Find a interior designer in New Haven, CT

Find interior designers in New Haven, CT

Find interior designers in New Haven, CT

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Top 10 interior designers in New Haven, CT

Homeowners agree: these New Haven interior designers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
STATIONHAUS

STATIONHAUS

5.0(2)
Offers online services
2 hires on HomeGuide
Serves New Haven, CT
Marlene J. says, "Isabelo left no detail undone. He is the definition of a knowledgeable skilled professional. He knows his stuff and is able to provide you with a design that exceeds your expectations! He listened to our ideas, and was able to painstakingly design our commercial space and garden. He handled all aspects of process from creating the plans/design, sourcing materials, selecting and managing the contracted work. He was extremely communicative, providing consistent progress updates. We liked how Isabelo carefully selected the materials while providing us with choices that fit our design taste. Isabelo has a very easy going demeanor but has very high standards and does not accept less. He ensures that the workmanship is not compromised. What we loved about working with him was the ideas he had gave our space a custom feel without breaking our bank! We highly recommend his services! " Read more
Yvette Oloo | Delivering Trauma-informed Design

Yvette Oloo | Delivering Trauma-informed Design

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
6+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Have you ever thought about how your environment affects your mental health? Have you ever thought about how you can turn your whole space into a vision board, and use your external spaces in your self development to accelerate healing, to thrive, and to create a life you love? I am passionate about helping my clients create spaces of joy in their living spaces, work spaces, kitchens, bathrooms, their homes, that represent who they trully are. Its more than creating beautiful spaces that apeal to you and improve your mental and physical health: Its stepping into your power. I have worked in Architecture and Interior Design for 5 years in a...
Greenwich Design Architects, Inc.

Greenwich Design Architects, Inc.

5.0(2)
Offers online services
3 hires on HomeGuide
41+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Caren W. says, "The architect was very professional and responsible throughout the project. He was helpful searching and ordering stuffs that wasn’t part of his contract. I’m very happy with his work. Will definitely go back to them if I have another flipping project. " Read more
Nessing Design

Nessing Design

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Established in 2011, Nessing Design is an interdisciplinary luxury interior design and decor consulting firm with offices in New York City and Southampton, N.Y. Founded on the belief that quality design has the power not only to transform spaces, but to enhance lives, we take a personal, hands-on approach to working with clients locally and nationwide to create beautiful, functional places in which to live, work, and play. Handling commissions that range in style from casually elegant to strictly tailored to sumptuously lush, Nessing Design taps some of the brightest minds in interior design, architecture, and high-end construction to tai...
Hudson Blau Designs

Hudson Blau Designs

5.0(1)
27+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Mary G. says, "Maggie helped me pick out drapes & a color scheme for my dining room. Very helpful with offering ideas and listening to my ideas as well. She has also given me some helpful suggestions for how to make my furniture pieces stand out " Read more
A&I Design

A&I Design

5.0Exceptional(6)
Offers online services
2 hires on HomeGuide
18+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Richard M C. says, "Ms. Bernal was the only individual who answered my internet search for an artistic curator who would be interested and talented enough to assist me in hanging a large number of photographs that I garnered from my lecturing around the world as a medical school academic physician. Her artistic ability was easily matched by how conscientious she has been in accomplishing the task at hand. Her ability to "see" how to place a series of photographs and assorted diplomas, certifications and awards from a career spanning ~ 50 years is extraordinary. Unequivocally, the decision to employ Ms. Bernal was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Ms. Bernal is a "gem."" Read more
MELISA

MELISA

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
20+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
Interior design studio "MELISA" We specialize in creating functional interiors for apartments and private houses with subsequent renovation and furnishing. We create comfortable, practical and beautiful interior designs. In which it is pleasant, convenient and comfortable to live. Price: 40$ for 10 square foots At the beginning, we measure your apartment or house, or you do the same. Give us the dimensions (length, width, height, where are the windows and doors, supporting structures, ventilation ducts, etc.). Based on the obtained dimensions, we create a 3D model of your apartment or house. After this, we draw the furniture and approximat
Savvy Home Interiors

Savvy Home Interiors

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
Serves New Haven, CT
Savvy Home Interiors prides ourselves on transforming houses into the homes of people’s dreams. Whatever the project we work with our clients to create a cohesive space for all.
Threetrees, Llc

Threetrees, Llc

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
22+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
We operate that you are only as good as your last project. Our goal is to have a satisfied client and deliver the best possibly job, within the specified perameters. We are personable and realistic. PLease visit our website www.threetreesinteriors.com Every project is a different challenge that is solved diefferently from the last. Plus its fun meeting so many different people and helping them thru the design process. We try and educate them about the process as we go along. Explaining how and why designers make certain decisions, helps build confidence in the process and in us as professionals....
Aesthetic Decor, LLC

Aesthetic Decor, LLC

New on HomeGuide
15+ years in business
Serves New Haven, CT
I am Bharti Bhogvili at Aesthetic Decor, LLC. Providing a perfect setting for every mood, offering interior design that reflects your style is us! We provide complete home interior decoration and design consulting services to transform your existing rooms into beautifully designed spaces that are cohesive and reflective of your personality and lifestyle. We specialize and offer the following design and decor services to provide options within your project scope to create a perfect room. It's finding what's important to you in a space and creating a room that embodies beauty, comfort, and function. Whatever your personal taste may be, I wil...

Your Interior Design questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

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 and Google.
  • 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?

Reviews for New Haven interior designers

Recent success stories from people in the New Haven area.
Marlene J.
STATIONHAUS
Howard R.
I was told by other architects that they could not meet the deadline set for the necessary submission by the Township in which I reside. Greenwich Design Architects had a highly competent architect meet me within days and had the plans ready within less than 10 days. Everything went smoothly and the building permits were approved without a glitch!
Greenwich Design Architects, Inc.
M. P.
Maria took the time to get to know ME and my style before making any suggestions. Also her knowledge of style, design, antiques and designers is encyclopedic! And she WILL stay in your budget.
A&I Design
Tonia
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Luna Luxe Home
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