We all know design matters.
I think designers do, too.

Business of Design is a coaching community for independent interior designers. By becoming a member, you can not only experience the benefits of our design management courses, you can continue to learn and be inspired by our live monthly webinars, connect at our BOD conference events, and share insights from Kimberley’s own practice.

Our Courses – Design a Program that Works for You

15 Step Project Management Strategy

Business and life are so much better with these tried and true systems and protocols in place.

Business Planning, Strategy & Foundation

Create a solid foundation for your business and your confidence, profits and customer satisfaction level will soar.

Charging, Invoicing & Collecting

Learn to talk and manage invoicing with ease.

Client Management

Learn the proven strategies that turn a new customer into a lifelong client.

Design & Decorating

If it’s been a few years since design school you might be ready for these basic refresher courses.

Income, Expenses & Analyzing Finances

Financial protocols are essential for business owners who want peace of mind and projects that run smoothly.

Marketing & Branding

We know you’re awesome. Now spread the word so you can reach your ideal clients.

Supplier & Trade Relations

Develop an A Team so you can guarantee every project finishes on time and on budget.

Systems, Operations & Checklists

Business and life are so much better with these tried and true systems and protocols in place.

How Business of Design will transform your business, and your life.

Become a member and you’ll gain access to over 300 hours of training videos (no theory allowed). In no time you’ll be running the
business you dreamed of owning, instead of having a business that runs you! Our growing network of industry peers gain:

Confidence. Earn the respect of clients and trades while charging what you’re worth, and learn to discuss budgets, estimates and invoices with professional confidence.

Peace of mind. You’ll learn management skills in accounting, finance and information technology that keep your business running smoothly while you work.

Control. Use a design management process that guides client expectations, encourages commitment, and moves every project efficiently to the finish line.

Passion. With a healthy, prosperous business and clients who trust your professionalism, you’ll be free to rediscover why you love what you do.

“If you are looking to streamline your business and make it more efficient and successful without so much stress and anxiety over every project and client then Business of Design is for you. It’s a business and a life changer.”

Brittany Stiles

Costa Mesa, CA

“All those questions you can’t find a good answer for are here, and I’ve even learned solutions for things I didn’t realize could be solved. Great resource, highly recommended! Much thanks to Kimberly and the team!”

Leita Edwards

Vancouver, BC

“Kimberley, you are an inspiration. Business of Design is not only an investment in my company, but more importantly, an investment in myself, something you can’t put a price on. Thank you for helping me see my value!”

Joanne Azelis Giannoulis

Toronto, ON

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FEATURED COURSES

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The Whole Home Approach

Sure, most of us approaching our projects thinking about interior spaces. But, it’s worth considering exterior spaces too. It’s a great way to provide your clients with more value, making you a...
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Better than a Beach Holiday

Taking a week off work to work? Doesn’t sound at all restorative. However, that’s exactly how I’d describe my time volunteering for the Carter Work Project and Habitat for...
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Maximum 2 Hour Consultation [VIDEO]

Member Question: Hi Kimberley, how do you handle the consultation when the client only wants to discuss 2 rooms and you know it will not take the entire 2 hours? Do you still charge for 2 hours?...
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Sophisticated Touches

Designer Kimberley Seldon transforms a country house south of Creemore from merely great to downright stunning. Featured in On the Bay Magazine by Judy Ross, photography by Derek Trask. The house...
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If you could go back in time…

If you could step into a time machine and go back to the beginning of your career, what would you do differently? What would you put in place to make sure you succeed and thrive? Once you have that...
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LATEST PODCASTS

EP 018 | PROJECT HORROR STORIES

KIMBERLEY SELDON | No matter how talented you are, how dedicated you’ve been to the project, or how thoroughly you’ve managed clients and trades ….

EP 017 | THE WHOLE HOME APPROACH

CARSON ARTHUR | Sure, most of us approach our projects thinking about interior spaces. But, it’s worth considering exterior spaces ….

EP 016 | DO OVER

ADAM SCOUGALL | Adam Scougall is transitioning from the finance industry into interior design. Adam shares his insights as a business owner before introducing Business of Design ….

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