The thing design school will never teach you is what to charge. Today’s episode of The Interior Collective is all about pricing as an interior designer. From different ways to charge, the pros and cons of each, and the unusual formula we’ve found most successful - and we’re not holding anything back. Lindsey Borchard of Lindsey Brooke Design - my Design Camp co-founder and forever business best friend is divulging all her secrets to a successful and lucrative interior design studio. Lindsey is committed to transparency in the industry and candidly explains her pain points of pricing and the three phase system she’s built to making sure no money is left on the table as an interior designer. Tune in to this episode of The Interior Collective for an exclusive look at our most popular keynote session of Design Camp.
The Identite Collective and IDCO Studio present The Interior Collective, a podcast for the business of beautiful living with your host, Anastasia Casey and guest Lindsey Borchard of Lindsey Brooke Design.
Lindsey Borchard of Lindsey Brooke Design is my Design Camp co-founder, but she's also my forever business best friend. I've learned so much from Lindsey over the years, but most importantly, she's taught me how to safeguard your business model from leaving money on the table. In this episode, Lindsey and I cover different ways to charge as an interior designer, the pros and cons of each, and the unique formula she's found most successful. Lindsey holds nothing back in her straightforward advice and shares exactly what it takes to run a successful and lucrative interior design studio. Before we get into the conversation, let me formally introduce Lindsey a bit further:
Lindsey Borchard's work is ultimately inspired by her own life. As a mom to two boys, she deeply understands the impact that a well-designed home can have on your family. A born and bred Southern California girl, her work carries that same organic, natural beauty and distinctly relaxed feel of the California landscape. Put simply: a Lindsey Borchard space is an invitation to live a more beautiful life every day.
In this episode, Lindsey and I discuss:
Flat fee vs hourly pricing models