One of the top questions I get from new designers is, “where do I market my services?” there are many places to market your services! However, today we are going to talk about one key place hidden away in Social Media, Facebook Groups. Local and Niched Facebook Groups can be key to developing a following […]

Business, Business Tips, Interior Design

October 3, 2022

Designers Guide : How To Get Design Clients From Facebook Groups

The holidays are quickly approaching, as interior designers, it can be hard to develop a content strategy amid client work on the rise. However, developing a holiday content strategy can be your route to extra income or even booking those months in 2023 that are still open. Wondering how to create holiday content that will […]

Business, Business Tips, Interior Design

September 9, 2022

A DESIGNER’S GUIDE TO HOLIDAY CONTENT

How do I brand my interior design business? I built my secondary business, Graphic Design for Interior Designers off this question. Branding your interior design business can be a daunting task. However, your ideal client is never going to resonate with your designs if you don’t brand your business correctly. Harsh right? Well, it’s true. […]

Business, Business Tips, Interior Design

August 18, 2022

How to Brand Your Interior Design Business Professionally and Simply

Are you looking to outsource, 3D rendering services? If so, you are probably looking around, asking questions about how to find the right one. It can be hard nowadays given the market is so fast with many talented artists of various different experience levels. In this blog post today, we are going to be going […]

Business, Business Tips, Rendering

May 29, 2022

What to keep in mind when hiring a rendering artist

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 […]

Business, Interior Design, Rendering

May 23, 2022

Best Laptops for Interior Designers/Architects New to Rendering and 3D Modeling

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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 […]

Business, Interior Design, Rendering

May 19, 2022

DESIGNER INTERVIEW | SARAH DURNEZ | Using Sketchup as an Interior Designer

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 […]

Business, Interior Design

May 3, 2022

Designer Interview | Charlotte Parrish | Intern Graduate at Lauren Ashley Design

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 […]

Business, Interior Design

April 28, 2022

Designer Interview | Maggie Anderson | Intern Graduate at Lauren Ashley Design

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!

Business, Interior Design

April 4, 2022

Why use Canva? How Canva Can Benefit Your Interior Design Business?

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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.

Business, Interior Design, Press

March 28, 2022

Lauren Ashley Design Receives Virginia Living’s Top of the Trades Award