13.03.19 / We are the sum of our experiences

We are the sum of our experiences

We’ve been working with designers and studios to discover their ‘onlyness’. What they do differently to others. What makes them distinct.

One of the tools we’ve been using is a Personal Journey Map and I’ve been the guinea pig. I mapped my career path to demonstrate how I found what makes me different to other designers. As one designer said, it’s quite a trip down memory lane gathering all past experiences…

The sum of our experiences


Studio management comes before design

Studio management is all the things you do in a studio apart from designing.

Being a great designer doesn’t automatically bring in clients. Nor does it transform a once-off client into returning revenue. When you boil it down to the basics, you’ve got to sell before you get to design.

To successfully sell design you need a management structure that supports business growth.

Managing for growth


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