After airing in HGTV Canada, France, Israel, the Middle East and countless countries around the world my TV series The Real Designing Women finally hits the US! You can check it out on the Ion Network.
Meet the Real Designing Women
They’re not just at the top of their game, they are the game – Four of the most successful female interior designers working in North America today, Dee Dee Taylor Eustace (Toronto) Lori Dennis (L.A.) Jennifer Flanders and Nina Freudenberger (NYC) lead us on a fun, fascinating and completely real jaunt through everything and anything design and decorating related (real designers, real clients, real everyone) – it’s their world and we’re welcome to it.
On Publishing a Design Book
Watch this clip from Real Designing Women in which I learn a hard lesson about publishing a book.. When Green Interior Design came out, I assumed there would be a major PR campain or some marketing push from the publishers, but nope! Learned the hard way that the real work begins after you write the book. In Portland I couldn’t even give my book away for free! The major takeaway was that you really have to know your audience – designers cared far more about the subject of Green Design and wanted the information I was giving them, than did the
Schmoozing with Real Designing Women at Fancy Design Events
Part of the job are, indeed, very glamorous! I was so excited to get all dolled up and head to a fancy designer dinner here in Beverly Hills. It was such a strange exchange – this party was full of the who’s who of the blogging world and I was fan-girling over all of them, meanwhile they were fan-girling over me because I was a designer they’d all been blogging about.
A Real Designing Moment: Designing a Showhouse
The Greystone Mansion is the premier showcase house for interior designers on the West Coast. Every year it’s an A-list line up of who’s designing rooms. I really had to bring my A-game and make my room pop. See how it turned out here:
Hope you enjoy the fun and fabulousness that is Real Designing Women! From HGTV to the Ion Network – these real designing women have been all over the world and we’re finally excited to be making our US debut. Back to the homeland we go! 🙂