Although staging professionals have a unique skill set homeowners and real estate agents benefit from, there are many intersections between their work and the work of other design professionals. In this conversation we learn about some of the strategies that make stagers successful ….
For too long, many of us have acted as if the purpose of our life is to fuel our business, when in fact, it’s just the opposite. Your business should be fuelling your life and funding your lifestyle. No business can do that successfully unless it’s run efficiently and effectively ….
The path to a successful interior design firm is not always linear. Many approach a design career after working successfully in another field. Some take a detour along the way. That’s exactly what happened to Houston designer Sherry Millien, who took 7 years off to advocate for her daughter. Her years as an advocate provided ….
ANDREW MITCHELL | Balance can seem like an unattainable ideal. However, developing the habit of self-assessment and being willing to ask for help can put you into ….
ASHLEY UHL | Design is a competitive industry filled with thousands of designers who create jaw dropping designs. To stand out, it’s vital to create a spectacular service experience—not just ….
FAITH SHERIDAN | Ever thought about placing a Google ad to attract the right clients? One of Business of Design’s members did more than that, and it worked ….
JULIETTE PALAREA | Stepping in front of an audience to talk about design can be thrilling and terrifying. It can also be a total waste of time if ….
KIMBERLEY SELDON | When it’s time to say, “I’m sorry,” to a client, there are strategic ways to make it count. Own it, express regret and take responsibility ….
DESIGN CLIENT | Hear what a client has to say about keeping in touch, building a relationship, and the heartbreak that comes from working with ….
JULIETTE PALAREA | Heart and soul. That’s what the typical interior design professional puts into the job. However, what happens when the payoff doesn’t match all that you give to the work? ….