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About us
Design Within Reach is the one-stop resource for the best in modern design. Founded in 1999, with the belief that great design should be accessible to everyone, DWR’s business has grown to include retail locations in the U.S. and Canada and a successful e-commerce website. Our retail Studios are local community centers for design: Customers will never – more... see a “do not touch” sign and they’re invited to linger, bring their dog or kids and join us for design events. DWR employees – both in the field and at headquarters – are knowledgeable and passionate about modern design. – less
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What is it like to work at Design Within Reach?

2.8
Work/Life Balance
2.9
Compensation/Benefits
2.6
Job Security/Advancement
2.6
Management
2.8
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Design Within Reach?

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CEO
John Edelman
3.0
Growing Pains
Written by Anonymous (Current Employee) from Anoymous on December 2, 2019
Overall, I enjoy my job at DWR. They sell a great product and you get to work with some great folks who are knowledgable about design. However, it's undergone a lot of changes since the CEO, John Edelman, stepped away. Many of the changes made are due to restructuring the business, a necessity. These changes have led to growing pains, and few have proven - more...
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What do employees at Design Within Reach say about culture and work-life balance?

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Fast-paced
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Competitive
Collaborative
4.0
Best place to work and learn about Authentic designs pieces.
Written by Account Executive/Sales (Current Employee) from New York, NY on March 9, 2019
It's a great company to come and learn about great authentic modern design. It's really busy during sales, on your feet a lot. Could do with better management. The culture of the studio is very laid back. The hardest part of the job is making daily LY goal and getting customers in on a slow day.
Pros
People are fun to work with
Cons
doesn't pay enough
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What did candidates say about the interview at Design Within Reach?

Interview experience
Based on 12 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 12 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 11 interviews
About a week
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