Uncategorized Archives – Julia Molloy

QuickBooks vs. Studio Webware for Your Interior Design Business Software

So what is the benefit of using Studio Webware if you are still keeping Quickbooks, you may ask. I’ve discovered over the years, that they actually complement each other quite well! When there is reason to keep Quickbooks, Studio Webware acts as layer of project management on top of the bookkeeping functionality. Quickbooks is great for transactions and not so good with process. So we use Quickbooks to its strengths and use it to make payments and track receipts as usual. You’ll use SW to create the actual proposals, Spec sheets, PO’s and Invoices.

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Luxury Branding by Julia Molloy

  Are you thinking about updating your website, logo, branding or marketing materials, but are not sure exactly what to do? If you could have an expert that knows your business and your clientele look at your website, social media, logo, business card and marketing materials, assess them, help you define your brand anchors, express […]

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Design Firm Office Manager Bootcamp

In this two part intensive, we focus on the key areas of the role that are most often done incorrectly or inefficiently. I provide hands on, real world training, in context to the entire firm’s functioning and give them a straight forward guideline for managing your business effectively. Give them the tools and training they need […]

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Fanciful Kids Bedrooms from James Swan

We all know that designing a child’s bedroom to be visually appealing to both adults and the child occupants can be a challenge. James Swan of James Swan Interior Design in Boston, Massachusetts has struck the perfect balance in these two examples. In the girl’s bedroom the pink bedding and chaise lounge are balanced by walls […]

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Focus On The Powerful, Euphoric, Magical, Synchronistic, Beautiful Parts of Life, and The Universe Will Keep Giving Them To You!

“Focus on the powerful, euphoric, Magical, synchronistic, beautiful parts of life, and the universe will keep giving them to you!” What a beautiful, inspiring quote! Julia Molloy of Molloy Management Group wrote a brilliant blog post on her business website discussing manifesting abundance. In it she discusses how the scarcity mentality is taught to us […]

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Principal Interior Designers – How to Hire For Your Interior Design Firm.

Julia Molloy of Molloy Management is a contributor on evancarmichael.com. In her article titled “Principal Designers – How to Hire For Your Interior Design Firm” she details the process of interviewing and how to choose the right candidate. Julia encourages conducting initial interviews over the phone to screen applicants for skill-set, qualifications, proximity to office, […]

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Be Fearlessly Authentic

  “Be Fearlessly Authentic” I found this pinterest and felt that it perfectly expresses one of my favorite thoughts. I talk often about being authentic and authentic luxury. Its so nice to see that other people place emphasis on this important trait as well. Don’t let your personal fears get in the way of you sharing your truest […]

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Santa Barbara House, Faith Sheridan Interior Design

I am continually impressed by the expertly combined color palettes by Faith Sheridan of Faith Sheridan Interior Design in Seattle, Washington. Faith is a past member and contributor to the first Benjamin Moore Residential color advisory team. She has helped define the Color Palette Initiative that determines future color trends. Faith has a true understanding of color and the […]

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“Luxury is in each detail”

“Luxury is in each detail” -Hubert de Givenchy. Words to ponder from a wise man who clearly understood the heart of luxury. What is luxury to you? What does it mean to your clients? How does one become luxury? As part of my mission to advance the industry and empower designers I am offering my Authentic […]

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