As the fourth largest driver of Web traffic, there are lots of ways you can make this visual social network work harder for you and your design practice.Read More »
Archive for '2013'
An interview with acclaimed stylist and producer Annette Joseph on throwing beautiful celebrations any time of year.Read More »
Professional contractors share their advice on how to ensure a project begins and ends well.Read More »
A sophisticated color that is sure to bring elegance to any room.Read More »
An interview with New York City wedding planner Katie Berger, of Sarah Kate Events, about the styling phenomenon whether interior designers should get into the act.Read More »
If you're a designer, you'll want these tablet and smartphone apps at hand.Read More »
It's not about the price tag, but the small things that add up.Read More »
Some designer-client relationship advice from a leading life design coach.
Follow your favorite designer's for inspiration and find some new favorites along the way!
Every design business is different, but here's a system that works for one modern design studio.Read More »
Even the smallest job and the littlest advice can set you up as a hero.Read More »
When you need a flash of design insight, these 15 sites are a great source of ideas and innovation.Read More »
It's fresh, it's fun – and it makes practical and economic sense for your clients too.Read More »
Style-spotting from one of this year's premier design trade shows.Read More »
Tips on how to make a show house experience be a successful one.Read More »
The final accessories and details are what make a design space special. Here's how to be sure your clients don't drop out.Read More »
North Carolina-based designer Heather Garrett describes her style and shares some helpful advice.
As an interior designer, you're only as good as the arsenal of service providers you have at hand (or in your cell phone).Read More »
Get to know designer Krista Watterworth personally and professionally.Read More »
All designers need regular color inspiration – here are a few of our favorite sources.Read More »
What started as a pastime is now an essential part of many interior designers' business.Read More »
Some tips to consider that allow your client to be comfortable anytime of day.
Being a good designer also requires being a good shrink. Tips on how to handle treasured items like heirlooms, antiques, and memorabilia in a way that makes everybody happy.Read More »
A great design portfolio is always a work in progress. Here are some tips for keeping it fresh.Read More »
What to expect and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the year's premier design trade shows.Read More »
Color is a challenge for designers and clients. We've created a twelve-step process and a few easy pieces to make it easier than ever to navigate.
Need some new ideas for your projects? Here are some resources that can help you recharge.Read More »
It's not just another social network. Here are 6 reasons you shouldn't ignore Google+ for building your design practice.
Custom closet design and redesigning a client's wardrobe experience can be another part of your interiors services.
Layered effects, fabric, linings, custom work orders – there are plenty of things that can go wrong. Here's how to make sure they don't.Read More »
British sculptural artist Lubna Chowdhary hits the mark with her brilliant new tiled furnishings for west elm.
Surprising little things (and some big ones) that will bring in design referrals all year long.Read More »
References are a vote of confidence in your work – and an important part of the selling process.Read More »
Even experts don't understand the full complexities of color – but a few rules can help.Read More »
What's the best way to present your work and help clients visualize your services? Here's how some of the best designers do it.Read More »
Bold design makes the most of a terrific pre-fabricated home at Dwell by Design.Read More »
An insider's guide to making the most of these important sources for new products and contacts.Read More »
Hear more about Williams-Sonoma Home's fall collection that includes two exciting new lines!Read More »
Stunning interiors have been created by artists, architects, philosophers, socialites and even shipping magnates. And that's a good thing.Read More »
A crash course in some of the best new wall covering textures, colors and materials.Read More »
Interiors inspiration and tips from the creator of The Big Book of Chic.Read More »
You are your own brand, and it's up to you to define what that should be.Read More »
Do-it-yourself designers and crafters are great sources of interiors inspiration.Read More »
Some surprising double uses of formal dining rooms that clients will love.Read More »
Incorporating philanthropy and community service into your work can come back to you in more ways than one.Read More »
An interview with the author of Foundations of Interior Design.Read More »
An interview with best-selling authors and design bloggers Sherry and John Petersik.
Making a space look clean and modern will put prospective buyers in a great frame of mind to buy.Read More »
Pottery Barn has expanded its best-selling sofa collections to have more sizes and styles available!Read More »
Interior designers can provide a gracious, accommodating, all-embracing mindset that makes a living space good for everyone.Read More »
Tips from designer Kathryn Greeley on choosing the right chandelier for your client.
If you're not talking about your design brand online, someone else is. It's time to join the conversation.Read More »
For interviews for your business or site, there's a lot to be said for live audio podcasts – here's how to create your own.
When you treat an outdoor space much like any other room, interesting things start to happen.Read More »
Not exactly, but they are forcing designers to rethink how the space is used. Included are some decorating inspirations for the modern library.Read More »
Spotlight on iconic glass and lamp designer Wayne Husted and his current work with Rejuvenation.
It's not as hard as you'd expect – and it's a great way to build your brand.Read More »
A list of Top 10 New England Design Blogs that will allow you to learn more about New England's history, architecture, modern design scene, local resources or anything else you can imagine!
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Designer Etiquette advice from Kathryn Greeley of Kathryn Greeley Designs.
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An interview with the master of Modern, Soulful, Style.
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Beyond the basic light bulb, some truly significant lighting designs initiated great leaps forward in how Americans worked, farmed, learned and entertained—and Rejuvenation is paying tribute.
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A Siberian designer on what quintessential American Style looks like to her – and some décor favorites.
A few simple steps can protect photos of your design work – and make sure you get credit where it's due.
Artist and designer Matt Locke highlights some favorites from America's largest design event.
A few tips and guidelines for creating beautiful outdoor spaces.
There's a right way and a wrong way to share your work-in-progress via social media. Here's what works – and what could land you in hot water.
Help your clients make choices that rescue the living room – and make it fun and functional again.
An interview with Sarah Richardson, one of the most talented designers on television.
Creating boards with clients is a great way to organize inspiration and ideas - and to market your designs.
How to update a home's decor without springing for a whole new look.
Networking, a website, blogging, newsletters, paid advertising...what really works for building your business and attracting new clients?
For designers who want some challenge and excitement in their lives, bedrooms are far from an Olympic sport. With a bed being the focal point of any bedroom, taking up to a fourth of the decorated space, many designers choose to phone this room in and turn off, focusing their fuller attentions on other rooms where they can show off their creativity.
The world's most popular photo social network holds lots of opportunities for designers. Here are some tips for making it work – and five designers you need to follow.
Suggesting green design options for your clients isn't just a fad – it can actually save them money.
Introducing Rejuvenation's new Chicago Collection, a suite of four industrial fixtures: a two-arm chandelier, corded pendant, a wall bracket, and two-arm desk lamp.
Interior designers and decorators do have some major competition - but it's not who you think.
Here's how to find and keep great clients, and spot the bad ones before you commit.
Some of the most important things you'll need to know about running your own company will have little or nothing to do with design.
Sub-Zero and Wolf's 10th Kitchen Design Contest launches today!
There's an art to making your client to feel comfortable about signing a proposal - and making an advance payment for merchandise.
Great ways to use an iPad in your design business.
A candid conversation with TV designer and Bostonian Taniya Nayak.
Advice from a remodel expert on the likely holdups - and how designers can help keep the job on schedule.
Every project offers some valuable business lessons, some more than others.
Twitter is not only an invaluable tool for Interior Designers but more like an obsession - the good kind.
Introducing our latest partnership with liveBooks, Inc. Read to learn more about how liveBooks can help grow your business.
Some tips to share with clients about how to keep their project on time and under budget.
Our DM on Location host Alma Squyres meets with top celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard in an exclusive interview as he chats about his book, his show, Million Dollar Decorators on Bravo, his upcoming work with Pottery Barn, and much more!
It's a great source of interior design inspiration, if you know where to look. Here are some favorite designers on Pinterest.
Award-winning designer Joanne Palmisano specializes in turning yesterday's castoffs into today's treasures. We had a chance to chat with Joanne to learn how to incorporate salvage elements in any space.
Some of the designers in my workshop gave me their take on the biggest mistakes when using colors and here's what they came up with.
Custom cabinets are a wonderful addition to any design but there are some things you should know before you commit.
A nod to 3 colors we'll be seeing a lot more of this year - and timeless pieces that go with them.
When deciding on what to purchase to stage a home for sale, here's one way to get started.
Highlights and inspiration from the biggest furniture show of the year.
Design Resolutions for your interiors business for 2013.