Design Camp Has Signed Celebrity Lifestyle Expert And Best-Selling Author Susanna Salk As Speaker

Design Camp is a two-day seminar hosted by celebrity interior designers Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis, with special guest segments led by local and national industry experts in niche fields, including Susanna Salk.

Online PR News – 13-July-2012 – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Susanna Salk will be speaking at the 2012 Design Camp on Oct. 26th on the topic of how to get a book published and sold. Following Salk's lecture, there will be a book signing for her most recent book, "Be Your Own Decorator: Taking Confidence and Cues from Today's Leading Designers."

“We are so thrilled to have Susanna offer her expertise to our Design Camp attendees. Her many years of experience in publishing, editing, and authoring make her a perfect addition to Camp. Susanna is an inspiration to anyone who has wanted to publish a book,” say Kelli Ellis and Lori Dennis, co-founders of Design Camp.

Salk grew up in Essex, Massachusetts and got her B.A. in English at Vassar College. She helped launch Elle Decor magazine as Interior Design Manager and later became a contributing editor there before ultimately going on to become Special Projects Editor at House and Garden magazine until its closing.

Today, Salk appears regularly on NBC’s “Today Show” to discuss design style for the home and is the on-camera host for Editor at Large. She is also a Contributing Editor to, and

Salk is the author of Assouline’s “A Privileged Life, Celebrating WASP Style,” as well as “Weekend Retreats” and the bestselling “Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play” (both by Rizzoli). She also collaborated on the book “Home Sweet Home” (Rizzoli, Fall 2011) celebrating the international interiors shot by renowned photographer Oberto Gili.

Her latest book is “Be Your Own Decorator: Taking Cues and Confidence from Today’s Leading Designers” (Rizzoli March, 2012) a design book aiming to inspire and inform via her favorite rooms from the world’s top designers and tastemakers.

Salk is currently working on the first pictorial book celebrating the iconic style of CZ Guest, the American author, columnist, horsewoman, fashion designer, muse and socialite.

Design Camp is a two-day seminar hosted and instructed by Celebrity Interior Designers Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis, with special guests segments led by local and national industry experts in niche fields. The course is tailored for design professionals and design aficionados. Each day runs from 9AM-6PM and is broken down into 8 segments per day, with drinks, snacks, lunch, spa breaks and cocktail parties included. By the end of the course, attendees will have the confidence and ability to run successful modern-day design careers, execute magazine ready interior projects, take careers to an entirely new level, network and collaborate with local suppliers and colleagues, and receive a certificate of completion. The first camp will be held in Austin, TX from October 24-26, 2012. The website is

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