Boutique Design - January/February 2009 - (Page 28)

COVER STORY Three Firms Fight On J/BRICE DESIGN STONEHILL & TAYLOR DESIGN DUNCAN MILLER ULLMANN A Microcosmic Look at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Recession — Yes, There is a Good BY REBECCA GOLDBERG T hose who have committed to a life in the design industry know that this is a business with many ups and downs. Recessions are due once or twice a decade. The lessons learned from experiencing them shape a firm’s philosophy on how it does business indefinitely. Maintaining a pared down staff, diversification and the importance of maintaining a stellar reputation are techniques that our three featured firms have and will continue to utilize in 2009. From there, it’s all about forward momentum. 28 • boutique DESIGN january/february 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Boutique Design - January/February 2009

Boutique Design - January/February 2009
Boutique Buzz
Designer’s Eye
Ian Schrager on Edition, His Partnership with Marriott
Business Sense
Niche. Improvement. Escape. The State of the Industry: Now and the Future
Industry Research
Three Firms Fight On
The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking
Simeone Deary Design
Haute Suites
Shopping the Market: Tabletop
Shopping the Market: Seating
Jeffrey S. Degen, AIA On Reasons Why the Time is Right for Hotel Development
Wanda Jankowski Speaks to Karen Daroff about Bathroom Trends
Calendar/ Advertisers Index

Boutique Design - January/February 2009