Top Design – Meet the Designer: Felicia Bushman

Age: 38 Hometown: Los Angeles, California, and currently resides there Profession: Owner of Felicia Bushman Interior Designs Education: Bachelor’s degree in interior design from the UCLA Interior Design Extension Program. Design style: Eclectic Felicia grew up as part of a very spiritual family in Los Angeles. She knew she wanted to be a designer from … Read more

Top Design – Meet the Designer: Erik Kolacz

Age: 28 Hometown: South Bend, Indiana, currently resides in Chicago Profession: Co-owner in Contrast Design Group, Inc. Education: Briefly attended Indiana State University and studied design at Ball State University. He is currently pursuing his degree in the Chicago area. Design style: Creatively client-focused Erik grew up in South Bend, Indiana. Completely self-taught, Erik knew … Read more

Top Design – Meet the Designer: Carisa Perez-Fuentes

Age: 26 Hometown: Highland Park, New Jersey, currently resides in New York City Profession: Interior Design Student MySpace Education: Currently pursuing a BFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City Design style: Clean and modern Carisa attended a special design magnet high school where she studied design for three years as well … Read more

Blogging Top Design

One of my favorite distractions over the last several months has been Blogging Project Runway. The BPR team has recently launched Blogging Top Design, which is sure to become the central location of news about Top Design. Check out their sneak peak of the first episode! A big shoutout to Laura K for including the … Read more

Top Design – Meet the Designer: Andrea Keller

Andrea Age: 36 Hometown: Los Angeles, California, and currently resides there Profession: Owner of Berry/Keller Architects, Inc. Education: Bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania, bachelor’s degree in design and master’s degree in architecture and design from UCLA. Design style: Modern, bold and cultural Andrea knew she wanted to be a designer at age seven. Now … Read more

Top Design Chandi Challenge – And the Winner Is…

A big congratulations to Sheila O’Meara – you are the winner of the Blogging Top Design Swarovski Crystal Palace Chandelier Design Challenge! Our esteemed judge, Margaret Russell, editor-in-chief of Elle Decor magazine and Top Design judge, says of your design: “I’ve chosen Sheila O’Meara’s formal dining room with the Light Sock chandelier as the winner … Read more

BTD Chandelier Challenge! Finalists named

Click on image for larger view. The BTD team – Laura K, Tbone, The Scarlett and Linda Merrill have confabbed and we have selected Fifi Flowers Francoise McAree Sheila O’Meara Anne Payne Annilee B. Ramirez Kimberly Saquing as our finalists in our Swarovski Chandi Challenge. We were originally going to pick five finalists, but couldn’t … Read more