Wednesday, 28 March 2012

We are the solution!

Talking with fellow textiles deisngers and we were comparing other subjects out with design to our own discipline. It got me thinking...
When we are given a brief, there is no right answer, we have to make the answer. We are the solution!
Where as other subjects they are given a question and mostly can find out the answer given their lectures, textbooks or other resurces.

Money, Money,Money! Must be funny , in a rich mans world!

Should that be the motivation for our business?
Or should our business be something that we do because we are passionate about it and want to make a difference in an area that we are interested in?
In all honesty its a tough question as you need money in order or your business to grow and develop and for you and your workers to make a living, but then again is it worth setting up a business that your hearts not it in and your soley in it cause you wish to make a lot f money.
Nothing is wrong with wanting to make a lot of money but I think it is more important to make sure that you are enjoying what you are doing for a living ( however in todays economic climate that may seem like a luxuary).
 In my book passion should over ride money, but I know from what I have learned this semester, without your customers "you do not have a business, you just have an expensive hobby".
Unfortunatey it is a sad truth. You need to know what your audience wants and needs to make the money grow for your business and hopefully your passion may end up growing and developing along side it.