5 Habits of Successful Interior Designers

5 Habits of Successful Interior Designers

They Ask for Advice

Interior design has always been a secretive profession: hiding our sources, protecting our trade secrets and creating the illusion that everything is fantastic has been the norm.  Running this sort of business is no longer productive.  The most successful interior designers know they don't know everything and know when to ask for advice.  When interior designers thrive, the interior design industry thrives.  So why would you not want to help out your fellow designers if it'll help you too?

So here is my advice, don't be afraid to reach out to another designer in a professional and reciprocal way.  Don't just look for handouts, offer to share something of your own.  You can learn a lot from working for another designer, something I always recommend to those starting a interior design business.

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Real Designer: Jannicke Ramsø

Real Designer: Jannicke Ramsø

About Jannicke Ramsø Jannicke has never settled for ordinary and it has taken her on adventures from her hometown of Rissa, Norway to her current home of Las Vegas.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design and worked with the venerable Roger Thomas before starting her design business, Tiny Little Pads,  under two years ago.  Jannicke has embraced her specialty of designing high-end kid's spaces.

What traits or talents have made you successful? I don't compare myself or my business to others. None can do what I do, the way that I do it with my unique mix of personality and experience. In doing business I have found that consistency, a good dose of personality, passion and drive can take you a long way.

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