The Brand of You for Interior Designers

November 24th, 2014 No Comments

As an interior design graduate, you must not only focus on showcasing your creativity and skill in a unique and engaging format, but also creating a network of professionals to help you jump start your career. In this presentation, we address the basics of personal branding, networking and digital design portfolios for interior designers. read more

My fascination with Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

November 18th, 2014 No Comments

How much do you know about Thomas Jefferson? Indeed, he was the Third U.S. President and his portrait appears on a two dollar bill. But there is so much more to what makes Jefferson such an interesting individual. You wouldn’t guess it but I first learned about his genius in an article on Monticello in Martha Stewart Magazine. It inspired me. He inspired me…for these reasons. read more

What you can do with a degree in interior design

November 3rd, 2014 No Comments

I take it as a challenge and an honor when I get invited to a school to talk about my career path. I want to be able to bring valuable information to the students, inspire them and show them the endless possibilities that an education in interior design offers. read more

Amazing experience at ASID GoPRO/NYC

September 24th, 2014 No Comments

Jenny Schrank and I started to collaborate with ASID National on the content and our participation in the GoPRO/NYC event back in June. I can’t believe that it is the end of September already. GoPRO/NYC has come and gone, but it left us with amazing, life-changing memories. read more

Aga Artka and Jenny Schrank to speak at ASID’s GoPRO/NYC

September 2nd, 2014 No Comments

It’s been a while since we embarked on the book writing journey. We started in January of 2013, and just finished the manuscript last month. During the 18 months of this project that we are deeply committed to and hugely passionate about, people started to notice our efforts. And we couldn’t be more honored. read more

Moonrise Hotel, St.Louis Boutique Hotel

August 4th, 2014 No Comments

Technically The Delmar Loop is located outside of St.Louis proper. The Loop is and always was an entertainment, cultural and dining district in University City. It shares a border (western edge) with St.Louis. Whether you are a local or just passing by, The Loop is a six block district you should make a point of checking out. read more

5 Trends from The 2014 Hospitality Design Show in Las Vegas, NV

May 19th, 2014 No Comments

You either love or hate Las Vegas. With its immense amount of stimulation, hotels that look like they can reach the sky and non-stop operating casinos, it is a mecca for the hospitality industry. read more