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8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know
Get the scoop on certifications, project scope, working from afar and more, from 2 Best of Houzz designers
"hiring an interior designer? Wondering if hiring a designer is right for you, or just... Houzz interior designers, Kate O’Hara of Martha O’Hara Interiors and Andrea Schumacher... Schumacher Interiors, to share their insights. What do interior designers do? The popular... states, interior designers have design degrees and are also certified to offer additional... of an interior designer toting around fabric swatches and paint samples covers only..."
3 Reasons You Might Want a Designer's Help
See how a designer can turn your decorating and remodeling visions into reality, and how to collaborate best for a positive experience
"how a designer can turn your decorating and remodeling visions into reality, and... on. Interior design today is all about creative collaboration. Gone are the days... with a designer. In fact, working with the right professional can actually save you... great designers who are happy to work with people on an affordable, per-project basis... days of designers sweeping in and enforcing their aesthetic on everyone at any cost..."
5 Qualities of a Happy Designer-Client Relationship
Cultivate trust, flexibility and more during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance
"during a design project, and it could be the beginning of a beautiful alliance... about designers and decorators — that we're all bossy people who roll into your lives... together a design plan, slap on a hefty fee and then steamroll through your house executing... tips, design ideas and trend information from our own very clients. Some have... changed my design business. Here we'll discuss the qualities that can make for a great..."
12 Questions Your Interior Designer Should Ask You
The best decorators aren’t dictators — and they’re not mind readers either. To understand your tastes, they need this essential info
"or an interior designer. What do you do next, other than anxiously chew your nails... nails? Designers are almost like psychiatrists, because they get to know some pretty... that any designer should discuss with you. And even if that doesn’t happen, this is... pursue Interior Design. When I entered The Florida State University Interior Design... formal interior design education, but is nevertheless a very successful designer -..."
How to Work With an Interior Designer
Interior designers do much more than make a home pretty — they turn it into a harmonious haven that's uniquely yours
"Interior designers do much more than make a home pretty — they turn it into a harmonious... hiring an interior designer, they zero in on aesthetics: wall colors, window treatments... what a designer can add to a home. These pros go beyond cosmetic concerns to ensure... Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and International Interior Design Association (IIDA)... also add Interior Designers are not as expensive as one might think. My designer works..."
Inside Houzz: An Interior Design Match Made Right Here
See a redesign that started on Houzz — and learn how to find your own designer, architect or other home pro on the site
"your own designer, architect or other home pro on the site... profiles of interior designers in her area on Houzz. That's when she found Kayron Brewer... needed a designer to help them remodel, they didn't have a network of friends or resources... hired the designer before she and Patrick even closed on the house. As is so often the... awesome design and designer!! I'm most impressed with the kitchen layout...it's all..."
Working With Pros: When to Choose Full Design Services
Whether you want a single room or a whole house done, the maximum service level means the least work for you
"decorators and interior designers work with clients: full design services, design plans and... about what interior designers do — and what they cost — prevent people from seeking guidance... and design consultations. Because there’s a lot to go over, let’s take a look at each... service designer. Our designer is part of our process of design build. We can keep... especially in design work- it may cost more. @fbdq, Many interior designers, like myself..."
Working With Pros: When You Just Need a Little Design Guidance
Save money and enjoy DIY satisfaction with a design consultation for the big picture or specific details
"with a design consultation for the big picture or specific details... with an interior designer. We recently looked at full design services and requesting... requesting design plans as options, but sometimes those are far more than you need. If you’re... track, a design consultation might be ideal for you.... full interior design service to clients making purchases from us. Our design staff... accredited interior designers. Good article! Engaging a designer for advise and direction..."
Working With Pros: When a Design Plan Is Right for You
Don’t want full service but could use some direction on room layout, furnishings and colors? Look to a designer for a plan
"Look to a designer for a plan... of full design services in redesigning a home. Many homeowners, though, want to be... prepare a design plan. Here’s what to know.... service interior design. I do full service interior design, but I also offer e-design... regarding "Interior Design Tips from a Designer". You are making it easy for Houzzers... probably most interior designers offer the same 3 levels of design services. Good job!..."
California Law: License to Practice Interior Design?
A proposed bill that would require a license to practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?
"practice interior design in California has Houzzers talking. Where do you stand?... herself an interior designer. However, to use the title "Certified Interior Designer,"... "registered interior design." *To be eligible, one would need to obtain an interior design... "registered interior design." The bill is set for an April committee hearing and would... college. *Interior designers would be required to pass the NCIDQ exam. *The bill would..."
Book to Know: Design Advice in Greg Natale’s ‘The Tailored Interior’
"The interior designer shares the 9 steps he uses to create cohesive, pleasing rooms... alian designer Greg Natale creates classic interiors that are sleek, decadent and... Tailored Interior, showcases some of his interiors and offers an overview of his design... matters of interior design so often, and I know how overwhelming people can find the whole... ” The interior designer has what Jonathan Adler describes as “mathematical precision”..."
8 Qualities of Great Interior Design
We identify some elusive attributes of excellent interiors to get you past "I know it when I see it"
"excellent interiors to get you past "I know it when I see it"... art, interior design speaks to each of us differently. For me great design comes... style, interior design should have a personality. Take a look at the brilliantly designed... great design is about simplicity, clean lines and modern furniture. Regardless... designed spaces here and the qualities that make them so excellent. Maybe they'll... Great Interior Decorating" not design - big difference. Love the yellow and black..."
Sales Secrets for Interior Designers
Pro to pro: Learn 3 proven techniques to please clients and increase revenues, developed by a designer with 40 years of success
"developed by a designer with 40 years of success... career in interior design: three as sole proprietor of my own successful design studio... We are interior designers. Sorry, folks, we are salespeople — except instead of selling... about interior design?” That’s an excellent question, so let me share my credentials... top-selling interior designer in the world for a major American furniture retailer. How..."
5 Things LEED Interior Designers Want You to Know
LEED means healthier homes — OK, maybe you got that. But some of these facts about the accredited designers may surprise you
"is LEED interior designers. We spoke with Philadelphia-area interior designer and... Down2Earth Interior Design, and two pros from San Francisco Bay Area's Niche Interiors:... Interiors: interior designer and certified green building professional Jennifer Jones, and... Environmental Design, is a program developed by the U.S. Green Building Council that provides... junior designer and LEED AP Lynn Trinh. Here are 5 explanations about what they do..."
Create Enviable Interiors With Green Design Schemes
Borrow from nature's playbook for your interior decorating with the color thought to boost balance and youthfulness
"for your interior decorating with the color thought to boost balance and youthfulness... color for interiors, as we are comfortable with it from seeing it around us in nature... :) I designed my new office around two carpet remnants, and have gotten so many... tie the interior to the backdrop of the garden beyond and is a welcome splash of color... green-colored interior is not for you, consider putting those green thumbs to work. Bring..."