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What's in the book
The BookDesigning Your Business, 2nd Edition, transforms aspiring interior designers into savvy business people as well as creative interior designers by offering strategies for working effectively with colleagues, clients, and resources. The text explores business organization, legal and ethical issues, and business finance and accounting practices common to the profession. The practical approach and engaging interactive pedagogy make it easy and interesting to learn the intricacies of the business, law, and practice.
Table of Contents
Part One: You and Your Work
1. Introduction to Professional Practices
2. Becoming a Professional
3. Working Ethically
Part Two: You and Your Business
4. Understanding Law and Your Business
5. Planning Your Business Finances
6. Managing Your Business
7. Marketing and Promoting Your Business
Part Three: You and Your Clients
8. Defining Your Services
9. Charging Clients for Your Services
10. Managing Your Client's Project
11. Defining the Client Relationship
Part Four: You and Your Resources
12. Working with Vendors
13. Working with Service Providers
Part Five: You and Your Career
14. Beginning Your Work Life
15. Planning Your Career
About The Authors
Gordon T. Kendall is a lawyer and business manager based in New York, NY, USA.
Heidi Painchaud is co-founder and principle of iN Studio, Toronto, Canada.
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