Industry Voices

stacy garcia elaine burns pistachio designs small space living
Property of Elaine Burns, Pistachio Designs LLC, Photo by Tara Kiernan Photography

How do you make the most of a small apartment in a big city? Stacy Garcia gets the 411 from Elaine Burns, Founder of Pistachio Designs.

Melissa Galt Interior Design Business Success
Melissa Galt shares 7 distractions that could be keeping you from moving your interior design business forward.

What's distracting you from interior design business success? Melissa Galt has seven suggestions! 

Laurence Carr Summer Outdoor Style
Laurence Carr shares her tips for spectacular summer outdoor style.

What home furnishings do you need for cozy outdoor spaces? Interior designer Laurence Carr shares ideas.

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Properly managing your finances can help ensure interior design business longevity.

Kerrie Kelly Design Labs Transforming the front porch
For Kerrie Kelly, the front porch has become another place to work and live.

What spaces in or around the home can get a facelift and provide a respite from the day-to-day of being at home? For interior designer Kerrie Kelly, the front porch gives her home and her spirits that lift. 

Melissa Galt 7 Steps to Staying Connected
Melissa Galt shares 7 steps for connecting with clients during COVID-19.

In these times of COVID-19, staying connected with clients is more important than ever. These seven steps will help you connect effectively.

It takes 66 days to form a new habit. The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we do business for 80-plus days. Have you formed new habits in your business? 

Laurence Carr Beyond Aesthetics Setting an Outdoor Table
Laurence Carr shares the importance of setting an ambience for outdoor dining.

As the weather warms across the U.S., Laurence Carr shares tips for setting an outdoor table that promotes togetherness and sustainability.

Featuring designs inspired by uninhibited forms, colors and textures, this trend allows us to experience the essence of mother nature.

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!

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. 

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?

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. 

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.

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.