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The premiere issue of Trad Home will hit virtual newsstands in April

Earlier this week I attended an exclusive dinner hosted by Traditional Home publisher Beth Brenner and Lonny editor-in-chief Michelle Adams who assembled a group of notable designers and industry influencers at Freemans to introduce the top 20 “New Traditional” designers to watch in 2011. The top 20 will be featured in the March issue of Traditional Home as in years past, while the inaugural issue of Trad Home (the digital Traditional Home/Lonny spinoff) will feature more extensive coverage of each of the designers and their work. …


2010 was quite a year in the world of interior design and shelter media. From the retirement of America’s preeminent interior designer and the rise of digital shelter publications to the magazine masthead changes that rocked the design community, these were the industry’s biggest stories that made headlines in 2010.

1. The Legendary Albert Hadley Retires

After 60 some years working as an interior designer, Albert Hadley, also known as “The Dean of American Decorating”, retired in the Fall leaving behind a lasting legacy in the design world.

2. Stephen Drucker Leaves House Beautiful to Helm Town & Country

Trad Home

Have you heard the news about Trad Home? I’m pretty excited about it! If you don’t know what I’m talking about, last week WWD announced that Traditional Home and Lonny magazine founders Michelle Adams and Patrick Cline are partnering up to create this spin-off digital  shelter magazine aimed at a “younger generation of design lovers”. The partnership will marry Traditional Home’s established brand name and timeless aesthetic with Lonny’s expertise in appealing to a younger, hipper audience which I think will result in a beautifully produced publication. Trad Home will release two issues next year in May and September. What …

Nicole Gibbons_Lonny Magazine_As Seen In

The October/November issue of Lonny hit virtual newsstands on Sunday and I am super psyched because yours truly graces its coveted pages! Just after the Celerie Kemble cover story, you’ll find me and my top 10 style picks on page 257 as the magazine’s grand finale “Blogger Style” feature! This issue also marks Lonny’s 1 year anniversary and I have to say, its the magazine’s best issue yet! The Lonny team pulled out all the stops in celebration of its 1st birthday, bringing us inspiring interiors from design stars like cover girl Celerie Kemble, Lulu deKwiatkowski, Ruthie Sommers, …