Heather has been decorating, staging and renovating homes for the past 9 years. She began her design career with one of Atlanta’s leading interiors firms and now is the principal of HHR Interiors, as well as the e-commerce site, Ivy and Vine. In recent years, Heather’s work has been featured in local and national publications and home blogs including Daily Candy, Elements of Style, Shelter, Jezebel, and The Atlantan. Heather is a graduate of Hamilton College with a BA in Art History, studied Architecture in Spain at the International Institute, and holds certification from The New York Real Estate School.
Dayka Robinson is a California native and Principal Designer designer at Dayka Robinson Designs. A former Design Assistant on TBS' Movie And A Makeover, Dayka is the writer of the popular blog, DRD where she blogs about her love for second-hand shopping, antiquing, and estate sale-ing that has become an integral part of her design business.She lives by the 3 R's (Rescue, Reuse, Reinvent) and loves to show clients how to mix re-imagined vintage pieces with newer furniture & textiles to create a distinct & eclectic look. Dayka has been featured in Canadian House & Home, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Design Sponge, The Atlantan, Atlanta Magazine and more.
Jennifer Schoenberger is a self-taught interior designer born and raised in Michigan. She began her career as a Broadcast Journalist in Michigan before moving to San Francisco to experience life and culture on the West Coast. She and her family moved south to Atlanta where her life-long passion for design blossomed into her current profession. Jennifer, a graduate of Michigan State University, authors the design and style blog Vreeland Road. She resides in the Atlanta Metro Area with her husband, two children and the family fish, Ray III.
Dawn Miranda Trimble started The White Box as a way to offer affordable, professional design to everyone. She uses her passion for design to create environments that are beautiful, comfortable and reflective of each clients’ aspirations. Having educational and professional experience in architecture and interior design, she believes a holistic approach creates memorable spaces and she documents her journey towards this approach through her blog, Seamless. Dawn has over 8 years of professional design experience and is a registered interior designer as well as a LEED accredited professional.
Rhoda is a design consultant and thrifting diva who frequented second hand shops long before it was cool. She loves repurposing and sharing her trash to treasure inspiration with others and does so daily on her blog, Southern Hospitality. Considered a veteran in her niche, Rhoda began blogging in early 2007 and has successfully turned her hobby into a full-time business. Finding inspiration and sharing creativity is something that Rhoda loves to experience with other like minded DIY/home bloggers and she is the founder of the Haven Conference in Atlanta.
Atlanta-based interior designer, writer, and philanthropist, Erika Hollinshead Ward worked in the design-build industry as an accountant before turning her passion for interior design into a successful business. Named by Atlanta Tribune as having one of the top design firms of 2011 [Erika Ward Interiors], Erika’s work has appeared in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, and on HGTV.com. In addition to providing decorating advice and inspiration on her internationally recognized blog, BlulabelBungalow.com she is also a writer for Huffington Post, houzz.com, and Williams-Sonoma’s Designer Marketplace blog.
OLIVIA NEZEY WESTBROOKS
Louisiana-born Olivia Nezey Westbrooks is an award-winning interior designer and television host. After graduating from of Louisiana State University, she moved to Atlanta and spent many years as an Interior Designer with one of Atlanta’s most prestigious interior design firms before forming Liv By Design Interiors, Inc. Her style is described as sophisticated yet livable, and fresh with a touch of the unexpected. Her creative designs can be seen in homes throughout the South and Southeast, Northwest, and Caribbean.