business lending

Predesign for Business Lending

Let’s say you have a great new concept for a restaurant. You have the perfect chef on board, a rough draft of the menu, and you might even have a few logo mockups and a catchy name. You are considering a location in a dense little strip of an urban neighborhood but you’re not sure if the rent is affordable …

environmental psychology

Space Matters

Designers can make your space look great, but can workplace issues be resolved through design?  The focus on how people respond to and interact with their surroundings is known as Environmental Psychology, and it’s one of my favorite research subjects. I enjoyed taking this course so much that I later returned as an instructor. I found it infinitely rewarding watching …

paint with a purpose

Paint with a Purpose

Paint and color are one of the least expensive and most impactful ways to customize your space. Color is not simply used to dress up a room. Color is used to shape energy and sway emotions. It can reflect a person’s personality, express individuality, and can a shift a person’s mood. Color can be what helps set your space apart, …