Shipping Hacks for Interior Design Pros

Further complicating the challenges arising from the worldwide supply chain upheaval, issues with shipping are creating headaches for many designers.  The causes are more or less the same as those clogging up supply chains—labor shortages due to the pandemic, delays at factories and ports, and rising demand for goods and services.  Designers I spoke with…

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No Such Thing as a Wrong Decision

When it comes to decisions, there’s no such thing as right or wrong.  Yes, in hindsight, some choices may have been better than others.  But no decision is ever perfect.  In the moment, the best you can hope for is to make a well-informed decision that feels right and feels true.  Whatever the outcome, you can learn from it and move on. In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with Christine Turknett, principal designer, Breathe Design Studio (formerly, Christine Turknett Interiors), Austin, Texas.  Christine specializes in modern and contemporary design, drawing from the Danish approach of creating clean, calm and cozy spaces, with an emphasis on well-being.

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Hiring Employees Will Save You Money

To successfully grow your business you need to build a strong team.  And yet often designers have trouble letting go and question the need for a team. What would your life be like if your business kept growing, your profits increased, and you were to delegate some of what is currently on your plate so…

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It’s All About the Process

In this podcast, Gail and Erin talk with interior designer Glenna Stone. Interior design is a second career for Glenna, whose first career was as a consultant to consumer products companies, advising them on supply chain and business process issues. Although design is her true passion, her corporate experience has proved invaluable in running and growing her business.

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