A few years ago I was hired by a retail furniture store to help them “rebrand” themselves for the Marin and Sonoma markets. Subsequently working privately with clients I was surprised to learn that in their eyes, the best (and usually only) options for buying furniture were retail stores.
This article (3rd in a series) is about creating the space, the right home environment in your life from where you can make things right again and move forward most joyfully and productively after your divorce. As with your finances, your car, and your health, for excellence in design you call on a professional. Design is not about buying furniture and getting the biggest discount. Creating your personal, unique home environment – your 3-dimensional painting in which you get to live – is about making the right decisions and purchases within a proper context. You’re marrying your functional requirements to your architecture, and all of that to your own energy, tastes and style.
This article (2nd in a series) is about creating the space, the right home environment in your life after your divorce. You may have left a large house, never bought a towel, rarely cooked a dinner and have no clue what to buy, or even where to buy furniture that will hold up to use and is not over-priced. You work hard and simply don’t have the energy, desire, time or resources to furnish your new space (or empty old space), but you want the job done well, and you have the means to have it done right.
The fluid process of interior design can be summarized in seven distinct events. We guide you through this process of design, gently stretching your perceptions of what a warm and welcoming space can be.
In order to demystify the design process, we have composed a brief explanation about who we are and what we do. We believe this article will help you navigate your project, from the beginning, through the construction and installation process, purchasing, and who’s really in charge at any time.
Whether you are building a new home or considering a renovation to your existing home, you know your design team – architect, interior designer, contractor/builder and possibly landscape architect- are critical to an efficient process and your amazingly successful result.