2010 Autumn

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Features

Special Budget-Wise Store Display & Design Package

Design on a Dime
By Sara Baker
A good plan, a few bucks and some simple changes can greatly improve your store’s visual appeal.

Capture Them with Color!
By Sara Baker
A fresh coat of paint draws attention to your gallery, and the work on display.

Let There Be Light
By Sara Baker
Find the right lighting system to make your gallery shine.

The Perfect Fit: Wearable Art
By Claire Patterson Blome
Wearable art isn’t what it was 20 years ago. American designers are mixing tailored patterns with bold colors that appeal to the masses.

Honoring the Craft Industry’s Best
By Sara Baker
The 2010 Top Retailer Awards recognize gallery owners who remain strong during uncertain times.

Editor’s Letter

From Baby Steps to Quantum Leaps
By Hope Daniels

Retail Details

500 Dollars or Less
By Jennifer Clary

Building Business with a Standout Website
By Claire Patterson Blome

New Law Cracks Down on Native American Counterfeits
By Sara Baker

Impulse Buy
By Jennifer Clary

Market Calendar
By Jennifer Clary

People News
By Claire Patterson Blome

News from the Gallery Front
By Claire Patterson Blome

In Memoriam
By Claire Patterson Blome

What’s New

Paper Arts
By Claire Patterson Blome
Handmade cards can be gifts unto themselves. Look to this round up of seven studios for strikingly modern designs that will fly off the shelves.

Artist Profiles

Niki Crosby
By Claire Patterson Blome

Candace Mangin-Barnes
By Claire Patterson Blome

Matt Thomas
By Claire Patterson Blome

World 2.0

My 1,000th Blog Post: 10 Lessons Learned
By Tim Berry
One entrepreneur-turned-blogger shares the rules of the road for creating compelling posts.

Retail Resources

Entrepreneurs See Generational Divide on Economic Issues
By Jennifer Clary

The Social Media User
By Jennifer Clary

When Press Releases Go Bad
By Sara Baker

Shorten your Surf Time with Workstreamer
By Sara Baker

Going Green
By Claire Patterson Blome

Click This
By Jennifer Clary

Tool Box
By Claire Patterson Blome

Book Reviews
By Jennifer Clary

Cover: Annaesthetic’s Anna Shapiro added a drawstring detail to her “Iris Drawstring Collection” of 100% bamboo fiber scarves, allowing the wearer the option of two unique looks. Click here to read about the latest—and best-selling—trends in wearable fiber.

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