Sophisticated Touches

Designer Kimberley Seldon transforms a country house south of Creemore from merely great to downright stunning. Featured in On the Bay Magazine by Judy Ross, photography by Derek Trask. The house settles into the folds of the land at the end of a long, curving driveway. Tall trees surround it, forming a leafy canopy that can […]

The Humble Pillow

12 steps to creating one little pillow   Interior design looks easy? HA! Ever waited in vain for a repairman to arrive or had difficulty reaching a live customer service rep when something’s broken? A design professional deals with such stresses daily so the client doesn’t have to.   The work design and decorating professionals do […]

Which do you prefer?

Frame Up When it comes to grouping artwork, which do you prefer? Matching frames for a unified look? (above) Or… Mix and matching frame styles and colors? How do you frame it, designers? Photos from Dabble Magazine.

Get the most out of the BOD Conference

Our 2014 BOD Conference is just around the corner and we want our conference attendees to be prepared for all the learning including the launch of our BOD Gain Weight Challenge Here’s a checklist of essentials: Using your income results from 2013 fill in this simple Income Analysis worksheet and bring it with you to […]

Win VIP Lounge Seating

It’s around the corner, it’s not theory and it’s what they don’t teach you in design school. It’s the Business of Design conference Jan 22 and 23. WIN VIP seating at the conference by sharing your enthusiasm via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or smoke signal! (just kidding about that last one). Include @bizofdesign #BOD14 for a […]

To Blog or Not to Blog

When I’m teaching (preaching?) Business of Design and discussion turns to marketing, invariably I’m asked about blogging. “Should I?” – asks the design professional. Well yes. Maybe. To properly answer that question, consider your reasons for wanting to blog in the first place. What’s the goal? Below are five common reasons cited for blogging. If […]

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