What is a Design Myth?

“You can get a degree in this?”   “Oh, what a nice hobby.”   “So, you are a decorator?”   “Wait, you charge for your time?”   “Interior Design? I can’t afford that!”   “So all you do all day is pick paint colors and fabrics?”     Have you been a victim of these […]

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11 Binge-Worthy Design Shows That Aren’t on HGTV

It’s the week before 4th of July and we are officially in summer mode.  The sun is shining; kids are out of school and beach trips are right around the corner.  So how can you get your design fix while also trying to slow down and not think about work?  Simple. Rather than looking at […]

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Are You Team Greenery?

Last December, after searching the world for color trends in fashion and interior design and analyzing consumer behavior patterns, Pantone Color Institute released its Color of the Year for 2017:  Greenery (15-0343 TCX), stating that the shade: “[provides] us with the hope we collectively yearn for amid a complex social and political landscape. Satisfying our […]

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DM Tips: Purchase Order Status Window

Our last blog post we took you on a tour of the Status Windows in Design Manager.  This blog post we want to highlight one Status Window specifically in more detail.  The Purchase Order Status Window is the primary area in the software to record order tracking information, so understanding how to use it is […]

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DM Tips: Using Status Windows

Design Manager provides so many detailed reports that we see our clients continually fall back on them for quick questions.  There is nothing wrong with doing so, as our reports are specific and geared towards exactly the information that designers need.  However, designers could save time simply by going to a Status Window in Design […]

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Monthly Bookkeeping Checklist: 8 Accounting Tasks to Keep your Design Business Running Smoothly

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Keeping up with your monthly business bookkeeping isn’t something you look forward to, but it doesn’t have to be something to dread either.  With a clearly laid out checklist to follow and calendar reminders, you can tackle it with ease and keep your business on the right track. We highly recommend having a monthly bookkeeping […]

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