While doing the business aspects inside the home, most of the sales will be done at the client's home or office as you evaluate the space, match color swatches to existing furniture and measure windows for draperies, etc.
With the Martha Stewart TV Show and the vast amount of cable channels now available/the increased amount of the television network viewing time, there are at least 50 new TV Shows which focus on one form of Interior design themes.
With little competition from qualified designers, we are confidant we will get a strong market share in the first year.
The American Society of Interior Designers defines an interior designer as someone "professionally trained to create a functional and quality interior environment.
Our staff has worked in the business for a long time with an established reputation and a long list of references; we can focus on offering design–consulting services instead.
We will not sell or market any product, but instead offer advice about the design of a room or an office.Residential interior design focuses on the planning and/or specifying of interior materials and products used in private residences.In terms of scope and contract amount, residential jobs are often smaller, but offer a higher profit margin particularly if you are marketing the products to be used in designing the rooms.The product–driven designer is a hands–on designer who combines the task of conceptualizing the look of the given space with marketing a wide variety of products. The designer often markets various products and even offers free design advice if the client buys all of the products from him or her.Buyers of their products are often allotted a certain number of hours of free design advice; if more time is needed, the per hour fee is charged.According to Home magazine, 46 percent of Americans plan to redecorate or remodel in the next five years, compared with 35 percent in the previous five years.The interior design business is a go–out–of–your–house kind of home business.We will either hire designers who are accredited or, after a period of mentoring, offer to assist the designer by paying a portion of the costs for the education.This will allow us to offer our clients the best services.These skills will play a big role in the success of the business.The growth of this sector and the fact the city that we are setting the shop up in is growing.