What does an interior designer do and how do we work with clients? This blog post will probably help newcomers to the design process understand what to expect.
An interior designer is professionally trained to create a functional and quality interior environment in your home. As designers we’ve been qualified through education in the field, licensed with the state and accredited by our industry association, and sharpened our skills with years (and years!) of experience. What services do we provide as designers?
consulting services to help determine project goals and objectives
generating ideas for the functional and aesthetic possibilities of the space
creating illustrations and space plans to understand the proposed design
developing documents and specifications relative to interior spaces in compliance with applicable building and safety codes
allocating, organizing and arranging a space to suit its function
selecting and specifying fixtures, furnishings, products, materials and colors
purchasing products and fixtures
designing and managing fabrication of custom furnishings and interior details
designing lighting and specifying
monitoring and managing construction and installation of design
Through experience and examination, a professional designer can identify, research and creatively resolve issues that result in a healthy, safe and comfortable physical environment that reflects your personal style.
Some designers spend years developing a specific style or look that they become known for. We’re well versed in all the styles and believe that your home needs to reflect you, not your designer. I want each of our clients to love their home, to have it be a rewarding and refreshing place you return to eagerly each day. It want it to reflect you: your style, your preferences, your personality.