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Jennifer Milliken Design, LLC

Jennifer Milliken Design, LLC

5.0 (3)
Jennifer Milliken is among the top interior designers who have been in the business for 10 years. Jennifer Milliken Design, LLC works with clients personally. Their interior design jobs cover space planning, furniture and accessories selection and more.
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Novo Domus Studio

Novo Domus Studio

5.0 (2)
We provide architectural design services for residential projects of varying scale, scope and budget. Kitchen, bath or full remodels, additions, expansions, ADU’s and groundup projects. In addition we provide full service interior design from furniture selections to art and accessories. 1. How do we begin | We start by conceptualizing a Vision for your project based on your wishes and needs. Factoring in opportunities and constrains.   2. The Floor Plan | Once we have established the Vision we develop a schematic set of plans that will be the base for the next phase. 3. Developing the design | This is where we take your plan and br ... View Profile
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Victoria’s 5 Star Services And Mobile Detailing

Victoria’s 5 Star Services And Mobile Detailing

5.0 (2)
*****Interior and Special Paint Spraying and Auto, Boat Detailing by local professional women owned business! "You need it done in a hurry?  Have a fence or a chair that needs to be painted?" Then contact us now cause we have the right paint sprayers and Skills to get the job done right. The way you want it done. I have been painting houses and cars since I was 9 yrs old. So if you need Art Deco style painting, change of color or just a repaint touch up! We will have it done for less then you would expect and better then you will imagen! One Room (color change) with furniture moved by client: $75 w/  furniture moved by us: $175 Two ... View Profile
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Rochelle Interiors

Rochelle Interiors

5.0 (1)
Revamp your interior spaces with the help of a reliable residential interior designer like Rochelle. Rochelle Interiors provides interior decoration on budget. Their top decorators are also interior redesigners and home stagers who give homes the wow factor for a quick sale.
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First Impressions Interior

First Impressions Interior

5.0 (1)
Get First Impressions Interior if you choose timeless treasures design for your next project. Stop looking and hire First Impressions Interior. Their best decorators also provide commercial and residential interior designs.
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Stacey Lapuk Interiors And Indigo Interiors, Inc.

Stacey Lapuk Interiors And Indigo Interiors, Inc.

5.0 (1)
Please visit www.staceylapukinteriors.com for information, testimonials and much more. Named “One of the top 100 Interior Designers in North America”, Blink Art Resource and “Ten Designers To Watch”, Design Times Magazine among many others. Celebrating over 30 years of national award-winning, internationally published and televised residential interior design. We work with clients who have the means and desire to create, remodel or redesign custom homes for yourselves and your families, but you are limited on time availability, not clear what your options are, or you are overwhelmed with your choices and ... View Profile
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Eye For Color

Eye For Color

5.0 (1)
Do you need one of the creative residential interior designers in Mill Valley? This pro also offers rugs and lighting, shades and shutters, and much more. Their best interior decorators shall be in charge of decorating care your homes and office spaces.
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Storey Design

Storey Design

5.0 (1)
Hire interior designer Storey Design for your home design, decorating and interior redesign needs that will fit your interior design budget. This pro also works on exterior spaces. Storey does custom draperies, beddings, pillows, and more for residential and commercial customers.
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Marin Staging Company

Marin Staging Company

5.0 (1)
Get quality and reliable services from one of the best interior decorating companies when you choose Marin Staging Company. They have been in business for over 6 years. Their initial design consultation is always free of charge.
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Jerry Jacobs Design

Jerry Jacobs Design

5.0 (1)
Jerry Jacobs Design has some of the top rated interior designers who transform residences into a home at affordable rates. Visit Jerry Jacobs Design. They also do cost-effective kitchen designers and interior design.
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Downs Design Group, Inc.

Downs Design Group, Inc.

5.0 (1)
Downs Design Group, Inc. has professionals who design interiors in a reliable manner. This professional offers bedroom and bath designs. They offer interior redesigns, color selections, and more.
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Spaces By Nanette LLC

Spaces By Nanette LLC

5.0 (1)
I truly love working with people especially in design.  I want you to love your space, and I will strive hard to accomplish that. You only live once, might as well love where you live!  Also, I have a flexible schedule and can typically meet at any time of day, even on weekends! 
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Designn Pro

Designn Pro

5.0 (1)
Attention to detail, understanding the client's vision, the project core issues and by delivering solutions with clear designn perspectives that exceed expectations.  
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E & T Janitorial Services

E & T Janitorial Services

5.0 (1)
Yuri Tremillo design takes great pride in providing professional interior design services. Search no further with Yuri Tremillo. This pro also does interior and exterior murals.
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Mignonne Decor

Mignonne Decor

This firm and their top interior designers bring personalized design concepts to any indoor space. They are among the best decorators who work on budget and on time. They have been in the industry for many years, and they tailor the look according to your needs and tastes.
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Mercedes Interiors

Mercedes Interiors

I have been an Interior Designer for over 25 years. I spend time getting to know my clients and their needs. A good interior designer listens carefully to  clients to make sure they receive the best possible design. As an experienced designer I have several resources to make sure you receive a beuatiful design that represents your taste, values and lifestyle.
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Nan Walz Interiors

Nan Walz Interiors

The best decorators and interior designers of Nan Walz Interiors provide beauty and function to your spaces. Nan Walz Interiors specializes in traditional design. Nan Walz Interiors provides quality residential and commercial interior design services that won't drain your wallet.
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Rochelle Silberman Design

Rochelle Silberman Design

Over the past 30+ years, whether designing large gracious homes or charming cottages in the East Bay, San Francisco and Marin, my innate desire to work with people in transforming their homes has brought me to where I am today, I bring a depth of design experience in Commercial, Residential and Design/Build projects and delight in the fact each informs the other. I have been involved in a wide variety of project types throughout my career, and have experience in every phase of a project. I understand the process and am a stickler for details. I respect Client's desires, wishes and budgets. I am a Certified Interior Designe ... View Profile
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Florence Choux Livingston Interiors

Florence Choux Livingston Interiors

Interior designer, French background, in the Bay Area for 15 years, whole house remodels, kitchen and bath remodels and design, decorating, furniture selection, give me a call, I'm happy to discuss your project.
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Lindy Donnelly Interior Design

Lindy Donnelly Interior Design

My clients inspire me constantly. Their unique personalities; how they individually and as a family live their lives motivates me daily to create comfortable, beautiful environments for them to thrive. I adore working with fabrics; combining colors, textures and patterns to create a glorious collage-- a carry-over passion from my years as a fashion designer in New York. I do not have a stamp of a style. I listen thoughtfully to my clients whether they have a strong opinion and want to work in an equally collaborative manner or they prefer greater guidance, I approach the design of each home as a unique v ... View Profile
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New Deal

New Deal

We work within all design styles with 25+ years of experience.  Our main focus is on creating environments that work for the client's lifestyle while still making it a reflection of their style and personality.  We do everything from full remodels to simple consultations.  We have most of the product lines we use frequently in our showroom/office and a long list of contractors for every need.  Please take a look at our website newdealhome.com and look through some recent design projects as well as our brands section that has link to our fabricators.  ... View Profile
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F2 Design

F2 Design

Our name says it all! F2 stands for FORM + FUNCTION. We specialize in interior architecture, spatial design, interiors, finishes, staging, renovation and pretty much anything design related we can do. We have a number of specialized contractors for custom finishes, art installations, lighting and more. 
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Synthesis Interiors & Color

Synthesis Interiors & Color

I take a holistic approach to my work, balancing form, function, environment and sustainability. My process is collaborative and joyful! I invite you to see my work and what people are saying at www.synthesisinteriorsandcolor.com
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Artful Living: Keatin Holly Color

Artful Living: Keatin Holly Color

My speciallty has always been color and of course color effects all surfaces and elements of a design project so comes into play in all aspects of a home project. I have a background in Feng Shui and Color and Berkeley School of Int. Design. I enjoy working on full remodels down to smaller one room projects.  My projects stand out I believe due to my use of color and sometimes that can be whites and neutrals which are the most difficult colors to choose. I've been in business 20 yrs working from Healdsburg and Palo Alto to Sea Ranch and some commercial projects in So Cal.  My purpose is to make the home feel personal, not like ... View Profile
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Lauren Pennisi Interiors

Lauren Pennisi Interiors

Good design matters and it makes our lives better. Everyone deserves a home that they love and that represents their lives, history and personality.  I listen closely, design for your needs and stay on budget. My clients become my friends and collaborators. Let's collaborate on a beautiful solution to your design needs!  www.LaurenPennisi.com
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Astrid Design Studio

Astrid Design Studio

My name is Astrid and I am devoted to living a life of purpose, beauty and simplicity.    As an ecological interior designer I inlay my expertise, in green building and design, curating projects to embody an intentional quality of life integrating wellness, conservation and efficiency. 
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Natalie Craig Design

Natalie Craig Design

My interior design is personalized to reflect tastes and preferences of my clients. This encompasses the composition of great styling with color, space planning, furnishings,lighting, and accessories. This is possible in a quick styling re-do and a full scale remodel.
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Landed Interiors & Homes

Landed Interiors & Homes

The studio team at Landed Interiors & Homes (formerly known as Lynn K. Leonidas) is known for bringing their California sensibility to collected and sensible interiors. They are inspired by a home’s architecture, using it to jump-start a modern design that carefully links its history to its present beginnings. With a background in Bay Area luxury interiors and design project management, Landed understands and respects the working relationships formed with the team of specialists bringing your project to life. Their work in the field of interior design for the past 10 years has led to the development of their unique style and a fulfi ... View Profile
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Kathi Bart's Galeria Two-O-Six

Kathi Bart's Galeria Two-O-Six

Voted in 2008 as the "Best Interior Designer" in Healdsburg. I really enjoy working with clients and helping them to realize their wants and needs.  Making a space beautiful within their budget. With the impressive amounts of resources I have in my studio, from thousands of designer fabrics to a multitude of furniture and fixture vendors and suppliers.  I am a Priority Dealer with Hunter Douglas and these quality window treatments are always at special discounted pricing. ... View Profile
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Gold Dust Collective

Gold Dust Collective

Gold Dust is a professional color consultant, space planner and interior designer. They are among the top interior designers who specialize in space planning. They have detail-oriented professionals who will offer creative design concepts.
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Frequently asked questions

How much do interior designers charge in my area?

Interior designers charge $50 to $200 per hour on average, depending on the scope of work and the decorator's experience. Hiring an interior designer costs $5 to $17 per square foot for consultation, design work, management, and furnishings. A 1-hour in-home consultation costs $50 to $450.


What does an interior designer do?

Interior designers provide decorating aesthetics, layout and space planning, and structural design expertise to make interior spaces functional, safe, and attractive. Designers help select color palettes, furniture, lighting, paint, wallpaper, fabric, window treatments, and accessories. Designers also work with you, suppliers, architects, and contractors to coordinate the entire design, building, and installation process.


What is the difference between an interior designer and an interior decorator?

  • Interior decorators provide aesthetic assistance for pre-constructed homes and rooms. Decorators focus on style, color palettes, furniture, lighting, paint, wallpaper, fabric, window treatments, and accessories. Interior decorating doesn't address structural work, exterior elements, or how the space functions.

    Interior decorators are not required to be certified or have a degree, but may have taken courses.

  • Interior designers provide decorating aesthetics, space planning, and structural design expertise. Interior designers work with you, your architects, and your builders through the architectural design phase, the construction or renovation stages, and the complete interior decorating process.

    Interior designers are formally trained and may be required to have a degree or certifications to practice as designers. Designers are trained in drafting, lighting, computer-aided design (CAD), drawing, space planning, architecture, furniture design, and color and fabric.


How do interior designers work with clients?

  1. Interior designers ask the client to complete a detailed questionnaire before the initial consultation.
  2. After scoping the project, the designer sets the expectations, timeline, and explains estimated costs.
  3. Designers will begin working on the structural and aesthetic design, while considering building codes, safety and flow, space planning, and current design trends.
  4. Designers present at least two design concepts, layout plans, mood boards, furniture, colors, and work hands-on with the client to finalize the details and decor.
  5. Designers can assist throughout the architectural and construction process, or the initial planning or interior decorating only.
  6. After the furnishings are selected, the decorator organizes the purchasing, transportation, and installation.

How long does the interior design process take?

The interior design process takes 2 to 3 weeks, including the initial consultation, two design concepts, layout planning, 3D modeling, researching (materials, finishes, and furniture), and hiring suppliers and contractors.


How do you find a good interior designer?

To find the local interior designers, do the following:

  • Start your search on websites like HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, neighbors, builders, and architects.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Peruse their portfolio and look-book from past projects.
  • Get at least three price estimates from different designers to compare.
  • Select companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Look for designers who are part of the American Society of Interior Designs (ASID) or have passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) exam.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized estimate or contract in writing.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions, hire the best interior design service near you.


What questions should I ask local interior designers?

When hiring a home designer, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been an interior designer?
  • What is your interior design style?
  • What design services are offered?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers and photos from previous projects?
  • How do you decide which projects are a good fit for your company?
  • Where do you get your design inspiration?
  • Do you work alone or with a team of designers?
  • How much client involvement is recommended?
  • Do you charge a flat rate, by the hour, use the cost-plus method, or a combination?
  • How much will my project cost?
  • How do you prioritize my budget throughout the project?
  • Are there any potential complications you foresee with my project?
  • What type of materials will you use?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate or contract?
  • What’s your payment schedule?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

What to ask references:

  • Did you enjoy working with this designer? Would you work with them again?
  • What we're their strengths and weaknesses?
  • Did the designer adhere to your budget?
  • Did they communicate promptly and thoroughly? Did you feel heard and understood?
  • Did any issues arise? If so, how were they handled?
  • Did the design turn out as expected?

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