Celebrating the connection between people and their homes is what defines my work as a speaker, strategist, and design expert.

I previously… served as editor in chief of House Beautiful, America’s longest-published home decor magazine where I inspired a new generation of design lovers to embrace color and happiness at home… published bestseller Style Secrets: What Every Room Needspresented keynote talks at dozens of consumer and industry forums such as the Washington Winter Show and Russia’s premier professional women’s conference… led creative and brand direction for digital media and retail startups including C. Wonder, Rockets of Awesome, Curbed, and Business of Homeuncovered emerging trends and design talent as an editor at Elle Decor and Martha Stewart’s Blueprint, and writer for the Wall Street Journal, New York, Elle and others.

A thread runs through it: Inspiring consumers and readers to enjoy the time (and money) they spend at home.