Small Business Technology

From POS and CRM to project management and accounting, we share the tools that help advance businesses and streamline tasks for retailers and interior designers

TEXTUR
Greg Terrill says TXTUR furniture is designed to be upcycled over and over again, with credits for customers returning furniture, and discounts on upcycled, refurbished pieces.

TXTUR Takes Sustainability to the Next Level

In an era where sustainability continues to resonate with environmentally conscious consumers, a furniture company has emerged to address this growing concern with a unique business model in the…
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Andy Dean - stock.adobe.com

4 Digital Rendering & Modeling Tools for Designers

Today’s “new normal” means businesses of all kinds are placing an emphasis on technology and virtual interaction. For designers who rely on delivering an ultra-personal level of service, getting used…
Nicole Fuller
Designer Nicole Fuller says high-end designers have new challenges in today’s climate. “How do we make your home the most comfortable place, the safest place that it can be and beautiful beyond your wildest dreams at the same time? We have a big responsibility and it’s really important to deliver.”

Reimagining Luxury in the Time of Coronavirus

Our relationships with our homes have shifted over the past several months. Our homes have become our offices, schools, restaurants, movie theaters — you name it, people are figuring out a way to do…
interior designer time mastery
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Time Mastery for Interior Designers

The bottom line is that when you apply these interior design time mastery tips, you’ll get more done in less time with far less stress. Will you take the challenge? Step One Create your master list…
Photo by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash
Photo by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash

6 Best Practices for Video Conferencing

From staff meetings to communicating with clients and business partners, video conferencing has become part of our new normal as retailers and designers adapt to the challenges of running a business…
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Financial Management for Interior Designers

Let’s talk about money! Do you have days where you want to pull your hair out because of your finances and money management? Financial management for Interior Designers (and small businesses in…
Houzz Pro
Users can promote video consultations on their Houzz profiles.

Houzz Pro Introduces Video Meetings, AR Room Measurement Feature for 3-D Floor Planner

Houzz Inc., a platform for home remodeling and design, announced new virtual meeting and visualization tools that help design and construction professionals move projects forward, faster and more…
Steelyard
Steelyard, continues to add features to the platform to streamline the interior design process.

Steelyard Digitally Connects Designers, Home Furnishings Resources

When it comes to interior design, inspiration, organization and collaboration with clients pretty much sum up efforts needed for a successful outcome. If only there were a platform that could help…

How Small Businesses Can Protect Customer Data

For a business of any size, customer data is an especially critical asset, offering insights into consumer preferences that can guide business owners on everything from their marketing messaging to…
Design Kollective
Design Kollective is an e-commerce platform designed to create a seamless online/in-store shopping experience for consumers shopping boutique home furnishings showrooms.

Design Kollective Helps Retailers Tackle E-commerce

Home furnishings is a category where brick-and-mortar retailers still have a competitive edge, as many consumers still want to see and feel their furniture before opening their wallets. However, that…