A PERSONAL CONVERSATION WITH VICENTE WOLF
As many of you may not know, one of my goals in life is to have a personal connection with fellow designers and to give back. During the “Learning to See” Design Seminar, I will talk with each guest and addresses their concerns and objective for attending this seminar.
The group consists of 90% designers as well as showroom owners that want a bigger connection with the design industry. These are some of the questions that the participants want to address.
DESIGNER QUESTION: Interior design is a second career for me, which I began a little over 10 years ago, after a long and successful career in PR and advertising. Through word of mouth, I’ve built a steady and expanding business. There are days when I want to keep doing this forever, and days when I think I’m overwhelmed and worried that I’m on a runaway train.
I love the creative aspect of the work and the satisfaction of helping people realize their dreams and visions. The area where I struggle is assessing the value of the work I provide and how to bill for my services?
The countdown has officially started and I am excited to teach you what it takes to succeed in the Interior Design field. From billing to contracts, there’s nothing that will go unanswered. With over 35 years in the business, this seminar will teach you important skills that one can not learn in the classroom. So, register today and send your questions in. I will have a one-on-one with each guest to discuss personal business concerns. Plus, who could miss a cocktail party at my home! See you there.
“LEARNING TO SEE” DESIGN SEMINAR WITH VICENTE WOLF
Location: The Glasshouse, 545 West 25th St., NYC 10001
Dates: July 22nd – July 23rd, 2015
*Private cocktail party to follow
INNOVATION IN HOME & VIDEO
Known as one of the most sought after audio-visual experts and system integrators on many large scale luxury projects in New York City and select markets in the United States, he has the innate ability to think on both sides of the field – be it on the architectural and design side (from his years on the front lines as an owner’s representative) to the technical side (pulling from his earlier days as an editor and cameraman for PBS and CNN). His signature is creating simple to use technology that layers over the original architectural and design intent. These complex and powerful systems give the user the ability to control seamlessly and simply.
Technology is a key component in design which most designers often forget about. Richard is my “go-to” for any project that involves audio, video and innovative technology. Below is a project he completed for me that involved mounting a TV on a column wall. He’s able to execute quickly and work around any situation without compromising my design aesthetics.
He’s also is a three-time recipient of the Crestron Integration Award in 2007, 2009 and 2012. In addition, Richard has been named a top CE Pro 100 Integrator and led a round table groups in Los Angeles in 2009, Miami in 2011 and most recently in Houston. In 2012 Performance Imaging was named a winner at the CE Pro 100 Summit for Best Practice Awards. PI was honored for creating and implementing outstanding business processes and was selected by a panel of judges, including CE Pro editors and industry experts.
Richard is a CEDIA Registered Outreach Instructor and guest speaker to architectural firms through AIA accredited courses. Finally, he is often engaged as a consultant offering recommendations and provides direction of integrated technologies while being sensitive to the overall look, feel and performance of the project.