12 steps to becoming a successful interior designer
Learn the basics of being an interior designer:
Integrate concepts and styles to give a unified décor
Maintain a sense of equilibrium. Balance is the key.
Know your field. Know your client. Never presume to be bigger than either.
Never stop learning. Never stop listening
Innovate. Don’t get trapped into predictable design.
Never underestimate the value of good service. It tends to pay higher dividends than design.
Time management and scheduling skills. Plan and execute.
Coordination skills and being a team worker.
Business expertise. Do an MBA if you have to but get your business concepts right.
Patience. Eye for detail. Design Skills. Style
Knowing the latest trends. Information keeps you ten steps ahead.
Understanding different decorating styles, their uses and limitations