And the Grand-Prize Winner of the Small/Cool Contest 2022 Is…

And the Grand-Prize Winner of the Small/Cool Contest 2022 Is…

Laura Schocker

Editor-in-Chief

Laura Schocker is an editor, writer, and homebody with more than a decade of experience in lifestyle and digital journalism. Before Apartment Therapy, she worked as the digital director at Real Simple and the executive healthy living editor at The Huffington Post. Her writing has also appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, BBC.com, Prevention, TheBump.com, and TheNest.com, among others. Laura is a three-time Webby winner and was chosen as one of Folio’s Top Women in Media. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Magazine Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She lives in NYC’s Upper West Side with her husband, daughter, and two plants.

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Meet the 2022 Small/Cool Contest Superlative Winners!

Meet the 2022 Small/Cool Contest Superlative Winners!

Alison Goldman

Special Projects Director

Alison Goldman is an editor, writer, and TV binge-watcher based in Chicago. She’s held editorial positions at Boston.com, WomensHealthMag.com, and Glamour magazine. She’s also worked as a full-time freelance journalist, crafting lifestyle and culture content with an emphasis on women’s issues for publications including Cosmopolitan, The Lily from The Washington Post, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Chicago Magazine. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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10 Inspiring Ideas from Some of the Tiniest Small/Cool Contest Homes

10 Inspiring Ideas from Some of the Tiniest Small/Cool Contest Homes

Alison Goldman

Special Projects Director

Alison Goldman is an editor, writer, and TV binge-watcher based in Chicago. She’s held editorial positions at Boston.com, WomensHealthMag.com, and Glamour magazine. She’s also worked as a full-time freelance journalist, crafting lifestyle and culture content with an emphasis on women’s issues for publications including Cosmopolitan, The Lily from The Washington Post, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Chicago Magazine. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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20 Brilliant Design Tips from the Small/Cool Contest’s Top 20 Spaces

20 Brilliant Design Tips from the Small/Cool Contest’s Top 20 Spaces

Alison Goldman

Special Projects Director

Alison Goldman is an editor, writer, and TV binge-watcher based in Chicago. She’s held editorial positions at Boston.com, WomensHealthMag.com, and Glamour magazine. She’s also worked as a full-time freelance journalist, crafting lifestyle and culture content with an emphasis on women’s issues for publications including Cosmopolitan, The Lily from The Washington Post, The Boston Globe Magazine, and Chicago Magazine. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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