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Redesigning the Future

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Perspective: The economy has impacted everyone at every wealth level. How have your clients’ requests and interests changed? What are...
Topics: Practice Areas: Residential Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power to Reinvent

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Gone are the days of staying in one career and working for one employer for 40-plus years. The modern workforce has kissed its collective chance...
Topics: Professional Development Related Industries Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power to Innovate

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Design, in its grandest sense, is practically a synonym for innovation. There is design and there is Design, and the latter is intrinsically...
Topics: Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Power of Perseverance

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Staying alive and creative despite the downturn. By Michele Meyer Creativity has always fueled design. But now, downsized architects and...
Topics: Professional Development Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Prioritizing Project Management

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Design thrives on creativity. But in Interior Design, clients desire more than artistic talent. Designers must also know how to navigate the...
Topics: Practice Management: Project Management Related Industries Resource Type: IIDA Publication Resource Type: Continuing Education Course

Crossing Over

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Multidiscipline practice fosters good business as well as good design. Just off main street in the small town of Canton, GA., there is a...
Topics: Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Fringe Benefits

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Cynics beware: It’s not just about the money. Design firm leaders who attract the best talent know it’s about what comes after...
Topics: Practice Management Professional Development Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Before You Sign

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Jeffrey Wade, AIA, a Principal at ADD Inc., a 150-person Boston-area architecture and interior design firm, jokes that some contracts have taken...
Topics: Practice Management: Legal Issues Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Lessons Learned

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Mistakes on the job are made every day, but few in the public eye. The 2004 recall of several Kryptonite U-shaped bicycle locks was one such...
Topics: Design Theory Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Around the World

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Around the World Many interior designers choose to manage risk and make themselves more marketable by diversifying their areas of practice...
Topics: Practice Management: Strategy Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The "I" in Team

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It takes just one look around your office to realize that industrial designers devised everything you used today: the coffeemaker, phone, computer,...
Topics: Related Industries Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Entrepreneurial Eyes

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What does it take to build an interior design business and make it last? We asked the experts — veteran business owners who have established...
Topics: Practice Management Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Cheer Up

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Procrastination sets in. How can designers stay inspired and passionate about their profession and individual practice after several decades...
Topics: Practice Management Professional Development Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Measure of Success

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Tony Waller, IIDA, did not arrive at his current position, Chief Administrative Officer for the Chief Architect of the Federal Government’s...
Topics: Professional Development Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Relationship Advice

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Clients know there’s more out there than traditional versus contemporary. They’re excited about style. They realize that a good...
Topics: Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Size Doesn't Matter

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Open up any industry publication out there, and it may seem like the interior design industry is dominated by the big guns: Gensler, HOK and...
Topics: Practice Management Resource Type: IIDA Publication

All Business?

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Of all the major issues facing today’s professional sectors, one of the hottest discussions centers on the degree of business training...
Topics: Education Professional Development Resource Type: IIDA Publication

You're Speaking My Language

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When David Meckley, IIDA, talks to corporate interior designers about why it’s critical to become well-versed in business acumen, he asks...
Topics: Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

The Incredible Shrinking Globe

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It’s time to renew your passport. Around the globe, Western design firms are cashing in on international construction hotspots by opening...
Topics: Practice Management: Strategy Resource Type: IIDA Publication

Stand Out

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The business of design may be second nature to you, but mind-reading surely isn’t your business, especially when it comes to predicting...
Topics: Practice Management: Client Relations Resource Type: IIDA Publication

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