incredible design workshop giveaway!

I promised an action-packed couple of weeks on the blog, and I am determined to kick that off with a bang!  For the first time ever, the superstars behind the Kitchen Design Network are offering a renovation and design workshop … and it’s conveniently happening right before April’s High Point Market.   If you are a designer, a new or young kitchen designer, or a design blogger, this workshop is for you!  High Point Kitchen Design WorkshopYou’ve seen Lori Gilder and Rebecca Reynolds’ work featured in major magazines, and now they are sharing their secrets to managing a kitchen project from start to finish.  On April 4, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm at the gorgeous O’Henry Hotel, Lori and Rebecca will cover the hottest topics in kitchen design from evaluating scope and budget, the most desirable resources, presentation standards for design and planning, essential project management skills, and 31 critical design guidelines.

Rebecca Reynolds Kitchen Photo by Michael PartenioBecause this is a full day, intensive workshop, they only have room for thirty attendees — and you could be one of the lucky ones to attend for free!  To enter the giveaway, simply send an email to rsvp@kitchendesignnetwork.com with  DYNAMIC TRIO in the subject line.  Peeps, this is first-come, first-served, so hop on your phone and send that email now!!  Registration closes on Monday, March 24, and I don’t want you to miss this opportunity.  And PS: the course is also IDCEC-approved … and wouldn’t it be nice to check those CEU credits off the list??  For more information about the Kitchen Design Network, visit their information-packed website and blog.

Will you be there?

Kitchen design by Rebecca Reynolds of New Canaan Kitchens.  Photo by Michael Partenio via The Zhush.  

a big announcement!

Lisa and I have been hinting about this for a while, but the day has finally come when we can share our big news.

TZD_office_announcementWe are sooooo very excited to be opening our shared design studio!  Both of us have needed additional space for a while now, and we’ve also wanted the ability to showcase furniture, fabrics, art, and accessories from our favorite vendors.  Although our businesses are separate, we already love to collaborate — and sharing a studio will enable us to bring even more of the very best products and resources to our clients!

Providence Plaza Design StudioIn September, we started looking seriously for a convenient location … and we haven’t looked back since.  Our new space is in Providence Plaza, conveniently located at the corner of Sharon Amity and Providence Roads.  You may know it as home to Flywheel/FlyBarre, Mezzanotte or Chipotle.  We will be on the 2nd floor of the rear section, above The Pink Hanger, The Secret Chocolatier, Medi-Weight Loss Clinic and Ballantyne Nail Spa.  In the words of my then-three year-old goddaughter, with all of those resources at the ready, I will have no excuse for not “looookin’ good!” 

Providence Plaza Design Studio 2As you can see, we’ve got some work to do … but here’s a sneak peek of what we have in mind!  Lisa and I will enjoy “bringing you along for the ride” as we get everything shipshape.

Do tell.  What’s your favorite solution for the oh-so-lovely commercial drop ceiling?

Graphic by Carolina Consulting Company

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