Portfolio Website
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8 Reasons to Invest in a Portfolio Website

Whether you’re into design, photography, or have a green thumb, investment in a portfolio website for your hobby or business is an excellent tactic to build your business. So, if you’re still not certain that you want to invest in a new…
Help Your Business Flourish 4 Web Design Tips
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4 Web Design Tips to Help Your Business Flourish

You might think web design skills are an unnecessary luxury due to services that offer built-in templates for your website. However, if you pay attention to key trends and use good tactics, it improves your online presence. You might even experience…
Design Business Launch from College

The Pros and Cons of a Design Business Launch from College

Do you dream of your own interior design business launch? Are you near the end of your time in college and wonder whether you should start to make plans? Do you currently work for clients part-time and want to take your business to the next…
Find Your E-commerce Niche
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6 Things You Need to Know to Find Your E-commerce Niche

Finding an e-commerce niche in an ultra-competitive environment is not easy. There are many niches within the interior design business, but there are also niches that you might want to develop that compliment your current business plan. At…
Writing a Logo Design Brief
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DIY Tactics for Writing a Logo Design Brief

The development of a logo design brief is daunting to some, but we are here to show you the steps to take for your project. Every growing business must have a unique logo to build a brand, and for many, the best way to get one is by contacting…
Content Marketing with Designing Illustrations

Content Marketing; Illustrations that Make a Difference

Content marketing with illustrations is one of the most effective tools you have to promote your business. Graphic images are more than color and shape. They tell stories and also problem-solve through imagery. The right graphics build brand…
Your New Design Business Logo
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Design Business Logo; Fast and Easy DIY Steps

In order to create a strong brand, every interior design business needs a design business logo. As a business person in the interior design field, your company name, logo and website design are especially important. Since your business is centered…
Business Analytics
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Analytics is Worth Looking at Even for Interior Design Firms

Companies collect and analyze data to get a better handle in all departments of their operation. For years I fought involving myself in looking at analytics because as a designer I didn't think I knew how to read it well and apply techniques…
Streamline your home design project
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5 Tactics to Streamline Your Home Design Projects

Whether you design a new look for your own home, or you do home design work in a professional capacity, it won't be as enjoyable or cost-effective if you allow the project to proceed without effective tactics to streamline your projects. As…
Your Interior Design Business Needs An Effective Website
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Interior Design Business; Creating an Effective Website

When it comes to effective website design, there is a lot more happening beneath the page than images and content. In order to make sure your site's visitors browse, learn, or eventually buy, you need a consistent and thoughtful design. This…
Surface TrendsThe International Surface Event2018-1
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Surface Trends 2018 Seen at The International Surface Event

The Designhounds were on Location in Vegas at The International Surface Event and I was honored to be representing as one of four professional trend spotters. Don't just take my word on what was HOT, follow the other Designhounds as well, to…
Finding Ways to Diversify Your Design Business (1)

Design Business; 3 Ways to Diversify Income

As a veteran of the design industry, I have witnessed good times and bad. It has taught me to not assume that every year will bring in the same amount of income. As a matter of fact, during the recession, I saw many design businesses close…