Interior designers get the best deals for your home

Wednesday 05 March 2014  |  Posted by: Rod Hanna

New, old or in-between, home is where the heart is and it's where you get to express who you are in a way which makes you feel a sense of comfort that whispers, "Ahh...there's no place like home".

Personal style and budget

Your personal style is conveyed in so many ways such as through the furniture and décor you choose, the kind of colours you pick for your walls and floors, the kind of materials you use and so much more.

bedroom interior

Your budget is probably your main priority which is why it is important to know what you want and make a plan for it. It will influence the result of your theme and décor and what can be accomplished. Of course this is easier said than done when there are so many details to take into account.

Whether you are building your new home, revamping or renovating your current home, you want to get the best value for your money so this really is a case of knowing where to shop.

So how do you do this? How do you bring everything together to get what you want and stay within your budget?

Interior designers get the best deals!

This is where an interior designer can help. Connecting with the right people will turn your ideas into reality. Regardless of your budget or the size of your project it is well worth considering talking with an interior designer.

They know where to shop! They have access to all kinds of home décor that you would probably not come across. They know where to get the best materials needed for longevity to ensure your investment is long lasting.

Your interior designer will listen to what you want and interpret your requirements to come up with a design concept to fit your style within your allocated budget. This is a collaborative process between you and your designer. You will be consulted throughout the project cycle and you will be the one to approve all aspects of the design before it is implemented.

Stage one looks at the distribution of space

There are many stages to the process of interior design. Once the budget has been agreed on, the first stage begins with the distribution of space in your home. This is something that a lot of people fail to consider when they attempt to decorate their home on their own.

modern kitchen

The interior designer will look carefully at the distribution of space because the aim is to make the most of the space that is available to work with when considering furnishings and decoration.

This may sound quite straight forward but it is in fact quite a complex process. Different angles, windows, ceiling heights and lighting are some of the many aspects that need to be considered when designing interior spaces.

Stage two is all about your style and personality

The second stage of the design process is all about style - your style! Once it has been established how to use the space, the décor is selected along with the furniture based on your particular style.

Maybe you like a classic vintage look or you may prefer a modern, contemporary design. Some people like to be a little more extravagant and have a different style for every room.

Stage three brings in the important element of lighting

Another important stage in the process is the lighting. The colours you have chosen for your walls will be a determining factor in your lighting requirements.

lounge lighting

The three stages we have outlined here are just a few of the things you need to think about when designing for your interior space. There are many possibilities and they can all be achieved with elegance when the right designer is in charge of the project.

If you want a design that is going to suit you and your family's lifestyle and personality, you will get the best result possible when you work with a professional interior designer.

Your consultant will distribute your budget in the most efficient way possible which can only work for you in the long term.

NZ Interior Designers has a comprehensive range of designers covering all of New Zealand, all specializing in a variety of styles and designs to complement and enhance your lifestyle.

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Rod Hanna is the owner and designer for Designers' Collection. Designers' Collection designs, sources and tailor-makes furniture for Interior Designers and Architects across New Zealand and around the Pacific.



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