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Guide to 3 different types of Interior Design presentations 2D, 2.5D and 3D

A tutorial to understanding 2D, 2.5-D and 3-D presentation for Interior Design can be hard to navigate when you're just starting out which is why we created this guide.

Which interior design presentation format is best for your project?

Interior design is all about presenting your work in a way that not only meets the needs and desires of your current client, but also sets you apart from the competition, helps you earn new business and get glowing testimonials and referrals! But when it comes to putting together a presentation, not all techniques are created equal in every situation, because every client and every project requires a unique and individualized approach. So what is the best design presentation format for your next project? Is it a mood board? A 3D rendering? Here are some things to consider:

What's the best presentation software for e-designers?

Check out our list of the best presentation software for e-designers. Learn how to create a 3D room that looks like your clients from start to finish using Photoshop or eDesign 3D a custom platform created for eDesigners.

5 Reasons to Invest in learning Photoshop for Interior Design

While Photoshop is at its core, a program for editing and manipulating images, there are many reasons for you to invest in learning Photoshop for Interior Design. At the end of the day, you can sum up all of the reasons into one word… SKILLS! But let’s break it down; here are 5 of the many reasons you should invest in learning Photoshop for Interior Design.

You’re Too Worth It- Interior Design Negotiating Tips from The Front Lines

If you’re like most designers, you got into the business to work through the creative process, transform spaces, experience the thrill of finding that perfect piece, and form relationships with your clients; and if you could avoid talking money or following up on an invoice for the rest of your career, you’d be in heaven. Right? Unfortunately, business is business and you need to be ready for that conversation and the negotiations that may ensue. So here are a few tips to help you discuss rates with clients:

7 building blocks of a great interior design portfolio

You know you’re a great designer. You’ve got the eye, the ideas, and the creativity that sets you apart, but communicating that to potential clients is not always easy. That’s why you need a great interior design portfolio! Maybe you’re building an interior design portfolio for the first time or simply giving your current one a face-lift. Either way, here are a few things you should absolutely do to make your portfolio stand out from the competition and completely wow your potential clients:

4 ways to get the most out of Instagram for your online interior design business

If you want to use your Instagram account to grow your followers, increase engagement, and ultimately get clients, here are 4 rules to live by

5 Essential To-Do’s to Attract High-End Interior Design Clients

It’s the dream of an entrepreneur’s across industries to have high-end clients, the ones that don’t really care about the cost of a service, as long as they are certain to get the superior results they desire. Interior design is no different. These luxury level clients create a big difference in the profitability of your business and your reputation. However, you need to know the essentials of how to attract them. To get these highly sought after clients, it’s important to understand the way they think, how they operate, and what you can do as a designer and professional to earn their trust. So here are 5 essential to-do’s to attract and maintain luxury level interior design clients:

How to Create a Killer Interior Design Website

In today’s tech-savvy and internet-driven marketplace, having a reliable website is crucial to your success as an e-designer. Your website is the place where your potential clients will first meet you, your brand, your work, and your style- and who is going to hire an interior designer with a mess of a website? Nobody… so it’s important to make a great first impression on the web. But you didn’t learn web design in your interior design classes!? Don’t panic; we’ve got your back. Here’s what you need to do to create a killer interior design website:

How to charge for your online interior design services

As a creative professional offering online interior design services, there is no right or wrong fee to charge for your services.

Design Workshop: Top Photoshop tools for Interior Designers

In this webinar, we share the most popular Photoshop tools we recommend for your interior design business.

Blogging for Interior Designers: 5 Powerful Reasons to Get Started

“I’m not a writer, I’m an interior designer…I don’t need a blog.” If that sounds familiar, this blog is for you.

Working online which company is the best to partner with?

We rounded up some info for 5 of the most popular online interior design companies. Here’s what you need to know:

The Moodboard Kit

Get acess to our Downloadable Photoshop templates & startup video lessons with The Moodboard Kit

A Round up List of the 10 Best Gray and Greige Colors by Behr

Here’s our ultimate list of the most versatile classic neutral colors that are guaranteed to work in any space.

IvyMark + The Design Cure webinar replay

Watch this live demonstration to learn how to use Photoshop to create fast and professional looking 2D concept boards hosted by Ivy and presented by The Design Cure. ‍ ‍

The Design Cure + Interior Design Institute Webinar: How to use Photoshop for Interior Design

Interior Design Institute webinar hosted by The Design Cure. In this webinar IDI students will learn how to use photoshop for their interior design business.
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