• First-Person Thoughts on a Shifting Landscape January 11, 2013
    Working on the “Shifting Landscape” article for the Winter 2012 issue was a great opportunity for me to connect with a variety of industry professionals to explore differing viewpoints on the state of to-the-trade and how it will impact the future of the design industry. I entered the design profession... Read More →
    Jennifer Lipner
  • Would You Like to Know What Celebrity and High-Earning Designers Do So You Can Achieve Better Results? January 8, 2013
    by Gail Doby, ASID We discovered celebrity and high-earning designer’s secrets to financial and business success in the 2012 Fee & Salary Survey, and we’re ready to share them with you in the new 2013 Interior Design Fee & Salary Survey Results eBook. Approximately 1,006 interior designers participated in the... Read More →
    Michael Berens
  • ASID Top Tweets of December January 2, 2013
    Did you miss it the first time? 10 – Biological concrete promotes vertical gardens. http://ow.ly/gpdMD 9 – 12 unusual ways to squeeze into a tiny home. http://ow.ly/g0vh0 8 – Dragon den inspires budding interior designer (particularly a luxury bathroom!) http://ow.ly/gggWm 7 – Tight on space? Try this new Flatmate Desk... Read More →
    Jennifer Lipner
  • The ASID Top 10: 2012 Edition December 31, 2012
    2012 was the best of times and the busiest times for ASID. As we prepare to ring in the new year, we look back at our Top 10 Milestones from 2012. 10. In 2012, we welcomed some new faces, including our new CEO/EVP, Randy Fiser, who started in February and... Read More →
    Jennifer Lipner
  • Interior Design Billings Dip Slightly in October but Stay Positive December 19, 2012
    The ASID Interior Design Billings Index declined slightly in October–by half a point–but  remained well into positive territory. The Index for October was 54.8, compared to 55.3 in September, marking 10 consecutive months of positive billings. The ASID Inquiries Index also was down by just a half point from September... Read More →
    Michael Berens
  • Did You Miss it the First Time? ASID Top Tweets of November December 8, 2012
    Find a penny, pick it up … and use it as flooring! That’s what this woman did… Extendable table, without the leaves. Design + @Anthropologie together? Two of my favorite things! http://ow.ly/f9LWr Media is multibillion $ industry, but how is ID involved? Find out in ASID’s new State of the... Read More →
    Jennifer Lipner
  • Interior Design Billings End 3rd Quarter on Up Note November 30, 2012
    The ASID Interior Design Billings Index inched up again in September, falling only slightly below the previous quarter’s mark. ASID firms reported positive growth in billings, posting an Index score of 55.3, compared to 53.4 in August and 56.5 in June. The Index has remained in positive territory now for nine... Read More →
    Michael Berens
  • Is Technology Changing How Designers Do Business? November 27, 2012
    Blogs and websites are changing the dynamics between designers and their clients, but how? On November 20, ASID EVP/CEO Randy Fiser hosted a panel discussion at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., to discuss how more informed consumers are shifting the dynamics and what new business models designers can... Read More →
    Jennifer Lipner
  • ID Billings Tick Upward on Strong Residential Rebound October 18, 2012
    The ASID Interior Design Billings Index moved up slightly in August, reversing a downward trend that began in May.  ASID firms reported positive growth in billings, posting an Index score of 53.4, compared to 51.5 in July. The Index has remained in positive territory now for eight consecutive months and... Read More →
    Michael Berens
  • Three Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Be the Lowest Price Interior Designer … in Any Economy September 18, 2012
    by Gail Doby, ASID In today’s economy, it’s tempting to lower your fees to win business. But doing so will bring you more trouble and heartache than it’s worth. Read on to learn three reasons why you don’t want to be the lowest price, and what you can do instead... Read More →
    Michael Berens