Carisha Swanson

Market Director

I am the Market Director for CQ. At any given point I’m searching for my next foodie and design-related travel adventure, drinking a nice pour of bourbon or a perfectly poured martini, or searching for my dream home in Mexico/North Carolina. My personal design style: lots of pattern, color and art on every surface.

The 10 Best Shark Tank Products You Can Buy for Your Home

You won't regret it.

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This Ingenious Tool Makes Any Kind of Fresh Pasta for You in Minutes

It's genuinely worth the counter space.

The 9 Best Home Wine Refrigerators in Every Category

From countertop units to large capacity storage, these are our top picks.

Here's How to Get Sonic Drive-In Ice (aka the World's Best Ice) at Home

Yes, there IS such a thing as the best ice.

Watch This Log Turn Into the Most Gorgeous Set of Bowls You've Ever Seen

Each one is completely unique.

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How to Put Up Removable Wallpaper Without Hating Your Life

It can be done in just a couple of hours!

It Takes Almost a Dozen People to Make This Chandelier

Can't. Look. Away.

The Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen (and How to Build Them Yourself)

Make room for everyone.

Why Your Next Vacation Needs to Be in Lexington, Kentucky

There's so much more to it than bourbon.

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Watching This Blown-Glass Pitcher Being Made is so Oddly Satisfying

It's the ultimate anniversary, Mother's Day, or "just because I'm awesome" gift.

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11 Chic Cane Furniture and Decor Pieces You'll Obsess Over

This 1970s material is making a comeback.

The 10 Coolest New Home Products from Around The World

You'll covet this Dolce espresso machine even if you don't drink espresso.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Enter An Indigo Blue Period

No sadness allowed.

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Wood-Burning Stoves Are Here to Make Your Fireplace Dreams Come True

They're as gorgeous to look at as they are easy to install.

Everything You Need to Know About the Classic Platner Arm Chair

And they were designed by an architect.

This is the Real Name for the Noguchi Lamp

The paper lanterns you love have an awesome history.

The Best Things We Found At Maison & Objet

And it only happens twice a year!

Five Products We’re Obsessed With From CES

We promise your home life will improve with any of these products.

Yes, Your Bathroom Still Needs A Bathtub

Reports say that a third of those renovating are removing their tubs. Here’s the strong case for keeping them.

Go Inside The London Design Festival, AKA Fashion Week For Decor Addicts

Over nine days, London transforms into a design mecca.

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Author Jane Green's Family-Friendly Kitchen Doubles as Her Sanctuary

It's the perfect mix of cozy and practical.

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This Black and White Bathroom Is a Geometric Showstopper

The elegant clawfoot tub is a bath lover's paradise.

This Rustic Arizona Kitchen Feels Like a French Countryside Vacation

Wait until you see the stunning stonework.

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8 Ingredients for a Professional-Grade Kitchen

Steal these restaurateurs' tricks of the trade and you'll be cooking like the pros.

Step Inside This Gigantic Manhattan Bathroom

This lavish home spa perfectly blends English charm, Asian lushness and European classicism.

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Forget Dinner Al Fresco — We're All About Rooftop Dining This Summer

This Brooklyn brownstone's outdoor kitchen allows you to take in the Manhattan skyline while sipping a freshly-mixed cocktail.

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This Glam Bathroom Lets You Relax in Style

Timeless black and white gets a youthful rock-and-roll spin.

This Industrial-Style Kitchen Masters Mixed Materials

A converted loft received an "everything old is new again" transformation.

Tour an Old World Kitchen With Some Seriously Surprising Floors

Plus, check out the open shelving compromise anyone can get on board with.

How to Pack Major Storage Into a Modern Bathroom

A sleek design and luxe materials bring calm to a bath built for two.