Architecture News | Interior Design News | April 2012

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Architecture News | Interior Design News | April 2012

What’s the Haps in Design: A Collection of Interior Design Related News
By: Eric Miller

Interior Design Industry News | April 2012

Keeping a pulse on all architecture and interior design news by collecting up-to-date articles so that you don’t have too! Have something news worthy?! We want to hear from you…Please send all industry related news to our editor at Please put “Industry News” in the subject field.

Breaking News | Interior Design | April 2012


Albert Hadley, High Society’s Decorator, Dies at 91

Albert Hadley | Dies | Interior designer

In case you missed it, our industry recently lost a true great, Albert Hadley, who passed away at the age of 91. His influence was wide, reflected in the work of Bunny Williams, Thomas Jayne, Mariette Himes Gomez and David Easton, who studied or worked with him.

Top 100 Interior Design Giants

A quick read breaking down the top 100 interior design “giants” or companies for 2012. My only question is “what recession?!” It finally looks like we are beginning to see a market recovery especially in the commercial sector. Quick article snippet, “The first surprise: These Giants took in 14 percent more in design fees than predicted in the previous survey, grossing $2.4 billion, most since 2008 and a 10 percent jump from the last reporting period.” Oh and be sure to check out the project images for each giant…Good stuff!!

Design Leadership Summit, Marrakech

Just a heads up that the Design Leadership Summit kicks off this week in Marrakech.

Top 10 States: Building LEED Certified

Not sure of your position regarding LEED certified buildings. Whether you care or not?!…I will save you the time in reading the article..The state with the most LEED certified buidlings is Colorado. Not a huge shocker here. My only question is where is Florida?! Exactly…

Houzz Proud? I’m Sure They Are!

Interesting article on how the popular home resource website, Houzz, was formed. While we LOVE the look of the site, it is hard to imagine it being a decent lead generation tool for the architectural/interior design community.

Bob Borson | Builds Easter Float


Extra Extra…Architect, Bob Borson, builds handmade Easter float!

How to build a float | DIY

DIY: Homemade Easter Float

For all you DIY’ers out there here is a great “how to” article from our good friend Bob Borson. No it is not on how to redo a coffee table you found in your neighbors trash…More importantly it is on how to create your very own Easter Bunny float! Be sure to put this in the archives for next year!! Oh and we want pics ;)

About Eric Miller

Eric Miller joined the Studio M team as the Director of Communications. This role required that he oversee the marketing, social media, special events, public relations, and overall imagery for the firm.

Eric comes to Studio M with over six years of experience in strategic management and communications for two high-profile real estate developments in the Tampa Bay area. His broad experience included managing construction schedules, budgets and personnel, while also coordinating the media relations and communications for each project.

He enjoys football (go Noles), traveling, entrepreneurial endeavors, and has recently found his passion for golf. Eric and his wife Kenna reside in Clearwater, Florida. Left wanting more? Be sure to check him out on Google+.

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  1. Thanks for the post.  Great reading to start my day.  And I’m glad we’re finally seeing some recovery in the market . . .

    • Anonymous says:

      Thanks for coming by! We will be sharing more news so don’t be a stranger ;) 

  2. Scott Taylor says:

    Hi, I saw that you picked up the post I did on Bob’s blog regarding the Easter float I made.
    I thought you might want to see the giant gold foiled chocolate rabbit I did this year…

    • Anonymous says:

      Thanks Scott! You are quite simply amazing…Love the creativity! Thx for sharing.