On being an addict: ...the impulse to hit the "refresh" button every five minutes to see what has been posted most recently can take over one's life, putting things like social calendars and professional advancement in peril....On getting help: "They're a great interactive resource," says interior designer Ky Ta of the District. By posting questions on blog comment boards, he says, "you can basically leverage the entire design community to solve problems.
On the design blog group: [They] have emerged to constitute a bona fide design district within the blogosphere...
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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