For 25 years Laurie Wiluan, founder and CEO of Personal Space MB, traveled throughout Asia working as a fashion photographer. Eventually, the time came to settle down back home in the United States. She figured it was also the perfect time to switch gears professionally. Using her vast network of connections, Laurie became a bridge for the very best designers in Asia to bring their goods to America. Here is her story….
In part one of this Feature Laurie talks about: Her early years working as a fashion photographer in Asia, How she decided to jump into home design upon returning to the United States, How she used her network connections in Asia to create her unique store, The challenges of wearing many different hats starting a new company, What action steps she took to introduce her brand and why she focused on face-to-face personal connections, What she looks for when deciding on designers to feature, How working on photography productions is similar to building a business, How she had the foresight to shift completely digital before the global pandemic- and her savvy decision to avoid doing business with China.
Join us while Ramon Vela interviews Laurie in Part 1 of this episode and listen to them share the inside story of their brand.
For more on Personal Space MB visit: https://personalspacemb.com/