Making More Sense of Social Media For Business (Special COVID-19 Edition)

This course is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education for 1.0 LU upon completion. It is also registered with the IDCEC and NKBA for 0.1 credit upon completion. The world of social media has generated significant attention and interest. Knowing how to navigate your business messages within these diverse and growing platforms can […]

Miller’s Metaphors: Using Language to Win More Pitches

Designers are naturally visual people. But so are most of us. When visuals start to blur (try looking at ten kitchens or ten bathrooms), how do you separate your designs from others’? How do you convey to your clients and prospects what really makes you different? In other words, how do you “pitch” your clients […]

Florida Career College Student Earns Home Depot Foundation Scholarship

Michael Miranda grew up splitting time between living in Florida and the Bronx, NY. He met a lot of people, mainly handymen, and Michael was always impressed by the eagerness to share what knew. “When I was young growing up, and even recently these last couple of years, you always run into a few people […]

Carrie Smith Lays Out Retail Strategy – the Howard’s Way

Carrie Smith, who recently rejoined Howard’s in an expanded role as Senior Vice President (SVP)/Chief Merchandising Officer, is helping to transform retailing after the devastating effects of COVID-19 on that sector. Indeed, as noted in many research reports, the pandemic has altered not only retailers’ financial outlooks, but their long-term directions. While some file for […]

Webinar Offers Best Practices in Lodging Guest Rooms from a Universal Design Approach

Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is a powerful, internationally known speaker, trainer, consultant, author, and publisher who walks her talk. On June 13, 1998, Rossetti’s life was transformed when a 3 1/2 ton tree came crashing down on her. Her life was changed in that instant! In her new webinar, A Universal Design Approach: Best Practices in […]

The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure focuses on growth and COP26 at its first anniversary

RESTON, Va. – One year ago, global leaders from mayors to civil engineers and engineering organizations joined forces to identify the biggest barriers to infrastructure adaptation and resilience, and to understand how the engineering community could act as a catalyst for action, which came to fruition as the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI). Leaders […]

TAKE ONE: Notting Hill Decorative Hardware

Our latest Take One! “Live Broadcast Series” showcases Notting Hill Decorative Hardware. In this information-packed, half hour presentation, you’ll take a audio and visual tour of this outstanding manufacturer of luxury decorative hardware. Hear directly from Kathy Dustman herself about how she started and developed over 200 unique designs and has positioned her company among the leading luxury hardware brands in the country. Listen up and enjoy!