Spend a day at the Nate Berkus Associates office in Chicago, and you're bound to hear someone declare, "Tell me you saw this month's Architectural Digest!" Like me, every designer on the staff pores themselves over every page in just about every design blog, magazine and catalogue they can get their hands on. New magazines drop on the 15th of the month and by the next week we have nothing to buy in the airport bookstore because we've already turned the page of every design book on the stands. We joke all the time about the magazine tears we send to one another in the mail with notes reading "must have for our Chicago project" or "Miami needs this lamp for their living room." Somehow my team tracks down every piece. And, our work is better for it. Better for having an editor turn us onto a Brooklyn designer making custom wallpaper or a fabric maker working magic in her New Mexico studio. And, when one of these magazines turns their lens on the work we do, we're almost dizzy with anticipation and definitely too honored to even find the words. That's the case with my New York apartment being featured in the November issue of Architectural Digest. (Each time I say it or write it I find myself smiling!) The article speaks to the thousand and one design decisions I made in the space, but truth is it was a group effort. Alyson Weder and Alison Wilcox, my two In-Design experts, were churning out schematics for the contractor (a one Mr. Stephen Fanuka) to follow, while Sasha, Lauren and the rest were focused on helping me with sourcing...with Kelly Gehrs and Deborah Kiersch organizing every detail of the entire installation and move. It was a huge feet, as anyone who's ever been through a remodel knows, and it was my team who shouldered it all with me and that's what I see when I look at the pages of this month's Architectural Digest.