HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority, in association with the American Society of Interior Designers, is once again producing its seminar series for interior designers during the October High Point Market. The Design Viewpoints Series will take place Oct. 23-25 at noon at 100 High in Showplace West.
All seminars in the Design Viewpoints Series are free to interior designers attending High Point Market. No RSVP is required, and lunch will be served on a first-come-first-served basis.
Topics and speakers for the October Design Viewpoints Series include:
Sunday, Oct. 23, noon
“Is the Price Right?”
Determining a price structure that works for you and your clients can be difficult. Then there is the added pressure of ensuring you receive the best product pricing from manufacturers. Led by moderator Deborah Sanders of Veranda magazine, a panel of interior designers and manufacturers will examine pricing issues from all angles.
Monday, Oct. 24, noon
“Outside Influences on Interior Design”
Co-sponsored by WSJ Weekend, from the Wall Street Journal
WSJ Magazine Editor-in-Chief Deborah Needleman will take you on a journey that highlights the top influences on interior design trends, from travel and fashion, to food and culture. With a background in design media—including her former post as editor of Domino magazine—Needleman will discuss what’s on the horizon for interior design.
NOTE: The first 100 attendees will receive a free copy of Needleman’s new book, “The Perfectly Imperfect Home.” Doors open at 11:30!
Tuesday, Oct. 25, noon
“Value-Added Interior Design”
Renowned interior designer and blogger Tobi Fairley knows that a client relationship is ongoing and that the job doesn’t stop just because the interior space is complete. From adding new services to continuing client contact, Fairley shows how adding value to your portfolio will bring in new clients, and help you entice former clients for future work.