About

Starr C. Osborne is the author of Home Staging That Works: Sell Your Home in Less Time for More Money (AMACOM; March 2010).  She is the owner and founder of Tailored Transitions, Philadelphia’s premiere home staging, moving-management, and design company.  Their diverse work with realtors, developers, and private clients has included The Bank Building, Parc Rittenhouse, The Residences at Wood Norten, The Hill at Whitemarsh, Independence Seaport Museum, and Natural Lands Trust.  Tailored Transitions has been featured in USA Today, The Real Estate Professional, Philadelphia Style Magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Starr’s background includes work with Sotheby’s, where she was Assistant to the President and managed international publicity campaigns, and later, with Christie’s, where she publicized all the celebrity auctions and was Editor of Auction News from Christie’s, the firm’s main publicity vehicle.  She later ran her own public relations firm servicing high-end artists, designers and products.  Starr has been published in Art in America, Artnews, House Beautiful, New England Antiques Journal, New York Woman and Victoria.

Ms. Osborne earned her B.A. in History of Art from Yale University and was Fellow at Historic Deerfield.  She lives with her husband and three children in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.