came across Lynn K. Leonidas through Sunset Magazine. Lynn’s firm was hired for a complete gut renovation for the Editor-in-Chief…

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Modern Luxury Interiors Feature

I am thrilled to announce our most recent press feature and cover line (!) in Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago. The spring…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Katie Hackworth

I don’t know Katie Hackworth personally but I’m certain she is one badass lady. You can tell from the absolutely stellar…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: William McLure

February 20, 2018 Interviews 1 Comment

I don’t remember the exact moment I discovered William McLure‘s design work and art work, but the first image posted below,…

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DESIGN SCHOOL: Natasha Habermann Studio

Hello there! We are back with a new edition of DESIGN SCHOOL, this time with a designer who comes from a…

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Women Who MAKE: Simes Studios

December 14, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

If you’re new to the Women Who MAKE series, welcome! This blog series features an artist, maker or creative excelling in…

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Design School: Brynn Olson Design Group

November 27, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

Welcome to DESIGN SCHOOL! A monthly series into the minds of our favorite interior designers across the country (and hopefully world…

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Design School: Lindsay Speace

A Cape Cod native now based in Raleigh, North Carolina Interior Designer Lindsay Speace’s work originally caught my eye due to…

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CBD on Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

The interior design podcast community is growing (see my list of favorites below) and we’re honored to be featured this month…

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Design School: Logan Killen Interiors

September 18, 2017 Interior Design, Interviews 0 Comments

Thanks for tuning back in for our second Design School interview! I’m thrilled to have the New Orleans duo, Katie Logan…

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Design School: Studio LIFE.STYLE.

Welcome to the launch of DESIGN SCHOOL. This monthly interview series is chance to get inside the minds of our favorite…

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Women Who MAKE: KUFRI Textiles

July 9, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

I’m excited to introduce you to Mili Suleman of KUFRI today! When Mili and I first connected, I could tell she…

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Women Who MAKE: Veronica Sheaffer

May 31, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

I’m always enamored with off-beat style; individuals who own their look and aren’t afraid to be themselves. This goes in fashion…

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Women Who MAKE: Zoe Pawlak

Centered By Design: Women Who MAKE Interview – Artist Zoë Pawlak This month, I’m thrilled to introduce you to Canadian artist…

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Women Who MAKE: Angela Chrusciaki Blehm

The wide world of Instagram led me to the work and home of artist Angela Chrusciaki Blehm. Her profile read, “Obsessed…

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Women Who MAKE: Ashley Mary Art

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching I cannot think of a better month than February to arrive at an artist’s studio, and…

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Women Who MAKE: Jane Denton Art

January 25, 2017 Interviews 0 Comments

Ah! Today’s interview gives me a huge case of wanderlust! New Zealand based textile artist, Jane Denton is our creative woman…

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Women Who MAKE: Justice of the Pies

December 19, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

I gathered a group of my entrepreneurial gal pals this fall and headed out to Grace Bonney’s book tour event. I…

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Women Who MAKE: Hapi Art and Pattern

Today, I’m so excited to bring you into the bold and colorful world of Kristi Kohut of Hapi Art and Pattern….

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Women Who MAKE: Rehabitat Interiors

Have you ever had a design crush? For me, it’s a situation where I look at the work of said designer/s…

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Women Who MAKE: Lillabarn Clothing

September 5, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

It’s September 6th, 2016 and it’s officially back-to-school around here! While we don’t have any little ones just yet, my husband…

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Women Who MAKE: Francois et Moi

August 2, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Taking on your first fixer-upper can be daunting process, even for a designer like moi. You never know exactly what you’ll…

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Women Who MAKE: Avium Flowers

July 6, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Women Who MAKE Interview – AVIUM FLOWERS Flowers. There is nothing quite like the natural beauty of a wild bouquet. If…

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Women Who MAKE: Clementine Studio

June 5, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

There’s power in reaching out to like-minded people. You’ll always hear me advocating for collaboration and not competition. Practice finding joy…

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CBD on Style Me Pretty Living: Gray Living Room Decor

It’s always exciting to see your designs shared online, and my favorite part is reading the article titles and headlines the…

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Women Who MAKE: Carolina Mariana Photography

May 2, 2016 Interviews 2 Comments

This month’s interview comes with a very special thank you to the talented woman who has been behind the camera at…

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Rue Magazine Feature with Relativity Textiles

You may remember textile artist and wallpaper designer, Erin Chlaghmo, from my Women Who MAKE interview series, when I featured her…

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Baking with Dinah of Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain – Almond Biscotti Recipe

We are lucky to have the talented Dinah of Spinning J Chicago share a delicious recipe with us today. Her light…

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Women Who MAKE: Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain

I’m really excited about this month’s WWM feature friends. Mostly because it involves ice cream, pie and cookies!!! Okay, while that…

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Shopping for Vintage with South Loop Loft

Alright friends, if there is one topic I geek out over it’s vintage clothing and furniture. A few of you may…

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Women Who MAKE: Elytra Textiles

March 1, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

There are some talents that truly baffle me. It’s usually those left brain talents like spreadsheet aficionados that leave me in…

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Women Who MAKE: Recovered Interior

February 1, 2016 Interviews 0 Comments

Happy February friends, I’m excited to welcome you to another edition of Women Who MAKE. This month’s feature combines two of…

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Women Who MAKE: Relativity Textiles

I’m really excited for you all to meet Erin. This woman is making it HAPPEN with her own two hands! She’s juggling…

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Women Who MAKE: Natalie Bowen Designs

November 30, 2015 Interviews 1 Comment

It’s been a fabulous year of Women Who MAKE! I can’t believe this will be the last feature for 2015. To…

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Women Who MAKE: Artist Emily Proud

November 1, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

This month’s feature is brought to you by the power of Instagram. I have no idea how I stumbled across Emily’s…

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Women Who MAKE: Sophia Reyes Designs

September 30, 2015 Interviews, Tips + Resources 2 Comments

Today, I’m thrilled to bring you a behind the scenes look into the studio of womenswear clothing designer, Sophia Reyes David….

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Create a Personal Sanctuary that Keeps your Travel Memories Alive

Using the written word to tell a compelling story is a definite art. Gifted writers seem to always find eloquent words…

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Women Who MAKE: Five Month Round Up

This month, I wanted to take a quick pause and recap the amazing ladies featured on Women Who MAKE thus far….

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Apartment Therapy Feature: My Real-Life Style

It’s always flattering when someone likes what you’re wearing or how you’re styling yourself. Who doesn’t like a little compliment? As…

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Women Who MAKE: Convivial Production, Inc.

Hey beautiful people! Thanks for following along with the Women Who MAKE series. This marks month number five of the series,…

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Women Who MAKE: The Nate Berkus Studio Team

Hello world! I’m super smoking excited to bring you this month’s Women Who MAKE interview x3! As some of you may…

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Centered By Design is featured in Germany!

I was pleasantly surprised to get an email from German design blogger Maria Spassov a few weeks ago. Through the wonders…

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Women Who MAKE: MegMade

There is so much good stuff happening with this month’s Women Who Make! #1 – My interview with Meg Piercy was…

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Speaking Engagement at WeWork

I’m honored to have the opportunity to share more about my career journey with Quarterlette and WeWork next Wednesday evening. YOU…

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Women Who MAKE: Argaman&Defiance

April 30, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

It’s the second installment of Women Who MAKE, yay! If you’re new to the blog, welcome! This is a monthly post…

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Women Who MAKE: Lady Faye Jewelry

April 2, 2015 Interviews 0 Comments

Super excited to share with you my first interview of this new series, Women Who Make! I’ll be profiling a creative…

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Navigating a Career Change with Compassion

Many of us leave college with a degree, but not with a direction. In my eight years since college graduation I…

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Centered By Design is featured on The Everygirl

For those of you who may not be familiar with The Everygirl, here’s a little introduction. The site is run by…

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