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Design Center West/Bedworx

Design Center West/Bedworx

5.0 (5)
Since 1977, Robin Boyce, one of New Englands' the top Interior Designers;, Opened her first retail home furnishings stores in Shoppers World Mall in Framingham. Its was a one stop Candy Store, for customers and the Design Trade alike. "My intentions were to sell the best quality for off pricing...and offer our instore customers, interior design and decorating services while they shopped with us at no charge." Furniture, window treatments, area rugs, hardwood flooring, artwork, and well known for one of the largest Leather Furniture gallery assortments for sectionals, recliners, and sleep sofa's. Taylor King, Ja ... View Profile
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A21.studio Design And Visualization

A21.studio Design And Visualization

5.0 (3)
Laconic interpretation of your own space.Our team will provide you the best decision for your future residential or commercial project.
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Peti Lau Inc

Peti Lau Inc

5.0 (1)
Peti Lau is an International Interior Designer based in New York City with over a decade of residential and commercial experience. She has worked with top interior design firms including Cullman & Kravis, Jeff Lincoln, Huniford Design Studio, and iCrave.  She holds a degree from the New York School of Interior Design, and has studied historical architecture and interiors in London. Her designs have been featured in multiple magazines, including Wall Street Journal, Apartment Therapy, NYC&G (New York Cottages and Gardens), where she was profiled as a “Rising Star”, RubyLux, Decor ... View Profile
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“Magic Touch”

“Magic Touch”

5.0 (1)
I make anything look better, perfect outstanding!
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Maison Aesthetic

Maison Aesthetic

5.0 (1)
We offer premium interior design services that matter to you. Maison Aesthetic is an experienced interior design firm founded by young and extremely talented designers. Together with a creative team of professionals, we can provide you with the best designing solutions. Maison Aesthetic is passionate about building unique designs for clients. We bring new, vibrant, and extraordinary design solutions with the help of our artistic team. ... View Profile
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Window Stuff Inc.

Window Stuff Inc.

5.0 (1)
We offer the full complement of window treatment services and interior design. We consult, measure and install what we provide and all in house, as we have since 1997.
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In-Site Design

In-Site Design

5.0 (1)
I am a one person office so you will always be working directly with me.  I want to show you all of your options and am happy to offer my experienced advice.  Re-designing is part of the process and I will re-draw your plans until they are exactly what you have in mind.  If you know already know what you want we will jump forward to finalize the drawings and order your cabinets. 
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Stef Albert

Stef Albert

Stef Albert is a New York-based firm offering luxury residential and commercial interior design. Our work spans a range of styles from traditional, transitional, contemporary, eclectic to highly specialized and customized. Stef Albert’s designs are timeless and elegant, and never trendy or impractical. We assist clients in creating environments that reflect their taste, and above all, lifestyle.  Our comprehensive design services include: space planning, custom furnishings and outfitting, lighting design, home automation, and interior and exterior architecture. With a broad knowledge of art and antiquities, Stef Albert also as ... View Profile
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Marianne Ashley Designs, LLC

Marianne Ashley Designs, LLC

I strive to create a real connection with my clients, so they feel 100% confortable with being clear about their likes and dislikes in order for me to efficiently bring their vision to life.  I've worked in various areas of the design, and construction industry since 2005, which had given me a weath of knowledge, insight, and amazing connections to keep projects moving smoothly. 
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Bridget Hamillton

Bridget Hamillton

Interior Designer for over 17 years, catering to the smallest and largest clients around the country.  I created this boutique firm to understand each clients needs to provide individual design. Home Stager for 8 years with 100% success ratio in 4 months at sell or asking price.  Over $48M in real estate sales in the last 4 years.
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Experience & Creative Design

Experience & Creative Design

Accessorizing your home is our specialty. First, we visit your home to learn more about you and your space. Next, we invite you to our showroom to view items we have selected especially for you. Lastly, the product is brought to your home and arranged with existing belongings to create a fresh, new space. Additional design services include paint selections, window treatments and floor/furniture plans. Call to schedule an appointment with one of our design consultants. ... View Profile
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Nessing Design

Nessing Design

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 ... View Profile
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Kris Shaffer Interiors

Kris Shaffer Interiors

While I tend to have a strong personal style, I relish collaborating with my clients. Each client has an idea of what they like and it is my job to help them realize their vision. As a professional designer I am constantly exposed to new products and ideas that I can bring to my clients’ projects. As a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art, my background is in painting, incorporating extensive color theory and design. My depth of knowledge makes the whole design process exciting and fun. While aesthetics are important, budget, timing, availability and consensus are all part of the mix. The full picture always needs to be considered s ... View Profile
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Ana Donohue Interiors

Ana Donohue Interiors

We are an award winning desig firm and HGTV's Designer of the Year for our park City Utah project. Also featured as one of the top 10 designers in New England Modern's new 2020 released book. we take a very individual approach with each of our clients to create a new design possibility to call home. www.anadonohueinteriors.com New Englan Modern top 10 designer  HGTV Designer if the Year Park City Utah HOUZZ Best of 2014 to 2019 ... View Profile
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Edward Lobrano Interior Design Inc.

Edward Lobrano Interior Design Inc.

We have been published in most major magazines including regional magazines and websites.  I have been named to the 50 best list of Ocean Homes Magazine and Robb Report Home. I think the best way for people to get to know me and my passion for interior design is to visit my website: www.EdwardLobrano.com.  It tell my whole store and my approach to design as well as showing much or my work. There is a profile on Linked in and Facebook, but the website is the best reference ... View Profile
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Debbie Clarke Lifestyle

Debbie Clarke Lifestyle

Debbie Clarke has more than 20 years of experience in old world European and contemporary modern design creating flawless residential and commercial layouts that are not only unforgettable, but also amazingly fabulous and fully functional. By combining architectural revisions, expert space planning, material selection and landscape design with the owners unique personalities. Debbie Clarke works with any budget to transform ordinary locations into timeless elegant masterpieces. ... View Profile
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Victoria Klein

Victoria Klein

I have a sophisticated approach to interior design as I have a Masters degree in architecture and have worked in couture and am as comfortable with plans as I am with fabrics.  I also have a broad knowledge of the history of art and architecture and have traveled all my life all of  which has  informed my knowledge of all kinds of styles and references. Since 1999 I have worked up and down the Eastern seaboard and in London. My website is victoriaklein.com.  It includes some of my larger projects. ... View Profile
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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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