204 Portsmouth, VA Interior Designers and Decorators

The work of a professional can make all the difference. Whether your Portsmouth, VA home has 10 bedrooms, or your apartment is 800 square feet, it can be tricky to create a cohesive look that is representative of your style. That's where an interior designer comes in. A home decorator will help distill your tastes and ideas into a design that suits the needs of your space. Whether you need help creating a functional space plan, rearranging existing pieces, designing the inside of a new home, or simply sourcing amazing furniture and decor, seeking the help of professional interior designers and decorators is a must. More 
Toano, VA, 23168
49 miles from Portsmouth
Seaside Interiors is a decorating firm working throughout the Hampton Roads and Richmond Area of Virginia. Helen Williams, the decorator behind Seaside Interiors, loves working... Read More
Williamsburg, VA, 23188
43 miles from Portsmouth
professional's photo "c. Morgan Howarth". I received my degree from Radford University and have been practicing interior design for 25 years, founding Elegant Designs, Inc. in... Read More
ShazDesign (757) 784-3695
Williamsburg, VA, 23185
39 miles from Portsmouth
ShazDesign offers interior design and decoration services that is creative, thoughtful and resourceful. Sherry Sumerlin is accredited from New York School of Interior Design and... Read More
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462
9 miles from Portsmouth
Home chic home. We all want it. Now you can have it! Our free interior design service can help anyone decorate with confidence. The room of your dreams? So doable. Our design pros... Read More
Williamsburg, VA, 23188
43 miles from Portsmouth
Full Service Interior Design in Williamsburg, Virginia- Residential and Commercial. Evidence based design with practices and principles grounded in education, 27 years experience... Read More
Williamsburg, VA, 23188
43 miles from Portsmouth
Kathryn Salyer Design is a full service design consulting firm specializing in residential new construction, remodel and kitchen design. Kathryn works with private clients,... Read More
Virginia Beach, VA, 23451
17 miles from Portsmouth
Receiving Best of Houzz 2014 & 2015 is very humbling. Thank you to our great customers for nominating The Sterling Seahorse. Interior remodeling takes a special relationship... Read More
J Cowling Design (757) 735-3585
Virginia Beach, VA, 23454
16 miles from Portsmouth
Independently owned and operated, J Cowling Design specializes in creative interior design. An artist by degree, I am a very creative problem solver. My resourceful nature and... Read More
Williamsburg, VA, 23188
43 miles from Portsmouth
Full service Residential & Commercial Interior Design Since 1989 Designing interiors from the San Francisco Bay Area to Willliamsburg Va. Read More
Newport News, VA
13 miles from Portsmouth
A Full Service Interior Design Company working with homeowners and business owners throughout Hampton Roads. We provide a unique design perspective and style unmatched by any... Read More
Chesapeake, VA, 23320
8 miles from Portsmouth
Launched in March 2013 by Interior Designer and Artist, Monica Douglas Hirschbeck, Fresh Garbage Designs, LLC focuses on the renaissance or "rebirth" of your space by utilizing... Read More
Elizabeth City, NC, 27909
38 miles from Portsmouth
We are a full service design center specializing in custom shutters, shades, blinds and draperies. In addition, we offer area rugs, furniture and home decor, including one of a... Read More
The Design Gal (757) 285-3838
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462
9 miles from Portsmouth
Creating exciting spaces - home interior design as well as home staging to improve the appearance of home to be listed for sale. Often results in higher sales price and more... Read More
Virginia Beach, VA, 23454
16 miles from Portsmouth
Established in 1995, Creative Group Interiors has created award-winning model homes and private residences throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Read More
Urban Design (757) 404-7980
Virginia Beach, VA, 23451
17 miles from Portsmouth
Specializing in Fabric Decor and Accessories Read More
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What does an interior designer do?


A good design professional will hone your style down to its very essence and be able to choose a functional layout that feels natural to you. Interior design companies can be involved as much or as little as the client desires. Many clients who hire an interior decorator — particularly those who are remodeling — have a good sense of how the room should look and what products they should use. Often clients will insist that interior decorators use the products already present in the house. Other times a designer will need to start from scratch — especially if this is a newly purchased or just-built home. An interior design company will need to figure out exactly what the client needs, which includes organizing rooms, laying tile, picking carpeting and colors, and finding furniture to complement it all. Sometimes that means he or she will have to recruit help from other Portsmouth, VA home professionals to help create the perfect look for your renovation. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of interior designers & decorators: Architects & Building Designers, General Contractors, Home Builders, Design-Build Firms, Photographers.

Do your research before meeting with an interior designer or decorator. Ask yourself what you want your space to become and what it will be used for. Figure out the extent of what you need help with, what your must-haves are and what your budget is. Interior design services can add up fast, so be up front with a potential design firm or individual from the beginning. Also, pick a home decorator that fits your style. Browse through the portfolios of different home design firms and decide if you would live in those houses. Just because you like something doesn’t mean you could live in it. There's a big difference! You can find more interior designers & decorators in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News and East Hampton.

Questions to ask when you meet with a interior designers:


  • Can you give me a referral? (It makes a big difference to talk with a client who's worked with the designer before.)
  • Can I see your design portfolio?
  • When will the home renovation be done?
  • Do you charge an hourly rate or a flat rate, or use the cost-plus method or a mixed method?

Find an interior designer or decorator on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of Houzz to Portsmouth, VA interior designers. You can also look through Portsmouth, VA photos to find a room you like, then contact the design firm who designed it.
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