May 08, 2020

A Work From Home Contest Winners

Thank you to all of our immensely creative and talented users who submitted their work from home entries over the past month. After reviewing the numerous and impressive entries we received, we are proud to announce the three winners.

April 30, 2019

Understanding Google Rankings: A Guide For Interior Designers

Top search engine positions are the prime real estate of the digital world. Design studios with top organic (non-paid) Google search positions get the digital equivalent of the foot traffic that one secures from having a Park Avenue retail space.

March 20, 2019

Can Your Design Studio Get More Out Of Houzz?

As a Certified Houzz Consultant that has been offering Houzz optimization services since 2011, I’ve learned a lot about when Houzz can serve as anamazingly powerful marketing tool for design studios and when it is an outright waste of time.

March 01, 2019

Find Joy in Design with KonMari

Just five years ago, Japanese organizing guru Marie Kondo released her book The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up and her profile and influence has been on an astonishing rise ever since. Her signature KonMari tidying-up method of a home has ...

February 15, 2019

Rugs: Get Your Floors Covered

In the spirit of Maximalism—which we covered in a blog post last month—Studio Designer urges interior designs to go full hilt with the boundless variety of rugs available and consider decorating a home with as many rugs as you can fit. Of course ...

January 31, 2019

Does Procrastination Limit Your Studio’s Growth?

You’ve invested several years of your life into getting a solid interior design education. You followed that up by working for others to refine your craft and build your name. And, now that you are the owner and lead designer of your own studio, ...

January 18, 2019

Give Into Maximalism: More is More

As we embark on a new year of superlative design, the famous “New Year, New Me” resolution presents a perfect opportunity for designers to try something unexpected, bold, and daring in their 2019 designs. For designers bursting with creative ...

January 03, 2019

Light Up the New Year

As we celebrate the arrival of 2019 and a fresh start for the New Year, what better way to celebrate the occasion by throwing the spotlight on the decorative elements that add sparkle, pizazz, and lavish finishing touches to room ...

December 13, 2018

3 Digital Ways To Secure Repeat Clients

Repeat clients are what allows a business to grow. Whether the brand is Holly Hunt, Uber, Coca-Cola, or Kravet, it is always more difficult to get first sales than repeat ones.

December 07, 2018

Living Coral: 2019 Color of the Year

On December 5th PANTONE announced the selection of Living Coral as their 2019 Color of the Year, a vibrant hue found in nature described as “animating and life-affirming.” As the world’s leading authority on color standards, the PANTONE Color ...

November 30, 2018

Signs and Warnings of a Bad Employee


Keith Granet shares some eye-opening advice about clients and staff in Chapter 5 of The Business of Creativity titled “The People You Don’t Need in Your Life.” He declares right away that the title is misleading because it really is about ...