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The woman who helped usher the interior design industry into full flower in the United States was prolific in putting out ideas that will help freshen up today's interior design business. Look at our latest Designer Monthly, Interior Design: Look Forward by Looking Back to Dorothy Draper.

Did you ever have a problem designing small spaces?  Take a look at how top interior designers solved this common problem in our latest Designer Monthly, How to Design Small Spaces at the Kips Bay Decorator Show House.





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Wedding Video: Lakeside Camp Wedding in Maine

If you're thinking of great wedding inspiration for the coming spring season, look no further than 100 Layer Cake - one of our favorite wedding blogs. They cover a variety of weddings and feature top wedding vendors, from the best photographers to the best florists. We thought you'd like to see a video of one of the loveliest, most spiritual weddings we've witnessed in a long time. Click here for photographs and details of the entire wedding, and enjoy this inspirational video - you'll see the entire day-before activities, the extensive decorating of the wedding and reception venue, and great candids of the entire event.

Photography: Angelica Glass / Videographer: Wade of Shark Pig / Event Coordinator: AAB Creates / Hair & Makeup: Jessie Riley / Florist: Fernanda / Sweets: Two Fat Cats BakeryEast End Cupcakes,Shain’s of MaineBlue Marble Ice Cream of Bklyn / Catering: The Black Tie CompanyLake Region CateringBite Into Maine / Invitation designer: Parrot Design Studios / Calligraphy: Neither Snow / Lighting: Moonlighting Production Services / DJ: Josh Sparber / Band: Shirim Klezmer Orchestra / Rentals: Leavitt & Parris / Venue: Seeds of Peace / Wine: Old Port Wine & Cigar / Artwork: Michael Arnold (father of the bride) / Bride’s dress: Ayesha Depala / Shoes: Manolo Blahnik / Veil: made by a friend of the bride / Groom’s suit: Knot Standard, shirt by Proper Cloth / Shoes: Kenneth Cole / Rings: Cameo by Rux / Flower girl dress: Pegeen / Bridesmaids: chose their own dresses

Thanks to 100 Layer Cake for their beautiful photographs, posts, and wedding inspiration. 100 Layer Cake is a unique, comprehensive wedding planning resource for and by thoughtful, crafty modern women. Their vendors, projects, weddings, resources, sponsors, and marketplace are hand-picked and thoroughly researched with the hope that every single one is a truly unique addition to both your wedding and your planning process. Visit the 100 Layer Cake website today.


If you're interested in learning more about wedding planning and decor, we encourage you to explore the Sheffield School, New York, NY. Sheffield began as an Interior Design school in 1985, and then expanded our course offerings to train people in other design-related fields, including Feng ShuiWedding and Event Planning, and Jewelry Design. With thousands of active students and more than 50,000 graduates, Sheffield has trained more design professionals than any school in the world.

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