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Design Biz Survival Guide is an exercise in story telling as seen through the eyes of fellow designers and industry partners. A candid conversation about life and the business of design, this podcast is intended to inform, inspire, and empower listeners.

A little bit about your host…

Rick Campos is a professional interior designer with over ten years of experience in the design industry. A graduate of Interior Designers Institute in Newport Beach CA, Rick worked his way through the ranks by working at a design trade showroom and then as a design assistant for a notable interior design firm before launching his own design business and retail boutique in 2007. Most recently Director of Business Development for a leading OC design firm, his daily interactions with architects, builders, vendors and clients contributes to a broad perspective of the design industry.

Rick is a past president of ASID Orange County and has held numerous board and chair positions with the chapter over the years. He is a member of NKBA Southern California and has been a guest lecturer at his alma mater, Interior Designers Institute.

“As you would expect, I have a list of accomplishments legitimizing my position in the industry and even a few letters after my name but the most important thing is this - I am passionate about the business of design. We are an industry of influence, knowledge, and leadership. I have developed this platform in response to a community eager to explore opportunity and learn from one another. 
Bottom line is… I’m here to help. So let’s explore and grow together, one episode at a time.”