EQUIP. EDUCATE. EXCITE.
Those three words define the mission of Experience Progress. Flip through our pages, and you’ll quickly see how we equip you with the education to make your most exciting design dreams come true.
And to put a fun twist on it, in this issue, we’re making it our mission to answer some of those burning questions that, let’s face it, we’ve all wondered at one time or another. Join us as…
I’m thinking about selling my home, but it needs work- where does it make sense to spend money?
Learn exactly where to put your dollars to work to transform your home so you either love it or leave it, with tips from custom home builder Stephen Quick of Stephen Alexander Homes. | Page 4
Now that it looks great, I want to show it off! How do I take the perfect pictures? Jeffrey Davis, photographer of choice for the New American Home, shares secrets of the trade that’ll make your pictures worthy for the pages of a magazine or your favorite social media channel. | Page 16
I’ve always wondered, what happens behind the scenes on a photo shoot?
We’ve interviewed Jeffrey Alan Marks, designer of our Point Dume™ Collection, and Lisa Romerein, acclaimed photographer, about the photo shoot that took place in Jeffrey’s home…and how his dog Coal, stole the show. | Page 54
What’s coming next – what are the top design trends for 2019?
We sat down with industry experts and found the trends to watch in lighting, home accessories, and home design, as seen at High Point Market and Lightovation, at the Dallas Lighting Market.
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AND, WE EXCITE:
Help! How do I find the perfect design for me and my home?
Come with us on a cross country trip! Throughout this issue, inspiration abounds from our design partners and influencers, bringing you tons of regional flavor, large doses of design and of course, lighting styles that are perfect for whichever part of the country you call home.
I want to update my lighting – how do I know what’s the right size for my space?
We’ve taken the challenge out of how to select the right-size fixtures. See our helpful tips. | Page 64