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Looking for a recommended interior designer near you? All you need to do is post your job with Plentific and approved local interior designers will get in touch with custom quotes. For design consultation, furniture sourcing or room remodelling, let Plentific find your ideal Pro!

Featured Pros for Interior Designer

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Shaikh Consultants
Interior Designer in Hounslow, TW5 0LJ
Hoch Bau Architecture
Interior Designer in Cheltenham, GL3 2AF
Skohp U.K.
Interior Designer in Greenford, UB6 7JD
A&Mc Decorators And Services Ltd
Interior Designer in Maidstone, ME15 8JQ
Dmj Group
Interior Designer in Sutton, SM2 6SE
Anna Auzins Interiors
Interior Designer in London, SW19 4HA
Md Construction & Design Ltd
Interior Designer in Purfleet, RM19 1ZU
Stone Sa Limited
Interior Designer in London, N16 9DA
Heatwise Plumbing & Heating Ltd
Interior Designer in London, SW19 1NX
Petroff And Son
Interior Designer in Wallington, SM6 8DP
Xpressworkforce
Interior Designer in Croydon, CR0 6QB
Tradepip!
Interior Designer in Nottingham, NG5 1AB

Latest Interior Designer Reviews

A R C H I T E K T A S
6 Jul 2017
I am very pleased with Architektas work. The plans was done basically same day, he also meet me on site on Sunday as well. I'm very happy with the work. Very professional at reasonable price. Highly recommend.
Vision Con Ltd
5 Jul 2017
Good job, well done and took care to finish it properly very pleased
Xpressworkforce
30 May 2017
We received a very thorough and professional service from start to finish. The plumbing problems were quite complex, and the
quote was based on an extremely careful and detailed examination. Joe found better solutions than another plumber who'd been round to quote earlier. We literally could not have been happier. Highly recommended.
J & C Design And Management Ltd
21 Apr 2017
We asked James to pop round and give us some ideas and guidance on our bungalow update. And he did
just that. His ideas were in addition to our and have certainly started the debate. He was practical in his approach (ours is a flip, so we're mindful of budget) and pragmatic in application, ensuring we maintain utility whilst achieving a new look for a dated property. I'd recommend you use James for a similar approach, and wouldn't hesitate to use him again.

Finding an interior designer

If you are planning to redesign the inside of your home, getting a professional can ensure you get a more satisfying end result. Plentific can generate a list of the best interior designers in your local area, as well as quick access to customer reviews and references to help you make your choice.

An interior designer’s role is to act as a consultant and advisor by taking your initial brief or ideas and using their expertise to physicalise your vision. They have professional spatial awareness as well as an understanding of ergonomics, allowing them to provide informed design solutions.

What do you need to think about when finding an interior designer?

In order to have a successful working relationship with your interior designer, you will a consultation about your vision for your home. This will help ascertain whether they understand your outlook and can work with your home’s existing structure.

As there are no trade barriers to entry to becoming an interior designer, it’s essential that you verify their professionalism, standards and experience. The first step when researching for local interior designers is to ask for proof of the paperwork that confirms this.

You should be specifically asking for the proof of their membership with the BIID - the British Institute of Interior Designers. This body only accepts applicants who have met their thorough entry requirements and assess their training, experience and professionalism. This is carried out on an ongoing basis, not just as a means of entry to the body. BIID registered interior designers are required to continue their professional development for as long as they remain members.

To even join the BIID, you must have at least 6 years of experience and education as an interior designer. Hiring someone registered with this body provides a seal of assurance that your local interior designer is qualified, experienced and educated.

An experienced professional should be able to provide all of this information. If they cannot, or are hesitant to do so, it would be wise to continue your search.

What does an interior designer do?

Your local interior designer would work with you to physicalise your initial vision, but they are also there to make suggestions and advise on what might work best with the space. They would assess the interior, its structure and layout and listen your requirements.

A qualified interior designer’s role is not to simply assist and guide you through the process, their role is to inspire you with concepts or aesthetics that you may have not previously considered.

An interior designer would work across a variety of spaces, all of which serve different functions. They create or improve the environments where people live, work, relax and socialise. Their line of work requires them to be strategic, creative and considerate as they will be working closely with you and it can be quite a personal process when it involves a homeowner's design aspirations.

Your local interior designer will also advise you on budget and project manage the work of all the tradesmen.

How much does an interior designer cost?

A large portion of interior designers tend to invoice a percentage of the total project cost, which generally falls within 10-20%. This is due to their role as project manager; they co-ordinate all the work carried out, navigate the design process and can connect you with local professionals within their network.

Others may charge an hourly consultancy rate, should you be looking to simply have an exploratory conversation and receive some expert counsel and don’t have an idea of budget or scope of the brief yet.

The price will depend on their experience, the number of rooms you are having decorated and the extent of services you require. Do you just want someone to help you choose colours, or do you need help with more intricate designs? If you are committed to using a decorator, be sure to ask for and compare several different quotes to make sure you are getting the best value for money. It is also a very good idea to ask for pictures of jobs that your choices have completed in the past.

Latest Interior Designer Jobs Posted

Vera
Move to an unfurnished flat within a week. Need to design the living room and bedroom 1 ( work
as a studio room for my 13 year old boy) and source the furniture. Just paid the mortgage and am on a shoestring budget. Want you to come see the flat and chat about my style. Also go on a shopping trip to Tradesecret for the furniture. A challenge you wanna take?
Angela E.
Cleaning up and replacing seal round bath as had a leak from showed and was looked at and supposedly sorted by two different tradesmen
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