Useful information when hiring Interior Designers

Interior Design is the process of changing the atmosphere of the interior space of the building, an annex to the shop, or home to give the visitors a certain emotional response.

An interior designer can do wonders to improve your current living and workspace. Redesigned spaces can bring about many benefits like optimized utilization of space, improved mood and better focus. Types include residential design, commercial design, accessible design and green design.

Services and Specialisation

  • Commercial Interior Design
  • Luxury Interior Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design Project Management

What makes a good interior designer?

  1. Strongly understands functionality and not just purely design
  2. Detailed when coming to planning
  3. Portfolio and referrals all give positive reviews
  4. Referrals have no complaints on late work

Main price factors

  1. Size of space
  2. Project scale – the amount of work needed to be done towards your interior.
  3. Types of materials – some materials cost more than others and multiplied over actual requirements, can great vary costs

Pricing

The price is very heavily dependent on the project. Simple ones can go for $5000 and more complicated projects could easily fetch $50000.

Tips, tricks and challenges

  1. Always peg your payments to project milestones. Never pay before a certain set of works are completed
  2. Don’t pay too much upfront. A good estimate is about 20% to 30% as down payment
  3. Always ask to check their previous work to see if it is satisfactory. Simply ask for referrals or contacts of previous jobs.