Cost to Hire an Interior Designer

How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Interior Designer?

The costs associated with hiring an interior designer will vary quite dramatically from job to job. One homeowner may ask for help with their entire home, while another wants some professional assistance in the family room. The American Society of Interior Designers stresses that there is “no such thing as a ‘typical’…fee for an interior designer”. They do indicate that most professionals will charge in one of four ways:

  • Cost plus – this is a somewhat traditional method used in all types of assignments. In this approach, the designer purchases all of the materials for the job (including furnishings and accessories) and sells them to their client at an agreed upon markup or additional percentage. This percentage is the method by which the designer is paid for their work. A sample scenario would include:
    • Consultation with designer on a
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Plan Kitchen Remodel | HouseLogic Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride.

A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home. A complete kitchen renovation with a national median cost of $65,000 recovers about 62% of the initial project cost at the home’s resale, according to the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS®.

The project gets a big thumbs-up from homeowners, too. Those polled in the “Report” gave their new kitchen a Joy Score of 10 (out of 10!), a rating based on those who said they were happy or satisfied with their remodeling, with 10 being the highest rating and 1 the lowest.

To help ensure you get a good return on your kitchen remodel, follow these seven

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Kitchens

Create Your Dream Kitchen


A kitchen with taste – one that speaks to your style and your budget.


Welcome to German Kitchen Centers, the only national kitchen showroom in the United States.


While we specialize in German products, we proudly partner with leading kitchen and closet manufacturers from around the globe featuring Italian, Spanish, and domestic kitchen products and designs. With the breadth of our product selection and our expertise, we provide clients a complete solution for their kitchen needs. Take a look at our Leading European Kitchen Brands.


Get one-on-one service with your personal designer backed by the convenience and inventory of an established national chain. Your designer is your point of contact throughout the entire project, ensuring you are 100% satisfied.


Taking a project from initial design through completion always presents challenges. We are there for you every step of the

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Tips for Staging the Kitchen

In many ways, home staging is a subjective art. Ask most people which is the most important room in the house, though, and they will likely answer “the kitchen.” This is why many stagers spend the most time and effort staging the kitchen.

Kitchens also tend to cost the most to remodel. It’s not uncommon for a homeowner to spend $50,000 to $150,000 to revamp the kitchen. Owners pour gobs of dough into remodeling the kitchen, making that space a gourmet showcase for the culinary arts.

However, you don’t need to spend a lot of money to spruce it up, unless it needs to be painted. You can stage that space and make it a desirable kitchen by using simple, proven staging techniques. Here are some examples of how a professional home stager might tackle a kitchen staging.

Getting the Kitchen Ready for Sale Before Staging

First and foremost, clean

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Best And Worst Kitchen Brands

We’ve surveyed thousands of kitchen buyers and tested kitchens in our lab to bring you ratings for big-name fitted kitchen brands – find out which have emerged triumphant as Best Buys.

A new kitchen is a big investmentso it makes sense to choose a trusted brand and a kitchen that was rated highly in our lab tests.

To find the best and worst fitted kitchen companies, and the kitchen cabinets worthy of a Best Buy accolade, we’ve surveyed thousands of kitchen owners and assessed kitchen units from almost all the big-name brands in our lab, including Ikea, John Lewis and Wickes. 

To become a Best Buy, a kitchen had to score more than 70% overall. Our overall scores incorporate both lab-test results and customer feedback.

The top-scoring brand achieved 79% overall, while the lowest score was 57%.  Only brands achieving more than 70% overall were awarded Best Buys.

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Kitchen ideas, designs, trends, pictures and inspiration for 2019

Kitchens are the most hard-working room in the home. In many modern households they are so much more than a place to cook and clean. They’re the hub of the house, where people come together to eat, relax and socialise.

With all these different jobs to perform, getting the right kitchen design is essential. Kitchens must, of course, be practical, but with an ever-increasing range of kitchen cabinets, kitchen appliances, kitchen worktops and kitchen accessories to choose from, they can also be a stylish space that reflects your personality.

How to design your dream kitchen

People use their kitchen in different ways depending on the amount of space they have to play with and their individual lifestyle. However, there are a few basic guidelines that apply to any kitchen design and will provide the groundwork for designing the perfect kitchen.

Begin by separating your kitchen into different zones for cooking

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Modern classic interior design – Residential, commercial projects, Nobili Design.com

Modern Luxury Apartment Interior Design – Best apartment projects

When it comes for architecture and interior design services, Nobili Design is the perfect choice. We provide unique concepts, for high class design houses, projects of different sizes, in different places, for a wide range of customers. We not only provide the concepts of a design but also help with finishes and furniture of good quality. With a large portfolio of residential houses in big cities like London, Madrid, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna or Rome we take on any size of interior project. We have developed concepts for classic style interior design houses but also for modern style interior design houses.

Apartment Studio Interior Design – Apartment Interior Design Architects

Our commercial projects: hotels, restaurants, cafe bar, beauty salon, shops, hotels rooms and many more are created with lots of dedication and professionalism. Our best interior designers are preocupied to keep the

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Hollywood Regency Style Furniture and Decor

Everyone feels like a movie star in a room featuring Hollywood Regency style furniture and decor! This cool, classic and classy style looks as good in today’s homes as it did when it first emerged during the Golden Age of Hollywood. It is closely related to the Art Deco style, as you can see in my Guide to Art Deco Style Furniture but it is a distinct decor style of its own.

Hollywood Regency is a luxurious look that sparkles with glitz and glamour, with a focus on clean lines, geometric shapes, glossy surfaces, and opulent textiles. The dramatic style has a sense of the theatrical, creating a chic stage for people to socialize and look fabulous while doing so.

What are the Origins
of Hollywood Regency Style?

It is not surprising that Hollywood Regency style has an Art Deco feel as it developed during the Golden Age of Hollywood

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Calgary Painting Company | Top Rated Interior House Painters

Want a fresh and sparkling new look? Perhaps the interior of your home is looking a little dull and worn out. If you are searching for the perfect painting company to give your space a new and rejuvenated look, you’ve come to the right place.

As a highly rated Calgary painting company, we pride ourselves on putting the
customer’s needs first. We do our best to provide exactly the look you desire and more. Couple that with our unmatched, high-quality services and you can see why we are one of the best-rated painting contractors!

Our painters understand that reputation and referrals mean everything in our line of business, and with years of experience, we aim not only to meet but exceed any
expectations our customers may have. No matter the size of the job, residential or commercial, inside or outside service- we guarantee 100% customer satisfaction and the job isn’t

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Interior Design Singapore | Home Renovation Ideas

Are you renovating or sprucing up your home? We have hundreds of home ideas from interior designers in Singapore – you can narrow your search by area size, budget, interior style, property type and/or room.

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If you are not sure on how to start planning the design of your home, here are some areas you should think through and determine:

  1. How much time will you be spending or living here?
  2. Take into considerations the requirements of the person using the space.
  3. Know what are the must-haves in your design and keep an open mind to suggestions from the designer..
  4. Do your own research; save pictures and show to your designer to ensure both of you are on the same page.
  5. Don’t be lured by cheap renovation packages. Scrutinise what they offer and rethink if they fit your space.
  6. Don’t get caught up with the design and neglect functionality.
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