IDSA Conference 2017

Business of Design Consultancy Studios


Friday August 18th,  5:00 – 6:00pm

Laura Robin will participate on a panel discussion tackling topics that effect design consultancy studios:

  • What is the reason for the very existence of independent design studios since the birth of the ID profession?
  • How and in what capacity do the clients leverage the potential of these external studios?
  • How do these studios handle the very business of design and what are some of their evolving challenges?
  • What are the unique and compelling benefits offered by design consultancies?
  • How does one conduct the day-to-day business of running a profitable design studio?

What are the various models to seek and cater to the needs, wants and desires of the corporate and budding startup world?

Laura is the studio head of Designworks in Los Angeles, and has been at the forefront of user experience design and innovation consulting for Designworks for the past 20 years.