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  1. Our Next Contest is Kitchen/Bath and Interiors! Share one of your designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is June 16.
  2. Join us on Instagram, Tuesday (5/17), following along with the Hayhurst Brothers and their design/build process. Make sure you are following them every day to see what they are up to. @hayhurstbrothers
  3. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Remodel/Addition Design Contest. 1st Place – Jenna-Lyn Croteau 2nd Place – Doug Hornstein of Light House Design 3rd Place – William Bentley of Francium View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5826527044043166 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  4. Chief Architect is offering a scholarship award program for the 2022 Chief Academy! The purpose of the scholarship is to help or recognize exceptional Chief Architect Community members by bringing them to the event. You may apply for the scholarship or nominate someone you feel is deserving. Chief Scholarship recipients will receive free registration to the event and a stipend of $1,500. Application deadline is June 30, 2022 Learn More & Apply Now!
  5. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Residential Design Contest. 1st Place – Robert Smith of Robert Smith Design 2nd Place – Jean Thomas of Pusch Ridge Design-Remodel 3rd Place – Graeme Camp of Wright Residential Construction View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5732423973453474 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  6. Join our next Instagram on April 19th. We've invited Lauren Brantley of Lauren Ashley Design to share her day with us and understand the role Chief Architect plays in her business! Learn more about Lauren and giver her a follow: https://lashleydesign.com/ https://www.instagram.com/lashleydesign/
  7. Each month we receive a great selection of renderings created by our users for the Chief Architect Design Contests. We’d like to share some ideas and suggestions for how you can craft a great design contest entry that our Facebook voters respond positively to. https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest-tips/
  8. Hello, I am sorry to hear you are having trouble with 3D views. This is often related to your graphics card as mentioned above. Our in house tech support can troubleshoot the issue and see if it can be resolved. You can contact Support at 208-292-3375. They are open M-F from 7AM to 4PM. The trial version does not expire (it is not time limited), but there are limitations in that you can print, save or export. If you keep the program open, you can continually work on a plan. If you feel that it is a fit, you can then purchase the software and plug the paid key into the trial to enable the save feature. Note that we also have a 30 day satisfaction guarantee after you purchase, Kind regards, Derek Chief Architect Software
  9. Come see our team in Dallas and learn more about Chief Architect! May 18th we'll be hosting a presentation and reception. Sign Up Here May 19th and 20th, our trainers will guide in-person training with focuses on Residential and KBI topics. Sign Up Here
  10. Our Next Contest is Residential! Share one of your Residential Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is April 14.
  11. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Residential Design Contest. 1st Place – Sarah Gubbels of Homestead Homes of America 2nd Place – Shelly Wood of Axis Construction 3rd Place – Robert Smith of Robert Smith Design View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.5656329087729630&type=3 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  12. Have you been curious about Chief Architect Premier and how it compares with the Home Designer Software products? Tune in for our webinar presentations and Live Q&A sessions, each Thursday at 12:00 PST. We will be working through a full home design project, catch up on past sessions via our blog and download the sample plan to explore the design. Join us to see the process unfold with tips and tricks, and get sneak previews of what is coming in X14! Sign Up
  13. Our Next Contest is Kitchen/Bath and Interiors! Share one of your Kitchen, Bath, or Interior Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest-kitchen-bath-interiors/ The entry deadline is March 10.
  14. Tune in via Instagram on Tuesday, Feb 8th. See how Judi form Jubilee Interiors is using Chief Architect in her business. Read more about her on our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/an-interior-designer-and-world-traveler/
  15. We are excited to be announcing the Design of the Year Contest winners for 2021! Chief Architect holds a monthly design contest every year. There are 3 categories: Kitchen/Bath and Interiors, Residential, and Remodel/Additions. Each monthly winner is entered into the Design of the Year Contest and our Facebook community votes for their favorite. Kitchen/Bath and Interiors Grand Prize Winner – Chris De Martino of Elite 3D Residential Grand Prize Winner – Aaron Swearengin of Oak River Design Group Remodel/Additions Grand Prize Winner – Javier Montenegro of d.SGN SMITH Studio Thank you so much to everyone who participated this year. We enjoy seeing your work and love seeing what you can do with Chief Architect, and thank you to everyone who voted on our Facebook page. We couldn’t do it without you!
  16. Are you ready to upgrade your Home Designer tools? Now's the time! Take advantage of this discount through January 3rd! Visit our wibesite for more information.
  17. Greetings! During this holiday season, I would like to personally take the time to thank you as a Chief Architect customer, and wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas, a Wonderful Holiday Season, and Happy New Year. In 2022, Chief Architect will be hosting several new events online and in-person – we look forward to meeting with our customers again soon! Our first event in the new year will be a user reception on Feb. 9 in Orlando where we will showcase some great new products that we’ve been working on. Our Chief Academy (User Group Meeting + Training) will be hosted in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Aug. 31 – Sept. 2. This is a marquee event, and I hope that you can plan to make it. This will be a special year for all of us as Chief Architect turns 30 years old this coming summer! We, here at Chief Architect, appreciate your business and the time you take to help us improve our products and services. Please let us know if there are additional ways that we can help you become even more successful with our products. Thank you, and have a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Greg Wells President and CEO Chief Architect Software
  18. Have you been wanting to learn how to be more efficient in using Home Designer? Join in on one of our online training session to pick up tips and trick to make the software work for you! Sign up here.
  19. Tune in on December 14th to see how @elite3d is using Chief Architect and making great renderings for his business. Follow us on Instagram to see what other users are making, and to see Christopher's takeover on the 14th. https://www.instagram.com/elite3d
  20. Have you browsed ChiefBlog lately? We share contest winners, tips and design theory, and feature customer stories. Check it out.
  21. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Residential Design Contest. 1st Place – Vince Burry of Homes by Design Innovations 2nd Place – Clarissa Froom of Green Slate Designs 3rd Place – Zachary Karimipour of Persica Homes, Inc. View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5226196627409547 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  22. Have you submitted your guess for our seasonal fun? Visit our Facebook page and guess the number of pumpkins in the 360 scene. You can find these new pumpkins and gourds in our updated 2022 Kitchen Accessories No.3 Food catalog. Use the Update Library Catalog tool, or download the catalog today!
  23. Our Next Contest is Residential! Share one of your Residential Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest-residential/ The entry deadline is November 12.
  24. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Kitchen, Bath, and Interiors Design Contest. 1st Place – Chris De Martino of Elite 3D 2nd Place – Rene Costabile of Design Line Kitchens 3rd Place – Alexandra Aldrich of Envizion Designs View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5024218334274045 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  25. Did you know we host an occasional "Takeover Tuesday" on our Instagram Account? We hand over the reins to an experienced Chief Architect user and let them guide us through their day via Instagram Stories. Not only do they share how they leverage the software, but also give a peek into business operations, design processes, and their general industry story. We love seeing what our customers are doing! You can see past takovers on IGTV. Stay tuned for upcoming shares! Shout out to fellow Chief Architect users who have put themselves into the Takeover seat: Guthrie Design Co. Koda Interiors Virtual Design by Natasha Goesling Group Willaby Way Eckstrom Home Designs Liz Walton Home Studio M Kitchen & Bath Tiny Anchor Studios The Hayhurst Brothers