Design Firm Owners

When you own a design business, you face a whole new set of challenges including: long-term business planning, design management, attracting and positioning your firm for smart growth. David C. Baker, a small business consultant who specializes in the creative industry, wants to help you manage obstacles and achieve success when it comes to your design business. Look for his expert advice here.


The HeART of Design Business, Part 5: Motivation

The HeART of Design Business is a five-part series that addresses the tensions artists feel when they face the creativity-sapping realities of running a business. Part one dealt with matters of money and finances, part two with measuring time, part three with marketing, part four with managing growth, and in this final installment we’ll get to the heart of hearts—our deepest motives for...