Tips for Choosing the Best Interior Designer Near You

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Tips for Choosing the Best Interior Designer Near You

Your first step toward finding the right interior designer for your home is to do some research on your own. Look through Pinterest, Houzz, or home magazines to find out what styles you like. Save pictures, ads, anything that you fancy. This will help you to both choose your designer and explain to them what you like in a concrete way.


After you’ve put together a sample, then you’re prepared to go looking at interior designers’ websites. Then, check out their gallery. Do you like the work they showcase? While a good designer should be able to decorate in any style you choose, if you notice that absolutely everything they’ve done is Minimalist and you’re fond of Bohemian, you might not be the best match.


Once you’ve found a designer whose work you admire, look to find testimonials from past customers. After all, no matter how much you like their designs, if they’re difficult to work with, it’s going to be a wretched experience.

Ask Questions

Once you’ve found an interior designer near you, check their portfolio to read their reviews. Then, you’re ready to make the call. Contact them, but be ready to ask lots of questions before you sign anything.

Ask questions about their experience and qualifications, what services they’ll provide, how long they think the project will take, and certainly cover the expense of the project. Make sure they understand your budget and are willing to work within it.

Time to Get to Work

Once you’ve gone through all these steps to your satisfaction, you’re ready to sign a contract. Be sure it specifies responsibilities, timeline, budget, and any other important aspects you’ve covered. Now you’re ready to get to work with the designer on your new interior.

Learn More About Choosing the Best Interior Designer

Looking for an interior designer in South-West London, Surrey, Somerset, or Dorset? Contact Lisa Lewis for information today!