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  • Amanda Arcone

3 Key Signs You're Ready to Work with an Interior Designer

Updated: Jul 12, 2023

Hiring a designer might not be for everyone. You must consider time, budget, and investment in the process. Hiring a designer takes much of the overwhelm off of you, but it's still a collaborative process. You need to be ready; if you aren't, that's okay too.

1. Do You Know Your Big Goals?

When we start, I need to know your big-picture goals for your home and, most notably, how you live there. I need to understand how your family functions in the space(s) we're designing so we optimize the areas in your home in the way you expect to live and feel in your home.

2. Are You Prepared to Invest Wisely in Your Home?

The design process takes time and patience, and therefore not only are you investing financially but time-wise, and to be honest, a lot of emotional investment goes into designing a home, too—That's why it is helpful to have a professional helping you along the way.

3. Do You Love to Delegate?

A big part of determining if you are ready to work with a designer is whether you want a more hands-on approach or prefer a more consultative approach to give advice and direction rather than a full-service approach. These are vastly different service models and one you need to consider based on your preference of working with a designer in your home.

With that thought in mind, handing over the reins to a full-service interior designer takes an incredible amount of the heavy lifting and decision-making off your back. An eDesigner or Design Consultant can exceptionally be all you need. Consider how you want to work and where you'll get the most value for your home project.

If you loved some support in creating your happiest home, we would love to help. Reach out, and let's get to know each other.



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