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WithIt Announces 2022 Conference Speakers, Lineup

WithIt’s Professional Conference is entitled, “Empowering Leaders to SOAR,” and is being held June 22nd – 24th at the Westin Hotel in Alexandria, VA.  The two-day program offers industry…

Design Stop: Q&A with Arianne Bellizaire, CEO of Arianne Bellizaire Interiors

Arianne Bellizaire is the CEO behind her full-service design firm, Arianne Bellizaire Interiors. Her integrated technology, ROI-focused strategy and trend-forward work has been covered in…
Working on a client’s primary residence alongside their vacation home has allowed the firm to develop a broad spectrum of work.
Working on a client’s primary residence alongside their vacation home has allowed the firm to develop a broad spectrum of work.

Bespoke Design: Michael Cox of Foley & Cox Interiors

In a world where some designers are inclined to impose their style onto clients, New York-based Foley & Cox Interiors has a different approach. Taking creative cues directly from their clients —…
Gail Doby Design Coaching Center
Gail Doby discusses why company culture is important.

The Importance of a Strong Company Culture

Are you clear on your design business’s culture? According to Business Coach Gail Doby, whether you’re a solopreneur or you run a team of 20, a defined culture is an important step toward creating…

'Houzz Pro' App Provides WalkThrough of Virtual Floor Plans

Houzz Inc. has introduced a new Augmented Reality (AR) feature for 3D Floor Plans in Houzz Pro, a business management and marketing solution for residential construction and design professionals.…

Retail Leadership Skills for a More Successful Store

Management has the ability to make a team of employees excel, but only if they have skills for retail and leadership. During the pandemic, your sales leadership skills will be tested as you navigate…
Biophilia
Retailers can also employ biophilia to connect with consumers.

The Biophilia Link to Wellness in Home Design

If Covid has taught us anything, it’s how important our homes are to our overall well-being. As designers, how do you assess and define the attributes that are most important to your clients to…

Licensing Partnerships - Q&A with Libby Langdon

For Libby Langdon, product development and licensing have been integral to her business. She has licensing deals with Fairfield Chair (furniture), Crystorama (lighting), Kas Rugs, Paragon (wall art)…

Designing Partnerships

At a time when sourcing furniture, lighting and home decor has become a challenge for everyone, there is a way to procure product that interior designers should be considering if they aren’t there…
ArchLIGHT Summit
ArchLIGHT Summit has extended its call for speakers.

ArchLIGHT Summit Extends Call for Speakers for Fall Trade Event

ArchLIGHT Summit, the new lighting trade event and educational platform for the architectural, specification and design communities, has extended its call for speakers. The next event, taking place…