Saving Time/ Working Smarter
Today there are a number of products on the market, such as project management software, created specifically for interior designers, that can make our lives so much easier. Community and business management tools can be lifesavers, not to mention reducing the expense of having bookkeepers and assistants in many cases. And because they’re created by interior designers, these offerings hit the mark in terms of specific industry needs.
Amazing Opportunity! A Complementary Tour of Las Vegas Winter Market, January 27-30, 2018. Essentially everything is included with the exception of transportation to/ from Market.
Do you qualify for this opportunity?
To Qualify: You would have to have not ever attended LVMKT or
not attended in 3 markets.
Winners will be notified by December 1st.
2018 Market and VIP Tours!
There are many reasons for interior designers of all experience levels to attend these events – networking and relationship building, design ideas and inspiration, and the opportunity to explore products hands-on. Just being in the most famous furniture city in the world is inspiration enough for many.
Red Cross Hurricane Harvey and Irma
Of course, like all of you, we here at DSA have the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma on our minds and in our hearts. If you’re able, please consider making a donation to the Red Cross at www.redcross.org for disaster relief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! https://www.redcross.org/donate/
We hope you’ve settled in to the summer routine by now, whether that means juggling the kids and work or scheduling more down time to enjoy friends and family. Around here, we focused as always on being your support system as you work to further establish yourself in the design industry. But we do take time out for some fun!Read More
Check out the growing list of events under the Resources tab on the Designer Society of America website.Read More
In the modern design office, smartphone apps are being used as both actual tools and virtual tools—from tape measures to drafting aids. Here is a sampling of some of the top app picks from industry leaders.Read More
Before you know it spring will be here, beckoning us to shake off our cozy winter wardrobes and press forward with a fresh outlook and a new mindset. More than any other time of the year, spring offers that special “reset” we all need to re-energize our bodies and renew our minds and spirits.Read More
Design Wise – A Chat with Vern Yip
Atlanta interior designer Vern Yip gained popularity via a number of television shows, including Trading Spaces, Deserving Design, HGTV Design Star and, most recently, Urban Oasis.
What if your houseplant could charge your smartphone?
That is what the creators of Bioo hope to achieve with their new product, which does just that. CEO Pablo Vidarte and his team have set out to develop a plant that can provide enough power to keep your phone going throughout the day.
The freshness of a new, un-scribbled calendar. The clean lines of household furniture, freed from December's tinsel, trash and clutter. The sweet silence of a second cup of coffee after the children mount the school bus. The delicious feeling of energy to spare, energy released, but not expended, by December's holiday frenzy.Read More