Flat Rate Billing The first thing to note about this form of billing is that in order to do this effectively, the designer has to have been in business long enough to collect data from numerous projects that inform their rates. This gives them the ability to estimate how many hours they spend on average […]
As an industry, I think designers do a terrible job of conveying to the public how we charge. The differences in the industry are also not helping us to build trust among the general public. Most prospective clients who contact me have no idea what they should expect regarding pricing. In comparison, those who have […]
While it may be true that many great designs have started with a sketch on the back of a cocktail napkin, It is also true that the words “let’s just get it, I think it will fit” have been the undoing of many redecorating projects!
Beyond making your home beautiful and well-suited to your family’s needs, working with an interior designer can save you valuable money and time in the long run. Here are five reasons why you should hire an interior designer to update your home away from home.
Lagnappe Custom Interiors specializes in interior design for island living, so we’re accustomed to working on a project while the client is hundreds of miles away. But this experience is often new to many clients who aren’t sure how to stay involved with their home design from a distance.
Welcome to the second installment of our spring color blog series! As a designer, I often hear people tell me they want to add color to their homes, but are afraid to do so. In this series, we focus on a color scheme and some simple, fear-free ways to incorporate it into your home. We […]
My eyes are always seeing things from a design perspective, and this is true when I look outside as well. Whether incorporating tropical plants into a client’s home or choosing a fabric that will reflect a cloudless sky, I am constantly inspired by the beautiful island I call home. When it comes to choosing colors […]
Caribbean homes have a particular flair and panache, and the look is one that many people try to recreate. As a full-service interior designer, living and working in the Caribbean, creating this vibe is often one my clients want to produce in their own homes, even though each person’s style comes through differently. While every […]