The Library

Curated Business Resources for the Interior Design Community

Studio Designer Preparing for Year-End with Angela Roork (63 Mins)

Designer Business vs. Other Studio Designer Financial Consultants

Apr 30, 2024

Why Specialized Accounting is Crucial for Interior Design

Apr 12, 2024

Protecting Your Interior Design Business: Guarding Against Bank Fra...

Mar 22, 2024

Why Interior Designers Should Choose a Professional Over a Software...

Mar 09, 2024

Breaking Free: How Relying on Interior Design Peers Could Limit You...

Feb 28, 2024

Designing Profits: 5 Reasons to Rethink the Profit First Method

Feb 16, 2024

Understanding Interior Designer Fees: A Comprehensive Guide to Pric...

Jan 29, 2024

Mastering Estimated Tax Payments: A Comprehensive Guide for Interio...

Jan 18, 2024

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AIA advocates for architecture and community redevelopment. It has over 95,000 members across 200 global chapters, offers five membership levels, and hosts frequent events with rewards.
IIDA (The International Interior Design Association) is a global network of over 15,000 members across 58 countries, dedicated to supporting professionals, students, and others in the interior design field.
ASID offers extensive support to interior designers including educational programs, career resources, business aid, and opportunities for networking and professional advancement through a dynamic community and industry advocacy.
IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association) represents the furnishings and design industry, offering interior designers scholarships and grants through its Educational Foundation. 
NCIDQ (The National Council for Interior Design Qualification) sets competency standards for US and Canadian interior designers through three exams. An NCIDQ license is required to join major associations like IIDA, AIA, and ASID.
USGBC, The US Green Building Council, leads in sustainable interior design, leveraging the LEED initiative to foster environmentally and socially responsible projects that enhance quality of life.
Business of Home provides resources for interior designers, featuring news, tips, market insights, job listings, events, media, workshops, reports, and trend awareness.
Studio Designer's Blog provides insights into how its platform features, solutions, and customer success stories can drive growth for your design firm.
"The Business of Home Podcast with Dennis Scully"
Interviews with thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and creatives about the changes and challenges facing the interior design community.
"The Chairish Podcast"
A look behind the glamour of the interior design industry at a time when all aspects of the business, from sourcing to marketing to client communication to underlying business models are undergoing rapid disruption.
"Design Nerds Anonymous by ThinkLab"
The interiors industry-focused podcast that sparks curiosity at the intersection of business and design.
"Talk Shop with Ariel Okin: A Fenimore Lane Production" 
Insightful conversations ranging from favorite resources to how creatives built their businesses and more.
"Hot Young Designers Club | Interior Design Business Podcast"
Hosts Rebecca Plumb and Shaun Crha spill the tea every week on how a new generation of interior designers run their businesses.
"Protect Your Business from Scams - Advice from the Houzz Pro Team"
"23 Tips From Successful Pros on How to Run an Interior Design Business."

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