Hired 2 times
31 years in business
(Central Time Zone)
Mon - Fri
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Joan did an outstanding job! We met on several occasions before we started my project: re-decorating my entire condominium. Joan took my ideas and shaped them into an amazing project. She used my ideas with her ideas and crafted a beautiful "new" home for me. Her husband Bob managed the entire project. Painters, electricians, plumbers, carpet installers, and general contractors were handled effortlessly by Bob. He set the project in motion and was on top of everything as it was done. Bob was masterful in his direction of the project. I am so happy that I chose Joan to do this project. I now have a home that I am proud to invite people to see.Nov 21, 2017Verified
It was wonderful to talk through ideas for the bedroom with Joan. She's a good listener and gave great insight on what would be feasible for the room. I look forward to working with her on future renovations.Apr 5, 2017Verified
I cannot tell you enough good things about Joan Suzio. I interview several decorators to help me transform my house into a guy's place after having been divorced. Joan really listened and took A LOT of notes. She had a really good method which help me think about things in steps instead of getting overwhelmed. Joan is very considerate about the budget and has given me plenty of options. We worked on the Family Room/Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, and touched on Office, Hall Bathroom. The best expression in these tech days is OMG. My place is looking terrific and am still in the process. Thank you Joan for all your help and being a blast to work with!Feb 17, 2017Decorating Den Interiors's reply
Thank you Hunter for the kind words and for being an awesome customer!
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?If you are purchasing products from me, then I do not charge fees - I make my money on the product sale because I buy direct from wholesale suppliers just like the retail stores. If you are not buying any products, for instance you just need advice on paint colors, or selecting kitchen counters, cabinets, backsplash and flooring then I charge an hourly fee.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We always interview you to get important details about you and your family and how you want your home or rooms to function, and ask about what is not working in the spaces you want to improve. We also want to know what aspects of a space are working that you wish to keep. For instance, you may love your sectional but want to update window treatments and update your lamps - we will do that! Or the kitchen layout works but the cabinets and floor are dated - we will work with you to find the best solution to fit your needs and budget. If you are selling within the next 2-3 years, we might want to keep resale in mind and do less "personalized" décor than if you are staying for 10 years or more and want the most functional and beautiful space for your unique needs.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have many years of Fine Arts major in 3 universities and ended up getting my degree in Business Administration/ Marketing from DePaul. My intent was to have the knowledge to run my own home decorating business - and 30 years later my husband and I are still loving what we do!