About Shumatsu Distortion

Shumatsu Distortion.com is an extensive home-focused website that provides inspiration and information about design and style. We are inspired by beautiful and unique ideas, and we embrace the concept that style is individual. Which is why our platform is to provide our readers with plenty of beautiful photos for inspiration…and encourage their creativity in designing, decorating, and personalizing their own space.

Shumatsu Distortion connects hundreds of thousands of readers across the globe with architecture, interior design, furniture, and DIY project ideas. Launched in 2008, Shumatsu Distortion has posted more than 180k photos and ideas in over 16k unique articles. The information on Shumatsu Distortion is diverse and extensive, because our primary goal is to help each of our readers – and there are lots of you out there! – to make your homes more beautiful, organized, and a perfect reflection of “you.” Here, you can discover, create, and learn.


Discover the beauty of form and function in home design, in areas such as appliances, bathrooms, bookshelves, furniture, hotels and resorts, kids, lighting, outdoor, and rugs and carpets. You’ll find inspiring decorating ideas, tips on finding and incorporating your personal style, and the latest product innovations…and so much more!


Learn how to create beautiful DIY projects to enhance your home’s style, whether for everyday enjoyment or for special occasions and holidays. Whether you’re a beginner do-it-yourselfer or have plenty of experience with elbow grease, our step-by-step tutorials (complete with photos, hints, tips, and tricks) will help you make items you’ll truly love.


Educate yourself on a variety of home-centered topics, including design and concept, exclusive interviews, and home gadgets. Learn about (and, more importantly, the how-tos of) home organization, cleaning, and so much more. We’re sure you’ll find information that you can apply to your own home, which is what it’s all about.

Shumatsu Distortion is made up of a team of creative individuals from around the world who have at least one thing in common: we love home design and style. It’s our goal, in every article, to share some of that love with our readers. Here’s more about our team:

Stefan Lucian Gheorghe | CEO/Founder

CEO & Founder
Stefan is the owner of Shumatsu Distortion.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now. Since Shumatsu Distortion had more and more visitors with every month that went by, the site’s readers and fans started to contribute with their own ideas and some of them have even put into practice what they’ve seen here.

Simona Ganea | Full Time Editor

Full Time Editor
She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic. She started writing for Shumatsu Distortion in March 2011 and she's been doing it ever since. She lives in a world of fantasy full of elves and mages but when it's time to get things done she's always right there where she's needed.

Grace Lynne Fleming | Staff Writer

Staff Writer
From the outskirts of Nashville, Grace couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.A. in Communication, she is a lover of words. She fancies herself a freelance creator, loving the pretty, the delicious and different.With a knack for fashion, style and a minor obsession with weddings, Grace has been professionally writing for the past few years and hopes to continue to explore different outlets to contribute to. She likes to say that she lives in a writer's world with a lot of sparkly decorations.You can visit her at !

Brittney Smart | Staff Writer

Staff Writer
Brittney is a wife, a mom of four young children, a writer and editor (B.S. degree in English/Technical Writing), and a lover of interior design. She thrives on finding inexpensive ways to DIY her own home into a stylish yet family-friendly space, using high-end items and colors and groupings as her inspiration. (Blogs over at smartgirlstyle.blogspot.com.)When she’s not working on home projects or analyzing interiors, Brittney enjoys playing with her fantastic kids and husband, jogging (she’s done several marathons and an ultramarathon), reading, and trying to avoid doing housework. She is rarely successful in accomplishing all of those things in one day, but you can usually count on her to burn dinner.

Chelsea Mohrman | DIY Guru

DIY Guru
Chelsea is the blogger and creative behind , home decor, and lifestyle blog where she creates and captures adventures in the Midwest.

Vera Dordick | News Editor

News Editor
is a global communicator and creative provocateur. She holds degrees in Journalism/Russian and Pastry and has had a life-long affair with creativity. From the day she was old enough to wield a wooden spoon, Vera's Russian grandmother began her education in all things domestic. In a mid-career blip, Vera opened a custom cake bakery called the Queen of Tarts. After exhausting her interest in sculpting exotic cakes, Vera hung up her toque (and rested her feet), returning to her passion for beautiful design, home interiors and DIY. She is a lifetime dabbler and enjoys traveling, and making jewelry, quilts and the latest fashions.

Haley and Rose | DIY Contributor

DIY Contributor
Haley and Rose are two best friends that work together, blog together, and live together. They have been friends since the first day of college and enjoy working on many different projects. Their blog, , features affordable crafts, lifestyle posts, and the occasional popcorn recipe. They also recently have started up an Etsy shop, All Wool And No Shoddy, that showcases their handwoven wall hangings.

Morena Hockley | DIY Contributor

DIY Contributor
Italian born and bred, Morena is the kind of girl who would rather have paint on her fingers than get a manicure. The daughter of two DIYers, she and her husband strive to pass the tradition and value of handmade to their four children. Morena’s passion is using thrifted and inexpensive finds to craft designer inspired creations, and she excels in creating colorful, bold pieces. As a former teacher, sharing tutorials online is like her virtual classroom.