The Evolution of The Modern Creative Hub | 317 | The Beck



This is Convo By Design with a new type of resource for design creatives from the Hudson Valley in upstate New York.

The Beck is a creative resource and the brain child of Ana Claudia Schultz of Ana Claudia Design and her husband, Aaron Smyle, a tax professional. Located in downtown Rhinebeck, here is how Ana Claudia and Aaron define their business. “The Beck amplifies local creative voices and engages with the Hudson Valley community. Dutchess County’s new creative hub serves as a multi-purpose event space and gallery that displays local artists’ works to inspire creators and embrace the Hudson Valley community as well as house the founding duo’s office spaces.

This is a mix use space providing creative and business resources in an up and coming design city. This is a boutique community with a major design house which you heard about recently here on the podcast. 2021 is going to be an amazing year for designers. You know this already and if you are going to keep up with the sheer amount of work, keeping up with clients, tracking down orders, sourcing new product… Hey, with PPP, the Cares Act, business loans and all the other money matters, how are you handling the flexible tax issues of 2020? Relax, we the following conversation might shed some light on the business side of things as well as inspire you a little bit. This is husband and wife team and founders of The Beck, Aaron Smyle and Ana Claudia Schultz.

Thank you Ana Claudia, thank you, Aaron. Thank you Walker Zanger for your extraordinary partnership. Thank you Thermasol for your partnership. Please make sure and catch every one of the upcoming Wellness and Design Leadership Panel Series featuring amazing creatives talking about issues that most affect you and your business.

Thank you for listening. My goal is to bring you the stories behind sublime design wherever that may be. To share those stories, bring you business strategies to help you build a stronger firm and inspire you to do your most creative work.

For more, please follow us on Instagram @ConvoXDesign with an “X”, check us out at Convo By Design dot com. Until next week, keep creating and remember to take today first.


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