We started a blog there! You are looking at the very humble beginnings of Midland Dirt, an offspring of CandysDirt/DallasDirt. In the fall, I went out to Midland to visit a farm/vineyard — yes, they have a LOT of vineyards in the area — and I kind of fell in love. There’s something about Midland terrain that just got to me. By the way, Dallas architect extraordinaire Frank Welch, who lived in Midland, totally agrees with me.
When I saw the hot real estate market first-hand, the dearth of inventory and prices that just about made me choke, I decided we needed a Midland blog.
So I was tickled pink to watch WFAA-TV last night and see a story on belt-tightening in the oil patch: Boom or Bust -Who Makes Money On Falling Oil Prices?
When I was in Midland, I learned that many clients were practically giving designers access to their checkbooks when they hired them.
What’s the budget, one designer asked her client.
There isn’t any, she was told. (more…)