EP 021 | 12 STEPS TO A CUSTOM PILLOW AND WHY YOUR JOB’S SO DOGGONE HARD
About this Episode
It’s not you. The work we do as professional designers is hard, it’s complex, it’s challenging, and there are multiple points in the process where things can go mildly or terribly wrong. In case you’ve forgotten just how capable you are, listen to Kimberley review the process for designing and creating one custom pillow.
In this episode we learn:
– designiquette—etiquette for the designer client relationship
– trust is something you earn, and something client’s earn
– experience teaches you how to handle situations that once baffled you the complicated process of creating and producing one simple pillow
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