Why Do We Need To Hire Interior Designers?

To Design Your Space Something Out Of Box - Hire An Interior Designer. Find Out Why?

May 13, 2015


Interior Design is as crucial as any designing field. It determines the space, psych and character of the inhabitant. Does one really need to hire a specialist designer for one’s space that defines one’s personality? It’s something to think about if you haven’t already done so! Hiring an interior designer is a smart decision if you’ve invested a good bit of money into your home and want to be able to showcase it to look at its best. It helps elevate your character and imparts a good self-image if the work is done excellently. Designers truly serve a purpose for everyone. Whether you have no perception of where or how to begin to decorate your home, or if you have an idea but need help trying to put the pieces together, or you simply haven't the time to execute your style and desires due to the stringent schedule.

On a recent interview with Mrs. Archana, an interior Design Director of Arch Designs in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Where she explained why hiring an Interior Designer is a wise and sensible choice. Toss aside the notional perspective that interior designers are only for the rich and famous or those with so much money that they don't know what to do with it all. In reality they save you a great deal of time and money and anti-stress medicines!

Here are the key points she delivered:

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Save the Precious Pocket

Hiring someone to design your home or office would 'save your money' might sound strange or rather misplaced, since the additional consultancy fee of the designer is counted for. However interior designers like Archana make a compelling point. According to her, "Hiring a designer can help you to avoid costly blunders that will not only help you save your precious investment amount but can also increase the value of your home." In a special case of selling your home - interior design is essential when listing your home as it helps boost buyer appeal and set your home above the competition.

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Understand the Professional Assessment

Archana further adds, "A designer can give you a professional assessment of your prevailing situation, which will bring about a solid plan of action! The order and synchronicity in a design process is the key in determining areas of blunder or rectification if needed. This will not only affect the budget positively but will also help you to spend it more efficiently." A designer offers an extra set of eyes, and more importantly these eyes are trained to see and notice things that you may not.

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Plausible Budgeting and Planning

An interior designer can keep you on budget and save you time and effort. A designer knows where to go for resources for everything related to the concerned project. This will save on endless amounts of time researching products, brands and prices. Almost all the time, the interior designer will have this entire ready in hand to save the time involved in research during the different stages of project.

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Liasoning Credentials

Designers are trained to think about things you may mostly overlook. During their studies and courses they have honed their talent, skills and creativity to successfully achieve license. An interior designer will be able to build a stronger bridge between you and your architect or contractor early on and can head off with the design decisions in your overall plan. This is crucial in managing time and money, explains Archana.

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Vast and Smooth Availability of Resources

There are broader options available to designers which are not available to the general public in terms of networks, connections, resources and general merchandise. By culminating these resources designers can help to make your space look more collected, unique and pulled together.
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Credible Contacts

Archana states, "In addition to available vendor resources, interior designers have many home improvement industry contacts. They can save homeowners time and headaches trying to identify reliable, contractors and technical staff for their projects."

The ‘Awe’ Effect

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Interior Designers can help in providing you the superlative factor you'd want for your space. They are trained to think differently, spatially and to see an overall picture that clients often may not be proficient at. Archana adds, "Thinking out of the box is what designers do all day long. Many don't believe in the presence of a box! They are experimental, intriguing and knowledgably creative."

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The ‘Home for Sale’ Scenario

An interior designer can potentially add a great deal to the aesthetic and overall charisma of your home or office, which in turn can increase site-seeing and sales. This increased appeal can exponentially speed up the amount of time your home sits on the market before it is sold. The benefit here is two-fold, a faster turn-around time and also ensures more digits for the personal cash registers!

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A Trained Un-batting Eye

"An interior designer is a professional with a trained 'un-batting' eye that can automatically tell you if there is some unpleasantness or an over appeal with a space. Having that immediate consult is a major advantage when making major aesthetic decisions. It is a result of years of experience!" Says Archana .Often homeowners try to do it all themselves and get frustrated with their final product when it doesn't work according to their satisfaction.  

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Visual story-teller

With the short interview, Archana concludes with the fact, "Interior design is a skill and an art that will only enhance the space and the quality of your life in the space. Hiring a professional will raise the level of that experience and make your house a home or an open hall, an office. A designer can help you tell your visual story. I can't think of a better reason than that!"

There are several types of interior designers in the current frolicking market wherein some have been enlisted here:

  • Residential designers
  • Corporate-commercial designers
  • Retail-commercial designers
  • Interior Architects
  • Healthcare designers
  • Institutional designers
  • Industrial designers
  • Automobile designers
  • Academic Professionals
  • Self-Employed / Free Lancers
  • Employed at Private Sectors
  • Conventional designers
  • Traditional designers
  • Minimalist designers
  • Set / Stage / Prop designers
  • Landscape designers
  • Gerontological designers
  • Religious designers
  • Aviation designers

Given all this information from the short and healthy interview, will you consider hiring an interior designer the next time you remodel, buy a space or plan to move?

Let us know in the form of comments below.

Aishwarya Trivedi
Aishwarya Trivedi

I, Aishwarya Trivedi, am a design and art enthusiast with a formal liking for science and technology. I am a fresh Architecture graduate from Gujarat University and I intend to flourish my career in the field of research for Architecture and Urban Design Theory. Writing and blogging are the most contempt ways of reproducing research throu... | more articles from Aishwarya

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