INSPIRING & ENERGIZING
THE DESIGN INDUSTRY

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One of my New Year resolutions was to satisfy my wanderlust. I love to travel, but I REALLY love to travel when it also involves one or more of my passions.  In 2016, we ventured further into the design travel arena with our Everyday Extraordinary tour to Provence. If I say so myself, it was […] Read More

IDCEC Announces New Board of Directors Member, Deb Barrett The Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) announces the appointment of Deb Barrett, Window Dressings, to its Board of Directors. Continuing education is essential to strengthen the interior design profession by improving individual attitudes, competencies, knowledge and skills in specific subject areas essential to interior design. […] Read More

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Deb  Barrett Takes a seat on WithIt Board of Directors WithIt, The Women’s Leadership Development Network, announces the appointment of Deb Barrett, Window Dressings, as Vice President of Networking to its Board of Directors. ( Yup- that's me!) I am the new chair of the networking committee. I'll be organizing the WOW awards and President’s receptions […] Read More

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Join us for our January 2017 Paris Decor Tour We’re going back to Paris  and will be taking an exclusive group of design aficionados on our Paris Decor Tour, January 18-24, 2017 for Maison&Objet / Paris Deco Off.  The group is limited to 10 people to keep the low-key, non-tour approach. Explore the ultimate “City […] Read More

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Recently I had the great pleasure to be invited to be on LuAnn Nigara's podcast, A Well Designed Business. LuAnn does a weekly podcast tackling all kinds of topics in the world of design with a business focus. Each week, she interviews successful interior designers  about a specific aspect of their design business that they […] Read More

High Impact Materials

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I will be presenting my CEU and HSW accredited course, High Impact Matrials for Design Arts, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 1 pm EDT/ 12 pm CDT/ 10 am PDT. The good news is that I'll be presenting it online and it will also be available on demand after it is presented live. New advances […] Read More

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I will be presenting my CEU and HSW accredited course, The Future is Now: Key Currents Shaping Design for Design Arts, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1 pm EDT/ 12 pm CDT/ 10 am PDT. The good news is that I'll be presenting it online and it will also be available on demand after it is […] Read More

Everyday Extraordinary

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I fell in love with France all over again in Provence last fall. From the first step off the train in Marseilles I knew I had to share this experience. So after loads of planning, I am excited to offer you the opportunity to fall in love too! Susan and I will be taking an […] Read More