Updated: Feb 15, 2020
'I am going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life' - Elsie de Wolfe
Either if you are moving to a new house or you decided to change things around your current home, you have found yourself now with the job of decorating on your hands. Most of the time, this can be overwhelming, especially with so many choices and ideas everywhere.
Why you should work with an interior designer
Asking for an interior design help it's the best choice you can make to make sure everything will be just as you want. Your home and your environment it's extremely important. You will spend most of your time here. You will share your time with your family and your friends here and so many memories will be made in your new home.
'Your home should tell a story of who you are and be a collection of what you love' - Nate Berkus
What to look for when choosing your designer
So you have decided to work with an interior designer and finding the right one it's also a very important step. Having a large portfolio or working in a big company it is an important aspect to consider but not crucial. You have to make sure that you two will get along and share the same taste and ideas. Yes, it is an interior designer's job to adjust the design according to each client, but there is no one size fits all and so it is in interior design. We are all different and we have a different approach to what beauty means based on our own taste.
Make your research
Therefore, before jumping and picking the first interior designer that was shown on Google or the one that your friend's sister's best friend recommended, make your own research and make sure they have worked on project similar to your desire and their presentation - either their website or their portfolio goes along the same aesthetic lines that you are drawn into.
Through their photos, their presentation, the photos and the whole aesthetic of the presentation, should tell you a story. If the story that you see, give you a good feeling and make you feel more confident that this person will understand what you what and what you need, then that's the right interior designer for you.
'Design it's not about what we make. It's about how we make you feel '- Andrea Trew
Remember, the vibe and the manner you two will communicate, understand and work with each other plays a huge role in the final result of your design so make sure you choose the right person for you.
Now that you have found the right person for you, here are a few things you should know before your first meeting with an interior designer.