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Specifying the “Right” Paint for Your Design Projects

Specifying the “Right” Paint for Your Design Projects

When you specify paint as a designer, there are a CRAZY number of things you need to determine! Finish Color Brand Type (Latex, Oil Based, etc.) Sometimes you may not know exactly how detailed your specification needs to be. I mean, the home may be 100 years old and...
Why That White Paint Isn’t Working

Why That White Paint Isn’t Working

Nothing will drive a designer crazier more than choosing the perfect shade of white paint. You find what you think is the exact hue and the next thing you know, the room looks yellow. And the yellow makes it look like Grandma’s house. What’s a designer to...
3 Mistakes to Avoid in a Kitchen Remodel

3 Mistakes to Avoid in a Kitchen Remodel

Last week we talked about big mistakes that can happen in a bathroom remodel project. This week we’re moving into the kitchen for a look at expensive errors you want to avoid as a designer. Obviously budgeting errors can happen in this room, just like in a bath...
Creating Timelines that Really Work

Creating Timelines that Really Work

Do you ever get that feeling of overwhelm? You have several design projects that you are juggling and things keep spinning out of control. You think to yourself that there is no way it should be this way, because your projects weren’t supposed to overlap the way that...
Communicating with Your Interior Design Team

Communicating with Your Interior Design Team

Even though YOU know the ins and outs of your design process, the others on your design team may not! Your clients and the rest of your design team, including the contractors, trades, designers and architects haven’t all worked together before. So, don’t take...