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NKBA Manhattan Chapter Announces New Officers For 2022!

October, 2021

President: Julie Schuster 

Communications Chair: Matteo Calisesi

Programs Chair - Charle-John Cafiero

"I am excited and proud to serve this highly regarded organization as President for 2022. I look forward to collaborating with our newly appointed Communications Chair, Matteo Calisesi and Programs Chair,  Charle-John Cafiero. Bring it on!" - Julie Schuster

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KBIS Virtual 2021: Julie Schuster joins round table discussion on "Important Bathroom Features"

February, 2021

KBIS is going virtual this year and Julie is joining the discussion on Aging in Place and Universal Design with Toto and the Living in Place Institute. Two sessions are scheduled for February 9 at 5:00pm EST and February 11 at 10:30am EST. Register below for the virtual event. 


Julie Schuster honored as a Kitchen & Bath innovator 

October 9, 2019

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 featured as a Responsible Renovator Ambassador for Renovation Angel

March, 2019

Architectural Digest 2019 Design Show exhibitor, Renovation Angel presented their great work for the planet and the community.  Julie was highlighted at this year's show as a Responsible Renovator Ambassador.

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Living In Place Institute Hosts Education Panel Discussions at KBIS 

January, 2019

The Living In Place Institute is hosting a series of free education panel discussions at the 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show KBIS. During the discussions, experts from the industry will share their collective wisdom.

Head over to Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine  for available programs and #kbis2019 schedule.

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KBIS #Designhounds Blog Tour

November, 2018

We are proud to announce our lead designer, Julie Schuster, will be joining Designhounds blog tour at this year's KBIS in February in Las Vegas.


Kitchen & Bath Business DESIGN AWARDS 2018

September, 2018

Julie Schuster sits on a panel along with industry professionals; KBB Magazine's Rising Star recipient Kelsey Holtz, Kitchen Designer Don McFadden and general contractor Chris Loughney to judge this year's Design Awards. After reviewing multiple submissions our esteemed panel chose the best kitchen, bathroom and showroom projects of our industry.

Advice, Inspiration, and More: Thoughts from Industry Leaders at KBIS

January, 2018

Julie Schuster joins the conversation with House Tipster and other designer industry leaders to discuss kitchen and bath trends for 2018.

Julie Schuster Design Studio featured in HOUSE Magazine 

November, 2017

Julie Schuster Design Studio's latest Master Bedroom design is featured in the fall issue of HOUSE Magazine. Read about the design process that resulted in serene, luxe space.  

IDS NY meets for Sherwin Williams Colormix 2018
Art of the Table 2017

Art of the Table 2017

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Art of the Table 2017 – The Editor at Large

November, 2017

If you missed Bilotta's 7th Annual Art of the Table event with Traditional Home and Replacements, Ltd., you can still take a virtual tour of the five elegantly styled kitchen vignettes outfitted by 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. This annual event celebrates the fusion of design, art, and lifestyle, incorporating exquisite tabletop collections within five distinctive vignettes in Bilotta's A&D Building showroom in Manhattan.

This coverage is brought to you by Tori Mellott of The Editor at Large. Tori is the Senior Design & Market Editor at Traditional Home.

IDS NY meets for Sherwin Williams Colormix 2018

Julie Schuster spotted at Sherwin Williams Colomix 2018 

November, 2017

Julie along with the IDS NY Chapter attends Sherwin Williams' annual Colormix for the forecasting of color trends. 

Bilotta Art of the Table with Julie Schuster Design Studio

Julie Schuster Design Studio is honored to be included as one of the five featured designers at Bilotta's "Art of the Table"

September, 2017

BILOTTA KITCHENS and Replacements, Ltd., in association with Traditional Home present the 7th Annual Art of the Table. The event will feature five interior designers dedicated to celebrating the fusion of design, art and lifestyle, incorporating the tabletop collections of Replacements. Five distinctive vignettes will be elegantly styled within Bilotta's expansive A&D Building showroom in New York City. The five designers’ vignettes will be on display from October 18th through November 2nd, 2017.

Kitchen & Bath Business Advisory Board Member

August, 2017

Julie Schuster Design Studio is honored to become a member of Kitchen & Bath Business Advisory Board.

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Kitchen & Bath Business "Making Bathroom Design Work for Multi-Generational Homes" Free Webinar Extended!

August, 2017

Miss the free "Kitchen & Bath Business" webinar? "Making Bathroom Design Work for Multi-Generational Home" has now been archived and still available to watch.


Your clients are preparing their homes for every stage of life. From aging parents moving back in to families with young children, today's homes are being designed to serve multiple generations and personal lifestyles. So how do you design the bathroom, the second most important room in the home, to meet the needs of multiple generations?


Join panelist Julie Schuster along with Barb Mueller, President & Owner, Designs Anew Houston, LLC and Moderator, Chelsie Butler, Executive Editor, KBB for a free webinar on June 28, 2017 at 2:00pm.

Register Here:;F:QS!10100&ShowKey=41158

Country Floors' 2017 Design Challenge
Country Floors' 2017 Design Challenge with Julies Schuster
Country Floors' 2017 Design Challenge with Julie Schuster
Country Floors' 2017 Design Challenge

Country Floors' 2017 Design Challenge

May, 2017

Julie was thrilled to receive an invite from the IDS National team and Cottages and Gardens Magazine to be a part of the  judging panel for their 2nd annual “Country Floors Design Challenge.”  A spectacular event was held to announce the contest winner, Minh Lai.

Visit JULIE SCHUSTER DESIGN STUDIO'S Blog for more about the Design Challenge

Country Floors Announces 2nd Annual Tile Design Challenge!

February, 2017

Country Floors Announces 2nd Annual Tile Design Challenge With NYC&G Magazine to benefit Housing Works NYC with interior designers Julie Schuster, Jarret Yoshida, NYC&G's Kendell Cronstrom and Editor In Chief and Country Floors Product Designer, Omar Torres as this years's judging panel.


IDS Impact: Bailey House 2017
IDS Impact: Bailey House 2017
IDS Impact: Bailey House 2017
IDS Impact: Bailey House 2017

Bailey House Celebrates the Organization’s Most Successful Gala & Auction in Nearly Ten Years

March, 2017

Bailey House is proud to announce that the organization raised more than a half million dollars at the 29th Annual Bailey House Gala & Auction. The 2017 Gala & Auction took place Thursday, March 9that Pier 60 in New York City. This marks the most successful Gala & Auction since February 28, 2008, prior to the stock market crash. The annual benefit event supports Bailey House’s more than 30-year mission to provide housing and vital services, including care coordination, mental health and substance use treatment, for people with or at risk of HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses.


The dinner was followed by a festive and colorful Live and Silent Auction that welcomed just over 400 attendees.

The evening was hosted by Alan Cumming, Tony Award-winning stage, television and film actor and New York Times best-selling author. Cumming was joined by Michael Friedman, historian for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet, who served as auctioneer for the evening.

IDS New York chapter teamed up with the Bailey House organization to create a vignette of designer merchandise at their annual fundraising gala in March 2017.  Chapter President, Julie Schuster along with IDS members garnered donations from IDS Tri-State Trade Partners. Collaboratively created a dynamic vignette and sold all designer furnishings, art and decorative accessories for the charity.

Robern's Brand Ambassadors Give Recommendations on Color Pairing

January, 2017

Julie Schuster along with other Brand Ambassadors, Kerrie Kelly and John Lum pull together their individual color stories in Robern's latest "Vanity Top" brochure. 


Julie Schuster guest blogs in the Winter issue of "Designers Today"

December, 2016

Julie Schuster is guest blogging this season and highlighting the benefits to joining  trade affiliations like IDS (Interior Design Society, NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association, IFSG (International Feng Shui Guild). 


Julie Schuster joins the Diversity of Design Panel Discussion

November, 2016

Julie Schuster joins Angel Naula, David Santiago and Catarine Wright on a panel discussion about the diversity of design. 


Julie Schuster is asked to speak at the Chicago Design Summit

September, 2016

Julie Schuster takes part of this year's Chicago Design Summit, asking to speak on the topic of Feng Shui and personal design ethics at two design industry events.  


Julie Schuster contributes to Discussion on Misconceptions in  Feng Shui

July 2016

Julie Schuster along with ten other racticing Feng Shui consultants open up about their experiences in the industry and the popular misconceptions on Feng Shui practices. 


Robern brand ambassador Julie Schuster

JSDS named Robern Brand Ambassador  

June 2016

Julie Schuster Design Studio is honored to be apart of the newly launched Robern Brand Ambassador program. Members of this elite and exclusive program consist of visionary, highly talented designers and contractors, which have an affinity toward Robern products.  

Julie's Latest Robern Partnership


Feng Shui Materials with Julie Schuster

Julie Schuster explores materials from an applied Feng- Shui perspective at Lefroy Brooks

June 2016


Feng Shui can assist us in a selection of materials to use in creating healthful and supportive environments. This seminar will explore the ways a trained interior designer, Julie Schuster, can use an existing building and specific materials to create beautiful and engaging environments that are beneficial to the health and welfare of a home's inhabitants. 


Julie Schuster featured on Million Dollar

Decorating Podcast

May 2016


Visit the esteemed, James Swan's daily design podcast "Million Dollar Decorating" as Julie speaks about her experience and vision for design in her community. 


Julie Schuster speaks at IDS Conference

April 2016


The 2016 Interior Design Society (IDS) National Conference was held in Dallas, TX from Wednesday March 30th to Friday April 2nd. The 3-day event showcased a variety of successful industry entrepreneurs and design coaches each of whom imparted their wisdom and shared their contrasting formulas for success within the dynamic interior design industry.


Julie Schuster latest speaking engagement

January 2016


Lefroy Brooks hosts "Feng Shui Romance Bagua" with Julie Schuster as a the guest speaker for the evening. Let Julie show how the Bagua can assist in the search for a loving relationship. 



Lefroy Brooks features Feng Shui Romance Bagua with Julie Schuster

Julie Schuster speaks about Feng Shui at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams 2016 collection release

January 2016


Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams celebrates the arrival of their 2016 collection.  Enjoy the new collection along with Julie Schuster's presentation on Feng Shui. 



Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams 2016 collection release - Julie Schuster
Interior Design Society Design Show 2015 with Steve Fanuka

JSDS has been spotted in the winter edition of House Magazine

December 2015


Julie attended the Interior Design Society, Long Island chapter, "Day of Design Show." An event sponsored by NYC and Long Island vendors and guest celebrity interview with Steve Fanuka, the DIY Network's "Million Dollar Contractor" and "Designerlebrity" creator Barbara Viteri. 

IDS 2016 National Conference - Featured Speakers Julie Schuster

2016 IDS National Conference in Dallas Texas

January 2016


The 2016 IDS National Conference theme is Building a Better Business: One Design at a Time. This conference will feature speakers, including Julie Schuster of Julie Schuster Design Studio, who are successful industry entrepreneurs and design coaches who will impart their wisdom and share their formulas for success.