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East Palo Alto Designers

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Mister Clean Machine
4.9
from 88 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
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Nicole W.
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We loved the organizational design and home cleaning. We would definitely recommend Michael for all your cleaning needs.

IxI Design
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan S.
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Bryan did a great job mounting a TV and soundbar. Made sure everything was centered and level, adjusted everything as needed, and came up with a couple creative solutions of his own when a couple of the parts weren’t right.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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Sara A.
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Jasper did an excellent job of designing and building my computer desk and storage unit. On our first meeting he was able to translate the description of what I wanted into a drawing with measurements. On his next visit he confirmed the measurements and proposed workarounds for dealing with challenges such as the room's molding as well as taking a paint sample to match the color of the unit with the room. The results were better than I expected. The unit truly looks built-in with molding around the top that matches the molding in the room. Though it's a floor to ceiling unit, it does not feel overbearing due to the design, color and seamless attachment to walls and ceiling. He was easy to work with when making adjustments in order to accommodate placement of my computer equipment. When I specified what I wanted, I got exactly that. Jason is an extremely competent woodworker and very fast executor. I would highly recommend him.

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Custom Creations By Cindy
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
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Brad D.
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Cindy is very helpful and patient with me. This is my first time working with a jewelry designer and I have really enjoyed the experience. Her insight has been crucial into helping me decide what elements of the design I wanted would ensure a beautiful, comfortable and durable ring. I will absolutely work with her again for any wedding,anniversary, graduation or birthday gifts in the future.

NBL Design
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
Karen S.
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Nicki has been the designer for 2 of our home remodel projects. For our kitchen/dining room/living room she created an open contemporary multi-purpose fabulous space that we love every day! She coordinated with the contractor on all work. For our master bathroom/bedroom and den/2nd bath--again she executed great use of space, color, and design. We loved that she got what our personal tastes and design style was. She created original designs, including custom cabinetry and tile work.

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Regson Services
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Kiku M.
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I used J.A. Services in two occasions. On the first, they furnished my SOMA tri-level loft as a furnished rental unit, and on the other occasion, they staged my loft for a sale. J.A. Services not only met my key requirements but also exceeded my expectations on both occasions. My key requirements were as follows. For the rental, I wanted a modern and comfortable living environment with inexpensive furniture that did not look cheap. For the staging, I sought to maximize the value received in the sale. For both, J.A. Services exceeded my requirements. J.A. Services also completed their work on a very tight schedule, allowing me to market my unit quickly. I very much appreciated J.A. Services and their excellent eye for designing contemporary, urban, and comfortable living environments.

Above the Fold
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Veronica G.
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EXCELLENT communication and product outcome!! Easy to work with and they came up with a design that was exactly what I was looking for.

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Olivia Wheeler Design
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Ezekiel W.
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Olivia is an exceptional talent! Her innate creativity and attention to the customer's needs are tremendous. Olivia's skills were way beyond what I needed, but she was still happy to create several info graphics and a business logo for me which has received COUNTLESS compliments. Price was very reasonable and her turn around was lightning fast. Olivia has a great eye for design as well as a great ear to hear what the customer wants & needs. She combines these qualities to create a product you never knew was possible! Not only is Olivia a professional designer, she is also a genuinely awesome person! I will continue to use Olivia's services in the future and I recommend you do the same.

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MJH Construction Management
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
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Linda T.
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The designer is flexible, sincere.

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Mint Design Agency
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Joseph G.
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Brandy was a life saver from start to finish! I contacted her when my other so called web designer,couldn't get the job done & he flaked out keeping all my money. I contacted others through Thumbtack and Brandy was the very best choice!! her honesty, work ethic,professionalism,punctuality and Value are second to none!! Folks, this young lady can get it done! You need not look any further for the best of the best web designer, I promise! Her price was fair and her work is PERFECT!! You can personally contact me at 505-652-8218 anytime, I will explain in detail her awesomeness. She knows what shes doing and has NO QUIT in her whatsoever!! She works non stop & communicates (which nobody does anymore) at every step of the way! This alone is mind blowing these days. I highly recommend Brandy to whomever is needing a stellar website. Give her a chance and you will not be disappointed. We/our business is forever Grateful to Brandy! Joseph G.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Cheryl B.
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Great company to work with .Jen and Joe are professional , do quality work and responded to my questions and needs in a prompt manner. I have been looking for years for a china cabinet and it turned out beautiful. I've now got 6 pieces I've ordered from Jen and Joe I get compliments all the time. Thank you Jen and Joe and California custom painting and design for all of your hard work and dedication.

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2d3d4d5d
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
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Rachelle G.
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David is a caring and enthusiastic man and a delight to work with. He is very efficient and gets the job done quickly. I am grateful to him because, although I am an interior designer and certified color consultant, I do not have expertise in drawing to scale sketches of the spaces I'm hired to design. David helped me by doing those sketches and my clients were impressed. I gave him 4 stars only because some of the sketches needed to be redone because of miscommunication between us. I must admit though that I may have not been thoroughly clear re. measurements. David was always eager to do the best job possible, and I appreciated that immensely. Thank you David. Would hire again.

  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Dominique L.
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Working with Matthew has been amazing. I needed two rooms decorated and his eye for design and especially color was outstanding. He has been a pleasure to work with - always timely and very communicative. I would highly recommend him.

LZ Designs
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Erica F.
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I would highly recommend hiring LZ Designs. Lisa helped design our annual conference booklet, which had to be in done in a tight time frame. She was professional, came with a detailed project timeline, responsive and easy to work with. The finished product looks great and all was done within budget!

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Maison4 Design
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Paul L.
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Very appreciative to Phelan for the color consultation on our condominium's common space refurb (interior and exterior paint & carpet). Can't begin to express how helpful his direction was to achieving consensus across the ownership group. THANKS PHELAN!

  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Kshitij A.
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Renu is a caring, determined and passionate interior designer. She converted my ‘house' into ‘home’ in no time. Renu listened, payed attention to details, and recognized my design taste immediately. She did my whole home, that is, bedroom, kitchen, living room, balcony - basically everything. Additionally, working with Renu, I got educated in various things about interior designing, de-cluttering, organizing home, where to do shopping for good things for excellent price. She can also advise on other things like junk removal contacts, home cleaning contacts and anything that comes in the way of interior designing. I found her to be a very trustworthy person. After the consultation - I did not need to be home to get interior designing done, I left my spare keys with her without worrying. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Renu and I strongly recommend her consultation and services. I am definitely reaching out to Renu’s help again, whenever required. -Kshitij

Matie
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Richard M.
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I was first introduced to Matie Natov by a business associate. I started an independent project that required the same skills set that Matie Design had displayed on the previous exposure. Matie and I discuss ed my business venture along with her consultation on ways to approach from a marketing/web design/logo perspective. I found Matie to be a great listener, logical, and perceptive. Her input exceeded all of my hopes during this phase of building DeanzNutz.com. I look forward to engaging Matie Design in my future endeavors. Thank you, Matie. Richard D. Matthews

Mary Alex
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jon F.
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I had a very good experience with Mary last year when she help me design a deck for my house. She is very punctual and put a lot of thought into the design to achieve the look that I was going for and the use for which it was intended. She was reasonably priced and I definitely think I got my money's worth. Also took care of getting the plans passed by the city which took a lot of my headache go away. I would definitely recommend to any one of my friends

Nicholas Bringolf
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph S.
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I have tried two other technicians & they didn’t know what they were doing. Submarine studios solved my problem...he was very knowledgeable & professional. I would highly recommend this company anytime.

  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Mary S.
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Overall a great experience at a great value. We were able to add a few key pieces of furniture and accessories without paying a lot of interior design hours.

showercap productions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Donna A.
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Susan is awesome. She does fantastic design, is very responsive, and so easy to work with. I highly recommend her!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a web designer?

Your website is often the first thing your customers see when they’re searching for a business or service on the web. As the face of your organization, your website needs to be attractive and functional, offering the latest features that users now expect. To plan and design a site that both reflects your company’s mission and values and appeals to customers takes a professional web designer. While free online services can help people set up websites, web designers can provide a unique solution made specifically to meet customers’ personal or business needs.

Most web designers offer a wide variety of services to make your website aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. Modern web design must be mobile-friendly and scalable, capable of expanding to include a blog, social media sites, and even video streaming; web designers are experts at integrating various web technologies. They can build the site, add functionality, test it, launch it on a live server, and track and maintain its performance.

In addition to web design and graphic design, some web design providers also offer development and security services, including search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing and management, logo design, site maintenance, domain registration and hosting, protection against malware, and digital marketing and content services.

What do interior designers do?

Interior designers do much more than pick complementary paint colors and choose matching furniture — although those tasks are important parts of the job. Unlike decorators, interior designers usually have an associate of science degree or certificate of achievement in interior design from an accredited program. They’re trained in drafting, lighting and computer aided design (CAD), and are experts in room-specific design and residential space planning. Interior designers use these skills to plan and design safe, highly functional and beautiful interior spaces, from kitchens and bathrooms to family rooms and bedrooms. They determine space requirements, work within building codes and inspection regulations, and meet accessibility standards. An interior designer’s day-to-day job includes creative and technical tasks, both of which often require great communication skills:

  • Creating model rooms and visuals using design software.
  • Researching different textiles, materials, finishes, lighting and furniture.
  • Hiring suppliers, vendors, and contractors.
  • Estimating costs and making bids on potential jobs.

How much do web designers charge?

The average cost for hiring a web designer varies greatly depending on the scope of the work, which may range from building a site from scratch to rebranding an existing one, as well as the amount of content and graphics the designer will create. In general, the more complex the project, the more time the design agency will have to spend. Because web designers often work on an hourly basis, the longer the project, the higher the costs; you can count on the web designer spending at minimum 10 hours to create a very basic website with just a handful of pages with few elements. Prices also depend on the designer’s skill set, the process, and the company’s rates. In general, the national average cost for a basic website package starts at $500, but a customized website can cost as much as $2,000 or more. Here are typical average hourly rates, broken out by the complexity of the work:

  • Basic layout and user interface: $15-$40 per hour
  • Content management system design: $20-$50 per hour
  • Custom website design with custom code: $45-$75 per hour

What should you look for in a website designer?

A professional web designer creates the look and feel of your website, collaborating with you to choose colors, creating logos and other branding materials, establishing page layouts, and creating sample pages. An important part of web design is making sure the site is functional, meets your goals, and is easy for users to navigate. When you’re looking to hire a web designer, start by reviewing the person’s portfolio. Look for samples of work that match what you envision for your website, including experience building the types of pages or features you want. Make sure the web designer is familiar with your industry and understands both industry trends and web design trends — an old-fashioned or out-of-touch site will turn customers away rather than intrigue them.

Because web designers tend to work as freelancers on a project basis, they must be excellent communicators, willing to manage their own work, and available on your schedule. Some critical skills, such as working collaboratively and responding enthusiastically to feedback, aren’t core to good web design, but make working with a web designer much easier. Finally, look for a web designer who has cross-functional knowledge, such as understanding marketing and conversion rate optimization in addition to web design.

How do you find a good interior designer?

For many homeowners, the difference between a good interior designer and a bad one is simply a matter of taste — but all good designers have similar skill sets. Interior designers usually have a degree or certificate in interior design, with training in design principles and lighting, drafting, and computer aided design (CAD) software. Good interior designers have strong color balancing skills and understand how different colors influence spatial perception and moods. They know the building and electrical codes in the areas where they practice, and they make sure that any contractors they hire also work to those codes. They are knowledgeable about different upholstery fabrics and draperies, stay ahead of residential design trends, and maintain their own individual creativity. Also, good interior designers have excellent space designing skills, so they can arrange a space efficiently and with ideal traffic flow. Ultimately, hiring a good interior designer means pinpointing one whose signature style is complementary to your personal style — so checking out many designers’ portfolios is a must — and whose communication methods match yours.

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