For those in the industry, the value a designer brings to a project is never in question—but charging for it is a whole other story. Are your rates too low? And how often should you be upping them? We asked four industry pros—Judy Pickett, Mimi Meacham, Nina Grauer and Billie Theraldson—how often they reassess their design fees.
Oakland, California– and Atlanta-based designer Kelly Finley of Joy Street Design started her career as a corporate attorney. Now she’s looking to build a design empire, which means developing a team that can make decisions without her.
In our weekly roundup, Airbnb update puts design front and center, an uncovered sketch reveals the Eames’s business approach and one school debuts a floating home competition. Read on for the latest announcements crossing our news desk.