An Average Day as an Interior Designer

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The life of an interior designer can be hectic and stressful, but it can also be rewarding. Each day brings something new to the table, leaving room for creativity and fun throughout the process. However, there are a lot of things that go on behind the scenes well before you see your finished home design. In today’s blog, Ellecor Interior Design lets you in on what an average day is like for an interior designer.

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Client Meetings

Meeting with clients is a big part of an interior designer’s job. Each client has different specifications and preferences, making it a challenge to accommodate every detail. Because of this difficulty, interior designers need to meet with clients throughout the design process. These client meetings take preparation. Often, the interior designer will need to have the blueprints of the house, an extensive collection of photos, and a detailed design plan to ensure all of the design elements work correctly.

Develop Designs

The client meetings are the backbone for any project an interior designer needs to personalize. Style, personality, and aesthetic will all vary from client to client, so identifying key points from the meeting to incorporate in the design is crucial. After the first meeting, interior designers will begin to develop the design to accommodate the client. This can be a lengthy process that takes a lot of communication between the two parties.

Research Suppliers

Throughout the day, an interior designer will be researching stores or contacting businesses to see if they have furniture or home decor elements that match a client’s design expectations. This process can be lengthy since an interior designer doesn’t want to settle for anything short of perfection. Interior designers are always on the lookout for the perfect piece, so they can create excellent designs that exceed customer expectations.

Estimate Costs and Pricing

During an average day in the life of an interior designer, they need to calculate the cost of labor, furniture pieces, remodeling, and much more. Clear pricing and exceptional organization allow interior designers to balance profits and expenses. Interior designers will spend many hours on each project, so estimating the cost of a perfect design can be challenging. 

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Use Ellecor Interior Design as Your Next Design Team

Ellecor Interior Design is determined to help you create the house of your dreams with a perfect home design. Our experienced team of interior designers will walk you through the whole process, doing our best to accommodate each and every preference you might have. Each day in the life of an interior designer is different, making the job fun and exciting. To meet with one of Ellecor’s designers, contact us today! Check out some of the products we offer to learn more about how we can help you. 

Meet the Owners of Ellecor Interior Design!

Haden and Brady Long founded Ellecor Interior Design in 2013 following the birth of their first daughter, Elliott, whose name inspired the name of their company. Haden earned her Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Missouri State University. Throughout her interior design career, she has won numerous awards from local and national publications including 417 Magazine and Houzz. Brady is our project manager who oversees our talented designers, craftspeople, and subcontractors. He believes in getting things right the first time and carrying a project through to completion – on time and on budget. Brady loves having a hands-on role in our projects as an avid handyman who loves to build and fix things.

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