Questions to ask an interior designer

What is Interior Design?

Interior design is the art of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve an aesthetically pleasing environment for the occupiers
living room with a large rug

Why should I hire an interior designer?

There are many reasons why an interior designer could be a great choice for your project, these include but are not limited to;

Save you time and money in the long run.

Hiring a professional can save you the time and expense of buying items that don’t work in a room or making design choices that don’t fit the space and then having to re-do them. Make sure to properly vet your potential designers by asking them well-thought off questions beforehand.

Long-lasting results

An interior designer will design with both the space and your needs in mind, utilising good quality products that will stand the test of time.

Customised designs

Designs will be customised to your particular home and office space, focusing on how best to utilise the space for your requirements.
modern kitchen design

Better contacts and resources.

An interior designer will have contacts with a variety of professionals and suppliers to ensure the project is completed to a high standard.

Increased home value.

A well-designed home will attract a higher value if you ever decide to sell.

What does an Interior Designer do?

An interior designer is a professional who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages the re-design of the interior of building.

What is a mood board in interior design?

A mood board is created at the start of the interior design process and showcases potential ideas for the project. It is not meant to be a final representation of what will be designed but more a collection of ideas some of which could be incorporated into the project.

Why is lighting important in interior design?

Lighting is one of the most important elements to consider in a design. Using a well-thought-out lighting scheme can completely change the feel and perceived size of a space.
classy grey bedroom

What is a sample board in interior design?

A sample board showcases the final choices of furniture for a design project.

How long does the process take ?

Typically to have a single room designed including client revisions you are looking at 3 weeks

What is FF&E?

FF&E is the abbreviation for “Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment”, meaning the moveable items necessary for the furnishing of residential or commercial project. If you have any other questions please let us know and we will be happy to help.