Changing Seasons-Managing Clients

Knowledge is power and coping skills are fantastic tools!
We recently came across an informative article that's just too good not to share with you!
Written by Haley Chouinard for Business of Home, this article explores the topic of dealing with rude clients, something that, unfortunately, we're all likely to experience at some point in our design career.
Kravet Design Grad Program
We’re pleased to announce that through a recent collaboration between Designer Society of America and Kravet Inc., DSA students enrolled in either the RIDQC or the RIDE certification programs are now eligible to apply for the Kravet Design Grad Program.

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Mastering Market

Message from Deb Barrett High Point Market
As promised, here are the details for the VIP Experience 2.0 for Fall Market.
What’s new in the VIP Experience 2.0

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Summer Time-Constant Growth

In Living Color
Because color is often at the core of interior design projects, color palettes are an essential tool for all of us. There’s a handy new device that will enable you to accurately match a particular color or design a palette to your client’s liking―and it fits right in the palm of your hand.

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Spring News -Industry Catering to Designers

“Designers have come to us for years not only for our quality but because of what we call the ‘workroom mentality,’ We collaborate with designers to customize our product to fit their needs more than any other manufacturer,” he says, noting that the term “custom” is used loosely in the industry, even for simply changing the fabric or the finish.

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High Point Market Spring Newsletter

Welcome to High Point!

Held every spring and fall, High Point Market wholeheartedly welcomes interior designers to attend, says Ashley D. Grigg, director of marketing and communications for High Point Market Authority, pointing out that there is no fee for registration.
“Market has changed so much over the last 15 years or so to become much more designer-friendly,” she says. “We’ve worked hard to ensure that buyers and designers coming have an incredible experience surrounding product, networking and education. If you’ve never been, or you haven’t been recently, you definitely should join us either April 6-10 or October 19-23!”

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February News and Tips for Interior Design Professionals

Hello February !!!
January was a wonderful opportunity to set new goals for the coming year. "New Year - New You".... we think that you are already fabulous! Focused on your continued success, we love sharing secrets and tips for prosperity and growth.

We’ve discovered that you can set sustainable expectations for your clients and yourself and keep everyone happy – even yourself! While no two clients are alike, all successful client relationships begin with great communication.

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