A few months ago, I spent a week installing and completing the hotel lobby design project I’ve been working on for the past twenty months (psst: the big reveal is coming up on the blog next week!).
It was a 2,000+ square foot space that had a long ways to go before the grand opening party at the end of the week.
Construction crews, painters, electricians, and woodworkers were scurrying about asking me for opinions and directions. Meanwhile, I had all the styling and decorating to do, and most importantly my big plan was facing the test:
Would it look as good in real life as it did in my vision?
And: Would all of the interested parties – the owners, manager, sales team, and general public like what I spent almost two years creating?
No pressure or anything.
Needless to say, by the middle of that week I was running on empty in every way.
As I went on an early morning run before yet another (insane) workday, I started cry by the lake.
There were so many things out of my control, yet the responsibility for the success of the lobby design rested on my shoulders.
It all seemed like too much… until, I had a breakthrough: (more…)