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Product designers, interior designers and lighting designers are working in a changing industry. Competition from online services, DIY and home improvement tv shows, plus changing consumer lifestyles have continued to shift the way business is done. In this section, product designers, interior designers and lighting designers can read news, trend articles and more.

Fresher Faux Takes Root

Permanent botanicals, sometimes called faux florals, have come a long way since Nana kept a bowl of pink plastic roses on top of the television cabinet and aggressively turquoise silk daisies in the…

Last Look With Cynthia Ferguson

When her downsizing client asked her to redesign an untouched Toronto condo originally built in the 1980s, designer Cynthia Ferguson had a blank canvas and plenty to work with. See how she designed…

Tariff Increases Are On Hold: What you Need to Know

The 25-percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports, scheduled to go into effect this Saturday, was delayed on Sunday. President Trump announced via Twitter that talks between the U.S. and China…

Howard Elliott Announces Show Us Your Howard Elliott Contest

Howard Elliott today announced it will host its Show Us Your Howard Elliott Contest again for its fourth year. Same as in the past, contestants can send in photos with Howard Elliott product as the…

Idea Board: Traditional Design

South by Southwest Traditional design gets a little rugged in living rooms when covered in geometric-patterned upholstery and paired with rich browns and iron finishes. Part of the Quintessence…

Mosaic Moments at KBIS

This year, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) launched the Salon by KBIS space, a new section of the show dedicated to artisan, small-batch and international companies with something…

3 Ways to Tour KBIS

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) kicks off tomorrow at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas and runs through Thursday. In just three days, residential interior designers will have…

4 Social Video Tools That Make Editing Easy

According to research from Wyzowl, 83 percent of business owners surveyed think that video gives them a good ROI. If you can get over the growing pains of incorporating video into your marketing…

Holiday Sales Miss Expectations: What the Latest Numbers Mean for Retailers and Designers

The U.S. Census Bureau released some startling numbers on the recent holiday season shopping numbers, and they didn't provide a lot of optimism for economists and the stock market. The bureau found…

The Whole Experience

When design is in your blood, it’s hard to imagine doing anything else. For Chris Cooley, owner of Michael Alan Furniture & Design in Lake Havasu City, AZ, a lifetime career in interiors began at…
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