The advantages of using an Interior Designer. Our homes play an important part in our lives. They are the backdrop to our triumphs, tragedies, family festivities and dramas, where we can retreat from the world and be ourselves, where we can now work and learn, bring up families and care for the elderly, in fact in today’s world our homes have never worked so hard for us and on top of all that we hope we have an appreciating asset! The interior design of your home should be as important to you as the design of your car or your favourite outfit. So why not employ a professional to help you get it right. Here are some of the benefits of employing an Interior Designer.
1. Saves time – The interior design choices are wide and complex, without clear direction the paralysis of choice can very easily stop you before you have even got going on your design
2. Focus – By employing an Interior Designer your project gains focus as you share your goals and aspirations with someone who can guide you through the decision making process.
3. Realism – Are your objectives, timescales ad budget realistic? You can explore all your options with an Interior Designer before committing to any expense and consider all the alternatives.
4. Organisation – To achieve any objective a process needs to be developed, to ensure decisions are made, items are supplied and tradespeople employed to create your beautiful home. An Interior Designer, who does this for a living can ensure that your design is implemented effectively
5. Ideas – It is so easy to be limited by what you already have, or by the first things you saw, an Interior Designer will know what is available on the market that fits with your taste and budget and can introduce you to concepts and products you would never have thought of.
6. Mentoring – An Interior Designer is someone who you can discuss your dreams with, give guidance and offer advice. Maybe your dreams aren’t big enough! Maybe other members of your family need to be convinced.
7. Prices – Unless you deal in the world of Interior Design regularly how are you able to judge the value of things? It is not only the price that is important but the quality, after sales service and its ethical and environmental impact which can affect its value
8. Recommendations – Interior Designers employ regularly all the tradespeople you need and will be able to recommend and help you select the right person for the job.
9. Inspiration – Do you feel unable to decide where to start, or is it that you just can’t find what you were looking for, or do you have a good idea about the overall design but having difficulty locating the specific resources, an Interior Designer has access to people and products not readily available to the general public.
10. Reassurance – Your Interior Designer will become someone who will reassure you that the final result is worth the mess and upheaval, help you negotiate some of the challenges along the way and keep you focused on the final goal which is of course is a beautiful home.
Some of these points may resonate with you so instead of procrastinating about making those changes to your home, call someone who can help you make it a reality.