Enhancing your home with an Interior Designer
For most people, the thought of decorating a home with an interior designer strikes fear in their hearts. The key is to find the right person and then establish a realistic budget up front. The effort can be well repaid. Skilled interior designers offer expertise in room arrangements that improve a home's function, and they know how to use color, texture and pattern to add to a room's interest. They can also help you avoid expensive mistakes. The collaboration between homeowner and designer should yield a home that not only looks great, but also meets the family's needs.
An interior designer knows where to search for the right table or the perfect accessory, and has access to fabrics and furnishings available only to professionals. Most decorators also can call upon skilled drapery installers, upholsterers or contractors with whom they work regularly.
One option to finding an interior designers is to go to a retail store you like, one with a reputation for good customer service. Some retail stores have full-fledge design studios attached with experienced designers on staff.
“Sandy took charge and helped me choose fabrics, colors, and furniture styles. She was so patient and creative and I love the choices she guided me to make for my home.”
“Everyone who sees my custom, made-for-me, dining room chairs and leather ottoman thinks they are so beautiful.”