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Learn About Color with 5 Fun Exercises

Color surrounds us, inspires us, and influences us. You can read about color science and color theory all day long, but the best way to work better with color is to play with it. The more you learn about color through experiencing it, the more you'll train your eyes and use it better in your work. With a better understanding of how colors interact with each other, you can effectively use color to influence a mood or a setting....

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It’s Design Pool’s Third Birthday!

It's hard to believe it, but January marks Design Pool's third birthday! As we look back on the past three years we are feeling proud of all we have accomplished. Especially when we factor in the surprise wrench thrown into our plans (and everyone else's on the planet) back in March 2020. But, we've rolled with it from 2019 – 2021. We adjusted where we had to, pivoted where we could, and learned to take things as they come and...

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How does a non-inventory system work?

At Design Pool, we talk a lot about how print-on-demand technology is changing the way interiors are designed. Also, how printing only what you need when you need it is a more sustainable means of manufacturing. One of the reasons this is true is because this type of manufacturing is a non-inventory system. To understand what makes this system so unique, let’s look back at how this system used to work. Traditionally, interior designers working on a project looked through...

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

Each year we round up the most popular blog posts on the Design Pool blog. We want to make sure you don't miss out on any good ones! It's also super helpful to see what interests you as we plan out content for 2022. This year our Top 10 includes some of the top posts from 2020 and also some new ones. Did you miss one of these? We link to all of them below so you can go...

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We want to hear from you!

As we wrap up 2021, we're busy planning what to cover on the Design Pool blog in 2022. Our goal is to create content that is informative, interesting, and inspiring! We are asking for input from our readers to guide us in creating the best content for you. If you have thoughts to share, please consider taking a few minutes to complete this short survey. Loading… Thanks for your time!

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Meet the Team: Kristin Crane

Kristin Crane, our Director of Marketing & Communications, joined the Design Pool team in January 2020. She works out of her home studio in Providence, Rhode Island, and has experience in both marketing and textiles. She is an avid maker, travel lover, and Design Pool's first employee! We asked Kristin Crane to answer our Meet the Team questions to get to know a little more about her. Photo by David Hansen Meet Kristin Crane When you were a kid,...

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Meet the Team: Kristen Dettoni, Founder

Kristen Dettoni founded Design Pool in January 2019 and is based in southern New Hampshire. Kristen also launched Domanda Design in November 2020 and is a practicing artist. We've talked before about her design process and her inspiration for starting Design Pool, but not much about Kristen. In the first in our Meet the Team series, we asked Kristen Dettoni a couple of fun questions so you all can get to know her a little better. Photo by...

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