For the past eleven years, Amy Azzarito has been on the forefront of predicting trends in design while also discovering designers and makers and highlighting their crafts. With a degree in the History of Decorative Arts & Design from Parsons and experience lecturing at universities and historical societies across the country,  Amy is a sought-after expert on the topic of design history both past and present.  Her book, “The Elements of a Home: Curious Histories behind Everyday Household Objects, from Pillows to Forks,” is forthcoming from Chronicle Books in March 2020.

She has contributed to Food52, Refinery29, Brit & Co, Food52, Design Milk and Architectural Digest. Her New York City apartment was featured in The New York Times and her thoughts on design and trends are frequently solicited by publications, such as the Washington Post. She is the former Managing Editor of the trend-setting blog Design*Sponge. She also provides editorial and strategic consulting for companies looking for strategic brand building. 

Amy lives in Marin County, California with her husband Mark and their daughter Stella.

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