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Becoming a registered Interior Designer: Is there a missing link?

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How do Interior Designers learn the skills to become a registered Interior Designer? If we want to take inspiration from the winged goddess of victory we may say, “Just do it!” But simply, just do it won’t get us there, will it? No, not really. There are three minimum requirements to becoming a registered Interior [...]

Interior Design Project Managers: The truth, some lies and a surprise.

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Project Managers are from Mars, Interior Designers are from Venus. These days our clients, more often than not, bring Project Management firms to the table and personally, I applaud them for it. Yes, this Interior Design Project Manager appreciates the third party Project Manager’s role on the project team. It makes as much sense to have [...]

Contracts for Consulting Services: Are Interior Designers at risk?

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As Interior Designers we are responsible for our client’s safety. Our clients hire us to consult on how their spaces are to be built. In doing so we are responsible for ensuring the resulting design meets the requirements of local building codes. If any part of the design fails we are responsible to fix it [...]

The hidden risks in delivering design services: QOTW 13:49

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If you don’t pay attention, delivering design services can be risky business. The firm where I work has a voluntary educational program for its staff which offers learning opportunities derived from direct examples of project work. The program name expresses the culture of the firm through two words, integrated and education, to form Integrateducation. Going to [...]

How technology has changed Interior Design: QOTW 13-46

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It feels like we never have enough time to design anymore. Have you heard that lately? In order to remain relevant we need to generate ideas for projects much quicker. It’s the nature of the world today. If you wait the moment will pass you by. Blame technology if you want. Advances in the tools [...]

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