Education

Enrollment is now open until February 12 for Marketing School for Creatives — a unique course offering MBA-level marketing education specifically for creative entrepreneurs.

Developed by Ericka Saurit, designer and brand strategist with Saurit Creative, this 6-week hybrid course and workshop series runs February 12th-March 19th, and is open to creatives in any industry looking to master marketing fundamentals for their brand. 

Enrollment opens this Friday for the fall session of Marketing School for Creatives offering MBA-level marketing education for creative entrepreneurs

Enrollment opens this Friday for the fall session of Marketing School for Creatives offering MBA-level marketing education for creative entrepreneurs

IHA accepting proposals for The Inspired Home Show education sessions

The International Housewares Association (IHA) is accepting topic proposals for education sessions during The Inspired Home Show 2024, IHA’s Global Home + Housewares Market. Retailers, trend forecasters and marketers, intellectual property attorneys and designers, along with experts in branding, packaging, smart home and other crucial business topics, are invited to submit proposals for presentations in the Inspiration Theater and the Inventors Revue at the 2024 Show. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 22.

HPMA releases Fall market event schedule at The Point

About the High Point Market Authority
The High Point Market Authority is the official sponsor and organizer of the High Point Market in High Point, N.C. Featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries twice each year, High Point Market is the driving force of the home furnishings industry. Find High Point Market online at highpointmarket.org, and follow on social media using the hashtag #HPMKT.

How does design taste differ geographically? Watch the panel from Universal Furniture

Universal Furniture hosted a Learning Lab series of panel discussions in their showroom. Decor News Now Editor-in-Chief, Courtney Porter moderates “Discover the Art of Design: Big Cities vs. Small Towns,” with Marta Mitchell of Marta Mitchell Interior Design Group, Robert Ventolo of Crain + Ventolo, and Christian Daw of Christian Daw Design. The discussion includes the dynamic relationship between location and design style, wants and needs; and the unique design needs and styles of urban and rural clients.

Science in Design to offer certification for designers

Interior designers interested in earning the new certification will take 25 sequential, hourlong online classes, or chapters, focusing on biophilia, color contrast and intensity, fractals and other topics related to the “evolutionary inheritance” that affects how humans recognize and respond to beauty and good design, Peterson says.

Luxury interior design brand, Vacation Rental Designers launches new membership and mentorship program for designers

Julia Harmon, co-founder of Vacation Rental Designers shared, “Our goal in launching the membership and mentorship program is to combine our trifecta of experience and knowledge in the vacation rental market and to provide industry perspectives for building a more successful vacation rental business.”