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Meet the Team: Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool

Kristen Dettoni founded Design Pool in January 2019 and is based in southern New Hampshire. Kristen also launched Domanda Design in November 2020 and is a practicing artist. We've talked before about her design process and her inspiration for starting Design Pool, but not much about Kristen. In the first in our Meet the Team series, we asked Kristen Dettoni a couple of fun questions so you all can get to know her a little better. Photo by...

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Ryan Stanley from PVH Corp. Talks Color Software

This past year Kristen and Ryan Stanley, Senior Director of Color at PVH Corp, have participated in a series of panel discussions hosted by Shoshana Burgett of ColorKarma. These discussions centered around color, with Kristen speaking from a design perspective and Ryan from a science perspective. As a designer, Kristen works with color daily and was fascinated to learn more from Ryan about how he works with color. In particular, how does a company the size of PVH Corp...

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Rebecca Pry, Featured Designer in our Proprietary Collection

Our collection of proprietary designs has been growing, thanks to recent collaborations with independent designers such as Rebecca Pry. Rebecca is a talented illustrator and designer whose bright, bold, energetic patterns we can't get enough of. Rebecca's Design Pool collection is currently for sale in our Proprietary Library. You can gain access to that library by signing up for a free account. We sat down with Rebecca to learn a little more about her and her work. Can you...

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Image Craft, the Newest Design Pool Partner

We are so excited to welcome Image Craft as the newest Design Pool partner. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Image Craft is nationally recognized for its design, production, and execution of visual communications, with a focus on environmental graphics. Our partnership makes it possible to print any pattern from the Design Pool library on any Image Craft product, particularly their sound-absorbing wallcoverings and acoustic panels. These functional panels are perfect for interiors and can function as a permanent or temporary...

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Meet Felix Wijaya, CEO & Co-Founder of Chroma Imaging

A few months ago, Felix Wijaya from Chroma Imaging approached us about becoming a Design Pool partner. We were struck right away by Felix's enthusiasm. He is passionate about the company he co-founded with his wife, and his energy is infectious. Just as Design Pool has had to pivot because of everything 2020 threw at us, so has Chroma Imaging. They are eager to expand into new markets and we are excited by all the different printing capabilities...

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Luise Stromberg’s Plain Weave Challenge

“I have to find a light somewhere,” thought Luise Stromberg as spring turned to summer in 2020. Like most of us, Luise was spending most of her time home and was searching for a creative spark to get her through the dark time we were all experiencing. So, she turned to a passion of hers, textiles, and started a quarantine project she named the Plain Weave Challenge. Throughout her 30+ year career in commercial textiles, she moved further away from...

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Helen Scott on Recycled Content in Car Interiors

No conversation about sustainability exists without mentioning transportation and cars. And most of that conversation tends to center around our driving habits and gas emissions. We don’t think much about the actual car interior that we’re sitting in. That is changing though. Helen Scott, Head of Fabric Design at Borgstena Textile North America, spent much of her career in the automotive industry and sees sustainability and the use of recycled content in car interiors as a big part of...

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Denyne Designs Founder Opens Up About Her Process

Denyne Sanville is the founder and luxury design specialist at Denyne Designs, a full-service, residential, interior architectural design firm. Founded in 2003, Denyne Designs is located in Dunstable, Massachusetts. An award-winning design firm, they specialize in kitchen and bath design and remodeling. Yet their service offerings don’t stop there. With over 40 years of combined experience in construction and design, they also provide solutions for any home renovation project. From creating the design concept and building plans, to specifying...

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New Hampshire Interior Decorator Kelly Murphy Shares Her Process

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work with an interior decorator? We have, so we found one to talk to about the process. New Hampshire interior decorator Kelly Murphy of Décor&You has been practicing interior decorating in the Granite State for over a decade. She gave us the scoop her turnkey process to making over a room. But first, what’s the difference between a designer & a decorator? It’s important to know the two designations are not interchangeable. An...

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Movable Privacy Screen by KwickScreen Mixes Design with Distancing

2020 has been nothing if not unpredictable. It wasn't that long ago the major trend in office design was for open concept plans, with lots of opportunity for social contact. The Covid-19 pandemic pressed pause on that trend. Forever? That remains to be seen. Many designers speculate more of a hybrid in the future. The challenge will be to create a space conducive to the sharing of ideas and resources, while being able to adapt quickly if everyone's safety...

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