Many homeowners try their hand at interior design. Some are successful, many are not. If you are in the latter group, you will definitely benefit from hiring a professional.
Education and talent are what sets us apart. Some professional interior designers, like this author, have the credentials afforded from passing the National two day testing program NCIDQ. (our Bar Exam).
After four years of study, on the job experience and quantifiable testing, an interior designer brings a wealth of information to the table. What should you expect?
An active listener who will take into consideration your lifestyle, likes and dislikes.
Organization of ideas into a concise design plan with clear vision for your space, time and budget.
Some form of contract or letter of agreement to keep all your business information legal- payment options, etc
A final result which combines both Form and Function.
Finally, Your home is precious to you and your interior designer will appreciate that nearly as much as you.