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Designer Education

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.

Design Coaching Cheryl Kees Clendenon
Cheryl Kees Clendenon shares 4 tips for positioning your interior design business.

The Power of Positioning: 4 Strategies to Implement Now

One of the most common mistakes I encounter in any small business dealing in intellectual property is the lack of knowledge about consistent strategic positioning of how they are showing up to…
Bob Maricich, Jon Pertchik, Dorothy Belshaw
Jon Pertchik is the new CEO of ANDMORE; Dorothy Belshaw has been named president

ANDMORE Announces Leadership Changes

ANDMORE, a home furnishing's omnichannel marketplace for wholesale buyers and sellers, has announced the appointment of Jonathan (“Jon”) Pertchik as Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of…
american society of interior designers lecture series with The Mart
ASID is hosting a series of lectures for designers at The Mart in Chicago.

ASID Leads 2024 Lecture Series in Partnership with The Mart

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), together with THE MART in Chicago, presents the 2024 ASID Design Business Lecture Series, an ongoing partnership dedicated to providing residential…
vacation rental design summit speakers
The keynote panel will be led by Jessica Duce, co-owner of Vacation Rental Designers.

HPxD Announces Vacation Rental Design Summit Speakers

High Point x Design (HPxD) is delighted to announce the speaker lineup for this year’s Vacation Rental Design (VRD) Summit, taking place April 10 - 12 at Congdon Yards in High Point, NC.  The Summit…
Dallas Design Days
Dallas Market Center will host Design Days April 2-3.

Dallas Market Center Announces Design Days Agenda

Dallas Market Center, has annoinced the schedule of events taking place during Dallas Design Days, April 2-3, 2024. The spring event will feature educational and networking events for the design…
Vacation Rental Design Summit logo
The Vacation Rental Design Summit will take place from April 10-12 in High Point.

Second Annual VRD Summit Set for April in High Point

Planning for the second Vacation Rental Design Summit is underway. The three-day event will unfold in High Point, April 10-12, 2024, and once again, High Point by Design (HPxD) is partnering with…

Design Stop: Dann Foley Chases the Passion

When we talk with designers about how they started their businesses, for some it is a mid-career shift to finally doing what they love; for others, it has always been their passion. They were “that…

ASID Releases 2023 Economic Outlook Report

ASID has released its 2023 Economic Outlook Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the economy's current state and its impact on the interior design industry.  Following the challenges…
Erin Weir
Erin Weir, of the Pearl Collective talks social media tips and designer survey in the July Design Coaching Center.

Design Coaching Center: Social Media Marketing, Designer Survey

I work with interior designers every day in our interior design consulting business, Pearl Collective, and when the topic of social media comes up, designers are either nailing it or they hate it.…

Pearl Collective Offers Marketing Masterclass for Designers

As an interior designer, if you're looking to unlock secrets of effective marketing and reduce the stress of finding your next client, you'll want to mark your calendars for The Pearl Collective's…
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