Take Ten Video

Take Ten video LIVE!  is designed for pros wanting to focus on the profitable soft furnishings niche.  In just a few short minutes, twice a month, our live Take Ten webinars will help you transform the soft side of your business. Our topics are on a broad range of subjects, but narrowly focused on art and business of soft goods.

What the Pros Know: Bedding

First Look at the Summer Markets 2016

What Would You Do With This Window?

 Paisleys and Provencals

 First Look at Heimtextil, Maison & Objet and Paris Deco Off

 Fall Fabric LookBook

First Look at Fall High Point Market

 Creative and Their Spaces #2- Deborah Main

 Make High Point Your Personal Design Center

 First Look at Atlanta Summer Market and Hamptons Showhouse

 Art Deco Soft Style

 Designing with Trim

 First Look at Spring ’15 High Point Market

Creatives and Their Spaces

 What the Pros Know About Window Fashions

We’ll offer you the tips and secrets that the pros know that go beyond the window and will help you out perform your competition.

 November 14, 2014- Top Ten Secret Sources

Deb and Jackie share their favorite sources.

 October 31, 2014- First Look High Point Fall Market

Deb and Jackie share their top takeaways and trendspottings at Fall High Point market.

 September 27, 2014- Soft Seasonal Decorating

This week’s Take Ten gives you our tips and tricks on  how to help your clients winterize their homes.

September 12, 2014- Setting the Perfect Table

Just in time for the entertaining season, this week’s Take Ten focuses on setting the perfect table. from what cloth sizes to layering and napkin folding we’ll get you started in this soft niche.

Take Ten Video: August 22, 2014- Style File: The New Ethnics

See how the ethnic trend in soft furnishings has morphed into tribal looks moving to Modern Southwest. We define it, validate it and show you examples how ito integrate it into your designs.

Take Ten Video:  August 8,  2014- First Look at Las Vegas Market 

See what you missed at Vegas Summer Market.

Take Ten Video : July 25, 2014-First Look from  Atlanta Market

Jackie and Deb share their first impressions and insights on Atlanta Summer Market.

Take Ten Video :June 27, 2014- Reboot Your Business: I.D. Your Ideal Client

The Soft Design Lab Ttam, Jackie Von Tobel and Deb Barrett walk you through the steps to define your ideal client.

Client I.D. Worksheet 

Take Ten Video:  June 13, 2014- Profit Through Private Label Product Design

Interested in starting your own private label? Check out this video to get you jump started.

Private Label Questionnaire 

Private Label Product Checklist 

Take Ten Video : May 30, 2014 What’s Trending in Decorative Pillows

Jackie and Deb discuss the top decorative pillow trends for 2014.

Take Ten Video: May 9, 2014- First Look at High Point Market

The Soft Design Lab team, Jackie VonTobel and Deb Barrett discuss what they saw at 2014 April’s High Point Market.