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Are You a Good Interior Design Client?

by Support Team .

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Interior Design ClientHiring a design company to help with your remodeling project or when building a new structure will certainly help to make everything go much smoother. These professionals have the skills needed to make the important decisions without hesitation and they have the experience to know what works and what don’t. However, you play a major role in what they can and can’t do.

This doesn’t mean that you should turn your project over to the design firm you hire and let them make all the decisions. In fact, the opposite is true. To be a good interior design client, you need to be involved. The more you discuss your wants and needs, the easier it will be for the designers to create the perfect interior for you. Below are a few tips that will help make working with a professional designer more productive and enjoyable.

A Good Interior Design Client Will Speak Up

While it can be easy to sit back and not really say anything when discussing the project with your designer, it’s not very productive. You need to ask questions and speak up if you don’t like something or want to try something different from what the professional interior designer is suggesting. This is the only way he will know what you really want and it’ll make finding the right design much easier and faster.

When talking to your designer, follow the tips below:

  • Know what you want and don’t change your mind once the work begins
  • Be clear about what you want and don’t want included in your design when discussing the details
  • Pay close attention to what the expert is saying and ask him to explain if something is unclear
  • Allow him the freedom to make suggestions and listen to the reasons behind them
  • Be open minded and at least think about any suggestions made but don’t agree to anything you don’t want or don’t like

It’s also a good idea to keep in mind that sometimes mistakes happen, especially on custom-made orders. If and when this happens, be patient. Here at J. Design Group, we’ll take care of any problems that arise and make sure you are completely satisfied before moving on to the next phase of the project.

Don’t Get Impatient or Impulsive

It’s very important that you don’t get impatient or buy items on impulse. It takes time to pull everything together and if you exercise patience, you’ll be much happier with the end results. For example, don’t buy art pieces, sculptures or even furniture on impulse. It may look beautiful on the showroom floor but completely clash with the rest of your décor.

You hired the designers for their expertise so talk it over with them before buying anything. They will be able to tell you if that dining room set is a good choice or if that sofa will stand out like a sore thumb in your living room. By being patient and discussing everything with your designer before making a decision, things will go much smoother for everyone.

When you work together, the result is a gorgeous interior that you can be proud of for a very long time. It will also make the experience a pleasant one for everyone.

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