I am tickled to have my work featured in the October/November 2012 issue of Charlotte Urban Home, accompanying the article entitled “Why Hire an Interior Designer.”
Because that is a question a lot of people have, right? I mean, it makes theoretical sense that you have to hire an electrician/plumber/fill-in-the-blank if something goes wrong … because you don’t have the expertise to handle those problems on your own. Unless, of course, you happen to be an electrician/plumber/fill-in-the-blank. But hey, who can’t buy a sofa?
Well, I may be a teensy bit biased … but the busy families who hire me are satisfied! There’s a difference between buying a sofa and designing a chic, sophisticated space that is also suitable for the twin boys who may just start wrestling at any minute. And why do boys do that, anyway? I don’t understand the appeal.
The article offers some excellent advice, so — if you are contemplating hiring a designer — reading it will be worth your while! My top suggestion? Choose a designer whose work has the look and feel that you want your home to embody.
What advice would you give a homeowner who plans to work with a designer?