Posts from the ‘Artists & Designers’ category


Meet Design Associate Mandi Smethells

Many of our Design Associates have artistic passions that they pursue outside of Room & Board’s walls, and Mandi Smethells is one of those room-whisperer-meets-artist types.…

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Meet Kirsten of Simply Grove

Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design. In 2008, she founded Simply Grove, a blog dedicated to all things aesthetically beautiful. The site has become a…

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Q&A with Artist Shantell Martin

Shantell Martin is a visual artist based in New York best known for her stream-of-consciousness drawings. Using her simple trademark—black ink and white surfaces—Shantell’s illustrations have transformed everything…

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Meet Design Associate Kelly Parsell

You could say Kelly Parsell, Room & Board Design Associate, is a jack-of-all trades. When she’s not helping customers in our downtown Chicago showroom create homes they love,…

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Q&A with Michael Brotman

Each January, our Room & Board catalog is unveiled, showing the official introduction to a new Room & Board collection. Like that movie premiering next weekend…

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Meet Cara of Caramelized

Cara Greenstein is the Memphis-based writer behind Caramelized, a lifestyle blog that’s chock-full of recipes, inspiration and travel guides. Cara practices public relations at an ad agency…

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