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Inside Houzz: How to Contact a Home Pro and Get Your Project Going
When you're ready to begin that remodeling project or landscape design, here's how to contact a pro on Houzz and get started
"remodeling project or landscape design, here's how to contact a pro on Houzz and get started... of the projects from Powell's firm, New Leaf Construction, and contacted him for her... her project. Whether you are looking for a firm to help with a new house or a designer... 000 home design professionals on Houzz. Here's how to connect with a pro through Houzz... would project as a reasonable ballpark budget range for the project. From there,..."
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
"ions, 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..."
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..."
Interior Design: Refuge in Park Slope
"beautiful interior design project called "refuge in park slope". I was even happier to... beautiful projects when they first joined houzz, a few month ago. This morning, after... these projects all over again. So thank you Becky! Thanks to you, I found this beautiful... of this interior. A pair of 1940s Murano mercury glass chandeliers with glass pendants..."
Design Workshop: Is a Phased Construction Project Right for You?
Breaking up your remodel or custom home project has benefits and disadvantages. See if it’s right for you
"custom home project has benefits and disadvantages. See if it’s right for you... of a project. In the long run, the overall cost to build a phased project is higher... ing a project’s goals and budget — often two very different things — is a common... confront in a project’s earliest planning stages. The two almost never align when we begin... overall project is the best way to affect the cost early on, when little is known about..."
5 Essential Considerations for a Landscape Design Project
Get your winter garden fix by planning an entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch
"research and design your project. It always pays to put pencil to paper before the shovel... describe the design process. As a landscape designer, I enjoy helping people understand... into the design of a sloping property it can be surprising to discover how many steps... among my design clientele. Like you, I try to use plants in a multi-purpose way, for... challenging to design as there's no room for error! The same principle apply, however. Have..."
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... loved the projects she saw in Brewer's profile and hired the designer before she and... needed a designer to help them remodel, they didn't have a network of friends or resources... was the designer's fee? The design fees on this project were approximately in the $6500..."
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... great designers who are happy to work with people on an affordable, per-project basis... 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... days of designers sweeping in and enforcing their aesthetic on everyone at any cost..."
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... daunting project, even for devout DIYers. Most homeowners would love the help of a skilled... 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..."
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..."
Top Tips From a Green Interior Designer
Ecofriendly homes can do more than tread lightly on the earth. They can be stylish and comfortable too, says this top-notch green designer
"House Designs in Virginia turns her eye to a new client and project, she doesn't... envisions her designs through the strategies of upcycling, re-covering and buying green —... dollars for design or waste a lot of materials. Prugar agreed to share some of her secrets... House Design room? Lindsey, The cost of upholstry reslly depends on the area in... fabric on Design Diva Fabrics I love reupholstering furniture. It gives an one-of-kind..."
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..."
How to Design a Family Photo Wall
New project for a new year: Display your favorite images of loved ones for the most personal gallery wall of all
"New project for a new year: Display your favorite images of loved ones for the most... them? Interior designer Emily Mughannam of EM Design Interiors in Sonoma, California... same. “An interior should tell a story,” she says. “A photo wall can show us where we... hire a design professional to hang your photos; bad things happen to DIY projects... make the project go quickly. The only thing I do in addition is to label each paper..."
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!..."
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..."