30 06, 2020

Architects and Designers are More Important Than Ever

By |2021-04-07T06:29:53-07:00June 30, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Interior Design, Leadership|

In the aftermath of this year’s pandemic, architects and designers have never been more important than they are now. Architects and designers serve critical roles in creating commercial buildings that are safe and healthy for the general public, but they also provide value to their clients, particularly during times when [...]

23 06, 2020

How Leveraging Contract Work Can Benefit Candidates

By |2021-04-07T06:29:56-07:00June 23, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

While some professionals are reluctant to take contract positions, interim and contract work in architecture and design actually have a lot of advantages. Not only are contract workers classified as regular employees (and receive a W-2), they also receive many of the same benefits a regular employee would. Here are [...]

17 06, 2020

DBI Wednesday Tip is now Design + Dialogue

By |2020-06-17T10:14:48-07:00June 17, 2020|Wednesday Tips|

I promised it on the first video and here it is!  DBI Wednesday Tips is now.... Design + Dialogue This space is a place where Architecture, Visual Design, Interior Design, and Creatives can share ideas, discuss theory, and learn.  There is some much more to come!  

16 06, 2020

Workflow Strategies to Develop Now for Future Success

By |2021-04-07T06:30:03-07:00June 16, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Business, Interior Design, Leadership|

With the slowing of the economy architecture and design firms are going to need to put in place new workflow strategies. These strategies will involve every aspect of your business, how you work in your space, and your clients’ business. This will ensure that your firm and your client firms [...]

10 06, 2020

DBI Wednesday Tips: Make Your Portfolio Work

By |2020-06-10T10:32:58-07:00June 10, 2020|Wednesday Tips|

In this week's tip I want to talk about the one thing that must be done to make the portfolio work....show your work.  For years I have referred to this as "hand sketching".  The term hand sketching does not seem as relevant now but the spirit of the term is [...]

9 06, 2020

Why Now is Good Time to Hire Contract Employees in Architecture and Design

By |2021-04-07T06:30:05-07:00June 9, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

As businesses in architecture and design look forward to growth in the industry contract employees can be a useful tool. Contract work is ideal for short-term projects and work that requires little supervision or training. Is putting contractors into your workflow the right move for your firm? Here are some [...]

3 06, 2020

DBI Wednesday Tips: Get Your Portfolio Noticed

By |2020-06-03T09:31:28-07:00June 3, 2020|Wednesday Tips|

This is the ONE thing to do to get your portfolio noticed!  After the response to last weeks tip on the Pocket Portfolio (see it here) I am continuing the discussion on portfolios.  This tip is what I feel is the most critical tip that anyone who is putting a [...]

2 06, 2020

How to Team Up with a Recruiter in Your Job Search

By |2021-04-07T06:30:12-07:00June 2, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Interior Design, Job Search|

Job hunting in the architecture and design field can be stressful as you try to navigate an uncertain employment market and find a job that aligns with your long-term career objectives. Enlisting the help of an architecture recruiter can make the job hunt much more fruitful. Here’s how you can [...]

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