How do I decorate my Dallas / Plano luxury home is a question that high end home owners wonder about.
There are a lot of luxury homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that need to be decorated or redecorated. There are many new high end homes in Frisco, Prosper, McKinney and Southlake that need to be furnished for the first time. There are also a lot of luxury homes in Plano and Dallas that are 15-25 years old that need to be updated, remodeled or redecorated
The photo below shows a newly remodeled master bathroom. Everything was changed to create the look and feel that the clients wanted.
The same process applies to all of these situations.
What should you do first?
Find an interior designer who is right for your project.
Start with a web search for interior designers in your area
Look at their portfolio and see if they have a variety of looks
Read their design philosophy
Schedule appointments with the firms that best fit your needs
Ask for referrals previous clients
Are they able to handle all aspects of your project like: furniture, draperies, architectural detailing, access to unique products and qualified contractors
Review contracts and pricing policies
If you want to avoid costly mistakes you will hire a professional interior designer.
How do you find the best designer for your project and your style?
Check out professional Interior Design Associations, such as ASID which have interior designer profiles and photos for you to look at.
Go to interior design websites in your area. Check out the interior designers websites and especially look at the client testimonials. Look at the designer’s portfolio and philosophy
3.You may want to interview more than one professional.
They should ask you a lot of questions like:
What are your overall plans for your decorating project?
Are there photos that you like online or in magazines?
What is your lifestyle, casual or formal?
How would you like this room to function?
What kind of wear does the space get?
What colors do you like?
How do you like to sit in your furniture? (Curl up, or feet on the floor)
What is your budget?
These are just a few of the questions they should ask, but it gives you an idea of all the details that go into designing your room. After they ask these questions and others, it starts to paint a picture of the style that will be perfect for you.
You should also ask them a lot of questions like:
What is their experience in interior design?
Do they have a design look or do they create a unique look just for you? Some designers only want to do their style over and over and that’s okay if that is the look you want.
Will you be working with them or their assistant?
Do they have the ability to provide furnishings at good pricing?
You should also see if they are a good listener.
Finding the best interior designer for your project should be your first step.
Below are some links to additional blogs that deal with decorating your luxury home.
Please call me (469-269-3625) or email me (michael@foraninteriordesign) with any questions.