After she couldn’t resist anymore, Karen Lane took the leap of design and is now running a successful interior design business, Autograph Interior Designs. Karen left college without any qualifications, but that didn’t stop her, she was determined to become a great interior designer and started a Diploma course at The National Design Academy in 2007. After flying through the course she progressed onto the Foundation Degree qualification and is now studying a BA Hons in Interior Design. Her story is inspirational and proves that anyone with enough belief can achieve success. Kick your shoes off and enjoy her interview… Continue reading
Category Archives: A new year a new career
Here is the whole list of the best ways to kickstart your new business from blogging to competitions and freelance to work experience. Get your note pad out and start scribbling. Continue reading
AS THE NEW YEAR sets in, we all start to think about our goals for the coming year, but many resolutions are chucked out the window after a few weeks. However, those of us aspiring to develop ourselves further, don’t have to give up at the first hurdle. Design enthusiasts who want to build on their creative talents can flex those fingertips by opting for a unique way of learning. Continue reading
AS THE JANUARY BLUES gets us all wanting to hide away under our duvet and lock the door, the winter miseries could actually be a spark to kick starting a new look for your home, we all need something to brighten our mood.
People want to feel happier in dreaded January, figures show the amount of artificial flowers sold after the christmas period has risen dramatically, so we are trying but can do so much more! Continue reading
HAVE A LOOK AT THIS STORY I came accross about a former journalist taking the leap of design instead of treading water in her current cushty job. It’s a couple of years old but the principle remains the same, she jumped into the deep end afetr another womans story inspired hers.
Being direct from the horse’s mouth is much more informative and interesting than some PR spiel. I found it enlightening, funny and realistic, I hope you do too. Click HERE
I WAS ONCE TOLD there are a million reasons not to do something and its true! It’s always nicer to procrastinate than actually taking the first step to success and setting a goal.
Amongst other resolutions of mine which have flitted by the wayside, this one will stick… I hope! Positive thinking and progression are my aims for 2011, and I believe these two old pals can help you along the way to finally taking the serious plunge into interior design. Continue reading