Joe Ruggiero at J Garner Home

Trade/Public Event
Date: 
Tue, Mar 13, 2018 - 11:30am
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Location: 
Seattle Design Center

J. Garner Home & Seattle Design Center present TV host and furniture designer, Joe Ruggiero. Join us as Joe shares his inspirations from around the world, along with the latest trends in interior design and fabrics.

Limited seating. Please RSVP by March 6th.

About Joe:

Joe Ruggiero's forte is creating sophisticated environments that are inspirational as well as attainable. During his forty year career, Ruggiero has become a leader in identifying design trends and translating them into fresh ideas for consumers worldwide. Ruggiero is one of America's most trusted authorities on helping consumers implement new design trends from both an aesthetic and practical point-of-view.
Ruggiero was named Editor-in-Chief of Home Magazine in 1988 and served for five years. During this period he completely re-positioned the magazine into one of Americas premiere shelter publications. At that time he was also instrumental in taking the printed page and bringing it to television with concurrent stories on "The ABC Television Home Show" and Home magazine as well as stories in cooperation with "This Old House." 
Ruggiero is a pioneer in bringing home design to network television. 84 million households tuned in daily to the multiple home design series and specials that Ruggiero started in 1994 on The Home & Garden Television Network (HGTV). He served as Chief Design Consultant to the PBS award-winning series, "This Old House" for nine years. He also spent two years as Design Correspondent on ABC-TV's "Good Morning, America." Ruggiero has hosted television vehicles such as "The Living Magazine" sponsored by Ethan Allen for the Lifetime Cable Network; and ABC-TV's "Home Show". He was also the Chief Designer for the popular PBS television series "This Old House" and designed interiors for nine home rennovations during his involvement with the series. 
In 2000, Ruggiero launched his Home Collection. His current collection includes: Upholstery for Miles Talbott, Wood furniture for Gat Creek; Decorative Throws for Textillery, Outdoor Furniture for Terra Furniture, fabrics for Sunbrella ® In 2009 Ruggiero added Bedding and Drapery for Casa Fiora, as well as a new Sunbrella decorative trims Collection for Phoenix Trims. Ruggiero also designs lamps For Wildwood.