Top Five Things to Look for When Hiring an Interior Designer

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Top Five Things to Look for When Hiring an Interior Designer

Do you have a vision for your living space but aren’t sure how to make it happen? An interior designer can help you turn your ideas into your dream home. They plan and design the interior of your living place as well as the furnishing according to your tastes to give your home a complete look. They are knowledgeable about a range of design advice and services such as design consultations for architectural plans, color consultations, and new home/renovation design. Interior designers may also have knowledge of feng shui to harmonize your surrounding environment.

Interior designers add style, comfort, and ambiance to your home by updating interior furnishings that include furniture, upholstery, floor and window coverings. Whether you’re moving into a brand new home or renovating your kitchen, living room or office, interior designers have that magic touch to create the perfect living space for you.

Here are top five things to look for when hiring an interior designer:

Excellent qualifications and references: When meeting with your interior designer for the first time, check his/her qualifications. A qualified interior designer will have completed a course and have a better understanding of the nuances of design. Also, check their references. The best way is to get a review from customers who have worked with the designer.

A wide range of products and options: Your living space deserves the best. Don’t compromise on the styling products and options. Does your designer provide ambient wall art along with abstract designs? Does he/she have a collection of modern furniture that is appropriate for your home or office? Can you choose from various architectural plans including lighting, color, mirrors, and sculptures? Work with a designer that gives you a full range of products and options so that you can beautify your living space.

Communication skills: Your office or home is a reflection and extension of your personality. To obtain the desired results of interior design, you must work with somebody that can listen and communicate effectively with you. Choosing an interior designer that has good listening and communication skills ensures a smooth work relationship.

Availability: As a customer, you need to know that you will be able to reach the designer you hire within a reasonable amount of time. Work with a professional that is readily available to cater to the needs of his/her clients.

Affordable and competitive prices: Why pay more than required for your designer’s services? Check the rates provided and compare it with other professionals. Paying for overvalued services that are not affordable is a waste of hard earned money. You should get more bang for your buck.

If you’re looking for an interior designer in Edmonton, Alberta or the surrounding areas, contact Flaunt Interiors.

Owned and operated by Seema Sahni, a certified Feng Shui practitioner, interior decorator and Dewey color specialist, Flaunt Interiors provides a wide array of innovative interior solutions that are inspirational, decorative and functional for a modern lifestyle.

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