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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.

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…

Dallas Design Week Dates Announced

Dallas Market Center today announced the dates for Dallas Design Week, April 15-18.  The second edition of the design-centered week of events will feature expert speakers, giveaways and ideas and…

Interior Design Firms Show Optimistic, Yet Cautious Views in Houzz's 2019 State of the Industry

Houzz released its 2019 State of the Industry Report today, and the overall message of it centers around cautious optimism. Of the interior design firms reporting, 49 percent said they had a good…

What Your Email Stats Can Tell You About Your Customers

Your email data may be one of the most useful marketing tools hiding in plain sight. By going through it regularly, you can learn so much about your customers' habits, interests and preferences,…

IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarships for 2019

Applications will be accepted between March 1-31, 2019, for nine scholarships from the Educational Foundation (EF) of International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA). Since the early years of…

3 Pinterest Content Ideas to Try Out

For interior designers and retailers alike, Pinterest can be a great channel to reach potential clients who are planning for their current and future spaces. In fact, 60 percent of pinners have used…

Chairish Acquires Derring Hall. Now What?

When thinking of the direct-to-consumer model, companies like Casper and Warby Parker likely come to mind. If you've been following our coverage here, then you might also think of Campaign Living,…

High Point Market Announces Business of Design Educational Series for Spring Market

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has partnered with interior design professional, author and business coach Kimberley Seldon for a Business of Design educational series for spring market, April…

Kitchen Trends for 2019: What’s Current in the Kitchen’s Furniture, Lighting and Finishes This Year

Let’s talk kitchen trends and how people are adding value and one of the most important rooms to revamp in the house. Whether the plan is to update before selling a home or to overhaul the space when…
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