Are you just getting started with rendering and realizing that your current laptop isn’t cutting it? The problem might be your graphics card or processor. Oftentimes you could be better off buying a new computer instead of upgrading/maintaining your current one. Let’s dive into what laptops are best for getting started. Disclosure: I only recommend […]
May 23, 2022
We are going to continue our series of designer interviews with Sarah Durnez! Sarah is a dear friend and has mentored me for almost two years. She is one the people that I can talk to when I have a struggle with business or need a second pair of eyes. It’s important for designers or […]
May 19, 2022
I have had the pleasure of having Charlotte as an intern for the past few months during the Spring 2022 Semester. She is a graduating student at Liberty University. Charlotte has inspired us all to take chances with color as she has a unique sense of style that challenges my more neutral palette for all […]
May 3, 2022
I have had the pleasure of having Maggie as an intern for the past few months during the Spring 2022 Semester. She is a graduating student at Liberty University. Maggie has graced us with her smile and many talents over the past few months. Next for her, she will be moving back to Maryland where […]
April 28, 2022
As an interior designer, it’s important to make a lasting impression. Not just in someone’s home but with our documents, blog posts, and social media content. How do we do that? Graphic Design. This is not something we learn in interior design school. Canva allows for easy access to graphic design elements, themes, and curated photos that make the graphic design and marketing process easy!
April 4, 2022
Lauren Ashley Design is honored and humbled to have been selected as Top of the Trades of Virginia for 2022 award. Thank you to the Lynchburg, Virginia Community for your tremendous support as we transition to this new area.
March 28, 2022
In recent months many social media platforms including Pinterest and Instagram have updated their platforms to include shoppable tags that allow consumers to shop images. It is important for all of us to remember as designers, these are consumer-driven platforms their goal is not to assist a designer in their own consumer-driven business. However, their […]
March 14, 2022
Lauren Brantley of Lauren Ashley Design entered the Fall 2021 contest by Chief Architect with a modern Cali coastal-inspired kitchen, focused on what is to come in 2022 in kitchen design.
January 5, 2022
Hello Everyone!! Today is the day! We are finally unveiling our final room, Max’s room! Can you believe it? I know I can’t. The second year of Christmas Rendered has been one heck of a ride. I honestly couldn’t do all this without the motivation of all my fabulous clients, readers, and of course family. […]
December 22, 2021
Christmas Rendered has begun, and this year is a little different because we are highlighting Small Businesses. To encourage other designers to shop small this holiday season, Lauren Ashley Design will be highlighting small businesses throughout the country. I will say that these small businesses did not pay me to speak about their companies or […]
December 21, 2021