Interior design is not just about the looks of the building’s interior. Well, it is but it also plays the key role in its functionality because even the largest house can lack space if having a poor interior design, while a tiny apartment can be transformed into a cosy residence with enough space for just about everything with the right design and the use of a contemporary staircase. Yes, interior design is much more important than it may seem at a first glance and can be easily compared with the importance of architecture, at least when it comes to interior. Hiring an interior designer is therefore more than just a good idea if building a new house or remodelling/renovating the existing one.
The house’s interior must be aesthetically appealing and practical at the same time. However, what is aesthetically appealing such as a beautiful Blinds or great looking modern boiler stoves depends greatly on whom you ask because everyone has different needs and lifestyle. As a result, the standard architectural plans rarely meet the client’s needs completely. With an aim to save money for an interior designer and modifications of the architect’s plan, many people make the crucial mistake by accepting the offered plan even if they would prefer for the toilet to be separated from your bathroom or perhaps create a smaller living room to gain enough space for a home office for example. And when they realize that they are serving the house instead of vice versa, they spend even more money for alterations than they would if hiring an interior designer when starting the project.
It is often difficult to decide which interior design meets your needs and lifestyle the most because most designs usually do not show the need for improvements or alterations until you are actually using them. However, an interior designer will help you avoid finding yourself with a newly built or renovated house that could have been done better because all interior designers are trained to help their clients choose a design according to their lifestyle. But they do not only take care of the layout but they also help you choose the right decor, lightning, paint colour, etc. depending on what you want to leave over to an expert and how much you can afford to spend on the project.
Unfortunately, the best interior designers are not inexpensive but it is far more expensive to tear down the walls or build new ones a year or two after completion of the project.
However, if you know exactly what you need, you can design your home’s interior by yourself and ask an architect to make it realisable. Another great idea which will help you reduce the costs for an interior designer as well as to avoid finding yourself unsatisfied with the results of your project is to hire an interior designer only for the key works such as layout and take care of the easier part of interior design yourself.
Think about it but take plenty of time before you make your final decision because the interior of your home should not only look good but also needs to be functional.