Professional Practice for Interior Designers / Edition 2

Professional Practice for Interior Designers / Edition 2

by Christine M. Piotrowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471285978

ISBN-13: 9780471285977

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This definitive book provides information on establishing and managing an interior design practice. Equally relevant for commercial and residential designers, it covers all the basics from legal responsibilities to financial management, personnel management, licensing, marketing, and general business issues. The First Edition was the winner of the prestigious Joel

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This definitive book provides information on establishing and managing an interior design practice. Equally relevant for commercial and residential designers, it covers all the basics from legal responsibilities to financial management, personnel management, licensing, marketing, and general business issues. The First Edition was the winner of the prestigious Joel Polsky award from ASID.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471285977
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Series:
Interior Design Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.31(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IAn Introduction to the Profession of Interior Design3
1The Profession5
2Ethics31
3Personal Goal Setting43
Pt. IIHow to Establish an Interior Design Practice51
4Planning a New Interior Design Practice53
5Advice and Counsel71
6Business Formations83
7Legal Filings97
8On Your Own111
Pt. IIIThe Business of Interior Design123
9Business Organization and Management125
10The Planning Function135
11Personnel Management147
12Legal Issues of Employment169
13Legal Responsibilities185
14Warranties and Product Liability197
Pt. IVManaging the Business's Finances207
15Financial Accounting209
16Financial Management231
17Determining Design Fees243
18Preparing Design Contracts265
19Product Pricing Considerations303
20The Sale of Goods and the Uniform Commercial Code323
Pt. VMarketing and Business Development339
21Marketing Interior Design Services341
22Promoting the Interior Design Practice353
23Advanced Promotional Tools371
24Selling Your Services395
25Design Presentations409
26Personal Power429
Pt. VIProject Management447
27Project Management Techniques449
28Working with Trade Sources477
29Contract Documents and Specifications489
30Contract Administration519
31Contract Administration: Delivery and Project Closeout543
Pt. VIICareers557
32Career Options559
33Getting the Next - or First - Job577
Glossary617
Appendix637
Index643

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