How to prepare for your first meeting with a designer
By Katie Laughridge Tribune News Service | Sunday, May 14, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Are you a fan of the feel and look of crushed velvet, or are you looking for a chunky woven organic texture in your fabric? (Handout/TNS)
When meeting with you, designers will ask questions about components of your lifestyle and how your space needs to function, and anything that might point us in a particular direction regarding furniture frames, fabrics, and more. (Handout/TNS)
Collect swatches of wallcolors, wallcoverings and flooring from spaces that you wish to keep as-is, and fabric swatches for existing pieces you want to work into your new space. (Handout/TNS)
It’s important to ask yourself what kind of relationship you’re looking for with a designer, and even more important to communicate those expectations at your appointment. (Handout/TNS)