Tell us a little about your business Blue Dragon Craft and your role?
Our motto is cool craft and fresh fashion. Blue Dragon specializes in designing and making fun and functional products from recycled/reclaimed and natural materials. Our designs include gift products, decorative furnishings, fashion accessories and Christmas ornaments
Blue Dragon is a family business. My role is to manage the design process and to handle customer relations. I am from the USA. My husband Binh is Vietnamese and is the director of the company. Binh manages the production side of the business.
What are the five words that people who know you would use to describe you?
Creative, flexible, honest, independent, thoughtful
What was the purpose od starting The Blue Dragon Craft and how has the concept come about?
What are the most common issues that relate to designer & retail business owner who come to see you?
Our clients are seeking products suitable for their customers. They are looking for a combination of design, price and service that meets their criteria. We need to work with our clients to meet their needs. We also need to recognize that we can’t be all things to all buyers.
Tell us more about your service offering in your business?
We aim to provide our clients with a range of services from designing custom product to arranging shipments. Clients can request custom design of product, labelling and packaging. We can organize all aspects of an order: design, production, QC, labelling, packing, arranging shipments, preparing export documents. Based on our many years of experience in Vietnam we can also source products from other suppliers or recommend suppliers in other sectors.
Tell us about your process for working with clients?
What advice can you offer to artists, designers business owner who are just starting out?
I believe that knowledge is a very powerful business tool so I would advise the following:
Do you have a book that you would like to recommend?
For work I read Elle Décor from the USA and Marie Claire Maison from France
Where do we find your services?
Blue Dragon Craft