By Mirtha Christianson. interior. Published at Saturday, June 30th, 2018 - 14:16:57 PM.
Sometimes. newer clients are hesitant to make their true opinions known because they feel they're less knowledgeable than the designer. but at the end of the day. they're the ones who need to be happy with the end result.Good designers actually prefer decisive clients. Definitive opinions make their job easier in the moment and they know that happy clients are more likely to lead to future business.
You can use this time to ask to see samples of the designer's work. learn more about their process. and ask about business practices. such as their preferred methods for communication and billing.You can also use this time to let the designer get to know you. Feel free to bring in a few photos or items you intend to use for design inspiration.
However. it typically works in one of two ways. Either the designer charges an hourly fee — with or without the cost of materials built in — or charges you the retail price for merchandise and takes the upcharge as the fee.Both methods are considered typical. You just want to be sure you're aware of how much you're paying for services.
A mid-century modern den gets a splash of color from the turquoise cow hide. The designer of this modern family room broke up the space into different sections. including a sitting and TV area. a cocktail area by the fireplace. and a small home library.Although this room is designed in white and light colors. all the materials are low-maintenance and easy to clean.