Interior design can transform the dullest of spaces in your home into an inspiring retreat. But there’s a lot more to a gorgeous design concept than meets the eye. Managing client expectations, coordinating countless vendors, and even a little marriage counseling from time to time.
A designer’s work is complex and requires a lot of focus on process, efficiency, and client relationships - something that Nashville designer Kendall Simmons navigates with grace and ease.
Enjoy this behind-the-scenes peek at Kendall’s unique design business that combines both traditional in-person design work and an innovative e-design approach.
In this episode, we’ll cover:
- The importance of diversifying your revenue streams (especially when a global pandemic happens!)
- Why the simplest technology is oftentimes your best option
- The time and money-saving benefits of tweaking and perfecting your intake process
- How Kendall’s crystal clear client contract has helped herAVOID tricky legal situations in her business over the past six years
- The importance of thinking about boundaries as you create your client contract
- Why walking through your contractWITH your client can save you a lot of headaches later on
- Why it’s helpful to provide a project price range vs. a fixed amount or flat fee
BONUS: If you’re starting something new, or this episode has spotlighted areas of your business that have you worried, now is a great time to make sure your business is in good shape legally.Download our free legal checklist below to make sure your business has a strong legal foundation!
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Kendall’s website: https://www.kendallsimmons.com/
Kendall’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kendallksimmons/
This podcast is information, not legal advice specific to your situation.