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My name is Margot Austin and I am the editor and founder of The Design Edit, a collection of the best design stories I encounter in my life as a stylist and design communications specialist. Meet top talents, get inspired by beautiful spaces, get a first look at innovative new products and maybe even try one of my dead-easy DIY projects. 

 Lighting + Textiles = Trend Alert

Lighting + Textiles = Trend Alert

Back in January when I spotted this Schlossberg of Switzerland duvet cover with integrated LED lighting at Heimtextil I called it the biggest news from the show. Well, look what has transpired since...

Claire Danes in an illuminated Zac Posen at the 2016 Met Gala.

Victoria Hagan's room a the Kips Bays Decorator Showhouse 2016. Look at the drapes on the left...

photo: via @lrdiva50 Instagram

Here's a closer look. Yes, lighting integrated into the drapery panels.

Three's officially a trend, right?

Life Is Short, Buy the Shoes

Life Is Short, Buy the Shoes

My DIY Bullsh*t Test

My DIY Bullsh*t Test