December 16, 2021
For interior design projects, the perfect client is one with deep pockets and a spirit of adventure; a client who admires their designer’s personal style and respects and trusts the designer’s vision for their spaces. So just how important is it for designers to have a recognisable style to attract their dream clients? And how should designers define their unique design vision and then communicate it effectively to attract those dream clients? We're joined by acclaimed interior designer Susie Atkinson for her perspective on this fascinating topic as she shares her own journey with a live audience of designers, together with her views on interior design style and client relationships. This episode was recorded at the Roca London Gallery as part of the podcast's third birthday celebrations. We are grateful to series sponsors, Parkside Architectural Tiles, for their support. We are a Wildwood production. ...
September 14, 2020
What can we expect from the international design show, Decorex, when it opens this November? In our latest episode, we talk to Event Director, Sam Fisher, about the challenges facing exhibition organisers, what the long-term future looks like and how a virtual Decorex will offer business opportunity for interior designers and brands. This episode is supported by Decorex and is a Wildwood production. ...
December 04, 2018
In this episode, we get our teeth into one of the most talked about topics for professional interior designers: fees. How do you go about pricing a project? What value should you place on design? How should you deal with FF&E? How does pricing affect the perception of interior design as a profession? And, ultimately, we also look at the steps you can take to ensure your client pays for the service you provide. Listen in for insights and practical advice provided by two Past Presidents of the British Institute of Interior Design, co-presenter Susie Rumbold of Tessuto and Lori Pinkerton-Rolet of Park Grove Design. Finally, we discover the life-changing experience that has made Lori the designer she is today. Recorded in the offices of Tessuto, this epsiode is sponsored by Crestron. The Interior Design Business is a Wildwood and Alfi Media production. ...