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5 Dining Room Ideas for Your Client's Modern Family

Being a parent requires a certain degree of sacrifice. Moms and dads give up time alone, a good night’s sleep, a car interior free of greasy fingerprints and goldfish cracker crumbs… The list goes on…

How to Remember to Post on Social Media

How often has this scenario happened to you? You plan to post something to Facebook as soon as you get to your showroom office. But once you get there, a sales associate asks you a question. Then a…

4 Dry Places to Wait out the Inevitable High Point Market Rain Shower

It never fails. Every High Point Market, it will rain at least one day. Some markets, the rain falls endlessly. For those High Point seasoned pros, the umbrella is the most important accessory anyone…

5 Dreamy Area Rugs Your Clients Will Love IRL

When the color experts at Pantone revealed that their 2018 Color of the Year would be Ultra Violet, a “dramatic,” “provocative” and somewhat abrasive shade of purple, we knew it wasn’t going to be…

Why You Should Switch to an Instagram for Business Account

When you originally set up your company’s Instagram account, you might not have realized that Instagram offers a Business profile option. Instagram for Business offers countless benefits, like…

The Essential Guide to the 2018 ART & IDS Conference

In less than a month, members of the Accessories Resource Team (ART) and the Interior Design Society (IDS) will join forces once again for the 2018 ART + IDS Conference. After the first successful…

How to Make Storytelling Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Everybody loves a good story, and if you’re a business owner, you should get good at telling them. Storytelling marketing is a long-term digital strategy that establishes a human connection with…

Tour a Factory: Eastern Accents

The Eastern Accents facility sits on a quiet section of Belmont Avenue on the northwest side of Chicago. On the outside, the factory appears ordinary and unassuming. Inside, however, a flurry of…

Recessed Fixtures: The Hole Dilemma

Recessed fixtures have become a standard part of home interiors. Since the 1990s, people have been stuck with what I call the "contractor’s special," which is a grid of 6-inch-diameter downlights per…

Hidden at High Point Market

Maybe April 14-18 will be your first ever trip to High Point Market. Maybe you’ve been so many times you’ve lost count. But whether you’re a newbie or seasoned pro, you’ll want in on these insider…
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