As with any kitchen remodel, selecting your appliances is the most important decision to be made. Guest writer for KBB Magazine (Kitchen & Bath Business), Julie Schuster, discusses how to make the kitchen space more accessible, comfortable and safer for an aging generation.
KBDN highlights 50 top innovators whose work, creative talents, business acumen and professionalism are currently leading the way for the industry and elevating the kitchen and bath trade. Julie Schuster of Julie Schuster Design Studio has been honored as part of this esteemed group of designers for her Feng shui-inspired designs focusing on wellness, accessibility.
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“Wellness” has become a popular buzzword with the appreciation of green design and sustainability and continues to evolve and adapt as the needs of clients change. Julie Schuster shares Julie Schuster Design Studio’s approach to wellness. Defining it as the combination of interior design, the ancient art of Feng Shui and the added principles of Living in Place.
Kitchen & Bath Business has featured JSDS blog, "Inclusive Design: Kitchen Appliances". As a Certified Living in Place Professional (CLIPP), I believe Inclusive Design has the potential to be safe, accessible AND beautiful for all ages and motilities. That is why we have organized a list of our favorite universal kitchen appliances.
According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control & Prevention, 235,000 people visit the emergency room every year due to an accident that happened in the bathroom and 80% of those accidents are slips and falls?
Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine speaks with industry professionals; Julie Schuster of Julie Schuster Design Studio, Erin Ware from Wildwood Cabinetry and Mike Harrigan of TOTO USA, products and methods to decrease the chances of falling within the bathroom in order to maintain dignity and independence in the home.
Corcoran agents Jonathan Schulz and Jason Miller just closed on a text-book deal in Park Slope. The pair called in an interior designer to “declutter” the two bedroom, 2-bath duplex at 708 Degraw Street, and they priced the new construction for its first re-sale at a “tight” $1.495 million.
The result was multiple offers and a $1.56 million contract within six days. “In this market, we are stressing the importance of pricing right and presentation,” the team said. “Luckily our sellers trusted us immediately.”
The 1,500 s/f apartment has a custom kitchen and private patio. A downstairs rec room was built for entertaining and also has its own patio. The Miller Schulz team said interior design consultant Julie Schuster guided them through decluttering and optimizing furniture layout.
“We chose to price very tight to generate significant initial activity,” they said. “Ultimately, we created a competitive atmosphere.”
Traditional Home and Bilotta Kitchen's invited five leading designers to showcase the fusion of design, art and lifestyle by creating vignettes in Bilotta's A&D showroom for the 7th Annual "Art of the Table". Designers; Julie Schuster, Jennifer Flanders, Asler Valero, Rajni Alex, and Rayman Boozer, were able to use Replacements, Ltd.'s inventory of more than 11 million pieces of vintage and modern tableware.
KBIS 2018 did nothing short of delighting and wowing us with innovative products, and Kitchen & Bath Business editorial advisory board performed the annual scouring of the show floor for their favorites.
Amber Snider from Culture Trip asks what’s the one thing you can do to make the biggest impact in your home? Sometimes the simplest, most obvious answers in life may surprise you. The same goes for design. Julie Schuster, a New York-based interior designer and feng shui expert, says that the one thing you can do for the biggest impact is to de-clutter.
Rosenberg Interior Technologists and Julie Schuster sit down to discuss Julie Schuster Design Studio’s personal approach to a design project. Our priority to implement function into every space, the importance of efficiency through comprehensive project management services and our unique style of weaving Feng Shui design principles and elements to create a harmonious space that truly makes our clients happy and comfortable in their home.
At the 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Orlando, Florida, House Tipster had the unique opportunity to talk at length with five of the nation’s most renowned, well-revered, and knowledgeable interior designers.
Spanning the nation from Massachusetts to California, these designers are helping to move the industry forward with their years of experience and unique perspectives. They’re incorporating smart design features, introducing new trends, and providing their clients with user-friendly and personalized design schemes. Interviewing designers Christopher Grubb, Amy Ahern, Julie Schuster, Nar Bustamante, and Brandy Souza, as they give insight and observations on the trends they've seeing and predicting in the kitchen and bath industry.
Two Interior Design Society members team up to create a functional and beautiful solution for the Master Bedroom Space. Bonnie Reich, Owner and Designer at Symmetry Closets presents the project in her latest blog post.
Bilotta Kitchens and Replacements, Ltd., in association with media sponsor Traditional Home, hosted the seventh-annual “Art of the Table.” The event featured five New York City-based interior designers and the five distinctive vignettes they designed at the Bilotta Kitchens showroom in New York City.
The participating designers for this event were Rajni Alex of Rajni Alex Design; Rayman Boozer of Apartment 48; Jennifer Flanders of Jennifer Flanders Inc.; Julie Schuster of Julie Schuster Design Studio; and Asler Valero of Asler Valero Interior Design. We spoke with each of them to find out more about their table settings.
HOUSE Magazine covers IDS (Interior Design Society), New York City hosted event at HG Stone as Sherwin Williams forecasts color trends for 2018.
HOUSE Magazine covers IDS (Interior Design Society), New York City hosted CEU (Continuing Education Unit) event at Lutron in New York's D&D Building.
HOUSE Magazine shares IDS (Interior Design Society) New York Chapter's Summer Solstice event at the new Pirch showroom in Soho.
Julie Schuster is guest blogging in the Winter issue of "Designers Today" highlighting the benefits to joining a trade affiliation like; IDS (Interior Design Society), NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association), IFSG (International Feng Shui Guild), IFDA (International Furniture & Design Association).
Julie Schuster is featured in the latest issue of "Kitchen & Bath Business" educating design professionals on the principles of Feng Shui to promote a healthy, happy space.
"Kitchen & Bath Business" presents "Making Bathroom Design Work For Multi-Generational Homes" webinar with panelists Julie Schuster, Barb Mueller and Moderator, Chelsie Butler.
Feng Shui Blog (July 2016) Julie Schuster contriubutes to the discussion about misconceptions of Feng Shui practices.Eleven Feng Shui practicioner help to set the record straight on the truths behind Feng Shui.
Sherwin Williams Color Trends 2016
House Magazine (Feb/March 2016) HG Stones hosted Interior Design Society's New York Chapter Sherwin Williams anticipated Colormix predications for 2016.
Pink Aid Long Island Kick Off Cocktail Party
Julie Schuster speaks on Feng Shui practices and creating spaces to enhance our dreams. Hosted by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams showroom in Manhasset, New York; benefiting"Pink Aid" Long Island.
Designers Discuss Licensing & Marketing at DDB Fall Market
"Whether you’re trying to license a collection or reach new clients, branding yourself is essential in the design industry. At the DDB Fall Market, industry pros shared the secrets to how they market themselves."
Julie Schuster Featured in IFDA NY Monthly Newsletter
"Its been a busy summer for IFDA NY Chapter secretary Julie Schuster of Julie Schuster Design Studio. A season filled with lectures and speaking engagements on design and Feng Shui practices."
International Feng Shui Guild Interviews Julie Schuster
"I had a lovely conversation with one of our newest IFSG Members, Julie Schuster. Charming, gracious and passionate about design and the subtle energies of our home, Julie is the quintessential 7 Metal!..."
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Julie Schuster Featured in The Editor at Large
"Julie Schuster, president of the Interior Design Society New York Chapter 2014-2015 and principal of the Julie Schuster Design Studio, explored the principles of the ancient art of feng shui in a recent CEU held at Lefroy Brooks’s Chelsea showroom in Manhattan"
International Feng Shui Guild Features Julie Schuster
"Doors aid in the flow of energy in and out of our lives. We look at both exterior and interior doors as the mechanism to allow beneficial chi to enter and move throughout our spaces. A door that is stuck or won’t open fully brings more “stuck” stuff into our lives. But how about the way the door opens? Read this insightful experience by Julie Schuster on how the flow of a door can change everything!"
Julie Schuster Featured in The Editor at Large
"Last week, the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) hosted its third annual Picnic by Design charity event at Midtown Loft & Terrace, bringing in more than $35,000 for the charity."
Julie Schuster Featured in Interior Design
"Time flies when it’s summer! Last week, DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDShosted its third-annual end-of-the-summer fundraiser, Picnic by Design, the casual counterpart to Dining by Design."
I have worked together with Julie both on apartment renovation projects and, as co-members of the International Furnishings and Design Association where she is a very active member. In all her dealings, she is 100% professional, capable and reliable. Apart from her beautiful design style, which you can see in her photos, I can attest to her trustworthiness, and follow through. If Julie says she is going to do something, you can be 100% confident that she will come through on that promise, and will do so on time and on budget. Add to that the fact that she is a pleasure to work with and I can say that she is truly outstanding in her field.
Owner, Hohl Home Furnishings