Friend of the show and Design*Sponge managing editor Amy Azzarito is this week's guest on After the Jump to discuss her brand new book,
Past & Present: 24 Favorite Moments in Decorative Arts History and 24 Modern DIY Projects Inspired by Them.
In Past & Present, Amy presents 24 pairs of essays and craft projects that explore the connection between decorative arts history and present-day design trends. Tune in as Amy shares her professional journey - from growing up in a design-oriented family to working with Grace at Design Sponge.. Hear how odd jobs, blogging and DIY design eventually brought the book idea to life. This program was sponsored by Whole Foods Market

"I was devouring blogs on a daily basis - there wasn't one that I didn't know about.. it was crazy!" [13:30]

--Amy Azzarito on After the Jump