EP 037 | How To Be An Opinion-ista with Vicky Sanderson


About this Episode

Having an opinion, owning that opinion and then standing behind it are all part of a skill set the interior design professional needs.
In this episode we learn:
– clients are hiring you for your opinion
– how to differentiate between personal preference and what is right or wrong for your project
– creating a strong identity for yourself is the best way to attract clients

Take Aways

Random stuff Vicky Sanderson is not crazy about.

  1. Minimalism.
  2. Chasing trends.
  3. Live edge tables.
  4. Tassels.
  5. Drapes that go to the ceiling.


A self-confessed Opinion-ista, Vicky Sanderson has been writing and talking about décor, design and lifestyle issues for almost two decades, and has tested just about every home product known to humankind. Vicky writes widely read columns for The Toronto Star, Reno and Décor magazine, and her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, House and Home and Canadian Living. She has also just launched a new website Around the House www.aroundthehouse.ca that covers design and lifestyle issues.

Vicky Sanderson
416 590 1746 (office)
647 400 1746 (mobile)
[email protected]

Follow her on:
Twitter – @ATHwithVicky
Instagram – @athwithvicky
Facebook – www.facebook.com/ATHWithVicky/

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