Welcome! Today in The Lounge, Nick speaks on the Recipe for Success panel, hosted by Christine Phillips, at High Point Market. On the panel, the industry experts discuss PR & press, along with editing, publishing, and branding. For this final episode from High Point Market Fall 2018, Barclay Butera, Jane Dagmi, Christine Phillips, and Amy Flurry bring their diverse backgrounds together to share wisdom regarding the business of design!

Christine Phillips, owner of Viola! PR & Design, specializes in public relations and licensing. She works with designers through all stages of their careers, directing their paths to success. Amy Flurry, author of Recipe for Press and Recipe for Press: Designer Edition, has been a writer for more than 20 years. She has contributed to national publications including Country Living, Condé Nast Traveler, InStyle, along with Better Homes & Gardens. Amy has assumed the role of a communications advisor, and is leading entrepreneurs to strategize more successfully.

Jane Dagmi, editor in chief of magazine Designers Today, held a career in editorials for more than 20 years with Country Living Magazine, meanwhile blogging for Benjamin Moore. In the episode, she urges designers to look at the context of the publications they pitch to, and to be more conscious of quality of content.

Barclay Butera, head of Barclay Butera Interiors, is a designer based in Southern California, with offices California and Park City, Utah. He currently has about 22 designers and 50 employees working throughout the country. In addition to designing, Barclay Butera Interiors is a licensing entity that showed 10 different licensing lines at High Point.

This episode encapsulates all things business and uniquely looks at several perspectives of key players behind the scenes of interior design firms. A special episode with expert tips, this last High Point show is not one to miss! If you haven’t already, be sure to listen to the rest of our episodes from High Point, including The Breakfast Show, exclusive interviews, and panel discussions.

Chaise Lounge Updates

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Wrap Up

If you would like to hear more episodes, please visit us on iTunes or on our website at TheChaiseLoungePodcast.com. Lastly, find The Chaise Lounge on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter or post a review on iTunes, you may even hear your review read live on our next podcast. With that said keep dreaming big, and keep designing a great design business. See ya!

About the Author
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Lauren moved to Denver three years ago and is loving every bit. Though she came to Colorado to study communications, marketing, and journalism, she’s got a love for all things art, design and media related. Lauren’s gig at The Chaise Lounge includes writing, copy editing and creating social media content. When not in classes at the University of Denver or writing about the business of interior design, you can find her with a camera or paintbrush in her hand, hiking in the Rocky Mountains, or on the ski slopes.

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