One of my favorite blogs, Jackie Blue Home is by wonderful interior designer, product and fabric designer, and writer Jackie Von Tobel. This Friday she's putting her colorful palette of experience to good use, hosting a blogger panel on new media for this year's International Window Coverings Expo in Atlanta. Jackie generously invited me to participate on the panel, and I'm really honored to be joining some serious blogging talent to talk about new media. Come down to the Expo on Friday the 14th at 4 p.m. to hear the discussion on social media, blogging, and what they mean to the design world. We promise it will be "sheer" fun!
Here's the full scoop. See you there!
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THE BLOGGER PANEL INCLUDES:
Brian Patrick Flynn is an interior designer and founder of the online decorating magazine, decordemon.com. He gained attention for his bold, glamorous spaces created almost entirely with garage sale items and flea market finds. Formally educated in television production, Brian made the leap to interior design after working as a producer on various hit home makeover programs. Décor Demon was created as an online outlet for Brian to produce original editorial lifestyle content from a witty and practical male point-of-view. From modern home renovations to the latest baby toy craze, Décor Demon’s features aim to be both inspiring and entertaining.
Valorie Hart of Visual Vamp is a vivacious personality, experienced designer, writer, and tango dancer and teacher among other things. Her blog is a lively reflection of her fascinating life in New Orleans. Valories work and her own eclectic home is a favorite among other bloggers and online publications.
Debbie Green from Minutes Matter - In The Loop Blog, is an industry innovator and educator who has spearheaded the inclusion of technology and social media in the window covering industry. Debbie’s company Minutes Matter Solutions Inc. produces Studio software, a graphic design software program for the interior design industry.
Jay Helser of the Why Helser blog is one half of the fabulous Helser Brothers team of drapery hardware manufacturing fame. Widely recognized and acclaimed for their fabulous customer service and beautiful and innovative product line, the Brothers Helser are forging new ground in the world of social media through dream giveaways and raffles to their customers via their blog. They even gave away a trip to Paris last year!
This promises to be an eye opening and inspiring event so please sign up early and don’t miss it. The panel discussion will be followed by a networking event for all attendees."
*All bios and text in quotes via Jackie Blue Home and IWCE.