Empowering Interior Designers to Create Inspired and Meaningful Business Success

“Have you seen designers whose work appears in the magazines all the time? You know, they are not the best designers in the country; they are not any better than you or I. What they are very, very good at, is marketing.”

– Terri Taylor, Design Biz Blueprint

A Belief Changing Message

Terri mixes enthusiasm and straight talk along with inspirational designer stories to deliver high quality information to help Interior Designers exceed their potential and achieve extraordinary results.

Experienced Speaker

Terri is a frequent speaker and lecturer at design conferences and interior design colleges. She regularly tours the country speaking at design centers and showrooms teaching as well as mentoring interior designers to help them create inspired design businesses.

She speaks on a number of topics; Marketing, Sales, Motivation, Leadership, Success and Personal Growth related to the interior design business.

Besides running her award-winning design studio, Terri is an interior design business expert and coach, supporting entrepreneurial design professionals in blending their passion, money, and relationships, and making a difference in their lives. She provides a unique mix of proven design business systems and inspirational tools to create meaningful success.

Successful Interior Designer and Businesswoman

Terri Taylor is a practicing interior designer and contractor with 32 years in the interior design and construction business. She qualified for her NCIDQ Certification in 1991 and she is a professional member of ASID, IIDA, and IDS. Terri holds both a residential and commercial general remodeling Arizona Contractors Licenses.

Her design studio, Taylor Design Group, is a diversified design practice that works in the areas of high-end residential design and remodeling, model homes, hospitality, and medical and professional offices. Taylor Design Group has been the recipient of ASID Arizona South Chapter Design Excellence Awards every year since 1986 and Terri is proud to have received the ASID National Design Excellence Award in 2000.

Terri’s design work is regularly published in regional and national design journals and additionally is in high demand as a design and remodeling resource to reporters and editors of national publications, including ASID ICON and The Wall St. Journal. Terri currently owns three businesses.

Terri’s inspirational and signature speech,
5 Money, Marketing and Mindset Strategies to Having Great Interior Design Business, Even in a Tough Market,” is CEU accredited in 1 and 2 hour versions (live and webinar), and has garnered rave reviews from designers and showrooms across the country.

In the interactive, all day event, “Design Biz Boot Camp: How To Use Marketing and Mindset to Win New Clients and be Paid What You Deserve,” designers of all experience levels learn how to effectively market and sell their services in today’s economy.

New! 4 Powerful Strategies for Pricing and Profiting From Interior Design Jobs. New for 2011, Designers learn how and where to find job profits in today’s changing economy.



Sylvia Lorts, Owner - Alexander Sinclair Showroom
Scottsdale, AZ

The participants at the live event that hosted were raving about this being the best CEU they have EVER attended and what a good reminder it was in understanding the power of a positive mindset.

Steve Reed Love, Owner - Egg and Dart, LTD.
Palm Desert, CA

Thank you for presenting on Thursday night at the ASID CEU seminar. It is designers like you that give others in the industry the inspiration to continue in this industry.

Diana Iacono, Manager - Area West Showroom
Las Vegas, NV 

Terri we enjoyed having you. I can’t tell you how many calls we received yesterday afternoon thanking us and telling us how much they all enjoyed your presentation. I can’t remember getting such a positive response and we have had many speakersover the last ten years. Thank you for a great job!

Ed Paulsen, President - EF Paulsen and Associates
Representing Kravet and Lee Jofa
Los Angeles, CA

Thank you so much for coming Terri. The reaction to your presentation was unanimously positive with several follow up calls from designers confirming their appreciation. I look forward to your next presentation!