Linda Merrill is an award-winning interior designer with an expertise in the fields of interior design, media communications, and marketing. A lifelong passion for creating beautiful-and livable-spaces combined with a savvy business mind has brought her design work and writing to a national and international audience. Since 2002, Linda has offered her interior design and decorating services throughout New England and "virtually" world-wide. Linda is a sought-after writer and voice in the field of interior design and not only publishes her own popular blog, ::Surroundings::, but is a contributing writer to other media outlets including Williams-Sonoma Designer Marketplace. She is also founder and moderator of the popular podcast The Skirted Roundtable.