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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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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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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.

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Adding Hunziker to our vocabulary

September 24, 2015

Seattle-based designer Terry Hunziker brings his globally-appealing style to Design Commerce Agency. The designer is known for his extensive use of custom-designed furniture.

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Updating a Macau favorite

September 17, 2015

The only thing better than a Roger Thomas design is a Roger Thomas re-design: A look at one of his latest renovations for Wynn Resorts at the company’s Macau hotel.

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Trimmings from paradise

August 26, 2015

Roger Thomas’ latest designs for Samuel & Sons, his third for the noted passementerie specialist, evoke beautiful imagery from the legendary destination of Shangri-La.

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The Tiffany of passementerie

August 24, 2015

New York’s Samuel & Sons has established itself as the industry’s go-to source for perfect finishing touches, making a hallowed craft newly relevant in contemporary settings.

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The impact of RH Modern

August 17, 2015

Restoration Hardware’s ambitious expansion into modern design gains speed next month with the launch of RH Modern. It’s going to create significant opportunities for the industry.

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Ken Fulk + Pottery Barn

August 12, 2015

The collaboration between Pottery Barn and talented, imaginative San Francisco designer Ken Fulk is worth watching for insight into how interior designers and big retailers can successfully work together for profit, impact — and fun.

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Minding your P's, Q's and #'s

July 27, 2015

Where is Miss Manners when you need her? Most of us get that there’s a big difference in social media and, well, unsocial media. But how does that really change the marketing mission?

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Big ideas in small boxes

July 18, 2015

Roger Thomas’ latest designs for Studio A Home delve deep into the history of design and craft, ranging across global art and design history and ending up in a place that is, as usual, Roger’s own.

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Wide world of Weitzner

July 8, 2015

A leading American textile designer ranges far and wide for influences, with impact well beyond her specialty. “There’s no linear way this process happens,” Lori tells us.

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The craft of collaboration

June 24, 2015

Even for a company as uniquely original and independent as Maya Romanoff, sometimes there are surprising benefits derived from collaborating with other talents.

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The condo whisperer

June 21, 2015

Her sense of the needs of overstressed urbanites makes Clodagh a favorite partner for luxury real estate developers. “We see a real need for people to leave their apartment to be alone in the clouds,” she tells us.

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Viva Maya: a legend renewed

June 16, 2015

The heirs of the creative, charismatic Maya Romanoff are keeping the founder’s vision fresh. We talk to his successor, his widow Joyce, about the challenges and rewards of her role.

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Learning from Las Vegas

June 16, 2015

The Strip has changed since 1977, when Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown published their influential book. We asked Alex Woogmaster, now working there for Wynn Resorts, what architects and designers can learn from Las Vegas today.

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For the love of Arte

June 5, 2015

The company’s combination of design genius and technical prowess produces beautiful results, and supports our bullishness on the growth potential for wallcovering in the U.S. market.

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A preview from Quintus

June 1, 2015

We’re pleased to get a first look at a new collection featuring soft lines and luxurious craftsmanship from Quintus partners Roger Thomas and Jobst Blachy.

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Designers who blog

May 26, 2015

Interior designers who blog create expanding resources for ideas and inspirations while also creating powerful new vehicles to market their brands.

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Working with Timothy Corrigan

May 21, 2015

The influential designer, known the world over for comfortably elegant interiors for clients including royalty and celebrities, signs with Design Commerce Agency for design licensing representation and online marketing support.