Announcing Our First DSA Design 360 Award Winners!
DSA recently launched a contest where we requested headshots and links to online designer profiles. We sorted through all of the contestants and explored what the most successful designers were doing differently.
Partnerships Abound at High Point Market
High Point Market is a wrap for 2020, and we have to say: the city and Market Authority did a fantastic job during these strange and unusual times!
Visitors were required to undergo daily health screenings before entering showrooms, and the grounds were set up for social distancing. Many showrooms
The design industry is full of resilient, creative people who insist on succeeding no matter what. And that resilience is evident in the results of the recent Steelyard survey: “Impact of COVID and How We Do Business Going Forward”.
Q&A with Breegan Jane
As the fog of quarantine lifts, kids return to school and businesses reopen, we face yet another major shift. No doubt we’ll continue to face challenges and need to stay adaptable throughout the fall and winter months, but for now, it is back to somewhat of a routine for much of the country.Read More
A Detroit native, Young attended the acclaimed Cranbrook School, a private prep school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in English from Smith College and a law degree from Fordham University. But it was during an interior design internship that Huh discovered her true calling. She followed her instincts and founded her New York City-based design firm in 2007.Read More
It may be hard to see it right now, but there is a bright side to all this. First, the pandemic has brought out the good in people on a fundamental, human-to-human level. Our design community has shared more about their personal and professional experiences that I have witnessed in decades.
Q&A With Mark D. Sikes
In all challenges, there is opportunity—for growth, learning and serving others. Here, we’ve put together a few tips for navigating this challenging time.Read More
Spring 2020—which officially begins on March 19—is almost here.
With the change of seasons comes a lighter, more playful mood that can be seen everywhere from nature to fashion to interior design. Animals emerge from their winter hibernations, flower bulbs push through packed winter ground, and dark tones give way to lighter fabrics and textures.
Staying Connected - Social Media
Speaking of connecting, this month’s newsletter explores ways in which designers can use social media to stay connected to clients—past and potential—all year long. The vast majority of American adults use some form of social media, so it is a prime avenue to interact with customers and other industry professionals.