Lots of new hires and changeovers in today's design news. Architectural Record announces that "Cathleen McGuigan, the longtime Newsweek architecture critic and arts editor, has been named editor in chief... The announcement comes three months after Robert Ivy stepped down from the post in order to head the American Institute of Architects." Plus, Gilt Groupe hires Ben Widdicombe, formerly of Gatecrasher and TMZ, as the Editor in Chief of their new site Unlisted and Williams-Sonoma opens up online sales to 75 nations. More news and links below.
DESIGN NEWS OF THE DAY
• Cathleen McGuigan Named Editor in Chief of Architectural Record | Architectural Record
• Williams-Sonoma to open online sales to 75 nations | San Francisco Chronicle
• Gilt Groupe hires Ben Widdicombe as EIC of Unlisted | Women's Wear Daily
• Natuzzi names founder Pasquale Natuzzi CEO and Chairman | Editor at Large
• ELLE DECOR's 2011 A-List: Top 25 Interior Designers | Elle Decor