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A Well-Designed Business® | Interior Design Business Podcast

In today's world being a talented interior designer isn't enough to ensure that you have a profitable and successful interior design business. Design school doesn't always teach you the critical business skills to be sure your interior design business be everything you imagined it would be! A Well Designed Business is here to fill in the gaps and give you real live business skills from some of the top interior designers. Your host, LuAnn Nigara shares her 35 years of success in the interior design industry, and she finds the most successful guests to share their interior design business best practices.
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Jun 28, 2022

Today With Meredith Huck:

Welcome to A Well-Designed Business. Today I am joined with fellow Jersey girl Meredith Huck, Founder of House of Huck. Meredith and I were chatting on Instagram, and it ended up with one of those instances in which I saw value in her being a guest on the show. 

Meredith has successfully achieved a net amount of six figures within her first ten months of business. She is here to give my audience three helpful tips for those who are twiddling their thumbs about starting their design business. Don’t worry, we get it. But I know that you will find value and information that will give you the confidence you are desiring to go for it!

More About Meredith Huck:

Founded in 2020, House of Huck creates timeless spaces focusing on functionality and beauty while keeping your lifestyle top of mind. We make the process streamlined and straightforward, taking decision fatigue off your plate and holding your hand every step of the way.

Meredith and her husband live in Coastal Connecticut with their two young children. She is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Connecticut and enjoys supporting her clients to turn average houses into spectacular homes.

Pick it apart:

[5:18] Meredith elaborates on her first lesson that you don’t need a creative background to succeed in a creative business.

[20:17] Meredith starts to explain how you can make more money in your first year than you had in corporate if you are organized and disciplined.

[35:17] Meredith shares her lessons of process and systems in her first year.

[45:00] Meredith explains how you can be creative in the beginning if you don’t have the money to invest in the business.  

LuAnn and Meredith Huck's Ah-Ha Moments:

“Whatever you want to be, you don’t necessarily need to have had experience in that trade.” - Meredith Huck

 

“As a designer, you should be striving for as many trade resources as possible.” - LuAnn Nigara

 

“The wisdom and experience of your first year in business is like the memory of childbirth pain, it fades over time. It becomes hard to remember how hard the first couple of years can be.- LuAnn Nigara

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Other Shows Mentioned:

#6- Identifying Your Transferable Skills With Erika Ward.

#182- Christie Leu- Christie Leu Interiors: Creating Your Own Mini Designer Summit.

#234- Kimberly Kay Interiors- A New Designer & Her 1st Five Months in Business. 

#278- Erika Ward- Master Business Skills 1st, Interior Design Skills 2nd.

#297- Mikel Welch- Interior Design, TV, Self Made Man.

#455- Megan Molten: Planning Creates Success in Your Interior Design Business

#463- Sara Lynn Brennan- Package Your Design Services For Profit and Clarity.

#607- Sara Lynn Brennan- Project Management With Specific Deliverables and Deadlines.

#677- Megan Molten: To Succeed, Focus on Your Why

#678- Power Talk Friday: Katie McFarlan: The Client Experience Starts With Processes.

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