This week, Nunn Design has been featured on the Design*Sponge Blog, your home for all things design. Many of you may not be a stranger to Grace Bonney’s Design*Sponge Blog, for we have featured and linked several of her essays over the years.
Visit the article here: All the Little Pieces: Becky Nunn Talks Creativity & Small Business
On the Design*Sponge “About” page, you will learn a great deal about the powerhouse behind the Design*Sponge platform.
“Grace founded the D*S Biz Ladies Series in 2008, which began as a national series of meet ups for women running creative businesses. The series now lives on as a weekly column on the site where business owners can receive free advice and guidance on setting up and growing their creative businesses.”
What We Talk About:
I had a great deal of fun answering the questions featured in this interview. Here are some of the questions that I responded to:
- What was your background leading into owning Nunn Design?
- What did you want to be when you grew up?
- What’s the best part of your job?
- And the hardest part of your job?
- What on-the-job tools do you use every day?
- You describe yourself as an entrepreneur. Why do you use that term verses designer or jewelry artist?
- What aspects of owning your company provides you the most fulfillment?
- In your bi-line, you state that you believe that everyone is creative. How would you address those who just don’t believe that to be true?
- You mentioned that you have a non-conventional business culture at Nunn Design. Could you tell us more about that?
- What life skills have been most helpful in pursuing a career as a creative and a buyer?
- I would think the world of jewelry findings would be very competitive. How do you deal with competition?
- Can you name a moment of failure in your business experience that you learned from or that helped you improve your business or the way you work?
- One piece of advice for beginners?
This interview is very personal and vulnerable for me. You would be doing me a great honor if you would read it and if you would leave a comment on the Design*Sponge Blog.
Thank you in advance for your support and willingness to learn more about my own creative journey as well as my business journey.
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Nunn Design primarily sells wholesale, but we do offer Retail DIY Kit supplies for certain projects. For all other findings, please visit our Where to Buy Page for a listing of online stores that sell Nunn Design Findings retail.
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