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Inside Unit 5 of the Interior Design Course

By Michelle Ecker on March 15 2019.

If you're interested in taking an online interior design course, it's important to research the curriculum and make sure the program is a good fit for your needs. Lucky…
Here's Why Most Kitchen Remodels Go Overbudget

By: Michelle Ecker on March 1 2019.

If you're a professional interior designer, you probably understand that staying within a predetermined budget is half the design battle. Part of the reason people seek out the expert guidance…
Design a More Practical Mudroom

By: Michelle Ecker on March 1 2019.

When it comes to comprehensive, thoughtful home design, no small space should go unnoticed. Many homeowners often overlook less trafficked areas such as the laundry room and the mudroom…
Tips for Styling a Small Bedroom

By: Michelle Ecker on February 14 2019.

If you’re designing an especially small bedroom for a client, one of your main goals will likely be to make the room look at large as possible using…

Student Success Stories

Student Success: Megan Davis

Student Success: Megan Davis

By Michelle Ecker on January 14 2019.

When she was younger, Megan Davis sketched fashion designs and wedding dress concepts in her spare time. Always passionate about the creative arts, she knew from a young…
Student Success - Lauren Liess

Student Success - Lauren Liess

By NYIAD Mentor on October 5 2018.

Sometimes it takes a while before you realize that the things you love to do most are the same ones that can…
Student Success: Sandra Mijan

Student Success: Sandra Mijan

By Michelle Ecker on March 22 2018.

Ever since she was young, Sandra Mijan has been drawn to interior design. She has memories of being…