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BLACKBARN In New York

November 14, 2017

A new retail concept store for the lifestyle brand BLACKBARN opened yesterday in the stylish lower level of Manhattan’s Chelsea Market, uniting retail, café, and architectural aesthetic elements to create a total brand experience.

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Interior Design Hall of Fame News

October 31, 2017

DCA client and award-winning interior designer Mark Zeff will be a 2017 Honoree for Interior Design magazine’s Hall of Fame. One of the highest honors of his profession, this award recognizes a lifetime of outstanding contribution to the interior design industry.

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Marcie Bronkar Home

September 26, 2017

A gifted product designer and artist in both interior and textile design, Marcie Bronkar has signed with Design Commerce Agency to present her timeless sophistication and design integrity to the licensing market.

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Kaya Stone From Clodagh

July 26, 2017

Kaya is a new collection of textured-stone tiles and mosaics designed by Clodagh that embodies the heart and soul of stone through conscious design.

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DCA and RAMSA

July 11, 2017

DCA Partners with the Robert A.M. Stern Collection to further expand the availability of beautifully designed home furnishings and architectural products in the mass market.

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Biennale in Bella Venezia

June 13, 2017

DCA client Jonathan Browning Studios was among 50 global designers selected to present at VENICE DESIGN 2017, a design exhibition held during the glorious Biennale di Venezia.

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Furniture That Tells a Story

May 23, 2017

A stunning capsule furniture collection, designed by Alex Woogmaster for Quintus Home, tells a beautiful story via a new Spring 2017 photography look book.

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THE NOMAD TEXTILE COLLECTION

May 2, 2017

Fil Doux Textiles has partnered with Clodagh Design, both headquartered in New York City, to launch a globally inspired and environmentally conscious textile line suitable for the unique needs of the hospitality industry.

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WS HOME EMBRACES GUEST DESIGN

April 17, 2017

The new Summer 2017 catalog features guest designer Aerin Lauder, a stylish descendant of Estée Lauder, who founded her own lifestyle brand AERIN after working for two decades in the family business.

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TOUR DE FORCE AT WESTWEEK

March 28, 2017

Our Founder and Managing Partner Art Libera made a star turn on a speaker panel about design licensing last week during the WESTWEEK conference at the Pacific Design Center. In the well-attended panel discussion, Art shared what DCA has learned over the years about what factors make a design licensing deal great for product and interior designers, and what to look out for in terms of potential pitfalls and red flags as well.

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A Creative and Colorful Journey

March 16, 2017

Lori Weitzner, principal of Lori Weitzner Design and Weitzner Limited, illustrates her creative thinking, process, and sources of inspiration in a new book “Ode to Color: The Ten Essential Palettes for Living and Design”.

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Design in The City

February 28, 2017

“Explore, Engage, and Enjoy” – this year’s theme for the San Francisco Design Center Winter Market created a warm welcome for the design community in The City by the Bay.

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Timothy Corrigan ~ Design Icon

February 9, 2017

There was a lot of buzz at the recent Las Vegas Market while checking out the newest collections and admiring the amazing genius within the interior design industry. A shining example is our very own Timothy Corrigan, the 2017 Design Icon Honoree.

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Clodagh: Aligned Design – Part 1

January 25, 2017

We sit down with the extraordinary designer Clodagh, to learn more about her journey into the world of design and her thoughtful approach to creating harmonious spaces and product lines for the retail market.

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Honest Design in the Internet Age

November 2, 2016

The Internet has revolutionized the interior design industry. More design inspiration and many other forms of visually stimulating content are always available with a click of a mouse or the scroll of a thumb. Through the Internet, the market is inundated with gorgeous interiors and new, innovative products each and every day.

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The Art of Design Collaboration, Powered by Design Licensing

October 14, 2016

Behind the scene of every interior design project or home furnishings storefront is a plethora of activities needed to deliver a beautiful, coherent design statement, which requires conceptualization, detailed design, full product development, and often global sourcing of the manufacturing.

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What’s New, What’s Next

October 5, 2016

What’s New, What’s Next is one of the most anticipated annual events of the year at the New York Design Center. It hosts over 7,000 attendees and designers who gather together to immerse themselves in and celebrate the future of design ideas, concepts, products, and materials.

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The Interior World of Roger Thomas ~ Part 1

July 28, 2016

As evidenced by a legendary career, the designer Roger Thomas provides a thoughtful and refined perspective when sharing his work. We sit down in his Marin County hills home to explore more of his interior world.

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In Fine Company

July 21, 2016

Fisher Weisman launches new interior collection in legendary showrooms across the country.

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Elevated Sanctuary

June 30, 2016

apaiser™ has united with Design Commerce Agency for manufacturing representation. We are thrilled to showcase apaiser’s exceptional attention to detail, its commitment in representing quality and its dedication to the design and manufacturing process: the metamorphosis of raw material into an enhanced bathing experience.

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An Object of Desire

June 28, 2016

Design Commerce Agency announces with great pleasure the signing of Adam Hunter, the chic and inspired designer thriving in both interiors and product development.

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Embracing Beauty

June 23, 2016

Embracing beauty is the inspiration and the driving force behind the textile production of Fil Doux. The company is rooted in superior construction of authentic textiles and maintains a handmade feel of boutique production. This method has set them apart and positioned Fil Doux as the second largest seller of fabric at the wholesale level in the United States.

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Quintus pops up in the Bay Area

June 9, 2016

The rising Los Angeles furniture maker is inviting its northern California friends to “pop by” its its northern California friends to its pop-up to see, touch and sit in their latest designs.

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Showing off in Manhattan

May 17, 2016

The 2016 Kips Bay Show House showcases the imagination of our industry – including some handsome mirrors by our friend and client Mark Evans.

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Enshrined!

February 29, 2016

We were thrilled when our friend and client Roger Thomas was inducted into Interior Design magazine’s Hall of Fame in December 2015.

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Congratulations!

December 1, 2015

Architectural Digest’s annual list of top designers and architects includes three Design Commerce Agency clients Timothy Corrigan, Roger Thomas and Vicente Wolf. Congratulations to them all!

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Creating evoca-tecture

November 20, 2015

Roger Thomas discusses his philosophy of design and his approach to developing innovative interior-furnishings products.

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Poetry from Polymers

November 11, 2015

Extruded polymer might not sound like the perfect tool for interior-design elegance and seductiveness, but in the hands of Koroseal and its stable of designer-partners it adds glamorous style to a once-prosaic interior product.

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Update from High Point

October 28, 2015

At the fall 2015 High Point market Design Commerce partners and friends illustrated how designers can help fill gaps and extend manufacturers’ offers.

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RH hangouts for teens

October 27, 2015

Restoration Hardware’s new RH Teen collection opens up yet another new avenue for growth for the ambitious retailer, with an approach that appeals even to some adults.

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Kalisher on Artrepreneurship

October 19, 2015

As an artrepreneur developing new means of digital production, marketing and distribution, Jesse Kalisher pursues a bold vision of affordable art for all.

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The garden of Evans & Brown

October 14, 2015

The prolific output of San Francisco artists Mark Evans and Charley Brown is brimming over with ideas drawn from the history of decorative arts mixed with their own private inspirations.

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A Grand Tour of Textiles

October 13, 2015

From the notebooks of globe-circling Roger Thomas to an S. Harris showroom near you, new fabrics drawing on a range of influences and ideas usually first sketched on his travels.

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Clodagh for Six Senses in Portugal

October 7, 2015

A photo tour of Clodagh’s work for a new Six Senses resort property in Portugal’s beautiful Douro river valley. Public and private spaces allow for both indulgence and restoration.

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Unpacking RH Modern

October 2, 2015

Vicente Wolf, one of the designers featured in Restoration Hardware’s widely-anticipated RH Modern collection, sees it as “the next great wave” in modern design. The collection launched yesterday.