The Interior Design Startup Guide

Ready to turn your eye for design into a thriving business? Put your best foot forward with pro tips that never go out of style.

Should you become an interior designer

Interior designers are responsible for making any type of building or space beautiful, functional, and safe. They are also known to be creative and have excellent communication and business skills. These guides will explain all of the ins and outs of being an interior designer so you can decide if it could be the career of your dreams.


8 Client-Winning Tips from a Top Firm

Two leaders. Countless clients. See how this design and build duo earns work with the help of Houzz Pro.

How to become an interior designer

Becoming an interior designer typically involves a degree and job experience— or sometimes just an eye for design! Everyone’s path is different, and these guides can help you decide what your path will be.

The Best Schools to Become an Interior Designer

How To Get Started as an Interior Designer with No Experience

How to Make an Interior Design Mood Board

One Simple Solution for Design Pros

Attract and win better clients, run profitable projects and deliver a standout customer experience - all in one place

How to start an interior design business

There are no hard and fast rules when determining how to start your own interior design business, however, there are invaluable learned experiences that can be heeded and that’s where these guides can help.


How Houzz Pro’s Interior Design Software Helps Designer and Mum, Natasha Burton, Runs her Growing Business

How to grow your interior design business

Growing your interior design business comes down to becoming a master of marketing and having major power for process. These guides will give you the keys to the kingdom of business growth.


One simple solution for design pros

Attract and win the right clients, run profitable projects and deliver a standout customer experience - all in one place

Legal Disclaimer: Keep in mind, we aren’t your lawyers, so we can't give you or your organisation legal advice. This startup guide represents Houzz's interpretation of some industry best practices. Please note that compliance with the law, may depend on your particular use case and will likely be fact and context-specific. The information contained in these start-up guides should not be relied upon as legal advice or to determine how to enter into a commercial contract with a client. We encourage you to seek guidance from your legal counsel with regard to how these start-up guides may or may not apply specifically to your business or organisation and how to ensure compliance with the law and protect yourself. This information is provided “as-is” and may be updated or changed without notice. You may copy and use this content for your internal, reference purposes only.

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