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Talent Is Not Enough: Business Secrets For Designers, Second Edition by Shel Perkins

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Chapter 16: Facilities planning

It’s important for all designers to have a well-planned studio that’s clean, comfortable, and efficient. Space planning becomes an especially important issue when your company is expanding or relocating. A great deal of thought (and, quite often, a lot of money) will go into finding the perfect-sized space, configuring it to facilitate your work, and adding the right creature comforts to make it fun and inspiring.

If you have frequent on-site meetings with clients, your physical space is also an important part of your brand — the location and condition must reflect the high quality of your services.

Finding the right space

When selecting a location, you may be faced with a trade-off between price and proximity ...

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