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How colour affects ethical judgement

Team of university researchers find colour affects our ethical judgement of brands

As any interior designer will know, colour psychology is a major part of the industry... more

14 December, 2015

How green offices affect productivity

Harvard research proves 'green' offices with low VOC have higher productivity

Here, we will delve into this juicy piece of research and offer some handy tips on how you can take advantage of it... more

04 November, 2015

 Healthy homes, healthy live

Healthy room, healthy life: Designing a room based on health research

As clients are increasingly becoming health conscious, interior designers can take on board some tips from health research... more

28 July, 2015

Tips for making a professional portfolio

3 ways to impress clients with your design portfolio

The fact of the matter is, first impressions count... Here are three tips for presenting a quality, professional portfolio... more

22 July, 2015

Did you know clinical research can help you decorate offices?

Did you know clinical research can help you decorate offices?

Learn how to use clinical research to improve the mental health and overall wellbeing of clients who spend time in the spaces you design... more

20 July, 2015

Having designer’s block?

Having designer’s block?

If you're currently stuck in this mood, don't you worry, as the Resene Total Colour Awards gallery can spruce things up... more

17 July, 2015

Cool colour tips for your clients

Cool colour tips for your clients

If you're an interior decorator, it's a must to be on top of the latest trends. One of your key areas of focus will of course be colour... more

25 September, 2014

The highest of heights: Design round-up

The highest of heights: Design round-up

It appears that some of the latest innovations coming out of the design and development industry are all about height... more

12 June, 2014

Threshold drainage and climate change

Threshold drainage and climate change

While adapting to climate change requires a holistic approach in terms of designing an entire house, there are other design features that are far more detailed. One of these is threshold drainage... more

28 May, 2014

Architecture trends to watch

Architecture trends to watch

As preferences for building materials change over the years and particular home designs come in and out of fashion, it pays to be ahead of the curve when it comes to what's hot – and what isn't... more

06 May, 2014

How to tell a client something can’t be done

How to tell a client something can’t be done

Communicating to a client that something can't be done can be difficult. Follow this advice to make the process as smooth as possible... more

14 March, 2014

Three tips for setting up your showroom window

Three tips for setting up your showroom window

For some specifiers, such as interior designers, a showroom will be an integral part of their trade. But where to start?... more

04 July, 2013

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