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The TODAY Show
April 8, 2014
Lifestyle expert Chassie Post offers tips for TODAY viewers on how to brighten up your home, such as swapping out dark colors and wool blankets for something cheerier!
Featuring Clarke & Clarke Floribunda Wallpaper


PayPal Website Feature

November 6, 2014
PayPal interviews Barbara Karpf, the owner and president of DecoratorsBest, about who we are and what we do. This video is currently being featured on PayPal's website. 

Forbes
December 2017
Looking to the Cloud: Entrepreneurs' Favorite Apps
Quote: Barbara Karpf, president of DecoratorsBest, says Avalara software has saved time and money by handling the company's complex sales tax requirements, allowing her fabric and wallpaper business to build staff in areas that can help it grow.  "We would be totally bogged down if we didn't have Avalara handling all of our sales tax in over 20 states," she says.
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Blog Post: Lemons to Lovelys
My Favorite Wallpaper From DecoratorsBest


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Bronto
April 2017 
What Customers Really Want - Featuring Panelist: Barbara Karpf 


Country Living
March 2017 
Product Feature: Chiang Mai Dragon Aquamarine Wallpaper



Refinery 29 
February 2017 
You Can Redecorate Your Home From The Comfort Of...Your Home 


Paypal Summit 
January 2017 
Panelist Barbara Karpf and author Robert Herjavec 


Agosnesre Rose
 
January 2017 
11 Secret Decor Stores That You Need To Know About 




Apartment Therapy 
 
January 2017 
Black & White Done Right: Little Laundry Rooms with Big Style
Featuring: Cole & Son's Nuvole Storm 



HGTV Magazine
December 2016
Rogers House Tour


HGTV Magazine
December 2016
Badaru's House Tour


CBS New York 
August 2016
Cutting Costs: Online Business Simplifies Drop Shipping Tax Situation





Domino 
August 2016
Wes Anderson Inspired Wallpaper For Your Viewing Pleasure
Featuring: Scalamandre ZEBRAS Masai Red Wallpaper

Scalamandre Zebra

HGTV Magazine
November 2015
6 Stunning Ugly-Chair Makeovers
Featuring: Kravet 27990-40 Upholstery Fabric


Pencil & Paper Co. 

May 2016 
Fabric + Wallpaper Source: DecoratorsBest


The Pink Clutch 

May 2016 
Decorating With DecoratorsBest



Furniture World
October 2015
Barbara Karpf, Founder & CEO, was selected to contribute to an article for Furniture World Magazine, the home furnishings industry's premier furniture trade publication.
  DecoratorsBest Furniture World Contribution Screen Shot

Greenhouse Fabrics Blog
September 2015
DecoratorsBest Discusses 2015 Fabric Trends: Interview with Barbara Karpf
Greenhouse Fabrics Blog Interviews Barbara Karpf


Family Circle
June 2015
What's New: Beach Beauty (India Hicks' Faves)
Featuring Cole & Son Palm Green/White Wallpaper
DecoratorsBest Cole and Son Palm Jungle featured in Family Circle
Country Living
June 2015
Turn This Country Song Into a Room!
Featuring Ralph Lauren Mill Pond Check Fabric
DecoratorsBest featured in Country Living Magazine

1stDibs - Introspective Magazine
June 8, 2015
Out of the Studio, Onto the Wall
Featuring Schumacher Aviary Multi on White Wallpaper DecoratorsBest featured by 1st Dibs Introspective Magazine - Schumacher Aviary Wallpaper

Schumacher Aviary Wallpaper from DecoratorsBest featured in 1stDibs Introspective Magazine
Source: www.1stdibs.com

HGTV Magazine
May 2015
Fabrics We Love
Featuring Duralee 42244-670 Bubblegum Fabric

DIY Network's Man Caves
September 12, 2014
This episode of Man Caves features wallpaper that DecoratorsBest provided to makeover a father's basement into the ultimate space to kick back and watch football.
Featuring Cole & Son Palm Jungle Wallpaper


Designer Insights Feature
"Designer Insights with Barbara Karpf"
Our president, Barbara Karpf, was interviewed and featured by Terrys Blinds on how she made DecoratorsBest a successful company, plus her background as an interior designer.
Barbara Karpf featured in Designer Insights interviewed by Terrys Blinds
Source: http://www.terrysblinds.co.uk/blog/

DOMAINE
April 14, 2014
9 Classic Fabric Patterns You Should Know
Featuring Schumacher Fox Hollow Ivory Wallpaper, G P & J Baker Fretwork Gold Fabric, and Ralph Lauren Langham Pinstripe Spectator Fabric

Source: www.domainehome.com

PayPal
April 14, 2014
In the Spotlight

Source: www.paypal-pages.com

This Old House Magazine April 2014
Cat Tales
Featuring Sanderson Studios Omega Cats Ivory/Black Fabric

Source: www.thisoldhouse.com

DOMAINE
March 3, 2014
5 Iconic OSCAR Dresses That Would Make Killer Room Decor
Featuring Cole & Son Magnolia Gold Wallpaper

Source: www.domainehome.com

WordPress for Business
February 6, 2014

 

"Sweet Designs" by Amy Atlas
2012

Featuring Trina Turk Peacock Print Pool Fabric

Source: www.amazon.com

This Old House Magazine - Online
April 2011
One Living Room, Three Sophisticated Designs 
The Wall Street Journal
By Jen Renzi
December 3, 2010

 

Remodelista
July 2010

 

Barbara Karpf Guest Blogs at Robert Allen
July 2010
What design blogs do you like? This week DecoratorsBest shared some of our favorites on Robert Allen's blog. We were very excited to be guest blogger for Robert Allen!"
www.robertallendesign.com
"This week our guest blogger is Barbara Karpf. Over the past twenty years, her design projects have delighted clients in New York City, the Hamptons and other metro New York locations. Barbara was honored as one of the “Great Designers of the World 2000” and has received wide visibility in decorator ..." read the rest here

 

This Old House Magazine
June 2010
Featuring Robert Allen Backyard Fun Lemon Drop Fabric

 

NewYork.Timeout.com
April 28, 2010

Source: http://newyork.timeout.com/shopping-style/shopping/1243461/decoratorsbest

 

House & Garden
September 2006

 

THE NEW YORK TIMES - House & Home Section
"The Secret Source Is Out" by Kimberly Stevens 
May 11, 2006

 

DOMINO MAGAZINE 
Straight-To-Consumer Retailers
Stores and websites where you'll find the fabric, wallpaper and other supplies you need.
Decorators Best
New York, NY
212-722-6449
decoratorsbest.com

 

The Wall Street Journal Online
"Interior Decorators On Where To Shop the Web for Home Decor" By Elizabeth Blackwell
March 6, 2006

 

The San Francisco Chronicle 
"Traditional interior design trade in trouble as democracy arrives" by Kimberly Stevens
May 24, 2006

 

Daily Living Blog
May 17, 2006

 

Storefront Newsletter
"DecoratorsBest Makes Way to the Top"
January 2006
"Home decor fabric and wallpaper merchant finds success through StoreFront’s Search Engine Marketing Services.
When Barbara Karpf launched DecoratorsBest back in 2004, she didn’t know what to expect. Fortunately she found StoreFront and was pleasantly surprised with how easy it was to get her site up and running. But just getting a site up and running doesn’t necessarily lead to success if you can’t drive the right traffic to your site.
Pleased with the services she received in helping her launch her online store, Karpf elected to turn to StoreFront when she needed help with search engine optimization.
"Our rankings improved since we started utilizing StoreFront. In the last six months, our sales have more than doubled," said Barbara Karpf, President of DecoratorsBest. "We also decreased our pay-per-click advertising expenses and are much more profitable. The traffic to our site is substantial and constant. It increases monthly. A majority of our inquiries turn into sales. We’re so busy we need more help." 
Karpf attributes much of her success to keyword selection. StoreFront’s experts helped her select a set of keywords specific to the products her site carried, which produced better, more cost-effective results than the broader keywords she used previously. Currently, searches for keywords like designer drapery fabric, designer wallpaper, and Ralph Lauren wallpaper all result in a front page listing for DecoratorsBest.com on both Google and Yahoo.
DecoratorsBest features the best home decorating upholstery fabrics and designer drapery fabrics plus discount designer wallpaper offered in design centers. Many decorating fabric items are sold exclusively to interior designers for their clients and are now available to the general public through their site. And now, through the help of StoreFront’s Search Engine Optimization Services, they are much easier to find.
To learn more about what StoreFront’s Search Engine Marketing Services can do for you, click here."

 

HOUSE & GARDEN 
June 2005