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How to Choose the Best Interior Designer

How to Choose the Best Interior Designer for Your Project

It's a beautiful thing to be able to hire an interior designer who listens to your design desires, then, makes your dreams come true. Of course, finding the best interior designer for your home involves knowing just a few tactics. Surprisingly,…
Advancing Your Design Career

Advancing Your Design Career: 3 Skills for Success

Humans are creative beings. Someone has created pretty much everything around you: all the technology you use, your house, even the clothes you’re wearing. Humans have made everything from cave paintings to the Mona Lisa, from Beethoven’s…
Monogram Appliances, Designer Summit 2017

Monogram Appliances, Designer Summit 2017 Taught Us Empathy

I just got back from a fabulous event, The Designer Summit put on by Monogram Appliances. This was not just a trip to learn about the latest and the greatest from Monogram Appliances, it was a gathering of 80 top designers and architects from…
What Does Continuing Education Do?

Continuing Your Education As A Professional Makes You The BEST at What You Do!

Professional development has always been important to me and I attribute it to the professional that I have become. Opening my design showroom when I was 29 was a huge and scary step. I could have never done it without the confidence I had…
Design Competitions Are Necessary For a Designer’s Career Growth

Why Design Competitions Are Necessary For a Designer’s Career Growth

Where I Began What drew me to interior design as career was the drafting board. I loved the idea of standing at the board with a clean sheet of drawing paper taped to it, just waiting for my imagination to create a design. I started my career…

4 Ways To Promote Your Company’s Name

Like many of you out there I was born in the 60's, making the invention of the internet like learning a new language. As a business owner, to compete in our fast paced world, I had to get with the program. In 2010 I decided to take my brand…
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Part Four of Four…An Interior Design Firms Journey Through the Maze of SOCIAL MEDIA.

  This journey has taken me places I never dreamt of being. The really cool thing is that I am learning something new every day. I am also learning how to do what I do in different ways, which I believe is working SMART! The…
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Part Three of Four…An Interior Design Firms Journey Through the Maze of SOCIAL MEDIA.

  In part one of my four part series I spoke about how the economy made me think outside of the box, leading me in the direction of the internet. In part two, I shared how I built my new sites and about the many so called experts…
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Part Two of Four…An Interior Design Firms Journey Through the Maze of SOCIAL MEDIA.

Thinking outside of the box is necessary in today’s world; just being a fabulous designer is not going to get you recognized. You need to take advantage of all the media outlets available that allow you to market yourself. The internet…
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Part one of four…An Interior Design firms journey through the maze of SOCIAL MEDIA.

  DON'T BE LEFT IN THE BOX I have had many experiences both good and bad and I have a lot to say about my journey.  Breaking it down into a four part series just seems to make the most sense. I do not claim to be a SOCIAL MEDIA…