The Article Everyone Is Talking About

By now you may have read the article in Architectural Digest’s online edition with the lede “This Is How Much the Average American Spends on a Kitchen Renovation.” Referencing a study produced by the …

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The Fastest Way to Level Up

The thing that can be hard to explain, even when I get the language right is that branding—especially the personal kind—is a process and that process happens from the inside, out. Closely related are …

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It’s Just Business

We’ve had some big news in the design industry over the last few weeks, starting with High Point and North Carolina’s HB2 bill, which revokes the protection of many in the design community. Lead…

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Risk Boldly, Charge Appropriately

Shortly after her 42nd birthday, another broken marriage and scandal, fate was finally kind to Syrie Maugham. She credits her daughter as the creative impetus for her decorating career. “I began it al…

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Intuition Never Lies

You trust your instincts and intuition when it comes to your creative process. What if you trusted it more when it comes to the day to day running of your business?…

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No Vision? No Strategy.

If you’re not working from the blueprint of an inspired vision, it will feel like you’re throwing a whole lot of things at the wall in the hopes that something will stick. You may have mom…

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