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Expert Access: Photographing Your Work for Maximum Response

July 15, 2020

Whether for a client presentation, your website, your Instagram feed, or your Pinterest board, strong imagery of your work is crucial. In this talk, Robert Rufino, a legendary stylist who has worked at both Elle Decor and Architectural Digest, and is now Style Director at House Beautiful, will share tips now how to make your rooms look as beautiful as possible through the camera lens…



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Expert Access – The American Suburb, a Brief History, and Where Do We Go From Here?

July 01, 2020

DLN Member Tim Slattery, Hart Howerton Partner, hosted a discussion around American Suburbia. For those of you who missed it, click here to listen in as he dissects the creation and migration to suburbia, how it has changed over the years, and from 2020 what the future of suburbia will look like.

DLN Expert Access – Newspapers, Nudity and Newport: The Gilded Life of James Gordon Bennett, Jr.

June 25, 2020

Architect Thomas A. Kligerman discussed the extraordinary life of newspaper publisher James Gordon Bennett, Jr. and his role in the development of the architecture of Newport, Rhode Island. In case you missed this fascinating discussion, click here to watch.

Expert Access: PPP: Maximizing Loan Forgiveness Under Newly Adopted Rule Changes

June 18, 2020

Barry Sunshine, acclaimed accounting expert with strong design and architecture industry addressed the latest changes to the PPP program and helped DLN Members gain maximum financial advantage prior to the conclusion of the program. In case you missed this informative discussion, click here to watch.

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Expert Access: Watercolor Painting, A Tool for Business & Pleasure

June 17, 2020

DLN Masters Marc Appleton and Michael Imber discussed how their passion for watercolor painting applies in both their professional and personal travels. In case you missed their inspiring presentation, click here to watch. 

A Time to Listen: An Open and Honest Conversation About Race

June 10, 2020

DLN Member Brad Ford and Sheila Bridges hosted an open and honest conversation for the DLN Community about race in America. In case you missed the conversation, please click here to listen, learn and change our industry.

Expert Access: Collecting at a Distance

May 27, 2020

Sean Kelly, NYC gallerist and famous podcast host of Collect Wisely, and Robert Stilin, wise art collector and AD100 designer, discussed buying art in the time of COVID-19. Click here for the full discussion.

Expert Access: How to Build the Bench for Recovery

May 20, 2020

With companies having laid-off or furloughed many employees, what does hiring look like when things open back up? How do you hang on to your key employees, let go of your underperforming ones and acknowledge what new talent you will need to hire in order to effectively adjust to our new normal? Click here to find out. 

Expert Access: Residential Real Estate – Reimagining a Road to Recovery

May 19, 2020

Leonard Steinberg shed light on the outlook for luxury real estate around the country including urban, suburban, and resort markets as we all imagine a recovery and help to orient us to be in the right places when that happens. In case you missed the discussion, click here to watch. 

Expert Access: Re-opening Offices and Showrooms – How to Prepare and What to Expect

May 14, 2020

Both Kravet and Waterworks are planning for their own offices and showroom openings as well as working with the Design Centers International Board to plan to for the re-opening of design centers… In case you missed the discussion, click here to watch.

Expert Access: Designing For Your Future

May 13, 2020

DLN Members, Kate Verner and Laurie Salmore shared ideas and recent experiences working across a wide spectrum of design firms, manufacturers and showrooms, while asking “what did you do during the Great Pause to secure your future and enhance our industry”? In case you missed the conversation, click here to watch.

Expert Access: Using Social Media To Build Awareness

May 07, 2020

Domino Style Director Benjamin Reynaert joined Michael Boodro for an informative discussion on using social media and other platforms to increase awareness of your work… Benjamin shared insights into how to improve your social media presence and response, and utilize digital media to showcase your work to a larger audience. In case you missed the conversation, click here to watch.

Expert Access: Choice is Power with John Drury

May 06, 2020

Learn how to harness the power of Choice in these chaotic times. Everything we do and everything that happens to us is filtered through our own mind and thinking. During this unique environment our lens has a significant impact on how we process the chaos, changes and opportunities in front of us…