Crossing Borders and Breaking Barriers: American Business Women exchange ideas with their Cuban Counterparts

January 20th, 2018|

While only 90 miles away from the continental United States, very few Americans can say that they’ve been to Cuba. For over 50 years, trade and travel were off-limits for all Americans. It was only in 2015 when the US and Cuba restored diplomatic relations, that Americans started traveling there. […]

Interior Designer Gail Whiting collaborates with Jacob Vanderveer House to recreate a Colonial Christmas!

November 30th, 2017|

Every year at the end of November, designers, florists and other vendors come together to lend their talents to support a Colonial Christmas, two-weekend long fundraising event at the Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum. This signature fundraiser showcases an array of holiday festivities including tree lighting, holiday music, demonstrations, a boutique, a visit from Santa and tours of the Vanderveer homestead decked out in 18th century Christmas décor! Gail Whiting, the owner of Design Consultants, was one of a small group of designers chosen to decorate this year. Each designer [...]

Old-World Inspiration Sets the Stage for a New Jersey Restaurant Design!

July 24th, 2017|

While Gail Whiting of Design Consultants NJ is most known for her sophisticated and “of the moment” interiors and show houses, she also designs commercial properties. Her most recent project was a fully-gutted restaurant renovation for the Martinsville Taverna, a small upscale Italian bistro in central Jersey. […]