Is Interior Design turning into a Commodity?

Is Interior Design turning into a Commodity?

Sometime within the past few months I came across the headline: “Online Interior Design - How To Hire A High-End Designer For The Fraction Of The Price”. Ugh. Yes, let’s just keep making design cheaper and cheaper.

First, let me say, this is a complicated economic and societal issue that I am certainly not going to solve in a blog post, I’ll probably not even scratch the surface. However, I do want to get you thinking. Thinking about your contribution to the interior design industry.

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Real Designer: Oksana Kreiman

Real Designer: Oksana Kreiman

All this month I’m interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business.  As you’ll see these ladies have all different backgrounds and experiences, but one thing they all have in common is that they have taken my course, The Golden Blueprint.

About Oksana Kreiman

A native of Russia, Oksana moved to the US as a teen.  After getting an associates degree in Interior Design, Oksana worked for another Denver design firm for 10 years before setting out on her own with Pure Design in 2013.

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Designers Around the World: Ana Asturias - Guatemala

Designers Around the World: Ana Asturias - Guatemala

I'm interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business in countries all over the world.  As you'll see these designers have all different backgrounds and experiences, but I think you'll be surprised how similar we all are too.  

About Ana Asturias

Despite being a trained dancer with a BS in Biology, 8 years ago Ana opened Lo Studio in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  She is also a graduate of The Golden Blueprint, my business training program for interior designers.  Typical projects for Lo Studio are high-end residential and office spaces for single men.  

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Designers Around the World: Anna Kovalchenko - Spain

Designers Around the World: Anna Kovalchenko - Spain

I'm interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business in countries all over the world.  As you'll see these designers have all different backgrounds and experiences, but I think you'll be surprised how similar we all are too.  

About Anna Kovalchenko

Anna Kovalchenko moved from her home in Moscow, Russia to Marbella, Spain six months ago.

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