HIGH POINT MARKET
During each High Point Market—both in the spring and during the fall—a select group of designers from across the United States are picked to share their “Style Spotters Picks” for the most recent market.
Do You Really Love What You Do?
“Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”
Networking and Owning a Business Go Hand in Hand
Designer Society of America recently had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Hoey, speaker, networking expert, and author of “Build Your Dream Network.”
Amanda Arcone admits it’s quite terrifying starting your own business, but she’s hopeful her previous experience in corporate America and recent launch of a new podcast—Designing Your Business—will help not only boost her confidence in a new venture but also support colleagues in the interior design industry.Read More
Interior Designer - Betsy Brown shares her insightful experience and keys to success!
"The essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live. It is about the realities of what makes for an attractive, civilized, meaningful environment, not about fashion or what's in or what's out. This is not an easy job."
Many designers are practicing this with or without realizing it!
Protecting Your Interior Design Business
There’s no need to work tirelessly on building your business and completing a project successfully without wanting to protect that investment.
Finding the Right Photographer - Insights from Jane Dagmi
Lilly Pulitzer once said, "Despite the forecast, live like it's spring." And while these words may seem so simple and might not leave much to the imagination, the late entrepreneur, fashion designer and American socialite had it right.Read More
Coutheillas, who was born and raised in Paris, and has worked in design for a little over a decade now, has been on our radar since he first joined DSA. He continues to impress us with his accomplishments and design skills, as well as his forward-thinking concept of branding combined with marketing for high-end residential developers is just brilliant.Read More
Do you know whose signature represents the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel sign?
If you guessed Paul Revere Williams, architect to the stars, then you’re correct! Mr. Williams was also the first Black member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and worked on more than 3,000 professional projects during his 60-year career.
We are excited to start off the New Year by sharing a compelling interview with you. We recently had the pleasure of speaking to design historian, educator, writer, and influencer Daniella Ohad, Ph.D., to learn more about her passion for design history, dive into a series of lectures she’s been hosting, and ask if she believes whether there is more than one way for a designer to achieve success in our industry.Read More