Industry Experts

NRF Holiday Retail Sales Prediction
NRF predicts holiday retail sales will increase over 2019.

NRF: Holiday Retail Sales Expected to See Growth Over 2019

With retail sales rebounding strongly due to continued consumer resilience, the National Retail Federation has forecast that holiday sales during November and December will increase between 3.6…
Kimberley Seldon
Kimberley Seldon

Kimberley Seldon Masters the Business of Design

“As creatives we like a certain amount of creative freedom,” says Kimberley Seldon, Interior Designer and Founder of Business of Design, an interior design business coaching program developed from…
Jamie Merida Interiors
Jamie Merida Interiors developed as an extension of Merida’s success as a home furnishings and flooring retailer.

The Keys to Building a Brand

For interior designers and retailers in the home design business, much of their success hinges on the ability to brand themselves in a way that connects with clients and carries through all of their…
Melissa Galt Interior Design Business Success
Melissa Galt shares 7 distractions that could be keeping you from moving your interior design business forward.

7 Deadly Distractions Stopping Your Interior Design Business Growth

Nothing is more important than your interior design business growth. You’ve got to invest your time in the tasks and actions, in your practice, that will deliver the greatest impact. There are seven …
ARTful Wednesdays
ARTful Wednesdays presents Rare Resources

ARTful Wednesdays Addresses Diversity with Rare Resources Seminar

ARTful Wednesdays continues with its design educational series, featuring a panel next Wednesday, July 15, to share home furnishings industries insights from a  diverse lens in "Rare Resources." …
Melissa Galt 7 Steps to Staying Connected
Melissa Galt shares 7 steps for connecting with clients during COVID-19.

7 Steps to Staying Connected with Design Clients

How you connect to clients is more important than ever before. It’s not enough to send a well-intentioned, carefully crafted statement of your interior design practice’s COVID19 response. Everyone is…

Remote Work. Virtual Connections. New Business Habits for a 'New Normal'

Are you trying to get back to normal or are you adapting to a new normal? I was speaking to a thought leader from Google recently and she reminded me of an important dynamic. She said it takes 66…
Nancy Ganzekaufer Business Coaching
Nancy Ganzekaufer shares social media strategies for interior designers.

5 Tips for Interior Design Social Media Success

What is your biggest challenge as an interior designer? According to a Unity Marketing poll attracting new clients is problem #1 across the board.  Social media marketing seems to be the go-to…
Home Design Business Think Tank Nancy Ganzekaufer Melissa Galt
The Home Design Business Think Tank for May is all about brand messaging.

May Think Tank Series Focuses on Brand Messaging, Communication

Whether just starting out or a veteran in your design or home furnishings business, the brand message you convey to your customers/clients changes often. Take the time we’re living through now. Are…
Karen Wolf Design Pop Series
Karen Wolf's Latest Design Pop will focus on home office design.

Interior Designer Karen Wolf Launches Online Trend Series

New Jersey-based designer Karen Wolf and her team are responding to the COVID-19 crisis by offering weekly, educational online webinars dubbed the “Design Pop Trend Series.”  This week’s webinar…