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I am an interior designer who helps other designer’s build their businesses. I believe designers should support and uplift each other. As an interior designer, I share what has worked for me in running a design business. So take your time and look around. 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.
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One of the ways that I practice radical transparency is by displaying my purchase cost on the client invoice. This separates the cost of the item from the design fees or markup. By doing this you are clear about the cost of the item and your design fees. I don’t think that lumping them […]
How do you get enough confidence and support to get people to want you to help them? I am a beginner and do not know where to start. – Jennifer I think of confidence as a little seed, you have to nurture it and let it grow. People may not notice a little seedling in […]
Whether you are shopping for your own home or shopping for a client’s home, online shopping is necessary. Many vendors that once had brick and mortar stores are now only available online. Unless you plan on bringing a container of furniture back from your European shopping trip, online shopping is becoming unavoidable. During one of my Ask Me […]
How to handle that first meeting with a client is a source of contention with many designers. How long? When? Where? What information should you get? How much information should you give? Like running any business, there is not a single best answer. Everyone does it a little different and you can too. In my […]
Capella Kincheloe has been in interior design for over 10 years. After graduation from the University of Southern California, Capella began working for the art department in the television and film industry. She left Hollywood for Santa Monica working on the homes of celebrities, presidents, and executives. After building her own successful design firm in Atlanta, she returned to her home state of Arizona, fusing her Southern California aesthetic with that of the Southwest. Capella lives in Phoenix with her husband and three rescue dogs.