Friday faves: Podcasts

Over the past year, I have been on a learning binge. In 2020, I absorbed so much professional continuing education that I accumulated almost 7 times the number of hours that Architects need in a year because, well, lockdown. And every conference went virtual, which was great because I could "go to" conferences that I… Continue reading Friday faves: Podcasts

Monday morning inspiration

Starting the New Year with a business re-thinking, re-planning, or re-strategizing session is a great idea, especially after 2020's rollercoaster ride.

Inspired Buffalo

Owner Marinette Kozlow and her Mom, Mouna, in front of Inspired Buffalo's Blackrock studio ({Photo: Jennifer Santora). Part of the defining vision of Design Synergies was to, well, create synergies with other creative entrepreneurs and small businesses. DSA started as a home-based business, then grew into a tiny office shared with another home-based business, Allieway… Continue reading Inspired Buffalo

Lessons learned, and learned again

I met a former client at a social event last year, and he introduced me as "his Designer" who had worked on his store, "...but actually I designed it.  She just helped". About a year after finishing that project, along came another client with very definite ideas and his very own 3D model.  The General Contractor balked at anything… Continue reading Lessons learned, and learned again