As a part of strengthening the senior editorial team under new editor-in-chief Michael Boodro, Elle Decor has named Mieke ten Have as the new associate style editor for the magazine.
Previously, ten Have had worked for the Wall Street Journal: Off Duty, Vogue, Domino, and Revolution magazines. She was also design editor at mydeco.com and a designer with Rita Konig Interior Designs, Inc. In her new role at Elle Décor, she will report to Boodro.
The magazine has also engaged Los Angeles-based media sales firm Chalamode LLC for national sales support in southern California.
Chalamode LLC is a media sales company specialising in the design of custom advertising solutions for select media outlets and their advertisers in Los Angeles.
Barbara Friedmann, vice-president/brand publisher, Elle Décor, said the appointments had been made to enhance the magazine's leadership position during 2011 and beyond.