Five great reasons to hire an interior designer
Wondering whether an interior designer would fit the bill? There’s a host of benefits to be had from collaborating with an expert. Here are just a few reasons why a sharp design eye can deliver impact and flair…
1. LITTLE BLACK BOOK
A great interior designer will have a brimming contacts book full of niche suppliers, artisan makers and independent specialists. With this breadth of knowledge, they can help tailor a scheme that is totally unique to you and your home.
2. NEAT CHEATS
Interior designers can secure useful trade discounts on furniture, fabric, lighting, accessories and more, and in many cases, they are able to pass this saving on to clients, minus a small handling fee. This means you’ll rarely pay retail prices, making your project more affordable than you think.
3. 360° VISION
Not all reconfigurations require the input of an architect. Unless you are building from scratch or planning a major structural overhaul, an interior designer can oversee a project from conception to completion - reworking a layout as well as reimagining its interiors.
4. IN THE KNOW
Even if you are a seasoned renovator, project managing takes time, effort and energy. Hiring a professional who is well versed with current building and construction regulations will ensure that your project complies with all relevant UK laws.
5. TIMING IT RIGHT
Making sure that works dovetail on site can be stressful. A seasoned interior designer will manage budgets, timelines, trades, suppliers and deliveries so that your project proceeds seamlessly.