In the course of their work, practicing interior designers often find themselves juggling different phases of different projects at any given time. Often it’s a struggle to keep track of the various moving parts of projects and communicate details among various members of a firm or design team. The Interior Design Project Management Toolkitoffers a workflow system that can beeasily implemented into adesign practice. At the heart of this bookis a series of checklists designed to track the various stepswithin each phase of the design process, frominitial client meetings and surveys to design drawings and specifications to renovations and installations. Electronic versions of the checklists can be customized and used in actual design projects, allowing designers to approach each of their projects in a morestandardized way. A companion electronic budgeting tool ties in to the checklists and helps designers monitor their expenses and billable hours.Additional content includesexplanations of how to implement these checklists into a professional workflow, engaging discussions of best practices (and reminders about what not to do), and drawings and photosintended to visually illustrate common troublespots and pitfalls. The workflow presented in this book can be used by designers working at any scale. Itcanhelp a solo practioner to work more efficiently, it can be used to standardize project management among members of small- to medium-sized firms, and it can be used by seasoned designprincipals and firm owners to help train and guide junior members of their team.
Additional ISBNs: 9781118680438, 111868043X, 9781118896945, 1118896947