Professional Practice - Midterm
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The following statement does not refer to a characteristic of a true profession
The Necessity of at least a bachelors degree
_____________ individually provide educational parity and competency assurance for the interior design profession.
CIDA & NCIDQ
The organization responsible for administering the primary exam for the interior design profession is the
The interior design program accreditation process is managed by
This type of interior design legislation allows designer to prepare construction drawings and subsequently supervise their construction
The type of legislation that deals with limiting who may work in the interior design industry is
Practice act legislation (who may work/practice - practice act)
_____________________ is considered unethical practice
-Not faithfully fulfilling all portions of a design contract
-Asking a client to not sign a contract with your present employer because you are about to open your own firm
-Telling a client confidential information about another client
Mr. Jones, while in the process of discussing a project with his client Mr. Brown reveals to Brown confidential info. about the business practices of Browns prime competitor. This action would be considered
unethical and disloyal to the first client
Assuming only one of these parties has signed a contract with the client; _______________________- owes the highest level of fiduciary duty to a client.
THE INTERIOR DESIGNER,
contractor, wall paper hanger, furniture manufacturer
The main reason people behave unethically is because
they may see no harm in their behavior
John agreed to a budget for a remodel for his client. During construction he realized this project could be award winning and added extra costs and changed some counter tops.
John violated more than one standard in the ASID and IIDA code of ethics
a crime has been committed when
a design employee commits an act regulated by statute such as stealing merchandise from his employers design studio
the remedy for a tort is always imprisonment
Alan Young specified and sold a carpet to a commercial client that was, according to Young, appropriate for corridor traffic as in a restaurant. The client sued Young after a cigarette dropped on the carpet started a fire resulting in $500,000 of damage. The type of suit that would most be likely filed by the client is
specifying custom wall paneling for a doctor's office
would NOT be cause for a professional negligence suit or claim against an interior designer.
taking pictures of the interior of a clients home without permission is considered
invasion of privacy
this item is a false statement about the considerations that the harmed party must prove for a designer to be guilty of negligence.
The plaintiff breaches a duty to the defendent
the ____________ are responsible for establishing building and interior construction standards to ensure a reasonable measure of safety in case of a fire.
Life safety codes
An ordinance, such as one requiring the use of fire suppression sprinklers in a private residence, is enacted by _________.
Alan created plans and specs for a custom table for his client. Alan remembered to affix a copyright notice to the drawings before giving the drawings to the client or his cabinet maker. The cabinet maker began making additional versions of the table without permission of Alan and without making any changes in the design. The cabinet maker has
violated a trademark
In order to adequately determine a billing rate, the interior designer must consider all of these items except
competitive markup rates,
designers salary, profit percentage, overhead expenses
the direct personnel expense is used by design firms to
determine a proper salary multiplier to establish a fee basis
The contract says, "The fee for this project will not exceed $7,500. You will only be billed for actual time worked." This statement indicates which kind of fee basis?
The project will require a designer to drive 76 miles round trip between the office and project site numerous times; consult wiht a contractor already chosen by the client in the clients neighborhood; consult at least three times with planning officials; and, of couse, preparation of drawings and specifications to be used by the client and contractor for purchasing. the best fee method for this project is
the fixed fee method is a satisfactory method of charging fees when
a large amount of like items are to be purchased
The biggest disadvantage for a sole proprietor operating out of a small commercial office in using the cost-plus method is
the client may find merchandise at retail stores and not buy items from the designer
The agreement part of a legal contract must contain
An offer and exact acceptance of the offer
An oral agreement for design services or the sale of goods
is legal, though provides no protection for the designer
which require a contract to be in writing so that it can be enforceable? which situation does not meet these standards?
The client will purchase a small antique table off the showroom floor for a total price of $420 including tax. the client will take the table home without the design firm having to deliver the item.
the purpose of a late payment penalty clause in your contract with the client is to protect
you in case the client does not pay you within your terms.
it is important to spell out the scope of services and project spaces to be designed
to insure the amount of fee established compensates the designer appropriately
requires funds to be held in an escrow account and the funds used for only the client who payed the money
a clause about purchasing agreements is important in the design contract
to inform the client about the conditions concerning client purchases
This item is NOT one of the items discussed as a good way to handle contract disputes with clients.
keeping promises to vendors
the client claims that the interior designer designer did not fulfill her obligations of the design contract. The client claims that the drawings the designer produced were only sketches and the client believed the contract stated that the drawings would be complete work drawings. Assuming that the client's claim is correct, what type of legal performance was performed?
which of the following statements is false in regards to what breach means?
one of the parties did not fulfill the obligations of the contract.
the client will not have to pay outstanding fees until the breech has been remedied
the court will relieve the harmed party of having to pay outstanding amounts due until the contracted item is delivered as contracted for
a design contract is prepared by abc designs for the conversion of the garage into a home office for mr. jones. how must the contract be signed in order for it to be enforceable and limit liability of the designer?
the designer signs after ABC design's name.
The interior designer's price to the client
The interior designer's price from the vendor
the price the client pays BEFORE taxes
discount given by supplier to interior designer
supplier giving designer an extra discount for the prompt payment of the invoice
ALL FALSE about suggested retail price
generally a 100% markup from net
sometimes called a list price
price suggested by the designer
Freight prepaid means
the factory pays the freight
according to the text, FOB destination means
manufacturer pays the freight from the factory to your delivery site and the manufacturer owns the goods until they arrive at the job site
money that is paid by the client before the design services are begun
Not considered a tangible good as defined by the UCC
Design Concept Boards
According to the UCC, a sale has occurred when
a title of the goods is passed to the buyer
a purchase order sent by the designer to the manufacturer is lacking the net price of the goods. is this a valid sales contract according to the UCC?
yes, since the price is stated in the price list from the manufacturer
Receipt of goods occurs when
the dining room furniture is delivered to designers warehouse
the clients system furniture work stations are assembled at the client's office
the wall paperhanger has taken the ups delivery of the wallpaper for a client
sean brooks gives a written sales agreememnt to Mr. Robinson, his client. The sales agreement states that the total price of the furniture for the family room is $36,000. THis is
the letter of agreement
a destination contract means
the goods belong to the manufacturer until they arrive at the location indicated on the designer's order
the price list from RST Lighting Fixtures says "shipping FOB factory" this means the title of the products ordered belongs to
the designer when the goods are placed on an RST delivery truck
the "I agree" box on an on-line order by the interior designer on behalf of the client means
this is an example of a click-on agreement
two days ago, the delivery service for Peaks Interiors delivered two love seats to a client. The client called the designer, James Anderson, and said that they were the wrong style and wanted Anderson to have the love seats picked up and the order canceled. In regard to the legal conditions discussed in the chapter on the UCC anderson should
require the client to pay a restocking charge to cancel the order
warranties serve to protect
the buyer should the goods not meet appropriate standards related to the specific product
a designer, anxious to conclude a long presentation says "the chair for the dining room will not need reupholstering for five years of normal wear" the designer has entered into
an express warranty
Vendors can be best described as
manufactures who only sell to those in the trade
a respresentative is someone who
relates to the space used by a manufacturer to display its products to the trade.
market center and showroom
a closed showroom is one in which
only the trade may access
a type of trade source that is privately owned yet primarily sells the products of one or only a few select manufacturers is called a
sells multiple brands