Using the Library

As part of our commitment to your success, we offer an extensive resource library filled with valuable content curated for interior designers. From some of our favorite tools, books, podcasts, experts and more, our resources are designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in your interior design business. This resource library is available to you whether or not you choose to work with Katie 1:1.

Are you an aspiring interior designer looking to establish a thriving business? Or perhaps you’re a seasoned professional seeking to take your interior design venture to new heights?

Look no further, because you’ve come to the right place!

At Color Works Coaching, we specialize in empowering interior design professionals like you, providing the guidance, resources, and expertise you need to excel in the industry. With our comprehensive coaching services and a wealth of valuable resources, we’re here to fuel your success.

By incorporating these tools into your interior design business, you can optimize your workflow, enhance client satisfaction, and elevate your professional image.


Discover our handpicked selection of essential tools that will streamline your workflow as an interior designer and deliver an impeccable client experience. Please note that we may earn affiliate commissions from some of the links provided below, which helps support our ongoing efforts to provide valuable resources to interior designers like you.


Active Campaign

A platform for e-mail marketing & CRM.



A plug-in that checks spelling and grammar errors for you!

Danny Marsh Software Consulting

DBM Consulting

Daniel Marsh, a highly skilled tech & software consultant and developer.



A CRM platform. 35% off with this link!



An automatic website policy updater.

10% off your first year using promo code “COLORWORKS”!



Builder for WordPress website. 

Danny Marsh Software Consulting

Chief Architect / Home Designer Pro

Renderings, Construction Documents, Specification Sheets & more all in 1 platform. 



Graphic design, simplified! Use it for social media, presentations, moodboards and more!



Become a Certified Color Consultant.

Recommended Books


Effective networking goes beyond simply exchanging business cards. It’s about building genuine relationships, offering value, and being proactive in nurturing those connections. By investing time and effort into networking, you can create a strong support system, expand your business reach, and unlock new opportunities for growth and success. Here are a few great resources for networking within our industry…

Clubs and Affiliations

ASID: American Society of Interior Designers

IDS: Interior Design Society

AIA: American Institute of Architecture

CIDQ: National Counsil for Interior Design Qualification

IIDA: International Interior Design Association (Commercial)

NKBA: National Kitchen and Bath Association

Facebook Groups:

Presentation By Design : A Collaborative Community for Interior Designers, and those who assist them. Helping each other better develop renderings, construction drawings, modeling, and our presentations so we can better sell our designs and have happier clients.

The Interior Design Business Forum : This community is built for Interior Design Industry Professionals looking for support, ideas, tips and exchange of collaborations for all things related to business.

The Interior Designer’s Sourcing Source : A place for designers to help each other recommend finishes, furniture, and other trade sources. “Where can I find a rug like this?”