Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Interior Designers vary greatly. Interview potential designers and find one that not only has great style and professionalism, but that you also like as a person, and feel you will enjoy working with.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Why is it so hard to get the look you love in the magazines, in your own home? I spill all the secrets of the pros on my blog: www.christinefife.com.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. Having a degree and being a member of professional organizations is certainly a great start, but individuals hiring an interior designer want to have confidence that an interior designer is right for them specifically. Talking to previous clients and checking out web sites helps individuals to narrow down the field.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. What look are you hoping to create in your environment? Go to a book store and spend some time looking at magazines. Look at pictures online. Discover what moves you before you hire the designer to make it a reality in your home.