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From Kitchen Tile Ideas to Drafting Blueprints: Why You Need an Interior Designer

When planning and building a residential or commercial space, it's important to have the right interior design team in your corner from the very beginning. The team you're working with should be highly educated, skilled, and aware of what you're trying to accomplish in a home. An interior designer can help you to create a space that is not only functional, but also appealing to the eye. From turning kitchen tile ideas into a reality, to planning storage space and drafting blueprints, interior designers help to perfect interior spaces after the structural design is complete. If you're in the process of designing a space, here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring an interior designer.

Photo features Costa Rei in Oro Miele 18 x 18 in a brick-joint pattern on the floor.

They Are Highly Skilled Experts

Interior designers are often educated on the ins and outs of creating a perfect space. They often know the building codes, can draw up plumbing and electrical plans, and can design a home's interior and exterior elements. They are an extremely knowledgeable resource when it comes to choosing materials, finishes, and a color scheme because of their in-depth experience. They are also aware of the latest and greatest design trends, products and materials.

They Will Work With You

When designing a space from the floor up, an interior designer will spend a great deal of time getting to know you and your vision. They will ask you a lot of questions in order to gather information that will help them create a design that will work best for the space you're building. It's also important to keep in mind that some design elements are not always possible, and an interior designer will tell you if there would be a problem and then suggest an alternative. Communication is key, so, if for some reason, you feel like your designer isn't taking your needs and desires into account, head over to the National Kitchen and Bath Association's website and look for a designer who will be a better fit for your project.

They Will Make Your Ideas Come to Life

Your designer will give you ideas and suggestions, draw up possible floor plans for you to choose from, and give you color and material suggestions, including countertop, flooring, and kitchen tile ideas. They will make suggestions such as a metal finish that will look fantastic with your sink and tile choices, a cabinet finish, and whether you should go with classic white subway tile or a colorful glass mosaic pattern. A designer will also help you get the most out of the space you are working with, and they will help to ensure that the future flow of traffic is efficient. Ultimately, they will help make your ideas a reality. If you want to create a home that has a rustic kitchen, for example, they will show you which materials and color scheme will work best for your overall vision.

If you're designing a residential or commercial space, hiring an interior designer will help you bring your vision to life. An interior designer will provide you with a design that's as functional as it is beautiful, and those who use the space will be able to enjoy it for years to come.