Product Development Director – Melinda Merijanian
A graduate of Missouri State University, Melinda Merijanian is a merchant and has cultivated an eye for beauty via her extensive 30-year career within the field of Retail Merchandising. Melinda has enjoyed career opportunities at several retailers including the prestigious Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. During her 17 years at Neiman Marcus, she held numerous titles including Buyer and Business Manager for the award-winning advertising store book, “thebook.” Melinda is also partner with her husband at Brass Hardware, a fine residential hardware store. Her love of the drape and hand of textiles, nature’s color palette, and fine residential hardware created a natural progression into her current adventure of design and product development. Melinda spends her personal time as a master gardener, beekeeper, amateur photographer, and along the Emerald Coast of 30A. She resides in Montgomery, AL with her husband, Randy, of 22 years and their felines, Grace and Twilight.
Art and Media Director – Anita Winter
Anita is a multifaceted artist that loves all aspects of home design. Her passions include; painting, singing, and writing. She is currently the Art and Media Director for Designer Custom Source. She handles DCS social sites, textile uploads for sites and sales. She is creator and contributor of the DCS blog where she works on photo staging, graphic design and photography. Raised in the San Francisco bay area, Anita brings a vibrant California style with an amazing eye for color and design that reflects in all her work.