This updated edition of the most comprehensive business guide for designers covers the interior design profession in a clear and well-organized style. From establishing a practice to managing a project, the reader progresses through all aspects of the business, whether in a small or large firm. The new edition includes additional information on ethics, as well as a companion website containing sample forms and other resources. This book is recommended by the NCIDQ as preparation for their professional registration examination. The 'Fifth Edition' of the premier guide to interior design business practices--now with a companion website For more than twenty years, 'Professional Practice for Interior Designers' has remained the leading choice for educators teaching interior design business practice as well as for professionals seeking to advance in their own practices. This ASID/Polsky Prize winner covers the full range of legal, financial, management, marketing, administrative, and ethical issues faced by interior designers today and is recommended by the NCIDQ for exam preparation. Written in a clear, down-to-earth style, it covers the topics and tools essential for planning, building, and maintaining a thriving commercial or residential interior design business. This 'Fifth Edition' is fully current with the latest business practices and offers a range of new features: User-friendly, revised chapter organization that makes information even easier to find and follow--with material arranged by general business practices, organizing and managing a practice, and job search and career options.