Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. As a designer, I solve problems for my clients, sometimes problems they haven't yet realized they have. Once we have solved all the problems, we make it fit their style and goals! Making the space work for them while creating stunning designs that are enhancements to everyday life!
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. When hiring a design professional make a list of things that are important to you and call a few designers and ask them these questions. You may not get the answers you expected put having a set of questions you ask each one will give you apples to apples to compare. Go with the one who made you feel the most comfortable through this process.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. When hiring a designer you want one that is open and honest when it come to there fees. There should be no secrets. Make sure you ask the tough questions about fees up front so you have no surprise during your project.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. Here are just a few questions you should ask?
• Ask about fee’s first thing.
• Ask them about their design process.
• Find out how they work with contractor.
• Ask what their mark ups are for furniture, fixtures and equipment for your project.
• What is their design style, and does it fit your life style?
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. When designing a room it is about the functionality, easy of use. My rooms work well for the clients, it's not about how much money you spend, but about the quality of the space.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. The best part of my job is helping clients achieve their goal in the most cost efficient, green way with the most beautiful results. Creating space that will improve the quality of everyday life. If I achieve that for my clients they will never forget me. Their referrals are the most important part of my marketing plan. It feels great to receive a good referral and get confirmation that I have helped them improve the quality of their life.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Each year the interior design field gains recognition of for it's efforts to improve the environmental impact it makes with it's products and services. With Green design a high priority today a good design can show how it doesn't have to cost more for product to create healthier spaces and reduce the impact on the environment.