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Professional Practice for Interior Designers and CD

Professional Practice for Interior Designers and CD - 4th edition

Professional Practice for Interior Designers and CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780471760863

ISBN10: 0471760862

Professional Practice for Interior Designers and CD by Christine M. Piotrowski - ISBN 9780471760863
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Professional Practice for Interior Designers and CD by Christine M. Piotrowski - ISBN 9780471760863

ISBN13: 9780471760863

ISBN10: 0471760862

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 08

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The most comprehensive business guide for designers, Professional Practice for Interior Designers has been used by tens of thousands of professional and aspiring designers. Piotrowski covers the issues unique to the interior design profession in a clear and well-organized style.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Profession of Interior Design p. 1
Interior Design as a Profession p. 3
Professional Preparation p. 19
Ethics and Professional Responsibility p. 43
Legal Responsibilities p. 59
Getting Started p. 75
Personal Goals p. 77
Professional Options p. 85
Establishing an Interior Design Practice p. 103
Creating a New Interior Design Practice p. 105
Advice and Counsel p. 119
Business Formations p. 137
Business Legal Filings and Licenses p. 153
Preparing the Business Plan p. 171
Growing the Practice p. 189
Practice Organization and Management p. 191
Strategic Planning p. 201
Human Resource Management p. 213
Legal Issues of Employment p. 235
Basic Financial Accounting p. 259
Financial Management p. 283
Marketing and Business Development p. 299
Marketing Interior Design Services p. 301
Promoting the Interior Design Practice p. 317
Additional Promotional Methods p. 343
Selling Strategies p. 359
Design Presentations p. 377
Project Compensation and Agreements p. 401
Project Compensation and Fees p. 403
Preparing Design Contracts p. 429
Product Pricing p. 471
The Sale of Goods and the Uniform Commercial Code p. 495
Warranties and Product Liability p. 515
Project Management p. 527
The Project Management Process p. 529
Trade Sources p. 561
Contract Documents and Specifications p. 575
Contract Administration p. 605
Contract Administration: Delivery and Project Closeout p. 633
Looking Ahead p. 647
Getting the Next - or First - Job p. 649
Landing the Job p. 679
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