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You’re Not Just an Interior Designer, You’re in Sales

You’re Not Just an Interior Designer, You’re in Sales

When you became an interior designer, you probably didn’t imagine that you were going into sales. But if you own your own business, selling is a HUGE part of your job. You have to sell your services – and yourself – to prospective clients. You have...
4 Ways to Make Former Clients Future Clients

4 Ways to Make Former Clients Future Clients

I’ve written a lot on this blog about the importance of communication – it’s key to almost everything in our business! But we often tend to be so focused on RIGHT NOW that we forget the past. Our former clients can really be our best future clients...
The Best Presentation Techniques

The Best Presentation Techniques

There are two times in a design project where you have a great chance to really razzle dazzle your client. That’s during the presentation and then at installation – so you need to really bring the WOW! factor. Presentations are a favorite!  It’s a...
Top 5 Questions to Ask a New Interior Design Client

Top 5 Questions to Ask a New Interior Design Client

The key to success in any project is preparation – the better you’re prepared, the better your interiors are going to be!! My favorite way to stay on top of my game is to start out with every single thing I can learn about my client. After all,...
Specifying the “Right” Paint for Your Design Projects

Specifying the “Right” Paint for Your Design Projects

When you specify paint as a designer, there are a CRAZY number of things you need to determine! Finish Color Brand Type (Latex, Oil Based, etc.) Sometimes you may not know exactly how detailed your specification needs to be. I mean, the home may be 100 years old and...