What interior designers should know before they begin working with an art advisor.

Working With An Art Advisor

From the creative collaborations, monthly meetings, and new concept ideations, to handing over the project management, payments, and deliveries, working with an an expert, art advisor to discover artwork and design objects for your clients should be an empowering experience. – here’s what you need to know to make sure it is. Many interior professionals … Read more

Five Art Advisors You Need to Know

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Who do you choose as a guide when it’s time to research the right art for your home or business? Art Advisors are an invaluable asset when you want to begin or expand your art collection. Advisors range in size from large firms to single advisors and some specialize in different types of art, like … Read more

Andrea Bogart Guest Speaks About Buying Art Online Through the Business of Design Podcast

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Andrea Bogart Guest Speaks About Buying Art Online Through the Business of Design Podcast The well-known Business of Design™ platform is for every passionate, talented designer who feels blocked by those same challenges. Their mission is to liberate your talent and skill by showing designers how to run a business that supports, empowers, and lets … Read more

Home Office Design Cues from a Pro

Amanda Curtis Home Office Interview

Setting up a home office is becoming even more important in residential design. So, we invited local Interior Designer Amanda Curtis to share how she collaborates with her clients to make their work spaces work in every way. Let’s hear what a professional has to say about home office design. Image source: pods.com Name: Amanda … Read more

Art Consultants and interior designers. A sm(art) business move.

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You’ve hired contractors. You’ve decided which family furniture to keep. You’ve chosen paint colors and coordinated a zillion other details, until here you are at the final styling stage of sourcing original art from local artists. A whirlwind of design goodness BUT a giant time-eater. Right about now, a savvy interior designer says, where’s my … Read more

Using Merchandising to Inspire Sales

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Using Merchandising to Inspire Sales By Amanda Curtis of ARC Design Studios – A fter working in visual merchandising for the last eight years, I have learned quite a few things about how merchandising inspires sales and how spacial design can affect a guest’s willingness, to not only buy that day, but to return. My … Read more