IF YOU WANT A HOME DESIGNED TO CATER TO EVERY ASPECT OF WHAT MAKES YOU COMFORTABLE, WHAT YOU FIND BEAUTIFUL, WHAT ALLOWS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO FUNCTION AT 100% CAPACITY, THEN THERE IS NO BETTER INVESTMENT THAN HIRING A PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGNER.
INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSIONALS HAVE SOMETHING VERY FEW PEOPLE HAVE: A NATURAL BORN ABILITY TO VISUALIZE IN 3D, IN THEIR MIND'S EYE, IN SCALE, AND IN PROPORTION.
I believe that if you hire the right interior designer for your personality and are honest with them from the beginning with respect to your budget, it is an seamless process for all parties.
For me, it is best to give me free reign to create.
I base this on your functional needs and all the details that you’ve discussed and agreed to ahead of time.
I ask you to respect my ability to carry that forward, you will end up with a home that will, indeed, be one that will be remembered forever.
You, your family, your friends and your business associates will see it as being original, comfortable, functional, a complete expression of you and your family’s personal style.
THE #1 WAY HIRING AN INTERIOR DESIGNER SAVES YOU MONEY
I have the ability to carefully listen to what you want.
Then, I reflect back to you what I’ve heard, and interpret it through my artistic vision.
I present to you fabrics, furniture, finishes, and drawings, so you have something clear and detailed to see and discuss.
Next, once approved, a set of working drawings to will be created to deliver to the contractor , even before starting any part of the project.
This is the #1 way hiring an interior designer saves you money.
So many costly mistakes can be avoided – not only financial mistakes, but mistakes that eat into your time.
If we plan and organize your project carefully, I can create and deliver a set of detailed elevations and working drawings to the various contractors associated with your remodeling or new construction project.
THE #2 WAY HIRING AN INTERIOR DESIGNER SAVES YOU MONEY
Interior Designers have thousands of resources at their disposal and, while you, yourself, may be able to find the same, or similar resources online, designers know, intimately, the customer service each of these sources can give you.
I know whether or not a particular manufacturer’s fabrics and finishes match dye lot-to-dye lot.
I understand how to specify specialty applications for custom cabinetry and upholstery so that the craftsmen and women making your furniture and upholstery understand, exactly, what you want.
I know how each manufacturer handles the inevitable problems that arise and can steer you clear of those that are likely to cause problems. I know ordering times and how long it will take to fabricate each of your pieces.
I know the best sub-contractors.
I understand how to advise you regarding contracts with subcontractors.
I know how to manage your job from inception through completion so that it causes the least amount of disruption in your life.
In short, I know EVERY detail of the business side of design, the project management side of design and this body of knowledge is impossible to gain without years of experience.
Having access to a professional interior designer’s project management and resource knowledge expertise saves you money and insures that your investment yields, in the shortest amount of time possible, a home that functions and delights you and your family in every particular.
THE THIRD WAY HIRING AN INTERIOR DESIGNER CAN SAVE YOU MONEY?
An interior designer can also make you money.
You’re hiring a designer, for the combination of their skills: as a creative artist; their value to you as an expert knowledge resource; their ability to manage your project from inception right through to completion; and their ability as an experienced service provider in cases of trouble or delays.
These all add up to an investment in a savvy businessperson who can add so much value to your space.
When it’s time to lease or sell your property, you're free to ask for a premium price over what anyone else in your area might be able to get.