A Five-Point Checklist to Help You Hire an Interior Designer

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A Five-Point Checklist to Help You Hire an Interior Designer

Beautiful interiors not only function well but create a mood or a feeling to reflect the personality of the family that lives there. Getting a home’s interiors designed is one task that most people find easy and fun during the planning stage, only to later realize that it’s overwhelming when the time comes to choose the right color, furniture, and other decorative pieces. 

To avoid the loss of drive and negate the dilemma of what to choose, hiring a professional designer to get the job done is a wise choice to make.

An interior designer creates the look, feel, and style of indoor spaces. They have artistic skills that help them to pair colors, shapes, textures, and sizes. They also have technical skills that aid them to understand building structure, building codes, wiring, and plumbing so that they can make a design fit within the physical limitations of a space, keeping your requirements in mind. A designer will also handle the sourcing, receiving, and installation of paint, furniture, and everything required to complete the project. 

To help you find the best interior designer in town, we’ve listed five of the most important qualities an interior designer you plan on hiring, should possess.

  1. Knowledgeable.

It’s crucial that your interior designer has vast knowledge about the field. This will ensure you get your home designed in a way that’s not just appealing but also functional and comfortable.

  1. Experience.

To design a home needs a keen eye for detail and this skill will be most developed in an experienced interior designer. An experienced designer will be able to figure out all potential mistakes with just one glance. They'll know how to handle any design challenges and have inside information about where to source unique pieces no one else will have. 

  1. Professionalism.

Professionalism is of utmost importance to provide quality service. Only a highly professional designer will be able to give a top-notch interior design service by leaving you awestruck with the way your home has been designed. They'll also communicate timely, and handle any third party vendors efficiently. 

  1. Personality.

Ensure your personality matches with your prospective designer. This will help you know whether what you’ve imagined will come to reality or not. It will also ensure your likes and dislikes will be well understood so that it can be reciprocated with a home that’s designed in to match you and your lifestyle.

  1. Testimonials and references.

Reading testimonials can bring light to the experiences of past clients who have worked with your potential designer and you can make a decision based on their testimonials. If your prospective designer has a large number of positive referrals, you can trust you'll be satisfied with their work. 

If you’re looking for an interior designer in Oshawa, the Durham regions, and surrounding areas, contact Lesley Wong Interiors.  Our interior designers and decorators will help you get the big reveal you’ve been dreaming of, and live in the comfort of a space designed to reflect your personality. To know what our clients have said about us and to read testimonials, please click here. If you’ve any questions about how to enhance the look of your home, we’d be happy to help you, get in touch with us here.

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