Value Proposition: It can kill your project if you let it.

Fee for service contracts drive you to do as little as possible. It doesn’t matter what type of consulting contract you have. In essence, there are three basic types of fee for service contracts; a fixed fee, a percentage of construction or an hourly rate. Clearly, the fixed fee wins. It’s the best way for […]

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 […]

Behavior: Influencing workplace design.

Is behavior even something you consider when designing a workplace? Some people wear their hearts on their sleeves but we all wear our behavior on our sleeves. Good or bad, it’s there for us all to see. If you consider our behavior makes us who we are and our actions essentially define us it’s important […]

Due diligence: Become a design superstar.

How important is due diligence in your work? As is the norm for the design business we all deal with the pressure of workload on a regular basis. We all have had a lot of work, and our teams are continuously challenged to meet their deadlines. Scope change, demanding clients and fast-paced projects are the […]