The Interior Design Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Profitability / Edition 2

The Interior Design Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Profitability / Edition 2

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by Mary V. Knackstedt, Laura J. Haney
     
 

This guide for design firm owners describes techniques and practices for maintaining a solid, profitable business. Topics include choosing a location, attracting and keeping clients, financial management, and working with outside contractors. The volume also features more than 50 sample forms and letters. Interior designer and consultant Knackstedt has taught courses… See more details below

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This guide for design firm owners describes techniques and practices for maintaining a solid, profitable business. Topics include choosing a location, attracting and keeping clients, financial management, and working with outside contractors. The volume also features more than 50 sample forms and letters. Interior designer and consultant Knackstedt has taught courses for professional organizations and universities including Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780442011284
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.95(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Finding Your Place In Interior Design1
Ch. 2Starting a Business29
Ch. 3Planning For Profit and Growth51
Ch. 4Setting Up a Design Studio63
Ch. 5Developing a Team of Staff and Consultants79
Ch. 6Marketing and Selling117
Ch. 7Succeeding in Project Management191
Ch. 8Charging For Your Services217
Ch. 9Working With Sources and Contractors241
Ch. 10Managing Your Office271
Ch. 11Mastering Financial Management315
Ch. 12Growing as a Professional371
Recommended Reading377
Design Schools385
Index387

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