Dynamic Minds: Invention and Designing Today’s Dreams

Dynamic Minds: Invention and Designing Today’s Dreams

Last week, Coupar attended  “Dynamic Minds: Invention and Designing Today’s Dreams” during San Francisco Design Week 2018. Diane Dorrans Saeks, best-selling writer, editor, and author of the popular blog THE STYLE SALONISTE  moderated the vibrant panel with Kendall Wilkinson, Jay Jeffers, and Catherine Kwong.

Tricks of the Trade: Photoshoots

Tricks of the Trade: Photoshoots

To promote your interior design business you need to show your projects to editors for consideration in either print or online publications. Just like a portrait photo, it is essential to photograph your interiors looking their best. Here are some Tips and Tricks of the Trade to get the most out of your photoshoots.

Control Your Channels

Control Your Channels

From Instagram analytics to unique monthly visitors to print ads, it can be difficult keeping up with the latest jargon and tools in the marketing arena. As a design business owner, it is vital to understand the available communications channels, and how to use and measure them to effectively support your pipeline.

Then & Now: The San Francisco Decorator Showcase

Then & Now: The San Francisco Decorator Showcase

The 2018 San Francisco Decorator Showcase closes on May 28th. It is the first showhouse held in the historic Marina District. A Spanish Mediterranean home designed and built by architect George McCrea in 1930, it features spectacular views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Marina Green. While the designers created magic on the interiors, painter A.J. Oishi's Delaunay-esque art installation graced the exterior.

Private Collections: Art to Inspire the Soul

Private Collections: Art to Inspire the Soul

Private Collections is a special one-night event offering an exclusive look at the art-filled homes of some of San Francisco’s most respected art collectors. This year, several collections were shown by Chuck and Diane Frankel, Rich and Judy Guggenhime, Sarah and Austin Hills, Francis Mill, Lenore Pereira and Richard Niles, Paul Sack, and Deborah and Andy Rappaport.