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Art | Olsavsky
4.9
from 92 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc C.
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Gosh I was so fortunate to locate Poval. He is professional and excellent with communicating. I am an interior designer and I will defiantly call for his excellent service again.

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Leonardo Dacchille Design
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Arnaud L.
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Interior decoration: hang on pictures framed and paintings

Ariel Consultants
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Steve A.
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Very quick turn around, experienced GC with a good understanding of all of the various elements of interior construction and a good network of experienced subs easy to work with and fair guy.

Versions & I
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Nick B.
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Great service had been provided! Everything was at highly professional level in every part of the working process! 100% satisfied by the final result! Highly recommend to any who need interior designer service!

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Design Frix
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany S.
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My project was a gut renovation two bed, two bath coop apartment. I had a strict $60k budget, ninety-day window and clear idea of what I wanted to do with the space. I interviewed five Interior decorators and I am thankful I followed my intuition to hire Bridgette because she was a joy to work with. She helped me plan the space, source contractors, materials and was my shoulder to cry when I felt the renovation was over whelming. My project was completed on time and most importantly very close to my original projected Budget. Bridgette’s contribution played a pivotal role in my success and I plan to work with her again because her experience, creative insight and now friendship is invaluable.

Refresh Design
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Jen S.
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Maggie made the process of my interior design project go smoothly and she was so much fun to work with. Her "out-of-the-box" aesthetic brought colors, textures and styles together and made my house stand out in a way I didn't think possible. We are so happy with the end result and know we can count on Maggie next time we have a project in our home.

  • 19 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia H.
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I used Rococo Design Interiors they met my needs and my budget very professional I worked closely with the designer to ensure my vision of what I wanted was met , I loved the out come of my faux painting walls they are beautiful, If you are looking for contemporary or even traditional designs they have a wide range for everyone.

Dunefsky Design Inc.
4.8
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Joe S.
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I highly recommend Dunefsky Design Inc. for your home renovation project! Why? I recently purchased a 1 bedroom that required gut renovation. I had a vision, but didn't know where to start or whom to trust. My broker and dear friend raved about and recommended that I look into Dunefsky Design Inc. I did. I searched for hours and compared Lisa Dunefsky's work with other designers & contractors. I decided to take my friend's advice just because she shares my taste & style with interior design concepts. I hired Lisa Dunefsky, who tweaked my ideas and made the end result a perfect realized dream that looks high-end and was very affordable to attain! Lisa (very patiently) listened to me. She understood me and what I expected from the from the customized built-in cabinets, kitchen, bathroom, etc., etc., etc.! I was all over the place, but Lisa gently reminded me how to remain focused on my goal. Lisa also kept me on track with my desired budget--there were no financial surprises at any time during the renovation process. The anticipated timeline for the work was accurate, too. Lisa Dunefsky is reliable, accessible, and professional on every level. When I met her at the site, I appreciated how she interacted with the contractor and followed up with details that I didn't speak up about--even when I should have mentioned a question or concern on the spot. It's as if Lisa read my mind. Those were the times that I became convinced that Lisa honestly treated my vision with sensitivity and passion. I was her priority! Once the apartment was finished, it rented out a day or so after it was listed, to someone within the building who is interested in purchasing the unit. Am I a satisfied customer? YES! You will be, too!

Holzman Interiors, Inc.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jon M.
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I hired Holzman Interiors about 17 years ago when I first bought my home in New Canaan, Ct. She designed and furnished it completely with an update to the existing kitchen. It seemed only logical to call her back when we were ready to do a renovation to the kitchen. We came to her showroom which was a big help. There, you could combine all your needed selections under one roof. Julie is a remarkably talented interior designer who is a joy to work with. Her design aesthetic is absolutely superb. She is dedicated, focused, responsive and a great listen and communicator. She is an excellent partner and collaborator in projects of significance and complexity. We wouldn’t recommend or want to work with anyone else!

  • 6 years in business
Tobi W.
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I'm a fellow interior designer and Ivan, of Peacock Home & Garden Designs, helped me install a holiday window display at the Summit Rug showroom. It was sush a pleasure to work with him. He treated my project as though it were his own, he went above and beyond the call of duty in numerous ways, and his contractor skills came in handy with the --physics-- of the installation. We had to suspend the chairs in mid air, and the ideas he brought to the table left me confident that the chairs would successfully ski down the rug hill. My overall experience was that I had worked with Ivan dozens of times before. But, it was our first time working together. Definately will not be the last.

  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Remy T.
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Let me just say, in one word, our experience with Cricket was truly FABULOUS. She has an extraordinary eye for space and design and was able to transform our home into something straight out of our dreams. And in very little time! Our family loved her energy and willingness to work with us to accommodate our tastes and color preferences with her own flare and creativity. We were most impressed with how she was able to combine all different antique, modern and traditional pieces into one cohesive and inviting space. Thank you Cricket!!

H L Interiors LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Aliza F.
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Hinda's professionalism and creativity really helped my projects along. I always thought that interior designers were meant for large and expensive renovations. Hinda showed me how valuable using a designer can be for smaller projects as well. She saved me hundreds of dollars on upholstery fabric and gave me new perspective on the set up of my living room. Hinda was also very helpful in a bathroom renovation. Highly recommended!

Tie in the Sky Design
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Princess Olubunmi A.
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Tie in the Sky is the best interior designer one could get in the market today You get a lot of satisfaction for your money without having to break your bank. They are very reasonably priced,you get a lot more for your money,I was and still am very impressed with the amazing job they did in my house. I recommend this Company to any one in the market for interior designs. In me they have a customer for life. Thank you Princess Olubunmi of Ife in NY.

Dana Liv Interiors
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Conor M.
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I worked with Dana on the design for the interior of my home, her experience with materials, finishes, and furnishings is elaborate and very useful while helping to visualize my space. She is a true professional and went far beyond my expectations, additionally she is a joy to be around, keeping the design process light and fun, as it should be.

b.home interior design
4.1
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Casey T.
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Tracey at B.Home interiors is in my opinion the best choice for interior design in Northern New Jersey. Tracey just "knows" what is stylish and current but not trendy and brings that wisdom and attention to detail to all of her projects. No two projects look the same and there is always a special little nugget in each room that makes it unique and personal.

Savvy Spaces
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kurt O.
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I worked with Rayonne Vosough on several interior projects at Bloomingdales. She was organized and and had to juggle several projects at the same time with corporate executives and contractors. Rayonne thought of new and innovative ideas for installations while meeting deadlines. She remained calm and focused as bumps in the road occurred with offering solutions.

Emily Finch Interior Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tamara J.
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We are in the midst of our project and Emily has been great to work with! She is extremely sensitive and responsive to our needs and point of view. Her taste level is great and she really listens to our point of view to incorporate into her designs. Our family highly recommends!

Sophie Girard Design
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Beren L.
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We loved working with Sophie. She did an amazing job transforming our Chelsea apartment into a beautiful modern space where we can escape the New York City craziness. Sophie's aesthetic is modern and minimalist and her attention to detail is brilliant. We were very impressed with her design skills as well as her project management capabilities. She was very helpful in navigating the minefield that a Nyc renovation can be. We were also appreciative of her advice when it came to where to spend money in order to maximize the benefit given our budget. We couldn't recommend her more highly.

  • 20 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Tal R.
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Incredibly visionary architect and designer that is down to earth, practical, and great to work with.

Design Resource New York
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Melanie H.
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Dino and his interior design staff did a great job helping us select materials and design our space. They were very responsive and meet our expectations in the time period. We will highly recommend this company.

Meryl Stern Interior Design
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Diana C.
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Meryl has an amazing sense for design, color and space. I live in Santa Barbara, and have started re-working the interior spaces in my home of 32 years. Meryl came in with fresh ideas that I never would have though of and helped me with choosing the right furniture, the right color palate, picking the best lighting and helping with freshening the look of living in the same space for 32 years. Meryl pays great attention to detail and knows how to create lovely spaces that enhance the beauty of your home. Her experience in the field and her knowledge of what is out there, really helped streamline our project. I would highly recommend her services to anyone looking for a fabulous Interior Designer.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does it mean to stage a home?

Home staging is the real estate strategy of decorating your home to be as marketable as possible to your target demographic. Home staging is done by interior decorators and other design pros hired by the homeowner or realtor, prior to putting a house on the market. Think of it as setting the stage for potential buyers to fall more easily in love with their future homes — and to spend top dollar to get them. It’s likely to be worth the investment: The Real Estate Staging Association reports that staged homes spend 90 percent less time on the market than those that are not staged. Home stagers can also be hired even if you’re not going anywhere. Stagers can consult on new layouts for your current home, much like an interior decorator.

Home staging can take place while you still occupy the house you plan to sell, or when the home is vacant. For an occupied home, the home stager will clear out clutter, rearrange furniture, and bring in decor and furniture as needed to create the perfect environment. Usually an occupied home has far too much of the current owner’s personality stamped on it, which makes it hard for prospective buyers to envision themselves living there. A home stager should neutralize and beautify the space. In vacant homes, a home stager will bring in furniture and decor so that potential buyers don’t walk into an empty house, which can be equally hard to imagine living in as a cluttered, occupied home.

 

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 does it cost to stage a home for sale?

Nationally, the price for home staging ranges between $750 and $1,500. The price varies based on how many rooms in the house need staging, whether furniture and decor are needed or the stager can work with the client’s belongings, whether the home is occupied or vacant, and the sale price of the home. Occupied homes typically cost less to stage as they are already furnished, and can require less time and resources than staging an empty house. The main tasks when staging an occupied home are rearranging and decluttering. Staging an empty house can be more expensive as furniture and decor need to be trucked in, requiring transportation, physical labor and potential rental fees. Here are some examples of average home staging costs:

  • 2-hour consultation: $200, includes DIY tips and guidance.
  • 1- to 2-hour consultation and design session: $250, including written report.
    • Additional design consulting: $65 per hour.
  • 8 hours of staging an occupied home: $800.
    • Hands-on staging involving moving furniture, hanging and moving art, and decluttering.
  • Starting price for staging a vacant home could be $2,200.
  • A home stager may charge 1 percent of the home’s selling price.

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.

How do you choose an interior designer?

Choosing an interior designer is all about finding one whose signature style fits well with your tastes and who can work within your budget. To choose the right professional for your interior design project, ask yourself these five questions:

  • What is your signature style? Good interior designers can both describe their personal aesthetic and demonstrate their signature style through their portfolios. Make sure it appeals to you.
  • How will you make sure the design fits my lifestyle? Good designers understand that the interior design must improve a homeowner’s experience in their home and fit into their lifestyle; for example, a white suede sofa is a poor choice for a family with large dogs and small children.
  • How much do you charge? Depending on the project, an interior designer may charge an hourly rate, a flat fee or a percentage of the project’s total cost.
  • How will you stick to my budget? An interior designer should have a plan for staying within your budget, which includes full transparency of costs and flexibility when choosing materials and furnishings.  

Because an interior design project is highly collaborative and based on hard-to-define personal preferences, it’s most important to choose a designer who communicates clearly and listens closely to you.

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