Sometimes we can’t fit everything in the print edition of Sync. Here’s the full Q&A with Past & Present author Amy Azzarito, who appears at noon Friday at the Arkansas Arts Center as part of the Arkansas Literary Festival.
With a passion for research and design, it’s no surprise that Amy Azzarito found a way to marry the two when she first began writing for decor and do-it-yourself blog Design Sponge.
Azzarito started her Design Sponge column in 2009 with a simple structure: Take a time period in decorative history, give a short lesson and then provide a DIY project that’s influenced by the period. In 2011, she became managing editor of Design Sponge, and last year, turned the concept behind her column into a book called Past & Present: 24 Favorite Moments in Decorative Arts History, and 24 Modern DIY Projects Inspired by Them.… Read more >