How to Choose the Right Interior Designer

interior designIf you are planning to improve the look of your home, you may have to hire an interior designer to help you. Keep in mind that the relationship you will have with the designer can be intimate. This being the case, it is important to consider a number of factors upfront before choosing a designer.

You should know what you want from the interior designer. Like is the case with any person you want to invite in your life, being clear upfront can help to avoid many problems down the road. Here are some tips you should consider before hiring any potential interior designer.

Asses the Style of Work You Prefer

Let’s say you are in Bangalore. Before starting to search for interior designers in Bangalore, carefully consider the type of working you prefer. Taking some time  to determine this can help you find the right person. Apart from this, it will lay the foundation that will lead to a successful working relationship.  Answering the questions below will help you know the style of working you prefer:

  • How long do you expect it will take for the project to be completed?
  • Do you know with certainty what you want or are you likely to change your mind when the project has already started?
  • Will you want advise or input from the designer?
  • Do you prefer to be shown fewer or many options?
  • Are you a tactile or visual person? Will you  want  to feel everything or will the designer showing photos of products be enough for you to know whether they are right for you?
  • Are you looking for comprehensive interior design or do you simply want a professional that can help you with design things such as resources, space planning and color?
  • At what level would you like to step in and be involved in the product research?
  • At what level would you want to be consulted in the creative process? Are you only interested in the big picture issues or would you want to be involved in the nitty-gritty details?

What is the Scope of Your Project?

To some extent, the experience and qualifications that an interior designer will need will be determined by the scope of the project.  If you are undertaking a major renovation to an existing space , or are building a new home or addition, you will likely have to work with an … Read More