Tile Patterns and Layouts


As interior designers, patterns pop up all over the place, especially in tile. When choosing tile, layout is just as important as the type, size, and color, and also affects the look and feel of a room. It can be tricky to keep track of the many different pattern options for laying tile, so we’ve…

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Tips to Become a Better Design Student


Earning a degree in design can be a challenge. Whether you’re an architect, interior designer, graphic designer, or website designer, every area of emphasis requires a lot of hard work and dedication. We want to help make your design education as good as it possibly can be. In this blog, we’ll share a few of…

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Tips from ID8 to Get Your Home Ready for Winter


Fall is here! The days are getting shorter, cold weather is right around the corner, and it’s time to start embracing oversized sweaters and pumpkin spice lattes. You may be ready for winter, but is your home ready? Here’s a quick checklist of to-do’s from our team to get your home ready for winter! Check…

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Preparing for a Critique


No matter what kind of design you specialize in, critiques are an essential part of the design process, and they continue to be important long after you flip your tassel at college graduation. As professional designers, we’re constantly being critiqued by team members, colleagues and clients, and although it’s scary to present work that you’ve…

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Writing a killer cover letter

Are you starting the search to find an internship? Or looking for a new position at a new company? A cover letter is one of the first things your future employer sees when ‘weeding’ through candidates. Some applications may not require a cover letter, however I personally believe you should always take the time to…

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