Carisha Swanson is the Market place Director for Home Stunning and among the our panel of 3 judges for the Fourth Annual Home Design Contest. Swanson joined Hearst in 2013 as Market place Editor for the Hearst Style and design Group, which included Residence Lovely, Veranda and ELLE Decor, with a concentration on kitchen, tub, setting up and technological innovation. In 2018, she was promoted to Senior Market place Editor and most a short while ago turned Industry Director for Property Beautiful’s print and electronic properties. She is also the host of Making The Dream on the Property Lovely YouTube channel. Right before the pandemic, Swanson travelled extensively for work. Now she is sticking closer to home and a with new venture: decorating her new property.
You grew up in Georgia, but put in a good deal of time in New England and now Huntersville, N.C. You have penned you sense happiest when not in a town. How has all that motivated your technique to style and design?