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EDITOR’S NOTE: For so many Americans, escaping one’s native culture for a much more exotic locale – if only for a few months – is an entry that lands high on the “Top 100 Things To

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EDITOR’S NOTE: When

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EDITOR"S NOTE: "Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break." " Jane Wells. Truer words were never said, especially in the business of design. Due to the vagaries

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EDITOR'S NOTE: An important part of a designer"s communication skill set is not only guiding a client"s choices, but also instilling confidence during The Process. Just as the cooking neophyte breaks out into a cold sweat

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EDITOR'S NOTE: A big part of any designer"s job is informing the client about The Process. Whether dealing with acres of commercial lease space or a modest personal residence, clients desperately want to believe in the

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Question: Do most clients think of their residential designer as their professional advisor, their good friend or both" The answer varies, but it"s always a little tricky and definitely requires a delicate balance. In the first

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EDITOR'S NOTE: Residential design is tricky. It"s emotional" it"s territorial" it"s personal. Last month we introduced this series of articles told from the client"s perspective by emphasizing empathy, a crucial component of the Art of Communicating. For this