By Gail Doby, ASID CVO and Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting When’s the last time you spent some quality time with your muse? The popular notion of inspiration is that it’s something that comes from out of the blue, that it hits when you least expect it. It’s a kind of gift, be…

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Our design stars pick the emerging trends of the new season Organic textures and natural colors soften clean-lined contemporary forms. A renaissance of traditional shapes and classic structures is starting to emerge. Sculptural elements add a new and exclusive layer of sophistication. Taken together, the shapes, styles, and textures of Spring 2018 bring a calming,…

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By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University This is the perfect time of year to establish and plan your strategies to meet your end of year goals in 2018. There are a number of common talking points or recommendations, such as The 5 P’s of Success:…

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By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University Photo by Brittany Beach A Fortune Knowledge Group study reported that “62 percent of executives feel it is often necessary to rely on gut feelings and soft factors when making big decisions on partnerships and proposals.” Yet economic history…

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By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Design Success University “Do something today that your future self will thank you for!” ~Anonymous Have you thought about what you’ll do when you retire from your interior design career? How many of you have been building a successful business with the…

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