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Photo by Randall Whitehead
Photo by Randall Whitehead

On a recent trip to Amsterdam, Randall Whitehead noted upgrades made to historic lighting fixtures. 

Nancy Ganzekaufer Business Coaching
Nancy Ganzekaufer shares social media strategies for interior designers.

Nancy Ganzekaufer shares her tips for social media success as an interior designer, including hashtags and social media planning insights!

As customers continue to shelter in place, Kichler is providing inspiration and information to customers and end-users via its digital tools.

Urbanology Designs Home Office Set up
Ginger Curtis of Urbanology Designs says tailoring your workspace can reduce distractions.

As we continue to shelter and work from home during the coronavirus crisis, three IDS designers share their tips for a work space that blends productivity with beauty. 

Karen B. Wolf Photo Credit: Raquel Langworthy
A playroom for the family's three daughters. Photo Credit: Raquel Langworthy

A New Jersey spec home receives a custom interior design treatment.

Lori Miller LGC Interior Design
Well home design includes designing for taste.

How does the design of a home impact our day-to-day health, happiness and productivity?

Carrie Fusella Leisure knolls project
Carrie Fusella updated this common area with updated finishes and functionality.

Carrie Fusella, founder and lead designer of Design Alternatives, in Toms River, NJ, turned this 55-and-over community clubhouse from outdated to a beautiful, functional gathering space.

last look
Photo by Dustin Peck Photography

A master suite in North Raleigh, NC, is designed to serve as a serene retreat from the everyday. 

Lauren Nicole living room
Living room

Charlotte, NC-based designer Lauren Nicole, was called in to transform a dark, dated lakefront home into a bright, airy space that embraces the outdoor living lifestyle.

Interior Design: Wright-Simpkins. Photo: Christian Wright
Interior Design: Wright-Simpkins. Photo: Christian Wright

In this Minneapolis home, the decorative fixtures steal the show. 

Melody Smith Tiny Home Jupiter Florida
Melody Smith turned this tiny hoarder's shack into an indoor/outdoor paradise.

This “tiny” home, built in Jupiter, FL, is the epitome of an indoor/outdoor residence, and was designed for a client who had lots of input on this home’s design, says Melody Smith of Melody Smith Interiors in West Palm Beach, FL.

Come tour it with us, won't you?

Laurence Carr Effect of Color
How does color affect our well-being? Design: Laurence Carr. Photo: Kelly Marshall.

How do the colors of our homes affect our mood and productivity? As we shelter at home, it's time to take stock of the palettes in our spaces to promote our well-being. 

At a series of panels at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, designers offered their take on what luxury means to them and their clients.

The award-winning interior designer details how she designed a family space using principles of biophilic design.

Showing thoughtful appreciation through extra efforts can make your business memorable. 

Melissa Galt
Your attitude and your mindset will dictate your interior design business success.

Adjusting your mindset is key to keeping your business running in a time of crisis.

Mark Richardson shares tips on surviving the coronavirus crisis.
Mark Richardson may not have a crystal ball, but he has tips for helping your business through this crisis.

Mark Richardson, host of the podcast, Remodeling Mastery, shares his tips for staying in business during the coronavirus crisis and getting ready for success once we are through. 

Fernando Rodriguez Home Office During Coronavirus
For Fernando Rodriguez, working from home is productive and Zoom is his best friend.

Here in Puerto Rico, our design firm, Stewart Rodriguez, made it through Hurricane Maria and the months that life and some work was on hold. As designers, we can make it through the coronavirus crisis too. We just have to be organized and a little flexible.