Project Managers: Do Interior Designers understand their value?

Project Managers are from Mars, Interior Designers are from Venus. These days our clients, more often than not, bring Project Managers to the table and personally, I applaud them for it. Yes, this Interior Designer appreciates the Project Managers role on the project team. It makes as much sense to have Project Managers on a […]

The Principles of Collaborative Project Delivery

Early in 2012 I was approached by a continuing education association and offered an opportunity to prepare a presentation on how collaboration influences project delivery. The brief on the topic I received was the following: Collaborative project delivery breaks down the silos of responsibility requiring close cooperation among all major participants and aligns participant success […]

Quantitative data: Can it improve client relationships?

Have you ever tried to measure the quality of your relationships? When Interior Designers map out physical workspace for our clients, we observe their behavior as part of the design process. We look for reactions to our compiled data, and we take cues from their responses to better understand their needs. As a natural part […]