Costing and Pricing - a global issue
From undergraduate designers to seasoned professionals the question is always the same. 'How do we cost accurately and price to be compensated for the value we add?'
In a recent discussion with two award winning designers in Lisbon the issue of costing and pricing was raised.
Design thinking turns 50!
'As design thinking nears its 50th birthday, many companies still struggle to realize value from design. Those that succeed often follow ten best practices' according to McKinsey & Company.
Getting your team to work ON your business
A studio owner whose team recently completed the Design Business School Business of Design Leadership program.
'We were excited to commence the Design Business School with Greg as it gave us an opportunity for the team as a whole to come together - separate to talking about specific projects. While we were a little unsure as to how the content would relate to all the staff, it proved to be a great learning experience for us all. The staff brought their own ideas to the table and it provided a greater depth in understanding of how a design business needs to run and how we can relate better to our clients. It has really opened up a whole new realm of possibilities for us.'