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Three dynamics facing our industry and your design business

I founded the Design Influencers Conference in 2011 when the worst housing crisis in our industry’s history showed the first cracks of daylight. Simultaneously, it was apparent that new marketing strategies (blogs and social media) were a new way forward. I am connecting directly with you today because the March 2022 Design Influencers Conference is…
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Jonathan Rachman Keynoting in Atlanta

Jonathan Rachman joins Corey Damen Jenkins and Andrew Davis as our Keynote! Known for his timeless approach to interior design, internationally recognized interior designer Jonathan brings the best elements of East and West, classical, old-school, and current to his individually tailored plans for each client and collaborative project on which he embarks. Jonathan Rachman   Born…
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Announcing Keynote Corey Damen Jenkins

We are so excited to announce Corey Damen Jenkins as our opening keynote on Sunday! Nationally acclaimed designer Corey mixes vivid colors with layered patterns to create architecturally inspired spaces that are polished, inventive and unexpected. Taking cues from the haute couture runway, his projects feature luxurious and refined materials. “My goal is to ensure…
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Design Influencers Conference Returns Live to Atlanta March 6 2022

It is full steam ahead as the Design Influencers Conference returns live to Atlanta March 6 2022.  Following two postponements and three energetic Design Influencers Connect digital broadcasts and networking events, the conference organizers are preparing a robust return of this venerable live experience.  The March 6-8, 2022 event includes a new advisory board, surprise…
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Andrew Davis to Keynote in Atlanta

Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew produced for NBC’s Today Show, worked for The Muppets in New York and wrote for Charles Kuralt. He’s appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and on NBC and the…
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Retro Design Influencers

Live Events Feel Retro? Design Influencers Conference Is All In!

It has been a long dark winter for live events since March 2020; an extended period that has some of us thinking that live events feel retro.  But, the sky is clearing and the Design Influencers Conference (DIC) is going all in this March in Atlanta.  After a surprisingly wonderful series of online DIConnect events…
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Live Meet and Greet with ultraviolet agency May 4

Has it really been a year!?!  We’re huge fans of the Design Influencers Conference (DIC). It’s hard to believe it was just last March when we hosted the DIC Genius Bar in San Fran, with nary a mask in sight. We listened to marketing pains, struggles and successes and celebrated new ideas and creativity by…
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New Online Custom Upholstery Tool from Norwalk Furniture

Using online tools to make selecting custom upholstery fun, fast and foolproof! The pandemic has made so many things difficult as the country reels from attempts to curb its spread. We, as designers, have stayed home, zoomed, and wrestled with answering the growing demand for home office and “Netflix sectionals”. Yes, we and our clients…
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Branding for Interior Designers

Jaipur Living chats with three industry influencers about why branding is essential—and how to do it well. Branding shows itself in more than just your work; it’s the way your clients perceive and talk about you. (Pictured: swatches from Jaipur Living) What is Your Brand? You’ve heard the word “brand” before, but you might be asking…
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DIConnect Opening Presentation

Design Influencers Raved; Finalizing Second DIConnect

Design influencers raved while hundreds of delegates logged on for several hours of DIConnect programming over three days in early March 2021.  Exactly one year from the close of the last in-person Design Influencers Conference in San Francisco, Esteem Media opened up the first of three broadcasts for influencer marketing presentations, influencer recruitment, networking, and…
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DIConnect Something New

DIConnect is Here!

We are less that two weeks away from the first of three broadcasts and networking opportunities for Design Influencers and brands. On March 1 at 1:45pm the luxury design industry’s influencer marketing, creator, and social media community will have the chance to connect, get timely information on the pandemic’s lasting impact on building influence for…
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Design Influencers Connect

Design Influencers Conference Pandemic-Life-Raft

Two years is just too long in between Design Influencers Conferences.  The changing design influencer and digital brand building playbook evolved too quickly this year.  Now is the time for new connections, time sensitive skill acquisition, and tactical updates for meaningful business outcomes that thousands of design professionals have come to rely on from the…
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