Category: Home Design

How To Be a Certified Professional Home Designer

If you dream of designing homes and other small buildings but don’t want to spend the years it takes to become a registered architect, then you may want to explore home design careers in the field of building design. The path to becoming a Certified Professional Building Designer or CPBD is achievable and rewarding for many people. As a building designer, you could be invaluable in assisting people not familiar with the construction and home remodeling business. Although you are not legally required to pass the same registration exams demanded of architects, you’ll want to become certified in your own


New Courtney St. John Studio Interior Design Business Opens in Vail, Colorado, Bringing Decades of Expertise to Colorado Mountain Home Design | News

VAIL, Colo., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Launching a business during a pandemic wasn’t intentional, but high-country interior designer Courtney St. John prides herself on resilience. “I’m a planner by nature,” St. John says, “but at the same time this business has taught me to be able to not just roll with, but to take advantage of, the unexpected.” Over the past months that has included putting her signature approach of “conscious consideration” to work on ongoing client projects as well as creating a website and Instagram (@courtneystjohnstudio) for her Vail, Colorado-based Courtney St. John Studio


2020 Salary Survey | Machine Design

Engineers are the creative force behind change. It shouldn’t be surprising that in an extraordinary year of change, disruption and uncertainty, engineers remain upbeat about their vocation and about their near-term future.

In fact, the one thing engineers say they need is the one thing they cannot design, build or replicate: time.

In the year of COVID-19, engineers have adapted and changed on a daily basis. New work rules, new operational guidelines and a global economy that is making halting strides to recover all have weighed on their minds and their jobs. Yet the respondents to the 2020 Machine Design


Home Design Trends Change with COVID-19 | News

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — It’s been a tough year with the global pandemic impacting jobs, income, and responsibilities.  Parents are juggling work, child care, and at-home education, but with all that change, they are gaining new perspective on the places they call home.  What was once the place, “they came home to,” is now the place they spend 24 hours a day.  This is driving changes in what families want in the design of their space.  Consequently, the NKBA Economic Indicators Dashboard notes home ownership spikes as high as 20% in Q2 of 2020 and the renovation


Here’s How CNBC’s David Faber Won Work From Home Design

With the coronavirus pandemic quarantine forcing T.V. anchors to report to millions of viewers from home, their interior decor has been on display and up for critique.

Much of the commentary is not entirely positive, but CNBC’s David Faber has received internet-wide praise.

His home has been called “the best Skype room on all of cable T.V.” It received a 9 out of 10 on the Twitter feed Room Rater (missing a 10 only because the TV was on), and that post has nearly 600 likes. Interior