It’s almost New Years and I’m off tonight to celebrate. Dinner with friends downtown and a night at the brand new Fairmont Pacific Rim with the love of my life. So here’s the round-up for this years posts that got the most comments, tweets and links in case you missed one:
For anyone that already has a design blog or is considering starting one don’t miss this article. Some of them are (tiny) pet peeves which I cleverly turned into tips. Hey sometimes you need to know what doesn’t work in order to determine what does, right?
This post gets a lot of hits through google searches because it is a very important question. And a sofa highly dictates the look and feel of your living or family room. So if you still don’t have a new sofa because you are not sure which colour you should buy? Read this one. Since we are taking about sofa’s here’s my take on when leather is appropriate.
My dear friend Liz died a little over a year ago and I miss her so much. She was a wonderful designer, mentor, friend, mother and wife. She lived life full out and this post outlines the best lessons I learned from her. Read on, if you are a designer, it’s a good one.
This post is not just for designers. It’s for anyone in the service business who needs to be reminded (again) not to work for free. Boundaries–we all need them–and it’s hard when our clients become our friends too! My clients are the best!
Happy New Year everyone!
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