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Why Use Procreate for Home Décor Accessories Designing?
Procreate is a fantastic design app that you can buy for your Apple iPad. It can be a potent design tool, especially for anyone designing home accessory products. Procreate is a powerful Apple app with Photoshop features. Procreate allows you to design a home decor accessory item, and then with a few quick adjustments, you…
What Is The Mother Of Pearl Shell Used In Home Decor Products?
Today, many home decor and home furnishing products are produced using the natural material of mother of pearl. The production of the mother of pearl products has a long and rich history in many places, including in Vietnam. Mother of pearl, which is also known by the scientific name of nacre, is a pearl layer…
Stay Healthy on Your Next Overseas Buying Trip, What You Need to Know
Whenever I go on an overseas trip or to a new country or location, I always worry about if I will get sick? Yet when traveling, especially for business, there are so many ways to get sick or not feeling well. Staying healthy on your overseas business buying trip is very important as you usually…
3 Traits Of Every Successful Product Designer, What You Need To Know
I have had the privilege of working with some amazing Product Designers. As I have worked with these amazing men and women through the years, I have found that all these great designers I have worked with have had some similar traits. The three main traits of a successful Product Designer are that 1) they…
How to Manufacture Vietnamese Lacquerware? Insider’s Guide
Many Vietnamese households in the lacquer villages outside Hanoi have produced lacquer for 600 years. Mondoro has worked for many years in these villages to help them develop and keep their artistic handicraft skills, culture, and traditions alive. Vietnamese lacquer requires many manufacturing steps in the lacquer production process, including making the base, preparing the…
Is Vietnam Easier than China to Source or Procure Products From? Tips to Help
With the present US tariffs as a problem for many Chinese-made products, many US suppliers ask themselves if Vietnam is more accessible to source products from than China? We have offices in both China and Vietnam and have been sourcing products in both places for many years. Vietnam does not have a highly developed product…