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I am an interior designer who helps fellow designers build their businesses.  Designers should support and uplift each other.  A rising tide lifts all boats, by helping and boosting fellow designers I believe together we can elevate the business of interior design.

My greatest advice is to have the confidence to run your business the way you want to.  When you have confidence the rest is so much easier.  

You won’t find hand-holding or sugar-coating here.  Just straight-forward, candid advice.  If we expect more of ourselves, we will raise the standards of our industry.

#CollaborationOverCompetition

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8 Commandments of Interior Design Business

Thou shall spend time working on the business and not in it.
Thou shall accept that running an interior design business is business.
Thou shall embrace radical transparency. 
Thou shall learn to say no to red flags and overcommitments.
Thou shall love and appreciate thy clients.
Thou shall put collaboration above competition.
Thou shall celebrate and highlight thy uniqueness.
Thou shall be a harbinger of good in the interior design community.

If you are an interior designer and this all sounds good, then you are in the right place.  Keep reading!

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I love working with my fellow designers and sharing my experiences, both working at a top designer level as well as starting my own interior design business (twice!).  Forget secrecy and competition, I’m here to help you grow your business the way you want and deserve. 

I have been in interior design for over 10 years.  After graduation from the University of Southern California, I worked in art department in the television and film industry.  I left Hollywood for Santa Monica working on the homes of celebrities, presidents, and executives with Michael Smith Inc.  

After Michael Smith, I built a successful design firm in Atlanta.  In 2012, I returned to my home state of Arizona, fusing my Southern California aesthetic with that of the Southwest.

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