Project Team

Communicating with Your Interior Design Team

Filed under Project Team, Quick Reference Guides

Even though YOU know the ins and outs of your design process, the others on your design team may not! Your clients and the rest of your design team, including the contractors, trades, designers and architects haven’t all worked together before. So, don’t take communication for granted. Remember– they haven’t worked with YOU– and you haven’t all […]

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Design Project Team Members & Their Roles

Filed under Organization, Project Team, Quick Reference Guides, Return on Interiors

Design Project Team Members & Their Roles Nothing is more exciting than starting a new design project! (OK, maybe installing said design project?! I digress…) As your creative juices start flowing, you realize that the project isn’t going to be only furnishings and accessories. The project blossoms and soon you are doing a new bathroom or kitchen- […]

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Outsourcing for Your Design Business

Filed under Education, Office, Project Team, Social Media

Outsourcing for Your Design Business When you dreamed about becoming an interior designer, did you realize how much time you would spend on non-design-related items? Items that don’t let you work in your sweet spot? I know a LOT of designers who neither like dealing with the administrative side of the business, nor like dealing with all of […]

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Communication and Expectation

Filed under Clients, Project Team, Quick Reference Guides

Yep! When designing a home or working on a remodel, the hardest thing is communication. I have spent some holiday downtime with the relatives and have heard quite a few stories about problems with their home repairs/remodels. Their problems weren’t about shoddy workmanship or budget expansion. Their problems were about communication- communication of details, progress and expectations. Check out today’s blog for some Communication and Expectation tips.

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Client Collaboration

Filed under Clients, Project Team

Client Collaboration One of the most important aspects of design is client collaboration. Do you notice how I said collaboration? Some clients and some designers feel the process of design should be one sided, but home design always starts as one thing and evolves continually as the designer and client get to know each other […]

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