discounts to clients when they buy home
furnishings and more.
A professional designer can identify,
research and resolve issues in an effort to
create a healthy, safe and comfortable
physical environment. While both designers and decorators are concerned with
aesthetics, style and mood, interior
designers have comprehensive training
and skills in space planning, building
codes, ergonomics, lighting quality and
quantity, as well as acoustics and sound
transmission. That expertise means that
your home will not only look attractive, it
will also fit your space planning needs.
MAKING A HOUSE into A HOME
DECIDING WHAT YOU WANT
Before contacting an interior designer,
take some time to think about what you
want and need. The more information you
can provide, the more successful your
designer will be in meeting your needs
The following are just a few questions to
ask yourself before getting started with
You’ve chosen your new neighborhood, enrolled the kids in school, met
your new neighbors, and you are starting
to get settled in to your new Denver
lifestyle. Now is a perfect time to design
your home with your own signature style.
It might sound crazy, but for many relocating families, despite all the hectic activity
that accompanies moving to a new city,
it’s also the ideal time to spiff up a new
home with interior design, new furniture,
and landscaping. You have the fresh perspective that comes from seeing a new
city for the first time and, for many people, moving to a new city is a chance at
a fresh start – and they want their new
home to reflect that.
Luckily, Denver offers a wealth of profes-
sionals to help you beautify your home
inside and out, including interior design-
ers, home furnishing professionals, land-
scapers, and gardening specialists.
INTERIORS THAT SUIT YOUR
Decorating a home can be an exciting
prospect – whether you’re looking for a
completely new look, a few accent
pieces, or just want to rearrange your current living space. But it’s often a good
idea to also get someone else’s perspective.
When you’re renovating a home or room,
the services of an interior design firm can
be a wise option, since interior designers
are professionally trained to create a func-
tional and quality interior environment. It
can also be a cost-effective option; most
designers are able to pass along industry
• What is the space and who will use it?
• What activities will take place there?
• How long do you plan to be in the space?
• What is your timeframe?
• What is your budget?
• What colors do you like?
It’s important to also take into account the
positive and negative aspects of the
space. Photographs or pages torn from
magazines that reflect environments you
like, or that meets your aesthetic and functional criteria, are always helpful to
THE RIGHT FIT:
It’s critical to interview several designers
to find the one you’ll work with best in
terms of style, personality, and business