Interior Design Business Handbook

Interior Design Business Handbook

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by Mary V. Knackstedt, Laura J. Haney
     
 

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An essential guide to starting and managing an interior design business, this book offers updated resource listings and additional information on computers, service, photography, and education. Hundreds of proven techniques are offered on how to build a design business and run it profitably and effectively.  See more details below

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An essential guide to starting and managing an interior design business, this book offers updated resource listings and additional information on computers, service, photography, and education. Hundreds of proven techniques are offered on how to build a design business and run it profitably and effectively.

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Primarily for practicing interior designers, whether working independently or within large firms, this comprehensive guide to managing an interior design business covers the full range of business activities and procedures for the life of a practice, and includes some 50 sample forms and letters that can be adapted to specific interior design operations. This revised edition (first was 1988) contains updated resource listings, and additional information on the computer, service, photography, and education. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823025589
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Pages:
368

Meet the Author

About the Authors Mary V. Knackstedt, ASID, IFDA, is an acclaimed speaker, a prolific author, and a much-sought consultant on the business of interior design. She is also founder and president of two highly successful design firms. As a consultant, Knackstedt has helped organize many new businesses and developed strategies that have reversed failing businesses. Her own firms, Knackstedt Inc. and Business Design Inc. of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and New York City, have handled hundreds of projects ranging from small offices and residences to institutional complexes with more than a hundred buildings. Knackstedt is a contributing editor and columnist for Interiors & Sources magazine and is the author of two previous books, Interior Design for Profit and Profitable Career Options for Designers. She is the producer of Design Business Monthly, an audio-cassette service on current business practices. Laura J. Haney is a former editor and writer for The Designer, Upholstery Industry, Professional Office Design, and Gifts & Decorative Accessories magazines who develops and edits books on design.

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