Industry Experts

How Furniture Companies are Providing a Better Online Customer Experience

In today’s digital world, the furniture industry is having its moment online. As more and more people turn to their computer as the first step in the purchasing process, adding an engaging experience…

[email protected] Series Offers Two Days of Virtual Education

​Kohler Co.​, a global leader in the kitchen and bath design industry, has announced that on February 2-3 it will host its first-ever ​[email protected]​, a two-day digital event that will debut never-…
boost your interior design business confidence
Confidence Is An Aphrodisiac for Clients and Cash.

3 Ways to Boost Your Interior Design Confidence

Confidence is an aphrodisiac that can lead to clients and cash, and it is essential to your interior design business success. It’s a mindset muscle you can train with the exercises presented here in…
Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash
Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash

5 Product Design & Licensing Tips

Product design often is a next step in an interior designer’s career. We asked five designers for their top product design and licensing tips for newcomers to the field. One theme stood out: trust in…
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…