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How an Interior Designer can help you in your home makeover

How an Interior Designer can help you in your home makeover

If you’re thinking of refreshing your interior, you may be wondering whether to do it yourself or if it’s time to hire a professional. The idea of hiring an interior designer can be daunting one, but they can be a huge help when it comes to achieving the home makeover of your dreams. Here are a few reasons you might consider bringing an interior designer on board.

Experience With All Kinds Of Spaces

Interior designers will have worked with interiors of all sizes and shapes. This experience gives them great insight into how your space can work best for you, even for rooms with pesky layouts that you’ve been struggling to decorate yourself. They will know all the best tips and tricks for making cramped spaces feel open and spacious, and how to stop furniture looking lost in large, open-plan rooms. They will know just the thing to fill that awkward corner, and how to maximize the natural light in that particularly dark room. When working with tricky spaces, doing it yourself can mean some expensive trial and error, but an interior designer will help you get the job done.

Plenty Of Resources

Interior designers have access to a vast network of contacts. Rather than having to do all the searching yourself, hiring an interior designer means that the perfect people for the job are just a phone call away. This takes a huge amount of stress away from your project. As well as an address book full of people, interior designers can easily commission custom pieces or source discontinued items that are perfect for your space.

A Fresh Perspective

If you’ve had the same furniture or lived in a space for a long time, it can be hard to come up with new and exciting ideas to transform your interior. An interior designer looks at each space with fresh eyes, and is trained to be able to instantly identify its potential and offer creative guidance and solutions. You may have had a sofa for years that’s throwing off the balance of your room, or a vintage piece that you’ve never been quite sure what to do with. Having input from a qualified outsider can make a world of difference.

A Less Stressful Experience

Giving your home a makeover is meant to be fun, but it’s a huge undertaking that has plenty of potential to cause stress along the way. Generally speaking, most of these stresses come from time and budget. Interior designers have the art of planning down to a tee, and will make sure that your plans will go as smoothly as possible. You may be paying designer’s fees, but the chances are you will actually save money by avoiding expensive mistakes while also making design decisions that could increase the value of your home.

Get Clear On Your Ideas

When it comes to decorating our homes, it can be hard to streamline our ideas to create a cohesive interior that fits our own personal style. We can sometimes be drawn to designs from several different eras, or like fabrics and colors that look great on their own but don’t work all that well together. An interior designer has the knowledge to help you get clear on your vision and help translate your ideas into reality. The end result is a space that perfectly suits your lifestyle and taste, and a place that you can be proud to call home.


While it’s perfectly possible to create your own dream interior, there are many reasons why hiring a designer could be the right choice for you. At Rapport Furniture, we offer our own design consultation service to help guide you through the home makeover process, from planning around your space and lifestyle to the development of design concepts. If you would like to book an initial consultation at our LA store, give us a call on (323) 930-1500 or visit our website today to learn more.

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