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Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer
by Robert K. Hale and Thomas L. Williams




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Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer contains all the necessary tools and strategies to successfully launch and grow a professional design business in the competitive world of interior design. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience, this book includes case studies, and personal anecdotes that help teach you how to:

• Choose a design field
• Obtain and keep clients
• Garner referrals
• Market and position your business
• Bid competitively on projects
• Manage sales
• Organize a budget
• Manage start-up costs and cash flow
• Promote your business
• Branch out into product and architectural design
• Design within a retail environment
• Set pricing guidelines
• Sell to your target demographic
• Set up your office

Readers will find a history of the business side of interior design as well as various career tracks available to today’s budding entrepreneur. This updated second edition also examines the current state of the interior design industry, and what's in store for the future of firms. Any early career interior designer or student looking for practical advice on the ins and outs of running a design firm will need this one-stop guide.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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Overview

Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer contains all the necessary tools and strategies to successfully launch and grow a professional design business in the competitive world of interior design. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience, this book includes case studies, and personal anecdotes that help teach you how to:

• Choose a design field
• Obtain and keep clients
• Garner referrals
• Market and position your business
• Bid competitively on projects
• Manage sales
• Organize a budget
• Manage start-up costs and cash flow
• Promote your business
• Branch out into product and architectural design
• Design within a retail environment
• Set pricing guidelines
• Sell to your target demographic
• Set up your office

Readers will find a history of the business side of interior design as well as various career tracks available to today’s budding entrepreneur. This updated second edition also examines the current state of the interior design industry, and what's in store for the future of firms. Any early career interior designer or student looking for practical advice on the ins and outs of running a design firm will need this one-stop guide.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN: 9781621535164
  • Publisher: Allworth
  • Imprint: Allworth
  • Date: Aug 2016
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Simon and Schuster
 

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