Heather J. Paper
A native of Iowa, Heather J. Paper graduated from Iowa State University with a double major in Interior Design and Journalism. She launched her career with Meredith Corporation—writing and editing for a variety of their publications, including Better Homes and Gardens and Traditional Home Magazine—before pursuing a freelance career that has included penning articles, books, and brochures for corporate clients such as Kohler, Home Depot, Sherwin-Williams, Dupont Corian, and Lowe’s. Additionally, she has authored The Decorating Idea Book and Decorating Ideas that Work for the Taunton Press as well as Green Decorating & Remodeling for the Globe Pequot Press. Her company, Heather J. Paper Consultants, is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Specializing in portraits, interiors, and lifestyle, Mali Azima is an Atlanta-based photographer whose work can be seen in a variety of local and national publications. Her clients include Neiman Marcus the Book, Bloomingdale’s, Veranda, House Beautiful, Travel & Leisure, Self, GQ, Southern Accents, Metropolitan Home, Town & Country, Lucky, Elle, Allure, Cottage Living, Country Living, and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Her photos have also been featured in many coffee table books about design and entertaining. Mali was the proud recipient of the grand prize in Kodak’s Colors of Life photo contest, judged by Kodak and American Photo Magazine. Her artwork—centered on nature and its subtly felt energy—is sold through Bradley Showrooms.
Colleen Cain is an enthusiastic designer with a decade of professional experience in book layout. With a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication from Ohio University, she moved to Oakland, California, where she worked for leading national publishers on projects across several categories including cooking, career, health, and humor. Colleen is also a registered yoga teacher, and combines her love for the two fields by designing logo suites and marketing collateral for other yoga teachers and studios. Colleen recently relocated to her hometown of Columbus, Ohio, where she lives with her dog Zulu.
Interior Style and Art Director
Eleanor Roper is currently Editor-at-Large for Traditional Home Magazine, and has produced interior features for the publication as well as House Beautiful, House & Garden, Décor, Elegant Homes, Southern Accents, Country Homes, and Southern Living magazines. Her tenure at Condé Nast Publications in New York, New York, included working for Vogue, Vanity Fair, and House & Garden magazines. As a freelancer, Eleanor has canvased the globe with an eye for interior style, architecture, and design. Her passion for the mix of natural materials, coupled with an eye for detail, lends itself to a signature style that is poetic and harmonious while rendering a perspective that is luxuriously minimal.
Mysty McLelland is a brand and communication professional, writer, and editor. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and a Master's degree in Communication. Prior to working independently, Mysty spent over 20 years at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) as its Vice President and General Manager, responsible for the Center’s brand, marketing, leasing, and overall building operations. Described by Atlanta Magazine as an indisputable force in the interior design community and named as one of the magazine’s Arbiters of Style, Mysty has worked with the design industry’s most celebrated professionals and top national and local publications for over 25 years.
Book Project Director
As Director of Marketing for Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio and Matthew Quinn Collection, Rachel has been part of the team since 2005. She directs brand development, marketing, ad design, editorial placement, photography, web design, and other collateral. Her work has been seen in Veranda, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Atlanta Magazine Home, Interiors, and on multiple manufacturing partner websites and collateral pieces. Rachel's role in the Matthew Quinn brand includes establishing manufacturing partnerships, directing co-branding, and launching new products and new distribution channels.
Special thanks for contributing photography and assistance:
EMILY J. FOLLOWILL
Erica George Dines
Ashley Waldon Hope
Produced and Published by Parrish Press © 2016
Creating cultivated works of art from luxury design and lifestyle.