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Angie's List: Hiring an Interior Designer

Posted: 4:54 AM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 08:54:12Z
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With diy home design shows and pinterest being so popular, it seems like almost anyone can decorate their home like a pro. While you may be happy with your coordinated colors and framed pictures, many us of may be surprised just what a pro can do that most of us cannot. Why you should hire an interior designer, in today’s Angie’s list report

when it comes time to spruce up the old home, adding new artwork or furniture may be the perfect way to breathe fresh life into your home décor. However, there is so much more you could do to tie it all together.

Interior designers can help take the guess work out of a project by allowing you see what your new space can look like before any work is even done, just as Joyce Elizabeth Tranchida did for her client.

Joyce Elizabeth Tranchida, interior designer at decorilla said “we came in as designers and we helped him create this style by creating a 3d model that he could see exactly what it was going to look like when it was complete, and he was able to see it in augmented reality.”

As trained professionals, interior designers are often able to find creative ways to solve any issues by means that are unique to you and your space.

Joyce Elizabeth Tranchida, interior designer at decorilla said “we also hired a carpenter to come in and build this beautiful bookshelves behind me to separate the two spaces because, as you can see, it’s a very open studio and he wanted to create a space for living a space for sleeping, dining and office and there needs to be some separation but still leave it open.”
While hiring an interior designer may be more of a process than simply updating your wall color and some throw pillows, the overall process can be fairly simple and the designers can take away some of the hassle by helping you hire other pros for the bigger home projects for your ideal design.

“I first came into this space to take measurements, to make sure we had all of the accurate measurements before we did these very detailed 3d models. And we worked with the client to come up with a plan for what he wanted for the space. Then from there two of my team members took it away and they created the 3d models based on the measurements I had given to them and then now we’ve come back in and styled it to be what you see here today. And in that process too, i helped to connect to a painter that did this beautiful distressed wall behind me,” said Tranchida.

You would be amazed at what an interior designer can do in your home - and still stay within your budget.

“In the end, our clients are always happy even if their budgets are low or high and we’re able to stretch their budget to create a higher-end look even if we’re not spending a lot of money,” said Tranchida.

Though it may seem easy to pull together the perfect look, you can spend hours of time and a big chunk of change and still not love your home makeover if you try to diy. If you’d like to refresh your home design while still saving time and, most likely, money – consider hiring a interior designer before you have a diy disaster on your hands.